A CONCERT TO USHER IN THE NEW YEAR
Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 11 pm
At this event, audience heard St. Bartholomew’s grand Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ with its newly restored Celestial division in the dome, one of New York’s greatest musical treasures.
William K. Trafka, St. Bartholomew’s Director of Music and Organist, played festive works for the New Year’s celebration.
The program included organ works of Bach, Guilmant, and Mendelssohn. Trafka’s own transcription of Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man was played at the stroke of midnight.
William K. Trafka, organ
A free champagne reception followed this FREE concert.
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