Lunchtime Lenten Organ Recitals
WHEN: daily August 8-12 at 12:15-12:45 PM*
WHERE: Grace Church Madison, Main Street, Madison
ADMISSION: small freewill donation at the door.
A light lunch is available after for $6, catered by Chef Loryn’s
Dr. Anne Matlack, organist/choir director at Grace Church, Madison, announces the summer organ series as part of the second week of the 20th anniversary of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey’s Summer Festival. The organ keyboard and pedalboard are projected on the wall for an excellent view of the performers by the audience.
*Monday will open with Dr. Matlack playing a program of Buxtehude and Brahms.
Tuesday, August 9, Jennifer Yang, will perform Pachelbel, Bach, and Widor. Yang is a graduate of Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, and holds a Master’s degree in organ performance from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, where she won second prize winner in the 2003 and 2007 graduate organ competitions.
Wednesday features Madison’s acclaimed Helen Raymaker on piano, performing Shostakovitch & Bach.
Thursday, August 11, John Pivarnik, Director of Music at St. Peter’s in Essex Fells, will perform a program entitles “You can’t keep a good man down” featuring some piano works for left hand which he enjoyed practicing after recent shoulder surgery.
On Friday, Dr. Anne Matlack, concluding her 25th anniversary year at Grace Church, will close out the with a Baroque smorgasbord including including the help of some more musician friends.
The concerts are free and open to the public, although a freewill donation at the door will go to the performers. For more information on the programs and performers, go to https://baroqueorchestra.org/content/summer-keyboard-recitals
For more information about Grace Church Madison’s music and RSCM choir programs call Dr. Anne Matlack at 973-377-0106 x17. www.gracemadison.org.