AGO Music Community Events

2016-2017


Kathleen Scheide, Coordinator
calendar@agophila.org

Thursday, March 16, 12:30 PM

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

Sunday, March 19th, 2:00 PM

Andrew Senn, piano; with Frances Tate, flutist with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. First Presbyterian Church, 21st and Walnut Streets. Free admission with donation. www.fpcphila.org 215-567-0532

Friday, March 24, 8:00 PM

All Bach program #13 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA www.nativitycathedral.org 610.865.0727 swilliams@nativitycathedral.org

Saturday, March 25, 4:00 PM

Children's Choir Festival. Children from the Philadelphia area join together for a choir festival concert with guest conductor Mark Patterson. Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Rd, Abington PA 215.887.4530 www.apcusa.org/MusicatAbington

Wednesday, March 29, 8:00 PM

tenThing with Organist Jeffrey Brillhart. Internationally-acclaimed all female Norwegian brass ensemble performing non-traditional works and original transcriptions that will allow audiences to hear both brass and organ in new ways. Ticketed. Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

Thursday, March 30, 12:30 PM

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

Saturday, April 1, 10:00 AM

Michael McCarthy, Musician in Residence Weekend. Open rehearsal at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lunch at 12:15, conversation with Mr. McCarthy at 1 p.m. All are invited, call 302.655.3379 to reserve $10 lunch. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 Buck Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807. 302.655.3379 www.christchurchde.org

Saturday, April 1, 7:30 PM

Repeated Sunday, April 2 at 7:30. Bach’s St. John Passion. The Wayne Oratorio Society, a ministry of Wayne Presbyterian Church. 200-voice choir with professional orchestra and soloists. Free-will offering. Wayne Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne PA 610.688.8700 www.waynepres.org

Sunday, April 2, 3:00 PM

Piffaro (in the chapel) Sacred Winds: Cathedral Music for a Spanish Band. Tickets in advance at: www.piffaro.org/season or at the door: $29-49. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 Buck Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807. 302-655-3379 www.christchurchde.org

Sunday, April 2, 4:00 PM

Faure Requiem with choir, orchestra, harp and organ. H. Ray Hunsicker, conductor.  Stephen Powell and Barbara Shirvis, soloists. Calvary Lutheran Church, Rosedale Ave & New St, West Chester PA  610.696.2475

Sunday, April 2, 4:00 PM

The Abington Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Choir present the Brahms Requiem as an annual tradition dating back more than three-quarters of a century. Freewill offering. Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Rd, Abington PA 215.887.4530 www.apcusa.org/MusicatAbington

Sunday, April 2, 4:00 PM

Thomas Trotter, organist. FREE. Ursinus College-Bomberger Hall, Collegeville PA 610.409.3000 www.ursinus.edu

Sunday, April 2, 4:00 PM

W.A. Mozart: Vesperae Solennes de Confessore; Maurice Duruflé, Requiem. Choirs of Ardmore Presbyterian, Overbrook Presbyterian, St. Paul's Lutheran, Ardmore, orchestra. Andrew Heller, Dennis Elwell, Conductors; Gary Garletts, Organist. Freewill offering. Ardmore Presbyterian Church, 5 W. Montgomery Ave @ Mill Creek Rd, Ardmore PA 610.642.6650 www.ardmorepres.org

Sunday, April 2, 4:30 PM

Prelude to 5:00 evensong by T. J. Thomas, organist. Evensong includes works by Leighton, Major, McMillan and Rose. Christ Church Christiana Hundred, 505 Buck Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807. 302.655.3379 www.christchurchde.org

Thursday, April 6, 12:30 PM

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

Friday, April 7, 8:00 PM

All Bach program #14 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. C Major Toccata, Adagio, & Fugue, G minor prelude and fugue, Leipzig Chorales and Orgelbüchlein, Te Deum. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA www.nativitycathedral.org 610.865.0727 swilliams@nativitycathedral.org

Saturday, April 8, 1:00 PM

Organist Rudy Lucente demonstrates the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ demonstration as part of our FREE Kimmel Center tour! Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

Thursday, April 13, 8:00 PM

Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq creates a mesmerizing, improvisatory soundscape for the controversial silent film Nanook of the North, with organist Aaron Miller. Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center 215.893.1999 www.kimmelcenter.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


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