CONCERTS at FIRST
A Eugene FUMC Concert Series
SUNDAy| SEPTEMBER 24, 2017| 3pm
A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES
Terra Nova Trio
Concerts at First presents the Terra Nova Trio for its first concert of the season!
The contemporary classic trio with Mike Curtis (bassoon, clarinet and soprano sax), Annalisa Morton (oboe, English horn and alto sax) and Sandy Holder (piano, accordion and guitar) bring us a program of classical, klezmer, tango, jazz and exotic originals.
FRIDAY| October 27, 2017| 7pm
A SPOOKTACULAR ORGAN RECITAL
Wacky, wild, spooky and silly concert featuring members and friends of the Eugene Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Fundraiser for The Organ Loft aired weekly on KWAX-FM.
Sunday| October 29, 2017| 3PM
ALL SAINTS CHORAL EVENSONG
and ORGAN CONCERT
FUMC Choir and Paul John Rudoi, conductor, lead us in a contemplative service of music and prayer for All Saints.
A brief concert will follow with soprano Jessica Rossi and organist Julia Brown.
Four fridays| december, 2017| noon to 12:45pm
ADVENT ORGAN RECITAL
Meditative organ music for the season featuring the beautiful sounds of the Hochhalter organ.
Friday, December 1 - Dr. Julia Brown
Friday, December 8 - Dr. Barbara Baird (University of Oregon)
Friday, December 15 - Dr. Philip Brisson (Louisville, KY)
Friday, December 22 - Dr. Julia Brown
Saturday| December 16, 2017| 3pm
THE MOST WONDERFUL SEASON
The Portland Gay Men's Chorus
Directed by Bob Mensel, this award-winning choir brings the joy and cheer of the season. You will hear music of Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year. This year’s concert delivers a strong antidote to the angst of our times with an emphasis on diversity, joy and hope.
Saturday| December 23, 2017| 3pm
FUMC ANNUAL MESSIAH SING
Handel’s timeless work is sung by the audience with soloists singing the arias and recitatives, accompanied by Delgani String Quartet.
Paul John Rudoi, conductor.
Sunday| January 7, 2018| 3pm
TWELFTH NIGHT CELEBRATION
FUMC Handbell Choirs with celebrate Solstice and Twelfth Night.
Friday| February 2, 2018| 7pm
THE NORTHWEST TOUR
St. Olaf Choir
Special ticketed event!
Dr. Anton Armstrong brings the 75-voice internationally renowned St. Olaf Choir on a Northwest Tour. The Choir has brought its message of hope and faith to audiences around the world for more than a century. Special ticketed event.
Tickets sold in advance (stolaf.edu/stolaf-choir) and at the door. Open seating, so plan to come early (doors open at 6:15)
Sunday| February 13, 2018| 3pm
LENTEN EVENSONG and CONCERT
THE ENSEMBLE OF OREGON, Patrick McDonough conductor, lead this contemplative service of music, scripture and prayer followed by a concert of inspiring choral music.
Sunday| March 11, 2018| 3PM
HAL OWEN CELEBRATION
Local choirs and instrumentalists join in a program celebrating the creative work of composer Harold Owen. The centerpiece of the program is his wonderfully ornate Canticle of the Sun.
Sunday| April 22, 2018| 3pm
Soprano Brittany Rudoi and tenor Paul John Rudoi sing Bach’s signature but lesser known solo cantatas alongside several beautiful duets.
Sunday| May 6, 2018| 3pm
Soprano Emma Lynn and pianist Andrew Pham bring us an afternoon of Lieder from Die Schöne Müllerin by the Viennese master.