Red Deer church will feature Bach’s organ, vocal music at recital

Baritone John Giffen and organist Christian Lane will perform Saturday at Gaetz United

Timeless favorites by Bach, Mendelssohn, Mahler and others will be performed at an organ recital Saturday at Gaetz Memorial United Church in Red Deer.

Baritone vocalist John Giffen, of Edmonton, will perform with renowned Canadian organist Christian Lane at 7 p.m. on June 1 at the church as part of an Alberta tour. Admission is by donation.

Giffen has performed with the Opera de Montreal and the Choeur Classique de Montreal and sings with several Quebec choral groups.

Lane is the winner of the 2011 Canadian International Organ Competition. He teaches at McGill University and is one of North America’s most accomplished concert organists.

This organ and vocal repertoire concert is presented by the Canadian International Organ Competition as part of a concert series showcasing the pipe organ and bringing its sounds to audiences across the country. The concerts are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Everyone is welcome.

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