Organist from Bach's St. Thomas Church in Germany to visit Union

Stefan Kiessling to perform, lecture
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Organist from Bach's St. Thomas Church in Germany to visit Union


Stefan Kiessling, an organist from Bach’s St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany will be in residence at Union College from April 13 through the 21. During his time on campus, Kiessling will perform two concerts and give three lectures, all of which are free and open to the public. The following are dates and times of his performances and lectures:

Lecture: Stefan Kiessling:  “Insights into Leipzig” (Class in German; slide show)
Union College, Schaffer Library, Room 222
April 15 (Wednesday), 3:00-3:50 p.m.
Open and free to the public

Lecture: Stefan Kiessling:  “1,000 Bits, Pipes, and Stops”
(Features Stefan Kiessling’s computer software program that transfers organ registrations from an organ to a computer and vice versa with a USB stick)
Union College, Memorial Chapel
April 16 (Thursday), 12:50-1:55 p.m.
Open and free to the public

Lecture: Stefan Kiessling:  “The Chorale in Baroque Music”
Union College, Taylor Music Center, Room 224
April 17 (Friday), 9:15-10:20 a.m.
Open and free to the public

Concert: Stefan Kiessling, assistant organist at Thomaskirche in Leipzig
Zion Lutheran Church, 153 Nott Terrace, Schenectady
April 18 (Saturday), 1:00 p.m.
Reger, Karg-Elert, and Duruflé
Open and free to the public
Reception following the concert

Concert: Stefan Kiessling, assistant organist at Thomaskirche in Leipzig
Union College, Memorial Chapel
April 20 (Monday), 5:00-5:50 p.m.
All-Bach program
Open and free to the public
Reception following the concert