The Church of the Redeemer announces its Music in the Chapel
Concert series as well as four extra concerts in the 2013-2014 season. All Music in
the Chapel concerts are held on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel located on 2944 Erie Ave.
in Hyde Park. Opening up the Music in the Chapel series is a French Impressions program
on September 29. Oboist Katelyn Kyser is accompanied by Matthew Umphreys
on piano. Peek into the treasures of French music from the Baroque period to the
twentieth century with this program of original works and transcriptions for oboe and English horn.
Following the French theme is a program on November 24 entitled Souvenir
from France. Marion Peraza, violin, and Jae Won Kim, piano, perform a program
of Mozart, Ravel, Franck and Piazzolla. For the finale, saxophonist and jazz Garin Webb will
join the duo.
On February 2, a German Baroque Chamber Music program will be given.
The church welcomes back University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of
Music faculty member Rodney Stucky, baroque guitar and archlute, and Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra member James Lambert, viola da gamba. They will be joined
by James’ wife Barbara Lambert, baroque flute, and son Colin Lambert, cello.
The ensemble will perform works of Bach, Telemann, Schenck and Hertel as part
of the Cincinnati Early Music Festival program.
In early spring on March 2, Mary Southworth Shaffer, soprano, and her husband
Jeff Shaffer will bring an hour of favorite pieces for soprano and trumpet. Mary and Jeff
are members of Redeemer.
In addition to the Music in the Chapel Concert Series, the traditional Celtic
Winter Solstice program featuring the Clark-Jones trio is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on
Saturday, December 21.
Music Director Loretta Graner has added three additional programs to
Redeemer’s concert season starting with a performance on Wednesday, January 15
at 7:30 p.m., by the Millikin University Chorus of Decatur, Illinois. This concert is
sponsored by parishioner and former president of the college, Doug Zemke, and
his wife Ellen Boling Zemke.
The first public musical offering in The Opus 25 Organ Concert Series presents Redeemer’s
organist, Ted Gibboney, and soprano Audrey Luna in a performance of Couperin’s Tenebrae at
3:00 p.m. on February 16. This program features the Canadian Juget-Sinclair organ.
To wrap up the season, Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time and
Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat will be presented by Jennifer Rodway, clarinet;
Marion Peraza, violin; Ellen Stephens, cello; and Song Hun Nam, piano, at 3:00 p.m. on March 16.
All programs are free and open to the public.