PARTNERS FOR SACRED PLACES ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING INITIATIVE TO PRESERVE HISTORIC ORGANS IN PHILADELPHIA, FOSTER COMMUNITY.
PHILADELPHIA — Embracing new and creative approaches, a groundbreaking initiative PLAYING AND PRESERVING: Saving and Activating Philadelphia’s Historic Pipe Organs In Advancement of Music and Community aims to generate public support for the preservation and active use of Philadelphia’s organ heritage by building relationships between congregations, artists, music lovers, organ builders, and the broader public. This exciting venture is led by Partners for Sacred Places, in collaboration with a team of interdisciplinary partners, including Astral Artists, the Curtis Institute of Music, and Bowerbird. Pilot Performances with Astral Artists; Play On Philly at St. Mary’s Hamilton Village.
As one part of this forward-thinking project, Partners for Sacred Places has collaborated with Astral Artists to organize a series of performances and events. All concerts are designed to welcome families and community members and embrace their curiosity about the organ and classical music.
All concerts are free, open to the public, and take place on the following dates and times. Tickets are not required, but RSVPs are encouraged.
Saturday, December 21, 2019, 2-3pm
● Thomas Mesa, cello
● Greg Zelek, organ
● Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo-soprano
● Play On Philly Symphony Orchestra
Each performance will take place at St. Mary’s Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA. 19104
Learn more about this initiative, visit sacredplaces.org/playing-and-preserving
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