CU Music Unveils Organ

Cornell’s new baroque organ will be unveiled on Sunday, November 21, with its first public performances, at 3 PM and 5:30 PM in Anabel Taylor Chapel. (Note that all tickets for both concerts have now been given out; no more tickets are available.)

The concerts open with university organists Annette Richards and David Yearsley playing works by Buxtehude, Handel, and Bach. Jacques van Oortmerssen, internationally renowned for his versatility and for his performances of the music of J. S. Bach, will then present his portion of the program:

Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 547
“O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ S’nde gross,” BWV 622
– J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organ Sonata No. 2 in C Minor, op. 65
– Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

“Ach Gott, erh’r mein Seufzen,”  2 Claviere Pedale
– Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780)

Prelude in C Major
– Johann Christoph Kellner (1736-1803)

The performances are free and open to the public, but tickets are required and are available at 101 Lincoln Hall, or by calling (607) 255-4097.