Other Events of Interest

The following events are not formally sponsored by the AGO Albuquerque Chapter, but often involve our members.  They are added here for your information, as we are notified about them.

Friday, July 27, 2018, 5:30pm

Larry Palmer, organ recital – TGIF Series at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave Santa Fe, NM 87501.  Program:

Herbert Sumsion: Introduction and Theme; Bach: O Lamm Gottes unschuldig
Calvin Hampton: Lullaby (Suite 2)
Francois Couperin: Offertoire and Elevation from Mass for the Convents
Herbert Howells: Paean
(Sumsion and Howells were both pupils of Herbert Brewer at Gloucester Cathedral; Sumsion succeeded Brewer at the Cathedral, and was responsible for many Three-Choir Festival triumphs,)

Friday, August 10, 2018, 5:30pm

Fred Graham (sub-Dean) is playing an organ recital as part of the TGIF series at First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe, at 5:30pm.  The program includes music by Buxtehude, Brahms, MacMillan, and Bourgeois.  The address is 208 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87501

Organ5-web St James TaosSunday, September 23, 2018, 4:00pm

Organ Recital, St. James, Taos
208 Camino de Santiago, Taos, NM 87571
The organist is Mary Gates, a member of the church who frequently accompanies the choir.  See www.stjamestaos.org

November 10, 2018 10:10am

Special Performance to commemorate the Armistice
Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque
318 Silver Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Chichester Psalms of Bernstein (with organ, percussion and harp) and the Durufle Requiem (organ/chorus version) with visiting organist Eugene Lavery from St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, TX.

Commemorating the 1918 Armistice that ended World War One, this concert offers a unique pairing of two epic works from the 20th-century repertoire. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American icon Leonard Bernstein. Based on the Book of Psalms, set in Hebrew, Chichester Psalms, along with the chant-based, sublime Requiem of Maurice Duruflé, will set the tone for this special Remembrance weekend.

The Cathedral Choir & Choristers, Las Cantantes-UNM Women’s Ensemble
Eugene Lavery, guest organist
Lynn Gorman DeVelder, harp
Scott Ney, percussion
Sarah Nickerson, mezzo-soprano
Edmund Connolly, baritone
Elizabeth Purvis, cello
Maxine Thevenot, conductor

Pay what you wish ($10 suggested donation)
For more information, visit www.fcmabq.org