Music in Memorial Church
The following concerts are free and open to the public. Presented by the Office for Religious Life at Stanford and co-sponsored by the Department of Music.
Robert Huw Morgan – Holiday Concert Sunday, December 13, 2015 1:30 pm
St. Lawrence String Quartet – Good Friday Concert Friday, March 25, 2016 5:00 pm
The St. Lawrence String Quartet will give a free performance of Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross. In this seven-section work, lasting just over an hour, Haydn is at his most reflective. Evoking the last hours of Christ’s life, the work’s individual sections carry tempo markings of Largo, Adagio, Lento, Grave.
Randall Harlow – A recital of contemporary organ music Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:30 pm
Julia Brown – Organ Recital Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:30 pm
The Choir of St. John’s College, University of Cambridge Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:30 pm
A cornerstone of the rich English choral tradition since the 1670s, this renowned ensemble is one of the world’s greatest choir of boys and men. Admired for its full, expressive sound and expansive repertoire, the choir is heard often on BBC Radio, with England’s finest orchestras, and in concerts worldwide. Andrew Nethsingha leads the choir in a program to include works by Vaughan Williams and Poulenc.
Robert Huw Morgan – Organ Recital Wednesday, April 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach
Robert Huw Morgan – Organ Recital Wednesday, May 4, 2016 7:30 pm
The complete organ works of Maurice Duruflé, part I
Robert Huw Morgan – The Annual Commencement Recital Friday, June 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Concerts sponsored by the Music Department at Memorial Church and other venues on campus may be found on the Music @ Stanford Events Calendar.