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Third Thursday Concerts with the Italian Baroque Organ

Performing History:
The Italian Baroque Organ and Its Cultural Intersections

October 22–25, 2015 in the Fountain Court

A four-day festival of concerts, masterclasses and paper sessions marks the tenth anniversary of the installation of Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ at MAG. complete schedule

Admission is free, but seating is limited and concert tickets must be reserved in advance. Remaining tickets will be available at the door one hour before the start of the concert. reserve tickets

Thursday, October 22, 7.30 pm: “An Italian Perspective”
Performer: Roberto Antonello (Treviso, Italy), organ

Friday, October 23, 7.30 pm: “From Madrigal to Toccata: Girolamo Frescobaldi”
Performer: Edoardo Bellotti (Eastman School of Music), organ and harpsichord

Saturday, October 24, 7.30 pm: “Domenico Zipoli’s Missa a San Ignacio
Performers: Christ Church Schola Cantorum, Rochester (director: Stephen Kennedy), Nathan Laube (organ), Publick Musick (baroque instrumental ensemble)

Sunday, October 25, 1 pm: “Going for Baroque” tickets not required
Performers: Current Eastman organ students

Sunday, October 25, 3 pm: “Going for Baroque” tickets not required
Performer: Annie Laver (Syracuse University), organ

Sunday October 25, 5:30 pm: “A Tenth Anniversary Celebration Concert”
Performers: David Higgs (Eastman School of Music), Hans Davidsson (Royal Danish Academy of Music), William Porter (Eastman School of Music, McGill University), organ

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

Sunday Baroque Organ Concerts

Going for Baroque is a weekly series of mini-recitals. It features students from the Eastman School of Music performing on the Italian Baroque organ on the second floor of the museum. Sundays @ 1 pm and 3 pm in the Fountain Court / included in MAG admission.

Third Thursday Concerts
with Eastman’s Italian Baroque Organ

Thursdays @ 7:30 pm in the Fountain Court
Included in MAG admission

  • Thursday, October 22: Roberto Antonello (organ) (see “Performing History,” above)
  • Thursday, November 19: Michael Unger (organ)
  • Thursday, December 17: An Italian Baroque Christmas (with Eastman faculty members and students)

Series made possible by the Rippey Endowed Trust