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October 10 - A CELEBRATION OF CÉSAR FRANCK

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October 10 - A CELEBRATION OF CÉSAR FRANCK

ST. JOHN’S ORGAN SOCIETY, BANGOR, MAINE ANNOUNCES A CELEBRATION OF CÉSAR FRANCK
October 10-12, 2022

St. John's Organ Society presents three evenings of organ and chamber music in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Belgian-born French composer, pianist, organist and teacher César Franck (1822-1890). 

On Monday through Wednesday, October 10 - 12, a distinguished group of musicians will perform organ and chamber music by Franck, his teacher François Benoist, and related compositions of the period.  All three recitals begin at 7:30 pm at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York Street in Bangor.  Admission is free, and donations are appreciated. 

Featured performers are organists Kevin Birch (St. John’s Organ Society), Jonathan Moyer (Oberlin Conservatory), Dana Robinson (University of Illinois), violinist Anatole Wieck (University of Maine), and pianist Carmen Peralta (Middlesex Community College).

Featured instruments include St. John’s E. & G. G. Hook Organ, Opus 288, (1860), Maine’s largest 19th-Century mechanical-action pipe organ, and a Parisian harmonium by Alexandre Père & Fils made in 1860.

Monday, October 10 - 7:30pm
Music for Violin, Piano, Harmonium, Organ
Featuring Anatole Wieck, violin; Carmen Peralta, piano; and Kevin Birch, organ and harmonium
César Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano (1886), Chorale No. 3 for Organ (1890), and related works
E. & G. G. Hook Organ, Opus 288 (1860) and Harmonium by Alexandre Père & Fils (1860)

For more information please access our website www.hookopus288.org.

St. John's Catholic Church
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM on Mon, 10 Oct 2022

Event Supported By

St. John's Organ Society
st.johns.organ.society@gmail.com

Artist Group Info

cathy.bruno@gmail.com
St. John's Catholic Church
207 York St.
Bangor, Maine 04401
st.johns.organ.society@gmail.com