Noontime Organ Recital - Jacob Benda

Noontime Organ Recital - Liisa Keränen

Noontime Organ Recital - Liisa Keränen
February 16
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM

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 October 20 through May 18, and will be approx. 30-40 minutes long. Freewill donation.

Liisa Keränen Organ Recital

Program:

Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897) Suite Gothique
                                                                        I Introduction – Choral
                                                                        II Menuet Gothique
                                                                        III Prière à Notre Dame
                                                                        IV Toccata


Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)                             Après un rêve
arr. Diane Bish

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)              Praeludium et Fuga D minor BWV 539


 César Franck (1822–1890)                             3ème choral en la mineur




Liisa Keränen is a versatile musician with a master’s degree in Church Music from Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. She also has a degree in Music Theory and has worked as a music teacher, concentrating on private lessons in organ and piano, organ improvisation, violin, and group lessons for orchestra and music theory. Liisa has also played violin for numerous years in Galantina, a baroque orchestra based in Helsinki. Currently she works as Music Coordinator at Laestadian Lutheran Church and she also gives private lessons. Liisa is finding her musical circles in the Twin Cities area since her move from Finland in July of 2018. She served on the board of the Twin Cities American Guild of Organists, and currently serves as secretary for the Finland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.


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