Organ Recital: Jeremy Bruns

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
5:15 pm Saint Thomas Church

The Saint Thomas Organ Recital Series is free and open to the public. Usually starting at approximately 5:15pm, it follows the 4pm service on most Sundays from September through May. The use of cameras and recording devices is strictly prohibited during the performance.

Tonight's recital is played by Jeremy Bruns, Associate Organist from 2004-2007. He will present the following program:

Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV 532
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

The Embrace of Fire (Triptych for organ)
Naji Hakim (b. 1955)

you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.’ Matthew 11:28-30

II – ‘This have I desired, even unto death. Let the fire which I have kindled on earth consume them! And let their blood and their faces become light, like those who go, dancing, to a wedding feast.’ adapted from Luke 12:49

III – ‘They who eat of my flesh and drink of my blood abide in me and I in them. And through me, they will live beyond death, as You, O Father. Fill then with Your Spirit the cup of my blood, so that, fulfilled with joy, they may draw from the well of my heart.’ adapted from John 6:57, 1 Corinthians 12:13, Isaiah 12:3

Pastorale, from Sonata in D minor, Op. 42, no. 1
Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Fantasmagorie, from ‘Quatre OEvres pour orgue’
Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Allegro deciso, from ‘Evocation’, Op. 37
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

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