mak_grgic_3_sm[1]Arts at The Park (AATP) is pleased to present the virtuosic guitarist Mak Grgic (recently hailed by the Washington Post as playing with “beauty” and “intelligence” long with organist and Arts at The Park’s Artistic Director, Paul Vasile, for a program featuring the unique duo of guitar and chamber organ. The concert will take place on Tuesday, May 14th at 8:00 pm at The Park Avenue Christian Church (known affectionately as “the Park”), 1010 Park Avenue at 85th Street in Manhattan.  Tickets are $25 general admission, and $20 for students and seniors, are available online at Arts at The Park or by calling 212-868-4444. Guitarist Mak Grgic

The program will include solos and duos for acoustic guitar and portative (or chamber) organ (a miniature pipe organ), including the Concerto for Lute in F Major by Karl Ignaz Augustin Kohaut the Austrian lutenist and composer of Czech descent who is considered one of the last important composers for Baroque lute. The performers will also offer several new works, including a newly commissioned piece by Brooklyn-based composer and instrumentalist David Crowell of the Philip Glass Ensemble, who has been praised for compositional work that is “notable for its crystalline sonic beauty.” Transcriptions of J.S. Bach’s well known “Chaconne” and “Sheep May Safely Graze” will round out this eclectic program.

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