The King of Instruments 2022 Summer Organ Series

This annual series features some of the world’s most outstanding organists performing on Riverside’s famed Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, one of the most magnificent instruments of its kind. Each performance preceded by a Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon recital at 6:30 pm.

Tickets for all performances are $20/$15, available at the door.

Looking for more organ performances?  Be sure to check out the American Guild of Organists Gala honoring Karen McFarlane on April 29 and organ recitals that occur as part of Watch Night and the Handbell Festival.

Tuesday, June 28 | 7:00 pm | Nave

ALAN MONTGOMERY Associate Organist, Riverside Church, NY

with Tatiana Lukyanova, Carillonneur, First Church of Christ, Congregational, New Britain, CT


Tuesday, July 12 | 7:00 pm | Nave

PETER RICHARD CONTE Wanamaker Grand Court Organist, Philadelphia, PA

with George Matthew, Jr., Carillonneur, Middlebury College and Norwich University, VT


Tuesday, July 19 | 7:00 pm | Nave

AARON DAVID MILLER Music Director, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, MN

with Austin Ferguson, Carillonneur, Mayo Clinic, MN

A special live improvisation on the 1928 silent comedy film, “The Cameraman,” starring Buster Keaton.


Tuesday, July 26 | 7:00 pm | Nave

CHRISTOPHER CREAGHAN Interim Director of Music and Organist, Riverside Church, NY

with Carla Steffaroni, Carillonneur, NJ


Tuesday, August 2 | 7:00 pm | Nave

RAÚL PRIETO RAMÍREZ San Diego Civic Organist, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, San Diego, CA

with Charles Semowich, Carillonneur, Riverside Church, NY