November 13 Organist: Liisa Keränen
Program: Oskar Merikanto (1868–1924): Passacaglia op. 80 fis mollFelix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Organ Sonata no 6 in D minor,
op. 65 Vater unser in HimmelreichChorale and variations: Andante sostenuto – Allegro molto –
Fuga Finale: AndanteLouis Vierne
(1870–1937): Carillon de Westminster Op. 54 no 6
Liisa Keränen is a versatile musician with a Master’s degree
in Church Music from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland. She also holds a degree
in Music Theory and has worked as a music teacher focusing on private lessons
in organ and piano, organ improvisation, violin, orchestra and music theory.
She has played the violin for numerous years in Galantina, a baroque orchestra
in Helsinki. Currently she works part time as Music Coordinator at Laestadian
Lutheran Church and also keeps private lessons She has been finding her musical
circles in the Twin Cities area since her move from Finland in July 2018. She
is a member of the board in the Twin Cities American Guild of Organists as well
as in the Finland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
At St. Olaf, we are blessed to have a magnificent 67-rank pipe organ. This fall, it will be showcased in a series of recitals on Wednesday afternoons, immediately following the noon Mass.Come hear the organ thunder with might and whisper gently as talented organists showcase a variety of repertoire.Wednesday Organ Recitals run from September 18 through December 4, and will be approx. 30-40 minutes long.Freewill donation.
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