Apparition of the Eternal Church
SHOWTIMES AND AWARDS
• Southbank Centre
Pull Out All the Stops festival
VISIONS OF THE BEYOND: Olivier Messiaen
and French organ music
Belvedere Road, London
March 29, 2014, 5:15 pm
• Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
180 Main Street
April 20, 2012
• Jacaranda: Music at the Edge of Santa Monica
The Village of the LA Gay & Lesbian Center
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA
7 p.m. champagne reception
8 p.m. screening
April 19, 2012
• Outside The Box Festival
Southern Illinois University
April 9, 2011
• All Saint's Church
With live organ accompaniment
by Peter Stoltzfus Berton
October 30, 2009, 9 p.m.
Admission: $8 / $6
• Vancity Theatre, Vancouver International Film Centre
August 2 and 9, 2009, 7 p.m.
• Oberlin College
May 5, 2009, 8 p.m.
• The Barbican Centre, London
In conjunction with the Barbican's 7:30 p.m. BBC Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Messiaen's rarely performed Un sourire
Monday, December 8, 2008, 5:45 p.m.
• Loras University, Dubuque
Thursday, November 13, 2008, 7:00
• Arizona State University, Tempe
Arizona premiere, with live organ accompaniment
Frank Lloyd Wright's Grady Gammage
Memorial Auditorium, 1200 S Forest Ave
Monday, November 10, 2008, 9:30 p.m.
11:45 - 12:30 panel discussion with Alex Ross, William Bolcom, and Paul Festa, moderated by Benjamin Levy
6:15 pre-concert lecture by Alex Ross
7:30 concert of work by Messiaen and Bolcom
9:30 screening with live organ accompaniment, followed by Q&A
• Library of Congress
Washington, D.C., premiere, with Q&A
Mary Pickford Theater
James Madison Building, 3rd floor
Independence Ave SE, between 1st & 2nd Streets
Friday, October 31, 2008, 7 p.m.
Free admission; reservations required
NB: (from the LOC website) RESERVATIONS may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call (202) 707-5677 during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm). Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 60 seats.
The following day, pianist Jerome Lowenthal and I will give the Washington, D.C., premiere of the Fantaisie along with Messiaen's two other works for violin and piano, performed on a violin from the Collections of Musical Instruments, along with "The Oriole" from "The Bird Catalogue," for piano
The Coolidge Auditorium
10 1st St, SE
Saturday, November 1, 2008, 6 p.m.
Free admission; no reservations required
• NHTI Film Society
New Hampshire premiere
Friday, October 24, 2008, 7 p.m.
Admission by donation
• American Guild of Organists, Austin Chapter
Film screening with live organ, Q&A, remarks,
and my performance with pianist Chris Oelkers
of Messiaen's "Praise for the Immortality of Jesus"
from the Quartet for the End of Time
Scott McNulty and Paul Keith, organ
University Presbyterian Church
2203 San Antonio Street (corner of 22nd Street)
Austin, TX 78705
Monday, October 20, 2008
• Loyola University Museum of Art
820 North Michigan Avenue
Sunday, October 12, 2008, 1 p.m.
• Saint James Cathedral, Chicago
Screening accompanied by Bruce Barber, organ
Wabash and Huron
Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 7 p.m.
• University of Chicago Presents
Illinois premiere, with Q&A
University of Chicago Presents 2008 Messiaen Festival Symposium
Max Palevsky Cinema
Ida Noyes Hall
The University of Chicago
1212 East 59th St
Saturday, October 4, 2008, 11:15 a.m.
• Short Mountain Sanctuary, Tennessee
On the north side of the barn
Monday, September 29, 2008, 9 p.m.
• Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Texas premiere of Apparition of the Eternal Church, with Q&A/reading/remarks
Southern Methodist University symposium "Olivier Messiaen: The Musician as Theologian"
Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Friday, September 26, 2008, 1 - 3 p.m.
$15 general admission or $5 for students
• Rome International Film Festival
The Forum, Clocktower Room
2 Government Plaza, Rome, GA
Friday, September 5, 2008, 9 p.m.
***Winner, Best Experimental Film
• Jacaranda Music, Los Angeles
With performances of Apparition de L'Eglise Eternelle and the LA premiere of the Fantaisie for violin and piano
Mark Alan Hilt, organ
Paul Festa, violin and Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Laemmle Monica 4-Plex
1332 2nd St., Santa Monica, CA
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica
1220 2nd St., Santa Monica, CA
Saturday, April 26, 2008, 11 a.m.
• Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival,
St. Anthony Main, Minneapolis, MN
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 1:05 p.m.
• Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
With live organ accompaniment
and West Coast premiere performance of the Fantaisie
Paul Festa, violin, Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Jeffrey Smith, organ
Friday, April 18, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
• Taos Chamber Music Group, Taos, NM
Friday, March 14, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
• St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York
With live organ accompaniment and performances of L'Ascension for organ, and the New York premiere performance of the Fantaisie for violin and piano.
Bill Trafka and Paolo M. Bordignon, organ
Paul Festa, violin and Melvin Chen, piano
Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
• Southern Circuit tour of 8 U.S. cities
Feb. 08 - Mobile Arts Council, Mobile, Alabama
Feb. 07 - Duncan Theatre, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, Florida
Feb. 06 - Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Feb. 04 - Capri Theatre, Montgomery, Alabama
Feb. 03 - I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium, Orangeburg, South Carolina
Feb. 01 - Arts Council of Beaufort County, Beaufort, South Carolina
Jan. 31 - Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, South Carolina
Jan. 30 - Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
• Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
Jan 28, 2008
• Cal Performances, Berkeley, California
Jan 25, 2008
• Boston University Messiaen Project
Marsh Chapel, Boston University
Live organ performance by Andrew Shenton
October 12, 2007
• Mendocino Film Festival
Matheson Auditorium, Mendocino
May 20, 2007
• Rooftop Films
St. Bartholomew's Church
--Special event sponsored by The Premiere Commission, Great Music at St. Bart's, New York Magazine, and Dewars, with live organ performance by William Trafka
November 9, 2006
International Film Festival
Keystone Art Cinema 3
May 3, 2006
May 4, 2006
***Winner, Best North American Independent Feature Film
City Film Music Festival
January 28, 2006
***Winner, Gold Medal for Excellence:
Director's Choice for Best Film Musical, Performance Film or Experimental Film
• Asheville Film Festival
October 27, 2005 (rough cut)
other awards and fellowships:
• 2009 Centre des Récollets fellowship
French Foreign Ministry, Paris City Hall
• 2007 Jentel Artist Residency Program fellowship
• 2006 Indie Gathering Film Festival and Convention