THE INAUGURAL ORGAN CONCERT A HUGE SUCCESS!!


Playing before a full church last Saturday afternoon, eight of Milwaukee’s finest organists delighted listeners with an incredible variety of wonderful pieces ranging from Bach to Demessieux, Gigout to Benoit, and Howells to Hancock. A spectacular transcription of Debussy’s Children’s Corner, brilliantly played and demonstrating every color of the magnificent new Schantz pipe organ capped the afternoon’s festivities. Here’s what people are saying about this unique and captivating concert:

“How can one even begin to do justice in words to the spectacular and brilliant concert on Saturday? It was such a pleasure to be in attendance.” –BL, Whitefish Bay

“It was a wonderful concert/recital… No wonder you are so thrilled with the new instrument; it’s very impressive as well as beautiful.” AO, Brookfield

“Very fine work – a smorgasbord… I really enjoyed the music, the organists, and the informality of the event.” SM, Milwaukee

“We thought the concert last night was just great. My husband and his friend both really enjoyed it… It was interesting to hear [the organists] play; I loved the way each introduced his/her piece, too… A great night for St. Paul’s all around!” PR, Brookfield

“Thanks so much for the concert. What a talented, articulate, and witty group of musicians. I loved the music and learned so much! Please extend my appreciation to them” AS, Milwaukee

And, as a special bonus, the concert was recorded! Stay tuned, as CDs of the afternoon’s performances may become available! Thanks to all who attended!


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