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Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:00pm







Organist and conductor Andrew Peters serves as organist and director of music at Second Presbyterian Church in St. Louis. At the church he directs the choral groups and handbell choir, plays the church’s restored 1965 Schantz organ, and oversees the church’s Couts Music Series as artistic director. Peters holds degrees from St. Olaf College and the Cleveland Institute of Music. His congregational hymn settings for brass and organ are published by MorningStar Music. A recipient of numerous awards, Peters is known for both his organ recitals and accompaniments to silent movies, especially those starring Harold Lloyd.

• Joining Andrew are members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra French Horn Section including Roger Kaza, Thomas Jöstlein, Christopher Dwyer, Tod Bowermaster, and Julie Thayer. There may even be an Alpine Horn or two thrown in for good measure!


City Limits by Philipp Blume
(premiere; new work for five horns)

“Allegro” from Six Organ Pieces by Frank Bridge

Nocturno by Franz Strauss
(one horn and organ)

Pastorale by Katherine Kennicott Davis

Returning Home by Douglas Hill
for alphorn and two horns
(premiere; commissioned by Thomas Jöstlein and the Meir Rimon Commissioning Fund of the International Horn Society)

“Prelude” from Suite by Adolphus Hailstork

Romanza in memoriam Philip Farkas by Randall Faust
(five horns)

Mourning Blues by Fredrik Sixten

Pur Ti Miro, from L’Incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi; arr. David Thompson
(two horns and organ)

Rest by Ralph Vaughan Williams; arr. Jeff Lang
(five horns)

Clair de Lune by Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Feierlicher Einzug (Festive Procession) by Richard Strauss; arr. Thomas Jöstlein
(premiere; new work for five horns and organ)


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