Fans of organ music played on a stunning Pasi instrument have a last chance to hear some Bach and Mendelssohn before the season ends for Trinity Lutheran Church’s “Artists at the Organ” series.
This final concert of its 18th season features artist Douglas Cleveland. Cleveland serves on the organ faculty at the University of Washington School Of Music and is also the director of music at Plymouth Church in Seattle, according to his biography.
Cleveland will play, among other works, “Praeludium in G major” by Nicolas Bruhns, Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Prelude &Fugue in E flat” and Mendelssohn’s “Sonata in A major.”
Also on the program are works by professor emeritus at Pacific Lutheran University David Dahl, including “Tierce en Taille, Homage to Francois Couperin” and “Grand Choeur, Homage to Theodore Dubois.”
Born and raised in Olympia, Cleveland has traveled the international stage, performing at Westminster Abbey, The Berlin Cathedral, Stockholm Cathedral, Moscow Conservatory, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Minato Mirai Concert Hall in Yokohama, Japan, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore and the Cathedral of Lausanne, Switzerland.
He has performed in 49 of the United States, according to his bio.
In 1994, he won first prize in the American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Dallas.
Trinity Lutheran Church’s organ is known for its sound. It is housed in an Italianate style case of black walnut and in an acoustical environment well suited for this instrument.
The organ was built by Martin Pasi especially for the space and installed in 1995, according to press material.
This concert begins at 7 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.
The suggested donation is $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and students.
For more information call Norma Aamodt-Nelson, minister of music, at 425 778-2159 or Penny Lorenz, chairman of the concert committee, at 425 745-1316 or online at www.trinitylutheranchurch.com.