Italian Organist to Kick Off Annual Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series

September 6th, 2012 by 


Italian Organist Francesco Cera, will perform the first concert of the 2012-13 Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series.  The concert will take place Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel.  The performance is free, open to the public, and handicap accessible.

His program will include music of 16th – 18th – century Italian and German masters. 

Cera, from Rome, Italy, is internationally known for his interpretation of 17th- century Italian harpsichord and organ music.  He has performed throughout the world and he has recorded extensively on historic instruments.  A former member of Italy’s highly acclaimed period instrument ensemble, Il Giardino Armonico, he currently directs Ensemble Arte Musica, a vocal ensemble devoted to Italian music.

Cera has served on numerous prestigious international organ competition juries.  He is very active in the preservation and restoration of older organs in Italy and serves as the honorary inspector of historic organs in Rome.

Future performances of the 2012-13 concert series include:

  • Sunday, Oct. 28 – Ann Pilot Hobson, harp; Carol Lieberman, violin; James David Christie, organ
  • Sunday, Nov. 4 – Sylvie Mallet and Marie-Louise Langlais, both organ professors at the Paris Conservatory

For more information about any of the performances in the Chapel Artists Series, please call the music department at (508) 793-2296, or visit the department’s website.

| More

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
10/01/14 Holy Cross to Host First Annual New England Collegiate Marching Band Festival
09/30/14 Noted Catholic Author to Discuss Capitalism in the Church
09/29/14 Working For Worcester, WSGA, and Holy Cross Running Club Announces Fall 5K
09/26/14 Blog: Carroll ’16 Shows It’s Possible to Major in Science and Study Abroad
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Artist-in-Residence Cristina Pato and Renowned Composer Osvaldo Golijov to Lead Concert and Panel Discussion

Watch Video >
See video
Environmental Champion Slottje ’89 on Crusade to Protect America Against Fracking

Watch Video >
See video
Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

10/02/2014

Working Writers Series Presents Author Nick Krieger

See More >
10/05/2014

Internationally Renowned Organist and Cornettist to Perform as Part of Chapel Artists Series

See More >
10/07/2014

Former NBA Player and Fall River Native to Speak at Holy Cross

See More >
10/25/2014

Craft Demonstrations by Refugee Artisans of Worcester

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

09/22/14

‘Tesla’s removal of patent restrictions a boost for electric cars’

Worcester Business Journal

In an op-ed for the Worcester Business Journal, Christine Fimognari ’15 discusses a decision by Tesla, a manufacturer of electric cars, to remove patent restrictions in the...

09/12/14

PayScale Ranks Holy Cross Among Liberal Arts Colleges by Salary Potential

The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 18 among liberal arts colleges and No. 52 in overall private schools according to PayScale, which released its 2014-2015 College...

09/04/14

‘Redesigned Holy Cross dining hall offers new options’

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette recently visited the College of the Holy Cross for the soft opening of the newly renovated Kimball Main Dining Hall, which will have its...