Presbyterian Church to Host Organ Concert Feb. 17

Pasadena Presbyterian Church Ensemble
Pasadena Presbyterian Church Ensemble

The “king of instruments” takes center stage in a free concert Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m., at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, as the church’s pipe organ is heard with voices and other instruments.
Howard Hanson’s richly textured Concerto for Organ, Strings and Harp anchors a program that includes world premieres of pieces by Maarten Spruijt and Anthony Rispo, along with works by Vaughn Williams and Arvo Pärt. Organists Timothy Howard and Philip Allen Smith are joined by the Pasadena Singers and the Friends of Music Orchestra.
Pasadena Presbyterian Church’s Friends of Music also presents an annual season of evening programs. The weekly Music at Noon series features 30-minute concerts every Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. All events are free to the public. For more information, visit

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