St. David’s Episcopal Church is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2013 Organ Recital Series, featuring the artistic gifts of talented organists on the church’s notable Dobson 47-rank organ. The four-part concert series begins on January 20, 2013 at 3 p.m. with a performance by nationally renowned organist Thomas Sheehan. Sheehan will perform the Dupré Symphonie-Passion, the Bach Fourth Trio Sonata in E minor, the first movement of Widor’s Sixth Symphonie, and Liszt’s transcription of Otto Nicolai’s Overture on “Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott.”
The Organ Recital Series culminates with a performance by St. David’s organist and Music Director Clair Rozier and Music Associate Elaine Sonnenberg during the St. David’s Art Festival, April 26-28, 2013. All performances are open to the public, free of charge, and will be held in the St. David’s Chapel, constructed in 2007.
“St. David’s has a rich musical history and we are excited to spotlight these talented national and international organists and our exceptional 3-manual, 47-rank Dobson organ,” said Clair Rozier, Music Director of St. David’s Episcopal Church. “Our hope is that this organ series will bring music enthusiasts throughout the region together in our Chapel for four unforgettable performances.”
The four concerts featured in the 2013 St. David’s Episcopal Church Organ Recital Series are:
January 20, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
February 24, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Clair Rozier and Elaine Sonnenberg
April 27, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
For more information about the St. David’s Episcopal Church Organ Recital Series, please visit http://www.stdavidschurch.org/worship-and-music/music/organ-series or
contact the Church at 610.688.7947