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St. Olaf Boe Memorial Chapel Rededication Broadcast

Minnesota Public Radio

Saturday, March 10 at 8:00 PM on Classical Minnesota Public Radio

St. Olaf ChapelJoin us for a special broadcast of the Chapel Rededication Celebration Hymn Festival and the inaugural recital of the new Holtkanp organ recorded February 24, 25, 2007.

The hymn festival includes John Ferguson conducting the St. Olaf Cantorei, with singing from the congregation, in addition to the brass choir and the new chapel organ. Pastor Bruce Benson narrates, weaving the experience into a whole, including Benjamin Britten's Te Deum. The broadcast will also include brief conversation with John Ferguson and organ builder Christian Holtkamp.

Interactive Items:
Follow along in the Hymn Festival Program
  PDF file - requires Adobe Acrobat

Audio Extras:
Chris Holtkamp talks about organ building:
   The unique qualities of an organ project.
   Organ building as a “hands on” endeavor.

John Ferguson demonstrates the various sounds of the Holtkamp pipe organ.

Related Links:
Boe Memorial Chapel
Holtkamp organ information
Pictures of the organ installation
More about the Hymn Festival
More about John Ferguson
Music programs at St. Olaf

Broadcast Audio:
   Part 1
   Part 2

St. Olaf Chapel