Performance Calendar

Brian Swager

Organ Recitals unless otherwise noted


Upcoming Performances


2015
Sat Jan 31
Sun Feb 1
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat April 11
Sun April 12
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ

Past Performances

2014
Sun January 26San JoseTrinity Episcopal Cathedral4:00 PMAGO and AHS members present music for HARP & ORGAN;I play (harp) Marcel Grandjany's "Aria" and Alfred Holư's "Legende." Program
Trinity Cathedral
Sat April 19
Sun April 20
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat Aug 30
Sun Aug 31
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat Nov 29
Sun Nov 30
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Tue 9 DecemberSan JoseImmanuel Lutheran Church7:30 PMHoliday Reading by Daniel Pociernicki "The Beloved Bull and the Sausage Horse" with Christine Springer, Soprano, and Brian Swager, Organ and Harp; free admission/freewill donationProgram
Program PDF
Flyer
Tue 16 DecemberSan FranciscoFirst Unitarian Universalist Church7:30 PMHoliday Reading by Daniel Pociernicki "The Beloved Bull and the Sausage Horse" with Christine Springer, Soprano, and Brian Swager, Organ and Harp; Suggested donation $20 Program
Program PDF
Flyer
2013
Fri Jan 25San Jose CALe Petit Trianon6:30 PMHarp Performance for Silicon Valley Arts Coalition
SVAC website
Petit Trianon website
Fri May 10Woodside CAFiloli Country Estate and Gardens2:00 PMHARP music in dining room; Filoli entry $15
Filoli website
Sat June 29
Sun June 30
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat August 17
Sun August 18
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat Aug 31
Sun Sept 1
San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMORGAN RECITAL free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sun 8 Dec Berkeley St. Mark's Episcopal Church 6:10 PMORGAN RECITAL (one piece with harp); free admissionProgram
St. Mark's
Tue 17 DecemberSan JoseImmanuel Lutheran Church7:00 PMHoliday Reading by Daniel Pociernicki "A Child's Christmas in Wales" with Christine Springer, Soprano, and Brian Swager, Organ and Harp; free admissionProgram
2012
March 31 & April 1San FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Tue 18 DecemberSan JoseImmanuel Lutheran Church7:00 PMHoliday Reading by Daniel Pociernicki "The Littlest Angel" with Christine Springer, Soprano, and Brian Swager, Organ and Harp; free admissionProgram
2011
Sat 30 April & Sun 1 MaySan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Tuesday 5 JulySan FranciscoSecond Church of Christ, Scientist4:00 PMAmerican Guild of Organists Regional ConventionProgram
Second Church organ
New Year's Recitalscancelleddue to museum closure
2010
Sat 10 April & Sun 11 AprilSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat 16 October & Sun 17 OctoberSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
2009
Sun 8 March Berkeley St. Mark's Episcopal Church 6:10 PMfree admissionProgram
St. Mark's
Sun 22 MarchSan FranciscoGrace Cathedral4:00 PMAmerican Guild of Organists program of Holtkamp Award winning contemporary compositions. Several organists performing. I played "Prelude and Fugue in F Minor" by Rachel Laurin.
free admission
Program
SFAGO Member Recital in the SFAGO Chapter Newsletter
Grace Cathedral Organ Brochure
Sun 17 MayNew YorkSt. Patrick's Cathedral4:45 PMfree admissionProgram
St. Patrick's organ
Sat 17 October & Sun 18 OctoberSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
2008
Sat 15 March & Sun 16 MarchSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sun 26 OctoberSan FranciscoFourth Church of Christ, Scientist2:00 PMfree admissionProgram
Fourth Church organ
Sun 23 NovemberSan FranciscoFourth Church of Christ, Scientist1:00 PMLecture/discussion on how to listen to Messiaen's musical language, Messiaen's music as a means to spiritual enlightenment, transcendence.
free admission
Sun 23 NovemberSan FranciscoFourth Church of Christ, Scientist2:00 PMMusic of Olivier Messiaen (100th Anniversary)
frewill donation
Program
Fourth Church organ
Sat 29 & Sun 30 NovemberSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Sat 6 & Sun 7 DecemberSan FranciscoCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor4:00 PMrecital free; museum entry $10Program
Legion of Honor organ
Mon 8 DecemberSan FranciscoFourth Church of Christ, Scientist7:30 PMHoliday Reading by Daniel Pociernicki "The Littlest Angel" with Christine Springer, Soprano, and Brian Swager, Organ and Harp
free admission
Program
2007
Sat 27 Jan Lompoc, California First United Methodist Church 3:00 PM Program
Sat 31 March & Sun 1 April San Francisco California Palace of the Legion of Honor 4:00 PM recital free; museum entry $10   music of Bach, Guilmant, Pachelbel, Lefébure-Wély, Elgar, Dupré, and Widor Poster
Program
Sat 17 & Sun 18 November San Francisco California Palace of the Legion of Honor 4:00 PM recital free; museum entry $10     Program
Sat 1 & Sun 2 December San Francisco California Palace of the Legion of Honor 4:00 PM recital free; museum entry $10     Program
Thursday 13 December San Francisco Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist - 300 Funston (at Clement) 7:00 PM "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by Dylan Thomas with DANIEL POCIERNICKI, Narrator, and BRIAN SWAGER, playing Harp and Organ   Free
2006
Sun 26 Feb San Francisco Cathedral of St Mary, Geary & Gough 3:30 PM free admission with Harry Bernstein, flute
Sun 5 Mar San Francisco Shrine of St. Francis, North Beach 4:00 PM free admission with Harry Bernstein, flute
Fri 24 Mar Reno, NV Trinity Episcopal Church 7:30 PM $ 10 program includes the Three Preludes and Fugues, op. 7 by Marcel Dupré and the Fantasy and Fugue on "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam" of Franz Liszt
Sun 2 Apr San Francisco Grace Cathedral, Nob Hill 4:00 PM free admission Program Grace Cathedral Organ Brochure [ Download PDF file ]
Sun AprilPalo AltoHoover Tower4:00 PMLecture on Carillon in Braun Music Center followed by Carillon Recital in Hoover Tower
free admission
Program
Review in the SFAGO Chapter Newsletter
8 Jul

