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.

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