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Open Day
Irvine Auditorium at The University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Peter Krasinski

“Phantom of the Opera” Silent Film with Live Organ Accompaniment Tuesday October 25th 7pm Irvine Auditorium at the University of Pennsylvania (3401 Spruce Street) Experience the 1925 silent film classic the way it was meant to be enjoyed. Come hear one of the largest pipe organs in the world with famed improvisational organist, Peter Krasinski, at the console. This FREE Penn Halloween tradition is open to the public. www.perelmanquad.com http://www.krasinski.org/

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Recital--Organ Solo
First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Organ-Duo Iris und Carsten Lenz

Kellner: Fuge G-Dur, Wesley: Duette, Malerbi: Sinfonia, Reuling: Fughetta, Baumert: Sonate, Thayer: Concert Variations on “Auld Lang Syne”, Bedard: Petite Suite, Lenz: Birthday-Miniatures, Pédalier: Valse en miniature pour 4 pieds The organ console is projected onto a large screen

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Educational Event
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Shaun Kieran
- 2009-03-15

Pipe Organ Restoration Seminar

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Recital--Organ Plus
Philadelphia Cathedral (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Dr. Riyhee Hong

Choral Evensong At Philadelphia Cathedral On Sunday November 23 at 5:00 pm., the Cathedral Singers, directed by Dr. Riyehee Hong, will sing Choral Evensong at Philadelphia Cathedral located at 3733 Chestnut Street,(on 38th Street between Market and Chestnut) in University City. Service music includes: Blessed is the One by Samuel Wesley, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis by Philip Moore, Psalm 23 by Franz Schubert. and the Toccata and Fugue in F Minor, BWV 540 by J. S. Bach. For more information, please call 215,386.0234, ext. 104.

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Recital--Organ Plus
Philadelphia Cathedral (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Dr. Riyehee Hong

Friday, October 31 (Halloween) at 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia Cathedral in University City (38th Street between Chestnut and Market Streets) Has What You’re Looking For! A screening of the original silent film version of Phantom of the Opera, starring Lon Chaney, directed by Rupert Julian, will be featured with a live musical accompaniment by the Cathedral’s Director of Music and the Arts, Riyehee Hong, on the Cathedral’s 1907 Austin pipe organ. Released by Universal Studios in 1925, at the height of the Silent Era it’s all here – the splendiferous Opera House with its Apollo statue and Grand Staircase, the freakily-frightening Phantom, the Costume of the Red Death, the campy title cards, the inventive, evocative make-up and lighting, and the climatic carriage chase—all presented in vivid black and white. Come to experience or re-experience a piece of film history. Come if you have ninety minutes to fill before your next party. Come in costume. Come to laugh and shriek. Free will offering. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. For information, please call 215-386-0234, ext...

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Recital--Organ Plus
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Riyehee Hong

Philadelphia Cathedral, 3723 Chestnut Street (on 38th Street between Chestnut and Markest Streets) will be hosting a concert on Wednesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. “Music for Violin and Organ with Leah Kim, violin, and Riyehee Hong, organ peforming works by Naji Hakim, Tommaso Vitali, Paul Mathhey and David Thomas. Free will offering. For more information, call Daniel Tomko 215.386.0234, ext 104 or visit: www.philadelphiadcathedral.org

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Recital--Organ Plus
The Grand Court, Macy's Center City (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Peter Richard Conte, Soloist, Rossen Milanov, Conductor

The program will include the world premiere of Howard Shore’s Fanfare, in addition to Joseph Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante, for organ and orchestra. The latter has historical significance. In 1926, John Wanamaker’s son Rodman commissioned Jongen’s work to have its premiere in the store with The Philadelphia Orchestra. While Jongen’s famous piece is a universal favorite throughout concert halls worldwide, he often referred to it as “that unfortunate work,” as delays in organ restoration and Wanamaker’s unexpected death indefinitely postponed a performance at that location. As a result, this concert will mark the first time one of the greatest 20th-century works for organ and orchestra is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra with the Wanamaker Organ, in the setting for which it was originally...

