Organ Recital: Benjamin Sheen

Sunday, May 1, 2016
The Sixth Sunday Of Easter
5:15 PM

 

The Saint Thomas Organ Recital Series is free and open to the public. Usually starting very close to 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.

Today’s recital is by Benjamin Sheen, Acting Director of Music at Siant Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, of New York City, NY. He will play both the Loening-Hancock and Arents Memorial organs. Hi program will consist of the following works:

  • On the Loening-Hancock Organ
    Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • On the Arents Memorial Organ
    • Fantasia in F minor, K. 608 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    • Passacaglia (New York premiere) Andrew Carter (b. 1939)
    • from Symphonie no. 6 in B minor, Op. 59: Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
      • III. Scherzo
      • III. Scherzo