Peter Krasinski, Organ & Silent Film

Mechanics Hall presents

Peter Krasinski, Organ & Silent Film

Sun · August 12, 2018

Doors: 2:15 pm / Show: 3:00 pm

$13.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

This concert is part of Mechanics Hall Summer Music Festival.

 

Internationally acclaimed silent film and live accompaniment on the historic Hook Organ. The concert will feature a unique and updated version of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” where each character in the story is a different pipe organ stop. Plus, Mr. Kransinski will include one of his famous silent film accompaniments with elaborate orchestrations and harmonizations on the Hook to enrich the viewing experience.

 

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Peter Krasinski
Peter Krasinski
PETER EDWIN KRASINSKI is broadly recognized as a motivating consultant for the pipe organ community, and as a conductor, organist and music educator, whose imaginative and energetic performances elevate and inform audiences. Well respected in both secular and sacred genres of his field, he has taught the enchantment of music to both public and private institutions in the greater Boston area for many years. His silent film performances have been hailed in the press as “a great marriage of movie and music”. “

Specializing in the art of live silent film accompaniment, worldwide, Mr. Krasinski’s skills are vast; he was the recipient of the First Prize in Improvisation from the American Guild of Organists National Competition. A seasoned performer, he has played recitals at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles), Notre-Dame Cathedral (Paris), Trinity Church (Boston), and Holy Name Cathedral (Chicago).

Mr. Krasinski has served as Dean of the Boston Chapter AGO, and is currently Organist of First Church of Christ, Scientist in Providence RI, accompanist at Beth El Temple Center Belmont MA, faculty member of St Paul’s Choir School, Cambridge MA and regularly teaches improvisation master- classes to the Harvard Organ Society. He holds both a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education and Organ Performance, and the Master of Sacred Music Degree from Boston University.
Venue Information:
Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, MA, 01608
http://www.mechanicshall.org/