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Festival
Philadelphia Cathedral (Philadelphia, PA, United States)

PHILADELPHIA CATHEDRAL ANNOUNCES 2008 LITURGICAL FESTIVAL OF HYMNS Philadelphia Cathedral, (38th Street between Market & Chestnut Streets) is pleased to announce the Third Annual Liturgical Festival on Friday, September 26, 2008 at 7:30. p.m. The Cathedral Singers, under the direction of Dr. Riyehee Hong, will sing a service hymns both ancient and modern that awaken and stir the spirit. Each year the Philadelphia Cathedral’s Liturgical Festival is designed to celebrate the treasure, we as worshippers, have in our rich heritage of liturgical music. The congregation will enjoy selections arranged in both traditional and contemporary settings sung by the Cathedral Singers. Hymns include: Dear Lord and Father of mankind, John Greenleaf Whittier, sung to the tune of Repton with music taken from Hubert Parry’s Judith, Praise to the Lord, Catherine Winkworth, sung to the tune of Lobe den Herren, Christ is made the sure foundation, John Mason Neale, sung to the tune of Westminster Abbey, adapted from Henry Purcell, All my hope on God is founded, Robert Bridges, sung to the Michael by Herbert Howells, and Franz Listz’s Hymne de l’enfant a son reveile and many other favorites. The congregation will be invited to join the Cathedral Singers in some powerful and uplifting hymn concertatos. Also featured in the Festival will be the world premiere of a hymn composed by renowned Boston University professor and Marsh Chapel organist Dr. Max B. Miller. The Philadelphia Cathedral strives to deepen, broaden and enrich the language of worship through events such as the Liturgical Festival. Please invite your friends and members of your congregation for a joyous evening of singing. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray some of the expenses and to support the Cathedral’s Organ Restoration Fund. For more information, please visit www.philadelphiacathedral.org or phone 215.386.0234, ext...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Philadelphia Cathedral, 3723 Chestnut St.,, Philadelphia PA (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Keenan Boswell, Organist

Keenan Boswell, a native of San Francisco, Calif., began piano lessons at age six. Three years later, he began organ study with Kathleen Flemming and continued lessons with Kerry Leyden. By age 15 Keenan had given performances on three continents. He has performed with the Contra Costa Children’s Chorus (Iris Lamanna, director) during its tour of the U.K., Paris, Sydney, and New Zealand. In 2005, he played a Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. He has also performed at Grace Cathedral (San Francisco) and the Crystal Cathedral (Anaheim, Calif.), as well as on NPR’s From the Top, which features exceptional young talent from across the country. Keenan’s first composition for organ and orchestra, Let the Earth Be Glad, was performed by the Oakland Youth Orchestra (Michael Morgan, conductor; Keenan Boswell, organ) in 2003. His other compositions include works for organ and piano, piano and violin, and solo piano. Keenan attends the Juilliard School, where he studies with Paul Jacobs. Mr. Boswell’s program will include Praeludium in f# min, BuxWV 146 by Dietrich Buxtehude, At the Ballet from 5 Dances by Calvin Hampton, Tanz Toccata by Anton Heiller,, Prelude and Fugue in C Maj, BWV 545 by J. S. Bach, “Scherzo” from Symphony No. 2 by Louis Vierne and “Fantasia on O Zion Haste/How Firm a Foundation” from 12 Gospel Preludes by William...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Philadelphia Cathedral, 3723 Chestnut Street (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Richard Pilliner

Having gained and LRAM performer’s diploma at the age of sixteen,Richard Pilliner won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London where he took all the prizes for organ playing, accompaniment and improvisation. While still a student, he made a highly praised recital debut at the Royal Festival Hall. Since then, he has traveled widely. 2008/9 sees recitals in New York, Chicago, Honolulu, Philadelphia, San Francisco,Topeka, Los Angeles and Washington DC,(National Shrine & Kennedy Center), together with appearances in Hong Kong and Australia. He is Choirmaster at Kingston Liberal Synagogue and Shirley Parish Church on the borders of London and Surrey, where there is a fine organ by Frobenius. Works for this recital will include Bach:Prelude and Fugue in A minor,BWV 543; Langlais:La Nativite (Poemes Evangeliques); Antalffy-Zsiross:Sketches on Negro Spritual Songs; Liszt arr.Rogg: St Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots; Karg-Elert: The Mirrored Moon, op.96 no.6, Finale alla Solfeggio (Partita Retrospettiva,...

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