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Carillon Concert

  • 06 May 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Church of the Covenant, University Circle, Cleveland OH

Commemoration of Remembrance Day in the Netherlands May 4 and Liberation Day May 5.

The concert is on Sunday May 6, 2018 at the Church of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio, 44106.

NASO members and their guests are invited to attend the Sunday Service at the Church of the Covenant located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on Sunday, May 6 to observe:

Remembrance Day and Liberation Day in the Netherlands. An all-Dutch Music Program will be played on the MCGaffin Carillon by George Leggiero, the Carillonneur, before and after the church service.

The McGaffin Carillon was built in the Netherlands by the Royal Eijbouts Bell Factory in Asten, Noord Brabant, in the Netherlands. It is one of about 200 cast bell carillons in North America.

It has 47 bronze bells which together weigh about 20,000 pounds. It was installed in the Church Bell Tower in June 1968. Visitors can climb the tower and see how the carillon is played and how it works.

Program for Sunday May 6 at the Church of the Covenant:

9:45 AM until Church Service: Carillon Music

10 AM to 11 AM: Church Service

11 to 11:30 AM: Dutch Music Program on the McGaffin Carillon.

Meet on the front lawn. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Again, there will be opportunity to climb inside the tower and see the carillon in action.

The carillon program of Dutch music will also be presented on Friday, May 4,2018, as part of the regular Friday/Sunday concert series. The Friday performance is from 12:15 o 12:45 PM. For more information about the carillon, please visit http://www.ucbells.org/events/


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