17 Aug
 

European Carillon Recital Tour

[ Dates and cities ]
Fri 24 Nov Reno, NV Trinity Episcopal Church 12:00 NOON free admission
Sun 3 Dec New York, NY Saint Thomas Church 5:15 PM free admission Program St Thomas Church
2005
Sun 16 Jan San Francisco Shrine of St. Francis, North Beach 4:00 PM free admission with Harry Bernstein, flute program includes the great Bach B-Minor Sonata for flute, music of Bononcini, and two Scott Joplin rags
Sun 23 Jan San Francisco Cathedral of St Mary, Geary & Gough 3:30 PM free admission with Harry Bernstein, flute program includes the great Bach B-Minor Sonata for flute, music of Bononcini, and two Scott Joplin rags
Sun 17 Apr San Francisco Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, (corner of Clement & Funston) 4:00 PM free admission with Daniel Pociernicki, tenor I'll be playing both organ and Celtic harp, accompanying Daniel as well as playing a few solo pieces. The program includes songs of the Hebrides, vocal music of Purcell, Handel, and Schubert, organ music of Louis Vierne, and harp music of Marcel Grandjany.
Sun 11 Sep San Francisco Cathedral of St Mary, Geary & Gough 3:30 PM free admission featuring the Second Symphony of Louis Vierne as part of St Mary's Vierne festival
Fri 25 Nov Reno, NV Trinity Episcopal Church Noon free admission
2004
Fri 19 Mar Reno, NV Trinity Episcopal Church Noon free admission
Fri 26 Mar Berkeley, CA First Presbyterian Church
Sun 4 Apr San Francisco Cathedral of St Mary, Geary & Gough 3:30 PM free admission with Harry Bernstein, flute
18 Apr Berkeley, CA St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue $ 15 Program
Sun 20 Jun Washington, DC Washington National Cathedral free admission
Sun 31 Oct San Francisco First Church of Christ, Scientist American Guild of Organists Members' Recital
Sun 7 Nov San Francisco Cathedral of St Mary, Geary & Gough 3:30 PM free admission
Fri 26 Nov Reno, NV Trinity Episcopal Church Noon free admission

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