Monthly Archives November 2015

Carol Williams Nov. 17 Concert Press Release

Carol Williams is Ready to Rock the Kotzschmar: San Diego’s Civic Organist Visits Portland’s Municipal Icon (Click here for PDF version of article) Portland, Maine — From Mozart to Al Jolson, “Greensleeves” to “Phantom of the Opera,” organist Dr. Carol Williams is fluent. The British-born concert organist is San Diego’s Civic Organist (the first woman in the world to ever hold that title), and is returning to the Kotzschmar Organ for the first time since its two-year-long, $2.6 million renovation. On Tuesday, November 17, at 7:30pm, Williams will be bringing an invigorated and inspired collection of classics, contemporary tunes, and original compositions
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Concert Review: Nosferatu Film with Tom Trenney 10/30/15

We had an incredible turn out for our Halloween Silent Film Night on October 30th, with over 650 people joining in the Halloween festivities to see the eerie classic Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, with organist Tom Trenney at the Kotzschmar. Allan Kozinn noted in his review for the Portland Press Herald: “Trenney’s task, which he accomplished with admirable flexibility, was to present an improvised score that accounted for the audience’s response, while also respecting Murnau’s intention, which was to present a scary tale.” Read the entire review at the Portland Press Herald
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