Organic Reflections Returns: Historic Organ Debut

Event Details

Aug 02

The inaugural concert on the Hill Byrne Christiansen Memorial Organ will be held at 8 PM on First Friday, August 2, featuring organist Larry Hershey in a concert that will include “Prelude on ‘Sine Nomini’” by Leo Sowerby, “Elegy” by John Ireland, and “Resurrection” from Symphonie-Passion by Marcel Dupre. The historic instrument is a restored and enhanced pipe organ built by the late Sebastian Gundling of Lancaster that is now installed in the balcony of the 1854 First Reformed Church at 40 E. Orange Street, Lancaster.

The First Friday “Organic Reflections” concert series is a gift to the community from First Reformed Church, a center city congregation of the United Church of Christ. Only 30 minutes in length, the free concerts begin at 8 PM each First Friday for the convenience of those who wish to spend the early evening visiting downtown galleries before the concert. Doors open at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to hear 30 minutes of majestic music that will refresh your soul and inspire your spirit.

Organic Reflections Returns: Historic Organ Debut

LOCATION: First Reformed Church of Lancaster

ADDRESS: 40 E Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

  • CONTACT: 717-690-5125
  • COST: Free