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Third Thursday Concerts with the Italian Baroque Organ

Edoardo Bellotti plays Phantom of the Opera

WORLD FAMOUS organist, Edoardo Bellotti
Thursday, October 29, 2015 9:30 pm to 11:15 pm
WORLD FAMOUS organist, Edoardo Bellotti will be
playing to the silent film Phantom of the Opera on the ONLY Italian
Baroque Organ in North America! See it in the Fountain Court.

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

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

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

Saturday, October 24, 7.30 pm: “Domenico Zipoli’s Missa a San Ignacio” SOLD OUT!
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: Eastman School of Music organ students Ivan Bosnar, Jacob Dassa & Jacob Fuhrman
*Admission is free, but seating is limited!

Sunday, October 25, 3 pm: “Going for Baroque” tickets not required*
Performer: Annie Laver (Syracuse University), organ
*Admission is free, but seating is limited!

Sunday October 25, 5:30 pm: “A Tenth Anniversary Celebration Concert” SOLD OUT!
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