James Kennerley Debut Performance | Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ | Portland, Maine
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Event: James Kennerley Debut Performance

Presented by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

More About Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ:

The Kotzschmar Organ is one of the oldest working municipal pipe organs in the United States. It resides on the stage of Merrill Auditorium and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012. Only one other organ has the position of Municipal Organist in the United States; that is in San Diego. Whether you are drawn to the music, the world-renowned artists who travel to play here, the historical significance of the pipe organ or the excellence of our educational programs, make a point to visit the Kotzschmar Organ on your next trip to Portland, Maine. Select from a wide variety of concerts including jazz, classical, and pops. Tickets are available through the PortTIX office (207) 842-0800. Concerts begin at 7:30 pm with a pre-concert talk with the artist at 6:30 pm. James Kennerley took up his duties as Portland's 11th Municipal Organists in January 2018. Outgoing Municipal Organist Ray Cornils has served Portland and the Kotzschmar Organ from 1990-2017 as Portland's longest serving Municipal Organist. Your comments are important to us. Please email us your message or mail to: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, PO Box 7455, Portland, ME 04112


James will take you on a tour of some of the greatest music of the world.

Portland's Municipal Organist: The event includes celebrated orchestral overtures by Wagner, Rossini, and Bernstein transcribed for organ solo.

We’ll also hear works by César Franck, “father” of the French symphonic organ tradition, and a piece by former Municipal Organist, Edwin Lemare that achieved worldwide fame as one of the most popular songs of the day. Also featured on the program is a piece by contemporary British composer, Jonathan Dove, as well as one or two surprises!

Bring your family, bring your friends – this is one event you won’t want to miss. Tickets at PortTIX.com
20 Myrtle St
Portland, Maine, 04101
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James will take you on a tour of some of the greatest music of the world.

Portland's Municipal Organist: The event includes celebrated orchestral overtures by Wagner, Rossini, and Bernstein transcribed for organ solo.

We’ll also hear works by César Franck, “father” of the French symphonic organ tradition, and a piece by former Municipal Organist, Edwin Lemare that achieved worldwide fame as one of the most popular songs of the day. Also featured on the program is a piece by contemporary British composer, Jonathan Dove, as well as one or two surprises!

Bring your family, bring your friends – this is one event you won’t want to miss. Tickets at PortTIX.com
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