September 23, 2021 – The Fortnighly Presents: Ely Cathedral, Ship of the Fens with Alastair Stout

Alastair Stout will give a short slide-show on Ely Cathedral where he was a chorister from 1985-1989. Ely Cathedral, nicknamed the ‘Ship of the Fens’ due to its imposing presence over the surrounding marshland, was founded in the 11th century in honor of St. Etheldreda. Alastair will give an overview of the building (one of the largest cathedrals in the U.K) its history and traditions, and will talk about his musical journey at the cathedral and how it shaped his life.

Dec. 19 ~ Fortnightly Christmas Concert

Fortnightly presents, A Christmas Concert with piano and cello.

When: Thursday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.

Where: Grace Church Sanctuary

We are located on the corner of Court and West.  For parking, enter our lot from
West Street.   Street parking is also available on Court Street.

The handicap entrance may be accessed through the north side portico of Grace Church via the parking lot.  The elevator is located in the central part of the building.

About: Grace Church music department is delighted to present the annual Fortnightly Christmas concert on December 19 at 2 p.m.  This year, Alastair Stout will accompany local cellist, Marina Smakhtina, in a selection of seasonal favorites, including well-loved carols and other sacred and secular works.

Free admission, all welcome.

Nov. 22 ~ Ceciliafest Organ Recital

All are welcome to a joint organ recital given by William Gower-Johnson, Alastair Stout and John Riddle.

When: Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Where: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Rutland, VT

About:  In honor of St. Cecilia, patron saint of music and musicians, and in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Russell organ at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church three local organist will offer this organ recital, which will include works by Bach, Franck, Part and Gershwin.

Free admission.