Trinity Lutheran Church’s popular recital series “Artists at the Organ” opens its season Oct. 26 in Lynnwood by presenting two internationally acclaimed musicians who makes their homes locally.
Douglas Cleveland will perform on the Pasi organ along with Charles Butler on trumpet in a program designed to celebrate Reformation Sunday.
Music by Krebs, Telemann, Hovhaness and Johann Sebastian Bach will be included.
Director of music and organist at Plymouth Congregational Church in Seattle, Dr. Cleveland has performed in 48 states and internationally in such venues as 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, and the Cathedral of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Trumpter Charles Butler has performed with the Israel Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, Malaysian Philharmonic, Orquesta de Tenerife, Orquesta de Galicia, Houston Symphony, the Louisiana Symphony Orchestra, Burning River Brass and many high level performing organizations across the U.S. and abroad, with such conductors as Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, Itzhak Perlman, Donald Runnicles and Hans Graaf.
Trinity Lutheran Church is noted for its two manual, 30 stop organ built by Matrin Pasi, housed in a black walnut, Italianate case in a fine acoustical environment.