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Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Wednesday Summer Organ Recitals Series presents 
SUMMER 2018 - Part I

Tickets at the door:  $12 Adults; $5 Children

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 8:00 pm
GREG ZELEK  Madison, WI, and NYC
Mr. Zelek won the audience prize at Longwood.
JS BACH Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543
FRANCK Prélude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18, No. 3
LISZT Liebesträume, S. 541 (trans. Nigel Potts)
WEAVER Fantasia for Organ
SCHUMANN Six Studies in Canonic Form, Op 56, No. 4
GUILMANT Sonata in D minor, Op. 42, No. 1
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
JOHN WALKER
Mr. Walker is immediate past president of the AGO and a former organist at the Riverside Church, NYC
JONGEN Quatre Pièces pour Orgue, Op. 37, No. 4, Choral
JS BACH Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 545
SOWERBY Requiescat in Pace
FRANCK Choral No. 1 in E Major
VIERNE Choral: Largo, from Deuxième Symphonie en mi mineur, Op. 20/2
COCHEREAU Berceuse à la Mémoire de Louis Vierne (recorded 1973; trans. 1997 Frédéric Blanc)
CHELSEA CHEN “Hills in the Springtime”, from Taiwanese Suite
PAINE Concert Variations upon Old 100th
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
ABBEY HALLBERG SIEGFRIED
Abbey Siegfried is the Dean of the Merrimack Valley AGO Chapter and teaches at Phillips Academy. 
JS BACH Concerto No. 2 in A minor, BWV 593 (after VIVALDI: Concerto No. 8 in A minor, RV 522)
STARER Fantasy on a Sephardic Melody (Ein Adir)
JEHAN ALAIN Deux danses à Agni Yavishta, JA77, JA78
LISZT Fantasie und Fuga über das Thema B-A-C-H, S. 260
ALAIN Litanies
GWYNETH WALKER Beside the still waters
KEVIN SIEGFRIED New work, TBA, World Premiere performance
PINKHAM Wondrous Love, 5 variations on a shape-note tune for organ
DURUFLÉ Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7

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