At 6pm each Wednesday during Lent, Trinity Episcopal Church will host an extended Musical Offering during Evening Prayer. Mask are required and attendees must sign in for contact tracing at the door. The pews will be roped off to ensure social distancing with a limit of 125 in a space that seats 985. The line-up will be:
Wednesday, February 24 Paul Weber, organ, playing Bach’s monumental variations on the Lenten chorale “Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig”.
Wednesday, March 3 Kurt Münstedt, violin, with Paul Weber, piano in a program of classical music.
Wednesday, March 10 Chip Wilson, guitar, and Paul Weber, piano, in a program of original songs.
Wednesday, March 17 Matt Lemmler, jazz piano, in a program for St. Patrick’s Day.
Internationally acclaimed Italian organist Davide Mariano will perform at Saint Joseph Abbey Church. Mariano, known for performing a repertoire ranging from the Middle Ages to the contemporary era, is currently the Young Artist in Residence at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. As an organist, harpsichordist and pianist, Mariano regularly performs at distinguished venues all over the world, including Musikverein in Vienna, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Prinzregententheater in Munich, Kyoto Concert Hall in Japan, as well as at festivals in Rome, Vienna, Paris, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and Toulouse.
KAROL MOSSAKOWSKI is renowned for both his interpretation and improvisation skills. Among the many prizes he was awarded, he won the first prize of the International Prague Spring Competition, and the Grand Prix de Chartres in 2016, one of the most prestigious international competitions. In 2010, he won the international Competition Feliks Nowowiejski in Poznań. In 2015, he was awarded the Grand Prix and the Prix du Public of the Jean-Louis Florentz international Competition in Angers by the Beaux-Arts Academy in Paris, and the Grand Prix André-Marchal in Biarritz. In 2016, he won the Prix international Boëllmann-Gigout in Strasbourg. That same year, he was awarded the « Debiut Roku » prize of the Music and Dance Polish National Institute. In 2014-15 Mossakowski was appointed Young Artist in Residence at Cathedral of St. Louis King of France in New Orleans (USA). He has recently performed at St Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theater, the Paris Philharmonie, Köln’s Cathedral, Radio France Auditorium in Paris, Lyon’s Auditorium, Prague’Smetana Hall, Essen’s Philharmonie, Warsaw’s Philharmonie, and Budapest’s Palace of Arts. During the 17-18 season, Karol will play recitals, among others, at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Radio France Auditorium, Mariinsky Theater, and perform Poulenc’s Organ Concerto with the Mulhouse Orchestra as part of the Paris Philharmonie season.
Mr. Mossakowski’s performance is made possible through the generosity of Elise Murray Cambon Memorial Trust and the parishioners of the St. Louis Cathedral.
Listen to Mr. Mossakowski at: https://vimeo.com/173326408
Included on the program is: Maurice Duruflé’s Prélude and fugue sur le nom d’ ALAIN op. 7; Johann Sebastian Bach’s French Suite No. 5 in G Major; Serge Rachmaninov’s Prélude op. 23 n°5; and Franz Liszt’s Mephisto-Valse n°1. The program will conclude with an improvised symphony by Mr. Mossakowski.