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Recurring Event Event Series: Organ Recital Series

Organ Recital by Maurice Clerc (In-Person and Livestream)

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Maurice Clerc is the Emeritus Organist at Dijon Cathedral, following a 46-year tenure as the cathedral’s titular organist. He has performed over 1,300 recitals in twenty countries, solidifying his international acclaim and reputation.

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic-style organs and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave, and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes, and soul.

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Program to be announced 

Watch

Maurice CLERC plays “le pas espagnol” of Gabriel Fauré

Event Details

The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 pm. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage Masks are strongly encouraged inside the cathedral.

About the Organist

For forty years, Maurice Clerc has performed in some of the most prestigious places in the world, including Notre-Dame (Paris), Saint Patrick Cathedral (New York), the Basilica of Saint Mark (Venice), Saint Joseph’s Oratory (Montreal), Saint Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne), the NHK Auditorium (Tokyo), Lübeck Cathedral in Germany, and the Hong Kong Cultural Center. Clerc has recorded 15 albums, performing works by J. S. Bach and other German Baroque masters, as well as highlighting the major works of French composers Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Fleury, and Langlais. His most recent recordings present the works of Pierre Cochereau and a program of French transcriptions.

Give to Grace 

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. There are many ways to give including texting “GRACE” to 76278 from your phone!

Become a Cultural Member 

Be one of the first to join this new program and enjoy discounts on a robust schedule of arts, music, cultural offerings, and more! Plus, you’ll also support Grace Cathedral in its visionary activities and initiatives. Learn more. 

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Date:
May 7
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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415-749-6300

Organ Recital by Maurice Clerc (In-Person and Livestream)

Maurice Clerc is the Emeritus Organist at Dijon Cathedral, following a 46-year tenure as the cathedral’s titular organist. He has performed over 1,300 recitals in twenty countries, solidifying his international acclaim and reputation.

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic-style organs and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave, and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes, and soul.

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Program to be announced 

Watch

Maurice CLERC plays “le pas espagnol” of Gabriel Fauré

Event Details

The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 pm. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage Masks are strongly encouraged inside the cathedral.

About the Organist

For forty years, Maurice Clerc has performed in some of the most prestigious places in the world, including Notre-Dame (Paris), Saint Patrick Cathedral (New York), the Basilica of Saint Mark (Venice), Saint Joseph’s Oratory (Montreal), Saint Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne), the NHK Auditorium (Tokyo), Lübeck Cathedral in Germany, and the Hong Kong Cultural Center. Clerc has recorded 15 albums, performing works by J. S. Bach and other German Baroque masters, as well as highlighting the major works of French composers Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Fleury, and Langlais. His most recent recordings present the works of Pierre Cochereau and a program of French transcriptions.

Give to Grace 

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. There are many ways to give including texting “GRACE” to 76278 from your phone!

Become a Cultural Member 

Be one of the first to join this new program and enjoy discounts on a robust schedule of arts, music, cultural offerings, and more! Plus, you’ll also support Grace Cathedral in its visionary activities and initiatives. Learn more. 

Sunday

May 7, 2023
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Maurice Clerc is the Emeritus Organist at Dijon Cathedral, following a 46-year tenure as the cathedral’s titular organist. He has performed over 1,300 recitals in twenty countries, solidifying his international acclaim and reputation.

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic-style organs and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave, and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes, and soul.

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Program to be announced 

Watch

Maurice CLERC plays “le pas espagnol” of Gabriel Fauré

Event Details

The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 pm. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage Masks are strongly encouraged inside the cathedral.

About the Organist

For forty years, Maurice Clerc has performed in some of the most prestigious places in the world, including Notre-Dame (Paris), Saint Patrick Cathedral (New York), the Basilica of Saint Mark (Venice), Saint Joseph’s Oratory (Montreal), Saint Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne), the NHK Auditorium (Tokyo), Lübeck Cathedral in Germany, and the Hong Kong Cultural Center. Clerc has recorded 15 albums, performing works by J. S. Bach and other German Baroque masters, as well as highlighting the major works of French composers Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Fleury, and Langlais. His most recent recordings present the works of Pierre Cochereau and a program of French transcriptions.

Give to Grace 

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. There are many ways to give including texting “GRACE” to 76278 from your phone!

Become a Cultural Member 

Be one of the first to join this new program and enjoy discounts on a robust schedule of arts, music, cultural offerings, and more! Plus, you’ll also support Grace Cathedral in its visionary activities and initiatives. Learn more. 

Sunday

May 7, 2023
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Sunday

May 7, 2023
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Maurice Clerc is the Emeritus Organist at Dijon Cathedral, following a 46-year tenure as the cathedral’s titular organist. He has performed over 1,300 recitals in twenty countries, solidifying his international acclaim and reputation.

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic-style organs and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave, and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes, and soul.

Registration is encouraged but not required.

Program to be announced 

Watch

Maurice CLERC plays “le pas espagnol” of Gabriel Fauré

Event Details

The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 pm. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage Masks are strongly encouraged inside the cathedral.

About the Organist

For forty years, Maurice Clerc has performed in some of the most prestigious places in the world, including Notre-Dame (Paris), Saint Patrick Cathedral (New York), the Basilica of Saint Mark (Venice), Saint Joseph’s Oratory (Montreal), Saint Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne), the NHK Auditorium (Tokyo), Lübeck Cathedral in Germany, and the Hong Kong Cultural Center. Clerc has recorded 15 albums, performing works by J. S. Bach and other German Baroque masters, as well as highlighting the major works of French composers Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Fleury, and Langlais. His most recent recordings present the works of Pierre Cochereau and a program of French transcriptions.

Give to Grace 

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. There are many ways to give including texting “GRACE” to 76278 from your phone!

Become a Cultural Member 

Be one of the first to join this new program and enjoy discounts on a robust schedule of arts, music, cultural offerings, and more! Plus, you’ll also support Grace Cathedral in its visionary activities and initiatives. Learn more.