Thursday, December 8, 2011
Noonday Recital - Friday, December 16 - Nicholas Schmelter
A second 12:15 p.m. organ recitals is scheduled to take place Friday, December 16, at First Congregational Church in downtown Saginaw, Michigan.
Nicholas Schmelter, Director of Music Ministries, will present the second Advent recital on Friday, December 16. He will perform arrangements of beloved French noëls by 20th-century composers Marcel Courtonne and Henri Busser. The program will also include a work by Marcel Dupré seldom heard in its entirety, Six Antiennes Pour le Temps de Noël, Opus 48.
This performance is sponsored by the Friends of Music, who support the musical happenings of First Congregational Church. Free-will contributions of guests will assist with the costly maintenance of the sanctuary’s historic organ.