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Organ Recital by Michał Szostak (In-Person and Livestream)

April 7, 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Join us for a performance by Michał Szostak, an international recitalist and educator from Warsaw, Poland. 

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. 

Please note there is an admission fee for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Those wishing to attend the organ recital must register in advance to avoid paying the fee. Thank you for your understanding. 

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

Michał Szostak, organist, improviser, and researcher, was born in 1980 in Poland. He is a Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance (The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw) who studied in Poland, Italy (Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra in Milan) and the UK (The Royal College of Organists, London). As an international concert organist, he performs dozens of recitals annually in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa. His organological publications are issued regularly by organ magazines. The former Music Director and the Principal Organist at the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary in Licheń Stary (the largest organ in Poland, 157/6M+P). He recorded on CDs. As an Associate Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Head of the Institute for Management Research at Collegium Civitas, he conducts interdisciplinary scientific works at the interface between Management, Art, and Aesthetics, as well as extensive didactic activities. More on the website: www.michalszostak.org 

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Details

Date:
April 7, 2024
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Series:
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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Phone:
415-749-6300

Organ Recital by Michał Szostak (In-Person and Livestream)

Join us for a performance by Michał Szostak, an international recitalist and educator from Warsaw, Poland. 

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. 

Please note there is an admission fee for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Those wishing to attend the organ recital must register in advance to avoid paying the fee. Thank you for your understanding. 

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

Michał Szostak, organist, improviser, and researcher, was born in 1980 in Poland. He is a Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance (The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw) who studied in Poland, Italy (Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra in Milan) and the UK (The Royal College of Organists, London). As an international concert organist, he performs dozens of recitals annually in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa. His organological publications are issued regularly by organ magazines. The former Music Director and the Principal Organist at the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary in Licheń Stary (the largest organ in Poland, 157/6M+P). He recorded on CDs. As an Associate Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Head of the Institute for Management Research at Collegium Civitas, he conducts interdisciplinary scientific works at the interface between Management, Art, and Aesthetics, as well as extensive didactic activities. More on the website: www.michalszostak.org 

Give to Grace  

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. Give today! 

Become a GraceArts Member

We offer a special cultural membership program, GraceArts, focused exclusively on the arts and well-being. GraceArts allows a wider community to belong to and support Grace, with discounts and benefits on a robust schedule of events, including our music performances. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts! 

Sunday

April 7, 2024 Free
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Join us for a performance by Michał Szostak, an international recitalist and educator from Warsaw, Poland. 

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. 

Please note there is an admission fee for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Those wishing to attend the organ recital must register in advance to avoid paying the fee. Thank you for your understanding. 

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

Michał Szostak, organist, improviser, and researcher, was born in 1980 in Poland. He is a Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance (The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw) who studied in Poland, Italy (Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra in Milan) and the UK (The Royal College of Organists, London). As an international concert organist, he performs dozens of recitals annually in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa. His organological publications are issued regularly by organ magazines. The former Music Director and the Principal Organist at the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary in Licheń Stary (the largest organ in Poland, 157/6M+P). He recorded on CDs. As an Associate Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Head of the Institute for Management Research at Collegium Civitas, he conducts interdisciplinary scientific works at the interface between Management, Art, and Aesthetics, as well as extensive didactic activities. More on the website: www.michalszostak.org 

Give to Grace  

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. Give today! 

Become a GraceArts Member

We offer a special cultural membership program, GraceArts, focused exclusively on the arts and well-being. GraceArts allows a wider community to belong to and support Grace, with discounts and benefits on a robust schedule of events, including our music performances. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts! 

Sunday

April 7, 2024 Free
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Sunday

April 7, 2024 Free
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Join us for a performance by Michał Szostak, an international recitalist and educator from Warsaw, Poland. 

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. 

Please note there is an admission fee for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Those wishing to attend the organ recital must register in advance to avoid paying the fee. Thank you for your understanding. 

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

Michał Szostak, organist, improviser, and researcher, was born in 1980 in Poland. He is a Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance (The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw) who studied in Poland, Italy (Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra in Milan) and the UK (The Royal College of Organists, London). As an international concert organist, he performs dozens of recitals annually in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa. His organological publications are issued regularly by organ magazines. The former Music Director and the Principal Organist at the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary in Licheń Stary (the largest organ in Poland, 157/6M+P). He recorded on CDs. As an Associate Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Head of the Institute for Management Research at Collegium Civitas, he conducts interdisciplinary scientific works at the interface between Management, Art, and Aesthetics, as well as extensive didactic activities. More on the website: www.michalszostak.org 

Give to Grace  

Your gift helps Grace Cathedral realize its vision: a spiritually alive world. Give today! 

Become a GraceArts Member

We offer a special cultural membership program, GraceArts, focused exclusively on the arts and well-being. GraceArts allows a wider community to belong to and support Grace, with discounts and benefits on a robust schedule of events, including our music performances. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!