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Performing History with Eastman's Italian Baroque Organ - Day 4

October 25, 2015
01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester

The “Performing History” festival concludes with three concerts showcasing the Italian Baroque Organ, given by current and former Eastman students and professors. The Going for Baroque mini-recital series occurs every Sunday afternoon at the Memorial Art Gallery, and, in the last decade, has allowed thousands of gallery visitors to experience the unique sounds of this beautiful instrument. 

The closing festival concert features Eastman’s three organ professors at the time of the installation of the Italian Baroque Organ at the MAG in October 2005. Ten years later, these renowned performers reunite to present a special tenth anniversary concert, a celebratory finale to the “Performing History” festival.

1:00 – 1:30 PM Concert: Going for Baroque
Current Eastman organ students play music by Frescobaldi, Zipoli, and others
* Ticket reservation not required

3:00 – 3:30 PM Concert: Going for Baroque
Annie Laver (Syracuse University) - organ
*Ticket reservation not required.

5.30 PM Concert: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration for the Italian Baroque Organ
David Higgs (Eastman School of Music), Hans Davidsson (Royal Danish Academy of Music), William Porter (Eastman School of Music, McGill University) - organ

All festival events are free and open to the public. Concert tickets for the 5.30 PM concert must be reserved in advance, due to limited seating capacity. Please contact: italianbaroqueorganmag@gmail.com. Any remaining tickets will be made available at the door one hour before the concert starts.

Concerts take place in the Fountain Court, Memorial Art Gallery.

Sponsored by the Humanities Project, University of Rochester School of Arts and Sciences.

Category: Humanities Project Events