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Organ Recital

David Higgs

David Higgs10th Anniversary Concert of the Fritts Grand Gallery Organ
Featuring David Higgs

Sunday, March 12, 2017
at 3:00 p.m.

David Higgs, organist and chair of the organ department at the Eastman School of Music, returns to the cathedral to present the 10th Anniversary Concert of the Fritts organ. Mr. Higgs gave an inaugural recital on “Big Red” in 2007 and will present some of the same repertoire performed on that concert.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Dexter Kennedy

Dexter KennedyOctober 18, 2015 at 3 p.m.

As the winner of the Grand Prix d’interprétation at the 24th Concours International d’Orgue de Chartres, Dexter Kennedy has established himself internationally as one of the finest organists of his generation. Praised by The American Organist for his “prodigious technique and grand style musicality,” Kennedy offers performances that are at once, fiery, spontaneous, and historically informed.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

James David Christie

Jim ChristieSunday, January 24, 2016 at 3 p.m.

James David Christie has been internationally acclaimed as one of the finest organists of his generation. He has performed around the world with symphony orchestras and period instrument ensembles. Christie holds positions as chair and professor of organ at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music; distinguished artist in residence at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts; and organist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Christophe Mantoux

Christophe MantouxSunday, February 28, 2016 at 3 p.m.

Christophe Mantoux is Professor of Organ at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris and Titular Organist at the Church of Saint-Séverin in Paris. Mantoux won the prestigious Grand Prix d’Interprétation at the Chartres International Organ Competition (Grand Prix de Chartres) in 1984 and enjoys an international performing career. This will be his second appearance on our series.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Sara Seidel and Scott Hayes

Hayes and SeidelSunday, September 21, 2014
at 3 p.m.

Two of our city’s prominent church musicians share a program of German Romantic organ repertoire. Sara Seidel holds the Master of Music degree from Indiana University and is director of music at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Worthington. Scott Hayes is director of music at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Granville and pursued his graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Their program will feature works of Mendelssohn, Brahms, Rheinberger, Karg-Elert and Reger.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Joseph Adam

Joseph AdamSunday, October 19, 2014
at 3 p.m.

Joseph Adam is a past winner of the prestigious St. Alban’s International Organ Competition and is now the organist of St. James Cathedral in Seattle and organist for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Adam will perform works of Scheidt, J. S. Bach, Liszt, and Hakim.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Nathan Laube

Nathan LaubeSunday, December 14, 2014
at 3 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass present their annual program of music for Advent and Christmas. Scripture readings are juxtaposed with choral music to tell the story of the Christ child from the foretelling by the prophets to the visit of the Magi. The audience also has the opportunity to join the choir, brass, and organs in singing the traditional carols of the season.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Paul Thornock and Mark Rudoff

1314ThornockRudoffSunday, September 22, 2013; 3 p.m.

Saint Joseph Cathedral Director of music Paul Thornock is joined by Mark Rudoff, Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at The Ohio State University School of Music. The program will include works by Rheinberger, Reger, and others.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Paul Tegels

Paul TegelsSunday, October 20, 2013; 3 p.m.

Paul Tegels is Professor of Organ at Pacific Lutheran University where he plays the monumental Paul Fritts Opus 18. Dr. Tegels grew up in The Netherlands and has played recitals throughout the United States and Europe and frequently performs for the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Christophe Mantoux

Christophe MantouxSunday, February 23, 2014; 3 p.m.

Christophe Mantoux is Professor of Organ at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris and Titular Organist at the famous Church of Saint-Séverin in Paris. Mantoux won the prestigious Grand Prix d’Interprétation at the Chartres International Organ Competition (Grand Prix de Chartres) in 1984 and enjoys an international performing career.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

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