Organ Chat with Karel Paukert

Event details

  • Saturday | January 5, 2019
  • 4:00 pm
  • St. Paul's Choir Loft

On Saturday, January 5, at 4 p.m., St. Paul’s organist Karel Paukert will offer an Organ Chat with a focus on his January 6 performance of Olivier Messiaen’s cycle La Nativité du Seigneur (The Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ). Karel will talk about Messaien’s faith, explain his harmonic and rhythmic language as used in this work from 1935, and will play examples.

The Organ Chat will take place around the Holtkamp organ in the choir loft and will last about an hour. Space is limited to 15. Please call the Parish Office to reserve your spot, (216) 932-5815. Also, plan to attend the Messiaen performance on Sunday, January 6, at 4 p.m.