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Final Fridays, January through May. 30-minute performances on the Fisk and Skinner organs of All Saints, Ashmont, livestreamed on the church's Online Stream Facebook page. Concerts are posted after the live broadcast and may be viewed at any time. From <a href="https://www.allsaints.net" target="_blank">(link)</a> click on the “Online Mass Live Stream” link. Facebook account not needed; ignore the pop-up request to sign-in by clicking "Not now". January 29 – Maurice Duruflé, Suite, Op. 5 February 26 – Buxtehude and Bach March 26 – Julius Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm April 30 – Jason Roberts: Spanish Suite; Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata VI May 28 – Maurice Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, and Choral Varié sur le thème ‘Veni Creator’

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Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

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The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on March 28 at 5:00pm for music by the St. John’s Schola; Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster. Due to COVID-19, this is likely to be a livestream-only event. Please check website for details.

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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Join us for a livestreamed Easter Concert at the Church of The Transfiguration, Orleans, MA. The concert will include Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’, and Gabriel Fauré’s ‘Requiem’. ABOUT THE CHOIR: Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to illuminate truth and beauty through choral artistry, celebrating a rich tradition of Sacred choral music from Gregorian chant through the twenty-first century.

Works by Vaughan Williams, Faure
Church of the Transfiguration

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Romantic music for Romantic Organ. C, M.Widor Symphony #5

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Congregation Beth Israel

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Join us for a beautiful chamber music concert on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 7:30pm by Leonid Sigal and friends. In addition to being the concertmaster of the Hartford Symphony, Mr. Sigal is well known for his series at the Wadsworth Atheneum, “Sunday Serenades,” where he and his HSO colleagues perform repertoire inspired by the artwork on display. He has planned a program of Prokofiev, Fauré and Beethoven.

Works by Prokofiev, Fauré, Beethoven
St. John's Episcopal Church
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Ethan Haman plays a program of his own compositions as well as works by Bach, Buxtehude, Kraft Cross, Langlais, and Widor. Program will conclude with an improvisation based on submitted themes.

Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Haman, Kraft Cross, Langlais, and Widor
St. Michael's Episcopal Church
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April 27 – 7:30pm MVAGO Members' recitalEvery MVAGO member is invited to perform his/her favorite piece(s) that “always work”. You are invited not only to perform, but to talk about why you like the piece! To sign up as a performer, please contact Jay Lane ( jaydonaldlane@gmail.com ) Jay Lane, Sub-Dean/Program Chair

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On-line

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on April 25th at 5:00pm for music by the St. John’s Schola; Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster.

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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Join us for our 150th Anniversary Memorial Concert, \"Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire,\" a concert of healing and hope, to remember those who have died in the past year, to honor caregivers who serve us, and to enter into God\'s abiding presence.\r\n\r\nJeremy S. Bruns, Associate Organist and Choirmaster at the Church of the Advent in Boston, will present a varied program on our Hook and Hastings Organ, Opus 937 (1879) featuring French and German organists/composers, as well as works by the great master Johann Sebastian Bach. Several choral preludes on Gregorian Chant themes by Jeanne Marie-Madeleine Demessieux (1921-1968) will be played, including a setting of the Pentecost chant Veni Creator Spiritus.\r\n\r\nRegistration is required at <a href="https://www.stjohnspeabody.org" target="_blank">(link)</a> or call 978-531-0002

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St. John the Baptist Church

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Final Fridays, January through May. 30-minute performances on the Fisk and Skinner organs of All Saints, Ashmont, livestreamed on the church's Online Stream Facebook page. Concerts are posted after the live broadcast and may be viewed at any time. From <a href="https://www.allsaints.net" target="_blank">(link)</a> click on the “Online Mass Live Stream” link. Facebook account not needed; ignore the pop-up request to sign-in by clicking "Not now". January 29 – Maurice Duruflé, Suite, Op. 5 February 26 – Buxtehude and Bach March 26 – Julius Reubke: Sonata in C Minor on the 94th Psalm April 30 – Jason Roberts: Spanish Suite; Felix Mendelssohn: Suite VI May 28 – Maurice Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, and Choral Varié sur le thème ‘Veni Creator’

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Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. Details: The 2020-2021 Pipes Alive! recital series, and the celebration of the 25th anniversary of St. John's Austin Organ, continue with a performance by Edward Clark. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, November through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!

