Music in a Great Space, the concert series at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, and the Organ Artists Series of Pittsburgh present organist Joan Lippincott on Sunday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m.
Joan Lippincott has recorded extensively and concertized throughout the world, earning the reputation as one of the most acclaimed organ virtuosos of her time. Hailed for her “dazzling solidity and simplicity” (Boston Globe) and “first class” recitals (The Los Angeles Times), she also has been praised by The New York Times, among others, for her “irresistible” sense of rhythm. Hear Dr. Lippincott as she commands the console of Shadyside Presbyterian Church’s Reuter organ in a recital co-sponsored with the Organ Artists Series.
At the door, tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors (60 and over). For more information on the Music in a Great Space series, celebrating its 20th anniversary season in 2012-2013, call 412.682.4300, or visit www.shadysidepres.org.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church is centrally located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s university district, just a few blocks away from the campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. The church is situated on the corner of Amberson Avenue and Westminster Place, only one block off Fifth Avenue. The church is situated on the corner of Amberson Avenue and Westminster Place, only one block off Fifth Avenue. The church’s 1994 Reuter Organ (opus 2175), capable of playing the full range of organ literature, accompanies the choir and leads the congregation in worship. As an American Classic instrument, it incorporates the German, French, Italian, and English schools of organ building to create an instrument of enormous versatility. The 105-rank organ helps to uphold the highest standards of sacred music and carries that tradition vibrantly into the twenty-first century. At the door, tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors (60 and over).