Ars organi: A Tribute to St. Paul’s Organs

Event details

  • Friday | September 15, 2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • St. Paul's Nave

Jaroslav Tuma - Teyn Church PragueThe opening recital of this exciting series will be held Friday, September 15,  at 7:30 p.m. Jaroslav Tuma of the Academy of Musical Arts, Prague, will play all four of St. Paul’s keyboard instruments! Works by J.S.Bach, F. Couperin, W. Middelschulte.

On the next afternoon, September 16, at 4 p.m., Tuma will paraphrase B. Smetana’s Ma vlast (My Country), showcasing his spectacular improvisational gifts.

This two week series of concerts and talks has been arranged by St. Paul’s organist and choirmaster Karel Paukert as a tribute to St. Paul’s fine instruments. Ars organi features renowned organists and composers offering a schedule of programs to appeal to a wide range of audiences. See the full schedule here.