Brief: Organist to perform at Second Sunday

Organist Matthew Dirst, a UI graduate who is now a doctoral
candidate at Stanford University, will perform at WILL-FM's
next Second Sunday concert.

The free concert will be at 2 p.m. March 12 at St. John the
Divine Episcopal Church, 1011 S. Wright St., Champaign.

Dirst is the first American musician to win international
prizes in both organ and harpsichord. At Stanford, he is
completing a dissertation on Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier."

Included in the program are Felix Mendelssohn's Sonata in A
major: "Con moto maestoso," and Vincenzo Bellini's Sonata in
G major.

The concert will be broadcast live on WILL-FM (90.9) with
host John Frayne.



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