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Concert & special events calendar

Fall 2023

(Listed by Venue, in order of least to greatest drive time from downtown San Jose;
note embedded Livestream links for some venues).

*Asterisk denotes San Jose AGO Chapter-sponsored event.

Campbell United Methodist Church, 1675 S Winchester Blvd

October 28, 2:30 pm: “Gratitude” - Choral Concert featuring 3 movements of Requiem by Maurice Duruflé, Margaret Martin Kvamme, organist; Will Schneider (Master of Choral Conducting candidate, SJSU), conductor. Other works include Gabrielli, Elton John, Duke Ellington, and Will Schneider.

Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave.

October 27, 8:00 pm: Annual Halloween concert featuring young organists and Angela Kraft Cross

Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco

September 23, 7:30 pm: Angela Kraft Cross

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, 3321 16th St.

Second Sunday Basilica Concert Series. 4:00 pm

Free Admission, suggested donation: $10


September 10: Jerome Lenk, organ, Music of Purcell, Bach, Guilmant and Franck

October 8: Jin Kyung Lim, organ

November 12: Alex Trytko, organ

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Cathedral, San Francisco, 1111 Gough St. @ Cleary Sunday Musical Meditations, 4:00 pm

Parking under/beside the cathedral). Live-streamed and available here (click on the url):

Sundays and begin at 4:00 pm.

September 10: Angela Kraft Cross, organ

September 17: Corina Santos, violin, with Chia-Lin Yang, piano

September 24: August Lee, cello

October 1: Alex Trytko, organ

October 8: Hans Use Hielscher, organ

October 15: Bay Area Reger Fest: Benjamin Bachmann, organ

October 22: Bay Area Reger Fest: David Hatt, organ

October 29: Alexander Ffinch (UK), organ

November 5: Bay Area Reger Fest: Samuel Lee, organ

November 12: Andrew Balio, trumpet, with John Wilson, organ

Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 110 California St. at Taylor

Organ Recital series - First Sundays of the month, 4:00 pm:

pay parking underneath the cathedral, entrance is on Taylor Street between California and Sacramento streets. $10 donation is requested. Liive-streamed and available here (click on the url):

September 3: Nicolas Haigh, organ

October 1: Kai Krakenberg, organ

November 5: Stephen Price, organ

Saturdays at 4:00 pm, there are free organ recitals (for Bay Area residents) at the Palace of Legion of Honor, San Francisco, in the Presidio. Usually, these are played by Jonathan Dimmock or Joy-Leilani Garbutt, with occasional guests. More info here:

Please note:

October 28: Angela Kraft Cross will play the 4 pm recital at the Legion.

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, Carmel Valley, 28005 Robinson Canyon Rd, Carmel

September 30, 4:00 pm: David Lim (DMA candidate, Univ. of OK)

October 14, 4:00 pm: Angela Kraft Cross

Tickets for these concerts are $25, $40 for both concerts and are available at the door or by clicking HERE (click on the Fund drop-down menu and enter "Concerts”.



This musical calendar of events is also published in our monthly Newsletter.











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