Mary Cassatt, Mother Jeanne nursing her baby, private collection, 1907-08
Can a woman forget her nursing child, or show no compassion for the child of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you [NRSV, Isaiah 49:15].
Patrick Wedd plays an organ recital at 3:00 pm, next Sunday, February 27, at l’Église des Saints-Anges in Lachine. Included will be music by Copland, Peeters, Locklair and Jongen.
Paul Jacobs has won this year’s Grammy for the Best Instrumental Soloist Performance, Classical Division, with his Naxos recording of Messiaen’s Livre du Saint-Sacrement performed on the 1933 Aeolian-Skinner organ of St. Mary the Virgin in New York City. The recording is available for online listening through the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec (Montreal). Click on [NML] if one has a library card and is ready to open one's account (dossier) online. Check with your local librarian. One can also listen courtesy of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra by joining their email club: Beethoven on Demand. Click here.
Listen to Paul's comments on his surprising win.
Click to go to a Pipedreams programme of Paul Jacobs performing on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Pipe Organ [2006 Dobson] in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.
Peter Paul Rubens, The Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata for Sexagesima Sunday:
Performance of Cantata 18 conducted by