Area Events

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Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101
Tickets are TBD.

Concert with Organist Alexander Frey

Come enjoy a concert with Organist Alexander Frey.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM

St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tickets $20 by advance purchase or at the door.

Duo Musagète – Guitar and Flute

Duo Musagète has thrilled audiences in the United States and Europe with their innovative programming and novel approach to the concert experience. Belgian Guitarist Jérôme Mouffe and American flutist Benjamin Smolen, themselves established soloists, founded Duo Musagète in 2007 while studying at the New England Conservatory. They released their debut album, Bach to Beaser, featuring Robert Beaser’s monumental, folk-inspired song cycle Mountain Songs alongside original transcriptions of Bach, Haydn, and Shostakovich. Click here for tickets.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets are available in various prices and packages. Click here for more details.

Organ Recital by Paul Jacobs

The first organist to ever receive a Grammy® Award, Paul Jacobs has been a frequent and welcome guest at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Known for playing demanding programs without scores, he has memorized the complete works of Messiaen, Bach, Brahms, and Franck.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12 Noon

St. John’s Lutheran Church 182 S. Center Street, Orange, CA 92866
Tickets are free

Organist Neil Stipp

Come enjoy a free concert with First Wednesday at Noon Organ Concerts. Neil Stipp will be at the organ. Click here for more information.

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Monday, February 10, 2019 starting at 9:00 AM

A tour of regional organs in Claremont, CA.  Tour begins at Claremont Presbyterian Church 1111 N. Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA. Click here for more information.
Tickets are free

Presidents’ Day Organ Festival 2018

Featured Performers include:

  • Gerard De Masi
  • Leslie Deutsch
  • Jung-A Lee
  • Thomas Mellan
  • William Peterson
  • Carey Robertson
  • Russell Weissmann

Organs include:

  • Aeolian-Skinner
  • von Beckerath
  • Fisk
  • Rosales / Glatter-Gotz

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Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM

St. James’ In-The-City Episcopal Church, 3903 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tickets are free as a gift to the community

Concert with Organist Benjamin Straley

Come enjoy a free concert with Organist Benjamin Straley on the David John Falconer Memorial Organ.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM

St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tickets $20 by advance purchase or at the door.

Concert with Organist Benjamin Straley

The Rev. Benjamin Straley is the former Organist and Associate Director of Music at Washington National Cathedral. Prior to this appointment, he was Organ Scholar at Trinity Church (Episcopal), New Haven as well as Director of Music for the Episcopal Church at Yale. A graduate of Indiana University, he holds both Masters in Music and Divinity from Yale. Currently he serves as Assistant Rector of St. John’s, Essex, Connecticut, and Directs the Anglican Singers in New London, CT. Click here for tickets.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM

St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tickets $20 by advance purchase or at the door.

Concert with Organist Nicholas Schmelter

Regarded for his creative programming, symphonic use of the organ, and virtuosic pedal technique, Nicholas Schmelter is a graduate of Central Michigan University. He is a frequent recitalist, composer, and a sought-after choral accompanist.  He has served as Artist-in-Residence at Trinity Episcopal Church in Bay City, Michigan and is currently Artist-in-Residence at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Flint, Michigan.  His concert at St. Margaret’s is being sponsored by Bill and Beth Schmidt.. Click here for tickets.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM

St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tickets $35 by advance purchase or at the door. Student tickets $20.

The Queen’s Six – Windsor

This varied program explores choral music throughout the ages associated with The Royal Family and Windsor Castle. From songs written by King Henry VIII, and music dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, to pieces and composers heard at the recent wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and folk, jazz and pop arrangements by present-day members of the St. George’s Chapel Choir, there is something to suit all tastes. The Queen’s Six are resident at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, giving over 100 performances annually for the Royal Family when not on tour. Click here for tickets.

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Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Christ Cathedral, 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA
Tickets are $10, $and $25. Click here for details and tickets.