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St. John's Episcopal Church

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Symphonic transcriptions for organ.Elena Udras - organist from Odessa , Ukraine. Music by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras. Playing CBI historic 4 manual \"Austin\" organ.

Works by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras.
Congregation Beth Israel

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Transcriptions for organ by Vivaldi, Handel, original works by Franck, Udras. Sacred songs by J.S.Bach-C.Gounod, G.F.Handel,Sprituals, Broadway Love Songs. IN-person event. No registration required.

Works by Vivaldi, Malotte, Handel, J.S.Bach,Udras, C.Porter, Rogers&Hammerstein
Saint Brigid Catholic Church

Contact: n.ulyanovsky@gmail.com
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Outstanding young artists Shaylen Joos, harpist and Marshall Joos, organist perform works by CPE Bach, Duruflé, Grandjany, Guridi, Handel, Shostakovich and Widor in a concert live-streamed from the Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Each of these 17-year old twins has been featured on NPR's "From the Top" and won major competitions.

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Symphonic transcriptions for organ.Elena Udras - organist from Odessa , Ukraine. Music by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras. Playing CBI historic 4 manual "Austin" organ.

Works by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras.
Congregation Beth Israel

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. An evening of incredible jazz! Join us on Friday, May 14 at 7:30pm, in the marvelous acoustics of St. John’s Church, for a unique concert teaming up the inimitable Nat Reeves with a other amazing jazz talents, including a featured student artist.

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St. John's Episcopal Church
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Concert organist Michael Hey has been increasingly visible on U.S. and international stages. He has performed organ concertos with the San Francisco Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, and New York City Ballet Orchestra. He has appeared at renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden. In September 2017, Michael received first prize in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music First International Organ Competition. In 2015, Michael was appointed Associate Director of Music and Organist of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, where one of his first major tasks was to perform for the first U.S. visit of Pope Francis. Michael plays for over 700 services a year at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, many of which can be heard on Sirius XM radio, television, and online. Released in October 2017, Michael’s premiere solo CD recording Michael T. C. Hey plays the Great Organ of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York is available for purchase by the JAV recording label. Not exclusively a solo organist, Michael has performed with Renée Fleming, Matthew Polenzani, and Isabel Leonard. He performs duo recitals with violinist Christiana Liberis. Michael is a graduate of The Juilliard School where he received his B.M. and M.M. degrees in organ performance under Paul Jacobs.

Works by Gigout, Ravel, Dove, Widor, Elgar, Buck, Bingham, Sol and Sowerby
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Join us for our 150th Anniversary Memorial Concert, "Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire," a concert of healing and hope, to remember those who have died in the past year, to honor caregivers who serve us, and to enter into God's abiding presence. Jeremy S. Bruns, Associate Organist and Choirmaster at the Church of the Advent in Boston, will present a varied program on our Hook and Hastings Organ, Opus 937 (1879) featuring French and German organists/composers, as well as works by the great master Johann Sebastian Bach. Several choral preludes on Gregorian Chant themes by Jeanne Marie-Madeleine Demessieux (1921-1968) will be played, including a setting of the Pentecost chant Veni Creator Spiritus. Registration is required at <a href="https://www.stjohnspeabody.org" target="_blank">(link)</a> or call 978-531-0002

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St. John the Baptist Church

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Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich, Massachusetts. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance in 2018 and a Master of Sacred Music degree summa cum laude in 2014, both from Boston University. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled "The King of Musical Instruments and the Spirit of the Liturgy: The Pipe Organ and Its Liturgical Repertoire Analyzed in Light of Ratzinger's Theology of Liturgical Music". The dissertation explored the theology of Pope Benedict XVI, linking his main themes to the pipe organ and its repertoire. Her principal teacher was Peter Sykes. Bridgette has a special love for sacred and liturgical music; she is dedicated to preserving and promoting this musical treasure. This is the second concert in Methuen's 75th Annual Summer Series.

