Organist Joel Bacon to Kick Off Holy Cross’ Annual Chapel Artists Series

September 23rd, 2013 by 

Joel Bacon will be the 2013-2014 academic year’s first organist of the Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series at the College of the Holy Cross’ St. Joseph Memorial Chapel on Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 p.m. The program will include pieces by Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi (transcript by J.S. Bach), Anton Heiller, and Franz Schmidt.

Bacon is an assistant professor of music at Colorado State University, where he serves as the chair of the organ and liturgical studies department. The prestigious musician received his Ph.D. in historical musicology from the University of Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria.  He has performed throughout the United States and Europe, including frequent guest organist appearances at the former Hapsburg imperial church, Saint Augustine, in Vienna.

The music department’s Holy Cross Chapel Series also includes the following upcoming performances:

  • Sun., November 3; 3 p.m.
    Marcin Szelest
    St. Joseph Memorial Chapel
  • Sun., February 16; 3 p.m.
    Christian Schmitt
    UPDATE: Due to a family situation, Christian Schmitt will be unable to perform this concert. This date will instead feature organ scholar Abraham Ross ’16.
    St. Joseph Memorial Chapel
  • Sun., April 27; 3 p.m.
    Philipp Christ
    St. Joseph Memorial Chapel

For additional information please call the Holy Cross music department at (508) 793-3503.

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