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American Guild of Organists

Upcoming Concerts

Friday, March 2, 2001, at 7:30 PM. Cavani String Quartet. Rocky River Presbyterian Church, 21750 Detroit Road, Rocky River, OH 44116. 440/333-4888

Sunday, March 4, 2001, at 4:00 PM. Lecture-Recital: Music by American Women Composers. Dr. Adel Heinrich is presented by the Cleveland Chapter AGO. Music will be performed by the Covenant Choir, Todd Wilson and other area organists. Church of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Friday, March 9, 2001, at 8:00 PM. Joan Lippincott, organ. Principal University Organist at Princeton University and Professor of Organ at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 North Prospect Street, Akron. Works by Bach, Copeland, Leighton, Messiaen and Widor. Reception follows. Free-will offering. Free guarded and lighted parking available.

Saturday, March 10, 2001, at 7:30 PM. James P. Riggs, organist. A blacktie (optional) affair showcasing Plymouth's renovated Holtkamp/Hemry pipe organ. Reception following. ArtsPlymouth—Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights, 2860 Coventry Road. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 3:00 PM. PIFFARO, The Renaissance Band; Joan Kimball & Robert Wiemken, directors. Works by Josquin, Isaac, Brumel, Ockeghem, Obrecht. Modeled after the civic, chapel & court bands of Renaissance Italy, Piffaro is an ensemble of 7 performers who specialize in the music of the late Medieval & Renaissance periods using colorful combinations of early wind & stringed instruments. Free-will offering. Free Parking. Cathedral of St. John, E. 9th @ Superior, downtown.

Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at 8:00 PM. Paragon Brass Quintet in featured works for brass and organ, including two canzonas by the Italian master, Giovanni Gabrieli. Organist Barbara MacGregor will join the ensemble for these works, which will be played from the balconies of Trinity Church in the same manner as they were originally performed at St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice during the 16th century. This is a University of Akron faculty concert. Free. Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 N. Prospect Street, Akron. Co-sponsored by Akron University.

Sunday, March 4, 2001, at 2:30 PM. Jory Vinikour, harpsichord. Works: J.S.Bach's Goldberg Variations on the Museum's new German harpsichord. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at 12:10 PM. David Gooding, organ, playing English organ music, from the sublime to the silly, on Old Stone Church’s mechanical action Holtkamp Pipe Organ. Freewill offering, lunches welcome, concerts end by 12:55. Coffee, tea & cookies provided. Old Stone

Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at 7:30 PM. Olivier Latry, organ. Works by Buxtehude (Passacaglia in D Minor) J.S. Bach (Fugue in G minor and an arrangement of the Chaconne for violin) and Alain (Trois Danses,) and an improvisation to close the program. Admission. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 2:30 PM. Karel Paukert, organ. Works by Ives, Ginastera, Rorem, Bach, and Jolivet. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at 12:10 PM. Scott Mello, tenor, with string quintet and piano, On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Old Stone. See March 6.

Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at 7:30 PM. Twenty-three young singers from Eastern African nations in a concert filled with lively African songs, choreography and inspiring gospel melodies. Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118; tel (216) 595-1262 Free-will offering.

Sunday, March 18, 2001, at 2:30 PM. Karel Paukert, organ. Works by Johannes Brahms and Joseph Rheinberger. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at 12:10 PM Eric Wicks & Elisa Dunn, works for violin & organ, plus John Philip Sousa’s Stars & Stripes Forever. Old Stone. See March 6

Sunday, March 25, 2001, at 3:00 PM. Cleveland State University Chorus and Orchestra in Gabriel Faure's Requiem. Rocky River Presbyterian Church, 21750 Detroit Road, Rocky River OH 44116. 440/333-4888.

Monday, March 26, 2001, at 8:00 PM. Bach’s Birthday Concert . Todd Wilson conducts the Covenant Choir, soloists and chamber orchestra in a performance of two great Bach cantatas: Cantata 82, Ich habe genug and Cantata 80, Ein feste Berg. The Church of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid Avenue, one block east of Severance Hall. Free. Free parking in the church lot or the Ford Drive Garage. Information 216/421-0482.

Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at 12:10 PM. Jane Eubanks, flute, fipple flute, & harp. Steven Eubanks, recorder, Scottish small pipes, & Highland pipes. David Gooding, keyboards, & rummage through works seldom heard. Old Stone. See March 6.

Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at 7:30 PM. Otterbein College Vocal Ensemble, Directed by Dr. Craig Johnson. Premiere ensemble of 25 singers. Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Road, C.H. Free-will offering. Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at 7:30 PM. Forest Hill Church (corner of Monticello & Lee in Cleveland Heights) Solemn Evensong sung by the FHC Chancel Choir. Canticles written by Anne Wilson.

Sunday, April 1, 2001, at 10:30 AM. Solemn Mass by Louis Vierne. James P. Riggs, organist and the Chancel Choir, Plymouth Church, 2860 Coventry road. For more information: 216-921-3510 x34.

Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at 12:10 PM. Jennifer Bromagen, soprano, Monica Berens, mezzo-contralto, Scott Bromagen, tenor, Sam Morgan, bass-baritone, offer a profusion of mostly operatic arias, duets & ensembles. Old Stone. See March 6.

Sunday, April 8, 2001, at 2:30 PM. The Euclid String Quartet teams up with organist Karel Paukert for a performance of Vanhal’s Concerto in F, followed by Passion music for organ. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Sunday, April 15, 2001, at 2:30 PM. Karen Paukert, organ, with Jack Sutte, trumpet. Festive music for trumpet and organ. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Sunday, April 29, 2001, at 7:00 PM. All-Mozart Concert. Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Regina Coeli with chamber orchestra, selections from oboe quintet and clarinet quintet, variety of solos and anthems. Judith Higbee, Director of Music, Robert Day, organist. Free-will offering. Church of the Saviour.

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