Summer Organ Series: Tuesdays from July 11 through August 8
Riverside’s annual series features some of the world’s most outstanding organists performing on The Riverside Church’s famed Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ, one of the most magnificent instruments of its kind.
Performances begin at 7:00 p.m. Carillon recitals on the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon will precede each organ recital at 6:30 p.m.
$20 / $15 – Click here to purchase tickets
Tickets also available at the door and in the Welcome Center / Gift Shop.
July 11: Christopher Creaghan
Associate Organist, The Riverside Church
Featuring works by Elgar, Liszt, Jongen, Robinson, and world premiere of “Spiritual Suite” by New York composer Nancy Wertsch.
July 18: Wilma Jensen
Organist/Choirmaster Emerita, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee
With guest soloist Stephen Seifert, Dulcimer. Featuring works by Vierne, Franck, Finzi, and the world premiere of “Introduction, Chorale and Fugue on a British Theme” by British composer David Briggs, and “Blackberry Winter,” music for dulcimer and organ by Nashville composer Conni Ellisor.
July 25: Michael Britt
Minister of Music, Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, Maryland
A special concert of live organ improvisation on the silent film classic “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” (1923) starring Lon Chaney.
August 1: Katelyn Emerson
Associate Organist and Choirmaster, The Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts
2016 AGO National Competition Winner. Featuring works by Vierne, Alain, Bairstow, Sowerby, and Laurin.
August 8: Christopher Johnson
Director of Music and Organist, The Riverside Church
Featuring works by Bach, Franck, Liszt, and Borodin.