Sunday, May 9, 2021   5:00 PM - West Hartford, CT
Spring Concert for Mother's Day
Saint Brigid Catholic Church, 1088 New Britain Avenue
Cost: Free
 
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
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  OrganInfo: 2 manual 1951 "Austin" organ. Mason& Hamlin Grand piano.
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Monday, May 10, 2021   7:30 PM - Methuen, MA
Harp and Organ Concert

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Free
Monday May 10, 2021
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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Friday, May 14, 2021   6:30 PM - West Hartford, CT
Primavera concert

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Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, CT
Cost: Free
Friday May 14, 2021
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.
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Friday, May 14, 2021   7:30 PM - 679 Farmington Avenue, CT
Jazz at the Red Door: Nat Reeves and Friends
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St. John's Episcopal Church, West Hartford
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $20 - Donate at https://reddoormusic.org/donat
Friday May 14, 2021
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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Wednesday, May 19, 2021   7:30 PM - Methuen, MA
Michael Hey Opens MMMH 75th Annual Summer Series

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Free
Wednesday May 19, 2021
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
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Sunday, May 23, 2021   3:00 PM - Peabody, MA
"Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire"
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St. John the Baptist Church, 17 Chestnut Street
Cost: Free Will Offering
 
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 (link) or call 978-531-0002
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Wednesday, May 26, 2021   7:30 PM - Methuen, MA
Bridgette Wargovich at Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Free
Wednesday May 26, 2021
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
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Friday, May 28, 2021   12:00 PM - Dorchester, MA
Andrew Sheranian, organist - Maurice Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, and Choral Varié sur le thème ‘Veni Creator’

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Parish of All Saints, Ashmont, 209 Ashmont St.
Cost: Free
 
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 (link) 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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Wednesday, June 2, 2021   7:30 PM - Methuen, MA
MMMH 75th Annual Summer Series Continues with Scott Lamlein

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Free
Wednesday June 2, 2021
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
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Sunday, June 6, 2021   12:30 PM - West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Organist Sean McCarthy in Concert
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St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday June 6, 2021
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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Wednesday, June 9, 2021   7:30 PM - Methuen, MA
Adam Pajan Visits Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway (Route 28)
Cost: Free
Wednesday June 9, 2021
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
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Sunday, June 13, 2021   3:00 PM - Boston, MA
Opus 801 at 145! - Fundraising Concert
Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $50; Sr/Stu: $ - 17 and under FREE
 
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://(link) 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. (link)
Works by Works by Dupré, Vierne, Pott, Reger, and Clark
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