Works by Bach, Böhm, Mendelssohn, Tournemire, Widor, Vaughan Williams and Vierne
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Final Fridays, January through May. 30-minute performances on the Fisk and Skinner organs of All Saints, Ashmont, livestreamed on the church's Online Stream Facebook page. Concerts are posted after the live broadcast and may be viewed at any time. From <a href="https://www.allsaints.net" target="_blank">(link)</a> click on the “Online Mass Live Stream” link. Facebook account not needed; ignore the pop-up request to sign-in by clicking "Not now". January 29 – Maurice Duruflé, Suite, Op. 5 February 26 – Buxtehude and Bach March 26 – Julius Reubke: Sonata in C Minor on the 94th Psalm April 30 – Jason Roberts: Spanish Suite; Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata VI May 28 – Maurice Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, and Choral Varié sur le thème ‘Veni Creator’

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Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

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Scott Lamlein, Director of Music and Organist at St. John's Episcopal Church in West Hartford, CT and Artistic Director of that church's Music at the Red Door concert series presents a program live-streamed from the Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Cited by The American Organist magazine as infusing his music with "virtuosic Flair and fire", his organ performances bring a unique emotional and spiritual inspiration to his audiences.

Works by Bach, Cooman, Hailstork, Rakich and Widor
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. Details: The 2020-2021 Pipes Alive! recital series, and the celebration of the 25th anniversary of St. John's Austin Organ, continue with a performance by Sean McCarthy. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, November through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!

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St. John's Episcopal Church

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First prize recipient in three national competitions (Poister, Mader, and Schweitzer), Adam Pajan is Lecturer in Music (organ) at the University of Oklahoma School of Music, where he teaches students in organ performance, organ technology, and church music. He received his DMA in 2014 at the University of Oklahoma following studies at Furman University and Yale University, earning the BM and MM degrees respectively. His performing career has taken him across the United States, on five tours to Germany, England (including a performance at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London), and Switzerland. Dr. Pajan has been heard at conventions of the American Institute of Organbuilders, Organ Historical Society, American Guild of Organists, American Liszt Society, and multiple times on American Public Media’s radio program Pipedreams. An enthusiastic director of choral and sacred music, he serves as Director of Music at St. Mark the Evangelist in Norman, OK, Artist in Residence at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tulsa, OK, and was Conductor of the Oklahoma Master Chorale from 2015-2019. Upcoming performances include programs in Hawaii and Germany

Works by Alcock, Hindemith, Willan, Gershwin, Harwood and Schmidt
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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BOSTON — The Cathedral of the Holy Cross celebrates the 145th years since the dedication of its principal organ, the 101-rank E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings opus 801, on February 23, 1876.To honor the instrument’s birthday, several of Boston’s notable organists will perform variety of works by on the historic pipe organ of 5,318 pipes. Performers include Dr. Bridgette Wargovich, Corpus Christi Parish, Leo Abbott, Cathedral Director Emeritus, Maks Adach, Associate Director of St. Paul’s Choir School, John Black, Director of Music, Greenwood Church, and Richard J. Clark, Director of Music of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross with Richard Kelley, trumpet. Works by Dupré, Vierne, Pott, Reger, and Clark The concert will allow a live audience in accordance with Massachusetts regulations. To come in person, you must wear a mask, and you must buy tickets to register. Tickets are $50 each and only available online here: https://<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cathedral-organ-145th-anniversary-fundraiser-tickets-152755260095" target="_blank">(link)</a> Children 17 and under are free but must register online at above link. You may also make a donation of any amount larger to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund. <a href="https://holycrossboston.churchgiving.com/Organ" target="_blank">(link)</a>

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Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
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