Fridays at 5:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Thank Goodness It’s Friday! Whether you’re ending your week or starting your weekend, every Friday evening First Presbyterian Church invites our Santa Fe neighbors and visitors from all over the world to our sanctuary to enjoy a half hour of music and reflection. All are welcome to come and listen to organ music, voice and choral concerts accompanied by various instruments, chamber music, and more.
Recitals are free, with a freewill donation accepted.
June 1 — Folias Duo: guitar and flute
June 8 — Chancel Choir: Mass in Time of War by Haydn
June 15 — Jared Aragón, organ
June 22 — eSSO
June 29 — Rue Allison, piano
July 6 — Rio Grande Jazz Trio
Bill Taylor (Trumpet), Melody Brooks (Horn) and Thomas Leming (Trombone/Euphonium)
Playing swing era (Gershwin, Kern, Berlin, etc.), rags (Joplin), a variety of classical (Handel, Wagner, Pachelbel, etc.), a couple of tangos (Piazzolla)
July 13 — Robert Marcus, clarinet, Edwin Light, piano
July 20 — Elaine Wang Meyerhoffer, mezzo-soprano, and Richard Bentley, piano
A program of Chinese songs and poetry: East In West.
TGIF 10th Anniversary Season — July 27, 2018-July 26, 2019
July 27 Larry Palmer, organ
Herbert Sumsion: Introduction and Theme; Bach: O Lamm Gottes unschuldig
Calvin Hampton: Lullaby (Suite 2)
Francois Couperin: Offertoire and Elevation from Mass for the Convents
Herbert Howells: Paean
(Sumsion and Howells were both pupils of Herbert Brewer at Gloucester Cathedral; Sumsion succeeded Brewer at the Cathedral, and was responsible for many Three-Choir Festival triumphs,)
For a schedule of future recitals, view our full concert schedule.