Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, presents his recital this year on the Flentrop and Aeolian organs, exploring inspirational stories and influences behind some of the most profound music of Bach, Max Reger, Healey Willan, Jehan Alain, and Duruflé. Admission is free.
Jacobson has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and records for the Dutch label Pentatone. A GRAMMY-nominated artist in collaboration with the South Dakota Chorale in their recording of Marcel Tyberg's Masses, he has performed the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maurice Duruflé across the United States.
Face masks are required to be worn inside of the Chapel. Learn more about the university's public health measures: https://returnto.duke.edu/public-health-measures/
Paid parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in the Bryan Center Surface Lot at the same address.
A beloved cornerstone of the Chapel Music calendar, the Organ Recital Series showcases internationally acclaimed organists performing enduring favorites, modern masterpieces, and original improvisations. The Chapel's Kathleen Upton Byrns McClendon Organ (Aeolian, 1932), Benjamin N. Duke Memorial Organ (Flentrop,1976), and Brombaugh Organ (1997)are all featured in the series.
Learn more about Duke Chapel's 2021-22 concert season at chapel.duke.edu/music.