Organist David Ball and Friends play Bach and Friends

Christ Cathedral Organist David Ball presents a program of the most beloved organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries – from the flashy pedalwork of Nicolaus Bruhns to the monumental Passacaglia of J. S. Bach, and featuring performances by Dr. John A. Romeri, Dr. Ricardo Soto, and the Organ Scholars of Christ Cathedral. As a grand finale, three other keyboard instruments will take the stage with the Arboretum’s pipe organ for a spectacular performance of Bach’s rarely-performed Concerto for Four Unaccompanied Keyboard Instruments!

The Arboretum’s legendary pipe organ “Fred” was crafted by the famed Aeolian-Skinner company of Boston, Massachusetts, and is dedicated to Frederick Swann, the former Crystal Cathedral Organist who was responsible for its installation. As we anticipate the re-installation of the Hazel Wright Organ, take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear the 4,949 pipes of the Arboretum’s world-class pipe organ accompanied by three other keyboard instruments in a thrilling program of the virtuosic music of J. S. Bach and the most renowned composers of his era.

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Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

St. John’s Lutheran Church 182 S. Center Street, Orange, CA 92866
Tickets are free

Organist Charlie Raasch

Come enjoy a free concert with Charlie Raasch at the organ playing Clavier-Uebung III  by Johann Sebastian Bach. Click here for more information.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM

St. James’ In-The-City Episcopal Church, 3903 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tickets are free as a gift to the community

Concert with Organist David Higgs

Come enjoy a free concert with Organist David Higgs on the David John Falconer Memorial Organ.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019 at TBD

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Ticket prices TBD

David James and a Silent Film

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM

St Margaret’s Episcopal Church 47535 CA-74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Tickets $35 by advance purchase or at the door. Student tickets $20.

The Clare College Choir

Returning to St. Margaret’s after their 2017 triumphant California premiere, we again welcome the Clare College Choir, Cambridge (England). Currently directed by Graham Ross, the choir has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s leading university choirs.  John Rutter was one of the former directors of the choir. The group has been praised for its consistently ‘thrilling’ and ‘outstanding’ performances worldwide. This is definitely a “not to be missed” event and promises to be one of the highlights of the music season.  Click here for tickets.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Christ Cathedral Arboretum, 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA
Tickets are TBD.

Tallis Scholars of London

Tallis Scholars of London – the “Rock Stars of the Renaissance” in concert at Christ Cathedral.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets are available in various prices. Click here for more details.

Organ concert by Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter plays the Glatter–Götz–Rosales at Disney Hall.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM

St. James’ In-The-City Episcopal Church, 3903 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tickets are free as a gift to the community

Concert with Organist Tom Mueller

Come enjoy a free concert with Organist Tom Mueller on the David John Falconer Memorial Organ.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Ticket prices TBD

Concert with Organist Hector Olivera

Program to be announced

One of today’s most sought-after concert organists, Juilliard-trained Hector Olivera is a passionate musician, whose interpretations of both classical and popular music have amazed and delighted audiences around the world. The Times Reporter describes an evening with Hector Olivera as “an event, a happening, a joyful celebration of the sheer power and pressure that a true virtuoso like Olivera can unleash in a concert hall.” Experience the might of this organ master as he performs a wide-ranging program of the most virtuosic repertoire. Click here for more information and tickets.


Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM

St. James’ In-The-City Episcopal Church, 3903 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tickets are free as a gift to the community

Concert with Organist Amanda Mole

Come enjoy a free concert with Organist Amanda Mole on the David John Falconer Memorial Organ.

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Monday, May 13, 2019 at Time TBD

Westwood United Methodist Church, 10497 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024

LA AGO Chapter Guild Service

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Sunday, May 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets are available in various prices. Single tickets go on sale on August 27.

Organ concert by Iveta Apkalna

Iveta Apkalna plays the Glatter–Götz–Rosales at Disney Hall. Over the past several years, Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna has succeeded in blowing away the cobwebs and establishing a new reputation for her instrument. Through her compelling performances, technical brilliance and charismatic stage presence, she has managed to achieve star status.

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June 30 through July 3, 2019

AGO Western Regional Convention

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Christ Cathedral Arboretum, 13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA
Tickets are TBD.

Dedication of Christ Cathedral