Upcoming musical performances

September 1, 2017:  Friday, 12 noon.  Free concert through the Kentuckiana Association of Musicians.  Violist Myra Craig and pianist Owen Heritage play music by Bach and Vaughan Williams, and also the Sonata No. 1 for Viola and Piano by Wicks, at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 180 Spring Street in New Albany, Indiana.

September 1, 2017:  Friday, 7 PM.  First Friday Music:  Christopher Wicks plays a recital of solo piano music:  Beethoven’s longest sonata, the op. 106 “Hammerklavier.”  At Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W. Main St.  Freewill offering.

October 15, 2017:  Sunday, 3:30 PM.  Ensemble Aalto plays in the monthly concert series in Junction City, Oregon, to take place at Faith Lutheran Church at 926 W. 6th Avenue.  Aage Nielsen, master of the medieval double reed instrument known as the doucaine, will play with Wicks at the organ.  Music by various composers, including Wicks himself.

November 3, 2017:  Friday, 7 PM.  First Friday Music:  Aimee Larsen-Amend, soprano, sings music by Wicks, Schubert and Bach, with Wicks at piano and organ, clarinetist Sara Truelove, cellist Tommy Leinonen, and others, at Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W. Main St.  Freewill offering.

December 10, 2017:  Sunday, 3 PM.  Eighth Annual Advent Organ Recital at the Mount Angel Abbey Church.  Music by Bach, Bruhns, Buxtehude and Wicks himself, including collaboration with the soprano Aimee Larsen Amend.  One Abbey Drive, St. Benedict, Ore.  Freewill offering.

January 5, 2018:  Friday, 7 PM.  First Friday Music:  Ensemble Aalto (Aage Nielsen, doucaine (medieval double reed);  Christopher Wicks, organ and piano) plays music ancient and modern, including compositions by Wicks.  At Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W. Main St.  Freewill offering.

March 2, 2018:  Friday, 7 PM.  First Friday Music:  Marjory Lange, violinist and violist, collaborating with Wicks as pianist and composer.  Music by Mozart and Wicks, as well as the violin sonata of Swedish Romanticist Wilhelm Peterson-Berger.  At Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W. Main St.  Freewill offering.