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Year of Hazel Kickoff: Hector Olivera in Concert and Book Signing, Guest Host Michael Barone
September 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm
5:00pm in the Arboretum – Hazel’s Restoration & Return
Enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres while Michael Barone of NPR’s Pipedreams leads guests through a video documentary about the restoration of the Hazel Wright Organ followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Piero Ruffatti of the Ruffatti Brothers (Leading International Pipe Organ Builders and Restorers of the Hazel Wright Organ), Dr. David Crean (Author of the new book The Hazel Wright Organ) and David Ball (Christ Cathedral Organist). Book signing will be available.
7:30pm in Christ Cathedral – Dedication Concert with Hector Olivera
Join us in the Cathedral for a stunning program of exciting music by Hector Olivera. Maestro Olivera played the very last recital ten years ago before the restoration project and it is an honor to have him back as the first recitalist on the newly-restored Hazel!
9:00pm in the Arboretum – Artist’s Reception with Meet & Greet