Saints and souls alive organ recital at Holy Cross October 29

Published 3:43 pm Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Brennan Szafron is the organist/choirmaster of the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg and the organ professor and college organist of Converse College. He will be presenting a recital of music for Halloween and All Saints Day on Friday, October 29, at 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, located at 150 Melrose Avenue in Tryon.

Szafrons recital, performed on Holy Crosss 43-rank organ rebuilt by The John Dower Co. in 1994-1995, will include the Toccata and Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565, by J. S. Bach; Fantomes, from Pieces de Fantaisie, Book 3, by Louis Vierne; Saints on a Spree, by Nigel Ogden; Prelude and Fugue in D major BWV 532, by J. S. Bach; Final from Six pieces pour grand orgue, by Cesar Franck; and other scary and not so scary music.

This recital is made possible by the William E. Seifert Memorial Organ Recital Fund.

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