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, September 14, 2018 – 6:30pm (note time change)
Our Lady of Sorrows, Las Vegas, NM
LasVegas.OurLadyofSor.GeoKilgenS.0619 croppedJames Yeager is playing the 1885 George Kilgen mechanical organ for a program of 19th Century music, on September 14th at 6:30pm, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, in Old Town Las Vegas. This is a fund raiser to complete the restoration of this 1,589 pipe marvel sited by the Organ Historical Society as the oldest, largest, unaltered George Kilgen pipe organ in the USA. There will also be vocal or instrumental numbers from UNM College of Music.  Admission at the door: $10

Saturday September 22, 2018 at 4:00pm
Sunday September 23 3:00pm
Lensic Theater 211 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501
ProMusica Orchestra with conductor Thomas O’Connor &
pianist Anne-Marie McDermott.  Admission $20 to $80
HAYDN Symphony No. 92 in G Major, Hob. I:92, “Oxford”
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
For more program dates, click here and download 2018-1019 Season brochure

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

Fisk Organ Festival, Oct 19—Nov 10,

celebrating the 10th anniversary of the C.B. Fisk, Op. 133, First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501.  TGIF Series Recitals begin every Friday at 5:30pm. Donations welcomed.

Oct 19 Janette Fishell, extended recital
Oct 26 Scott Montgomery, extended recital
Nov 2 Kimberly Marshall, extended recital
Nov 9 Nathan J. Laube, extended recital
Master classes on the Saturday morning following the above four Friday recitals.

Sangre de Christo Chorale Concerts – October 20/21, 2018

How Can I Keep from Singing:  Choral settings that elevate the “music of the people,” featuring music of Bartòk, Brahms, Copland, Parker, and others.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe
1200 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM at United Church of Los Alamos
2525 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque – 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

Sangre de Christo Chorale Concerts – December 8/9, 2018

Stille Nacht: Music that celebrates the mystery and joy of the season, featuring settings by Poulenc, Ellingboe, Culloton, and others.
December Concerts:
Santa Fe l Saturday, December 8, 2018 4 PM l First Presbyterian Church
Los Alamos l Sunday, December 9, 2018 4 PM l United Church of Los Alamos

Santa Fe Symphony Chorus – Handel’s “Messiah”

Saturday November 17, 2018 – 7:00pm
Sunday November 18, 2018 – 4:00pm
Lensic Performing Arts Center
211 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501,
Tickets from $22 to $80 from the Box Office

December 18th  – 7:00pm Carols & Choruses
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus – Choral Director, Carmen Flórez-Mansi
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
Enjoy the angelic voices of The Symphony Chorus, led by Choral Director Carmen Florez-Mansi. Sing along with us to some of the most beloved Christmas carols of all time—accompanied by the glorious sounds of The Symphony Brass & Organ. This annual performance at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is The Symphony’s gift to the Santa Fe community during the holiday season! No tickets are required, all ages are welcome, and the doors open at 6:15 pm.