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National Bell Ringing Festival | New Year’s Day Carillon Concert

January 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Charles Semowich, Ph.D., carillonneur, for Riverside’s contribution to the National Bell Ringing Festival on New Year’s Day.  The performance can be best heard outdoors listening from Sakura Park, immediately north of Riverside Church at 122nd Street.

1. For Healing and Hope
Healing Bells Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra
Song of Hope Argentinian Folk Melody
Whispering Hope Alice Hawthorne, arr. Richard Giszczak
Heal the World Michael Jackson, arr. Tiffany Ng

2. For Peace
Prelude for Peace Gerald Finzi, arr. Austin Ferguson
Hymn of Peace Roel Oosten
With Peace, I go There Johann Th. Lemckert
Grant us Peace Felix Mendelssohn arr. Bob van Der Linde
The Planets: Venus, Bringer of Peace Gustav Holst, arr. Monika Kazmierzak

3. For the New Year
Tomorrow Martin Charmin, arr. Richard Giszczak
As Time Goes By, Herman Hupfield, arr. James Lawson
Ode for the New Year William Selby, arr. Charles Semowich
Variations on Auld Lang Syne Charles Semowich
Father Time Bessie Mae Robinson
Vaya Con Dios arr. Richard Giszczak

A small bell will announce the number for each selection.


January 1
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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