AGO Music Community Events

2016-2017


Kathleen Scheide, Coordinator
calendar@agophila.org

Friday, April 14, 7:30 PM

An evening of musical reflection with the choir and chamber players. Handel, Holst, Mendelssohn. Free. Tenth Presbyterian Church, 17th & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia PA 215.735.7688 www.tenth.org

Friday, April 14, 7:30 PM

Director of Music and Fine Arts Jeffrey Brillhart performing The Stations of the Cross by Marcel Dupré. The Rev. Agnes Norfleet will read poetry by Paul Claudel. Free. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Thursday, April 20, 12:30 PM

Matthew Smith, organist, winner of the Joan Lippincott Competition for Excellence in Organ Performance. Free admission. Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton NJ eplutz@princeton.edu 609.258.3016 www.princeton.edu/~choir

Friday, April 21, 8:00 PM

All Bach program #15 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. ‘Legrenzi Fugue,’ ‘Corelli Fugue,’ fugues, Neumeister and Leipzig Chorales, Trio No. 5 in C, Clavierübung III – manualiter, Fugue ‘a la gigue.’ Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA www.nativitycathedral.org 610.865.0727 swilliams@nativitycathedral.org

Thursday, April 27, 12:30 PM

Edward Landin, organist. Free admission. Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton NJ eplutz@princeton.edu 609.258.3016 www.princeton.edu/~choir

Thursday, April 27, 7:00 PM

Gala Honoring Joan Lippincott (Scott Dettra and Eric Plutz, fellow performers) Free Concert, Ticketed Reception (more information at: www.agohq.org/2017-gala-honors-joan-lippincott) Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton 610.865.0727

Saturday, April 29, 4:00 PM

Philadelphia Organ Quartet in the Chapel at Girard College. The Concert, played by Rudy Lucente, Michael Stairs, Colin Howland and Peter Richard Conte, will be followed by a reception in Founders' Hall. Tickets for the concert are $10; for the concert and reception, $35. www.girardcollege.edu

Sunday, April 30, 3:00 PM

Aaron Patterson, organist. Works by Dupre, Bach, Duruflé, Pelz, Vierne. Free. Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 6376 City Ave, Philadelphia PA 215.877.2744 www.overbrookpresb.org

Sunday, April 30, 3:00 PM

Recital to benefit the outreach ministries of St. Mark. Robert McCormick, organist. Works by American composers Hancock, Martinson, Robinson, Wadsworth and Wright, plus an improvisation. Freewill offering. St. Mark's Church, 1625 Locust St, (Center City) Philadelphia, PA 215.735.1416 www.facebook.com/events/836092519877908

Thursday, May 4, 12:30 PM

Tatiana Lukyanova, organist. Free. Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton NJ eplutz@princeton.edu 609.258.3016 www.princeton.edu/~choir

Friday, May 5, 8:00 PM

All Bach program #16 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. Concerto in D minor (Vivaldi), Pastorale in F, Kirnberger and Orgelbüchlein chorales, E minor ‘Wedge’ prelude and fugue. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA www.nativitycathedral.org 610.865.0727 swilliams@nativitycathedral.org

Sunday, May 7, 4:00 PM

The Arts at St. John's presents The Earth is Risen. Lawrence Baker conducts the Festival Choir and Chamber Orchestra in works by Vivaldi, Bach and Vaughan Williams. St. John Lutheran Church, 1802 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. 610.277.1086 www.stjohnbluebell.org

Sunday May 7, 700 PM

St. John’s Choir and Friends 27th Anniversary Concert - Requiem for the Living, Dan Forrest. Accompanied by
the Providence Chamber Orchestra. Free Will Offering. St. John's Lutheran Church, 355 St. John's Circle,
Phoenixville, PA 19460, 610.933.3947 www.stjohnluthphoenixville.org/index.php?go=music_artist

Friday, May 12, 7:30 PM

Scottish Music Concert by the Jameson Sisters, featuring Ellen Tepper on harp and Terry Kane, singer and instrumentalist. Freewill offering. Reception follows. Church of the Holy Spirit, 2871 Barndt Road @ Sumneytown Pike, Harleysville, PA 215-234-8020 www.churchoftheholyspirit.us

Sunday, May 14, 4:30 PM

4:40 prelude, Wesley Parrott, organist. 5:00 evensong with works by Britten, Farris, Lehman and Sowerby. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 Buck Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807 302.655.3379 www.christchurchde.org

Friday, May 19, 8:00 PM

Music at Abington presents Abington Symphony Orchestra and soloists. Freewill offering. Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Rd, Abington PA 215.887.4530 www.apcusa.org/MusicatAbington

Saturday, May 20, 1:00 PM

Free at the Kimmel monthly Organ Demonstration! Join us for a very special Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ demonstration as part of our FREE Kimmel Center tour! Once a month, our 1:00 pm tour will start with a 15 minute organ demonstration by AGO partners. Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

Saturday, May 20, 2:00 PM

Norman Mackenzie, organist. Ticketed. Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

Saturday, May 20, 4:00 PM

Dr Benjamin Harding plays solo piano works of Haydn, Mendelssohn, Liszt, and Chopin for the dedication recital of the new Mason & Hamlin Grand Piano. St. John's Anglican Church, 1150 Bristol Rd., Southampton Pa. Call 215.396.1970 for more information. Reception with the artist to follow.

Sunday, May 21, 10:45 AM

HOWARD HELVEY, renowned composer, arranger and pianist will lead a worship service featuring his music with the Chancel Choir of Covenant United Methodist Church (Sarah Batchelor, Organist/Director of Music). Covenant United Methodist Church, 212 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA 610.544.1400 www.covumc.com

Sunday, May 21, 5:00 PM

Legendary conductors Anton Armstrong and André Thomas with the BMPC Sanctuary Choir and Children and Youth Choirs, Singing City and the Singing City Children’s Choir, and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Buy tickets $20/$15/$5 at singingcity.org Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Friday, May 26, 8:00 PM

All Bach program #17 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. Concerto in G (Ernst), Kirnberger chorales, Clavierübung III – Four Duetti, Partita “O Gott, du frommer Gott,” A minor Prelude with Fugue. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA www.nativitycathedral.org 610.865.0727 swilliams@nativitycathedral.org


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