The Fisk-on-Fourth Concert Series 2018-2019 Season
Organ Recital: Clara Gerdes
Friday, October 19, 2018 -- 7:30 PM
A native of Davidson, North Carolina, Clara Gerdes, is a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA and a student of Alan Morrison. Ms. Gerdes has performed throughout the USA and has been a prizewinner in several organ and piano competitions. Ms. Gerdes will play works of Dupre, Dvorak, Durufle, and others. You will not want to miss this "rising star!"
Austin Bunch Memorial Concert
Saturday, November 10, 2018 -- 7:30 PM
Lenena Brezna, Andrew Scanlon, and Nan Lawrence present a varied program of solo, duo and trio repertoire for organ, flute and voice. This concert is performed in memory of Dr. Austin Bunch.
Organ Recital: Craig Williams Friday, February 1, 2019 --
Organist/Choirmaster of Cadet Chapel at West Point, Williams plays the world 's largest church pipe organ. Only the fourth organist to hold that position, he has given numerous VIP organ demonstrations for royalty, cabinet members, generals, members of Congress and other international government and military figures. Mr. Williams will perform works of Patriotism, Heritage, and Heroism on the Fisk organ, including works by several American composers plus heroic masterworks by Dupre and Liszt.
The 3rd Annual Cathee Jean Huber Memorial Concert
Silent Film: Ben Hur with Live Organ Accompaniment
Peter Krasinski, organist
Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:30 PM
Virtuoso Peter Krasinski will improvise a live soundtrack to the 1925 silent film "Ben Hur." This original version follows more closely than the remake the progress of Christ's life in parallel with color tableaus.
The realistic sea battle and chariot race are unparalleled in the history of cinema. "With a live, improvised accompaniment it becomes a life changing experience for the audience."
Special Offering for 2018-2019
Thursday, November 15, 2018 -- 8:00 PM
"A perfect blend of calm contentment and
soaring spirit." - The Independent
The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 performs repertoire from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary arrangements. The program may include from Edward Elgar's Lux Aeterna and Rachmaninov's Bogoroditse Devoto contemporary gems like Ben Folds' The Luckiest, Van Morrison's Moondance and Irving Berlin's Cheek to Cheek.
Tickets for this event are $35, general admission. Inquiries should be directed to: www.ecu.edu/srapas 252-737-5444