LSTC News Release
Larry Long in recital at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago March 11
Posted Feb 27, 2007
The Organist Larry Long returns to the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 East 55th Street, on March 11 at 4:00 p.m. for his first recital on the Ruth and Paul Manz Organ, which he helped design for the Augustana Chapel. Admission is free; an offering will be gathered.
Mr. Long's program includes the Prelude and Fugue in E Minor by J.S. Bach, Livre du Saint Sacrament by Olivier Messiaen, the Prelude to Suite, op. 5 by Maurice Duruflé, Prelude and Fugue in B Major by Marcel Dupré, and hymn tune arrangements by Paul Manz, Mark C. Jones, William Bolcom, Johannes-Mathias Michel and Larry Long.
The concert is part of LSTC's Chapel Music Series, which includes both sacred and secular music ranging from classical to contemporary compositions. Visit www.lstc.edu/events/music for a full list of series events and dates.
Long served as staff musician at LSTC from 1999 - 2004 and as cantor at Augustana Lutheran Church and Saint Luke Church in Chicago. Locally, he sang with Schola Cantorum of St. Peter's in the Loop. He was accompanist and singer with the Cathedral Singers and a regular recitalist at Holy Name Cathedral.
Long now lives and works in New York City.
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