This preview has been provided by the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Concert Series.
The brilliant young organist Dongho Lee will present the Frank Hawkins Kenan Memorial Organ Recital on Sunday, September 29 at 4 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Durham. The recital is one of five concerts to be presented by the St. Stephen's Concert Series during its 2013-2014 Season.
Dongho holds master degrees from both Yonsei University in Korea and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. She is presently completing a doctorate at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music.
In 2010 she was winner of First Prize and Audience Prize at the AGO National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. As a result of her, win Karen McFarlane Artists helped launch her very busy concert career. Recent engagements include the Washington National Cathedral, Duke Chapel, the Cathedral of St. Phillips (Atlanta), the Cadet Chapel of the United States Air Force Academy, Christ Church Cathedral (Nashville), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh). Upcoming engagements include the Cathedral of the Madaleine (Sa.t Lake City) and Methuen Music Hall.
Previously Dongho served as organist at the Anglican cathedral in Seoul. This August she became Associate Director of Music at Christ Church, Episcopal in Charlotte, where she serves as principal organist and assists Rob Ridgell with over six choirs, musical outreach programs, and a concert series.
The recital on September 29 will feature an Offertoire by Couperin, Mozart's F minor Fantasie, the IIntroduction and Passacaglia from Rheinberger's 8th Sonata, and Litanies by Jean Alain. Rounding out the program are compositions by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Krebs.
Preceding the recital at 3 PM there will be a half hour discussion with the artist. Season Memberships ($80) and individual tickets ($21) will be available at the door. Admission is free for those 18 or under.