Halloween Organ Extravaganza 2015
Chelsea Chen, Chris Houlihan, and Peter Conte will perform a Halloween concert at Philadelphia’s Verizon Hall on Friday, October 30th at 9:30pm.
La Jolla Presbyterian Church, San Diego, CA
Chelsea will play the re-dedication concert for the La Jolla Presbyterian Church organ on April 10, 2016. Lyle Blackinton, curator of the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, has undertaken this project to renew and expand the LJPC organ, where Chelsea first played as a teenager!
For more information please visit the church’s website: La Jolla Presbyterian Church
Peninsula Music Festival Fish Creek, WI
Chelsea to perform at 2015 Peninsula Music Festival
Chelsea will debut with the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra on August 11 and 13 in Fish Creek, Wisconsin under the direction of maestro Victor Yampolsky. She will be performing the following repertoire with the orchestra:
Ferdinando Paer: Organ Concerto (conducted by Victor Yampolsky / August 11)
Rheinberger: Organ Concerto, No. 2, Op. 177, in g minor (conducted by Victor Yampolsky / August 11)
Elgar: Sospiri, Op. 70 (conducted by JoAnne Falletta / August 13)
Respighi: Pines of Rome (conducted by JoAnne Falletta / August 13)
For tickets and more information, please click here.
Bach Marathon Replay
Listen to a replay of Chelsea’s concert for WQXR’s complete organ works of Bach on November 22, 2014 in NYC at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan. Twenty organists (both graduates and current students at Juilliard) performed in a series of back-to-back concerts from 7am to 1am. Paul Jacobs curated the event.
Disney Hall Los Angeles, CA
Disney Hall 2014
Chelsea Chen and Christoph Bull performed a “lavishly organ-intensive” transcription of Ravel’s Bolero to a packed house at Disney Hall on November 23, 2014. The blockbuster celebration of “Hurricane Mama’s” 10th birthday also featured Ken Cowan, Cherry Rhodes, Fred Swann, Carol Williams, Aaron David Miller, and Cameron Carpenter. Nationally-renowned radio host Michael Barone of Pipedreams was the master of ceremonies; organ curator Phil Smith and organ builders Manuel Rosales and Caspar von Glatter-Götz were honored for their work on the Disney Hall organ.
Check out photos from the concert in the gallery.
Listen to the complete concert on Pipedreams here.
St. Peter's Church New York, NY
Bach Marathon – Nov. 22, 2014
Chelsea will perform a 75-minute all-Bach program hosted by WQXR at St. Peter’s, 54th and Lexington, in Manhattan on Saturday, Nov. 22nd @ 12pm.
Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue, BWV 564
Leipzig Chorales BWV 653, 654
‘Legrenzi’ Fugue in C Minor, BWV 574
Kirnberger Chorales BWV 711, 712, 713
Trio Sonata in E Minor, BWV 528
“O Mensch bewein”, BWV 622
Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532
Check out this page for the full Bachathon schedule. #bachstock #WQXR
Tickets can be purchased here.