UPCOMING

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 3pm - Organ Recital (West Hartford, CT)

Bethany Lutheran Church, 1655 Boulevard, West Hartford, Connecticut USA

Robert Summers Potterton III performs a recital of Lenten music (program TBA) on Bethany Lutheran’s Rodgers 361 digital organ.

 

Bethany Lutheran Church

Bethany Lutheran Church, West Hartford, CT

 

Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 7pm - Music of John Williams (Fitchburg, MA)

Christ Church (Episcopal), 569 Main Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts USA

A program of music from John Williams’ most memorable scores arranged for the organ celebrates the composer’s 85th birthday. Including selections from Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Jaws, Harry Potter, Hook, and many more! Featuring a guest appearance by Darth Vader.

 

Robert meets John Williams (2005)

Robert meets John Williams (2005)

 

PAST

Sunday, October 30, 2016 @ 4pm - Reformation Service (Westfield, MA)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 4pm - Broadway Classics (Dedham, MA)

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 950 East Street, Dedham, Massachusetts USA

Selections from Candide, The Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, and The Sound of Music arranged for organ.


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Thursday, May 5, 2016 @ 7pm - Ascension Choral Evensong (Fitchburg, MA)

Christ Church (Episcopal), 569 Main Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts USA

The Christ Church Choir, est. 1893, presents Choral Evensong for the feast of the Ascension, featuring works by Langlais, Leavitt, Messiaen, Rutter, and Stanford.

 

Robert with the Christ Church Choir (2016)

Robert with the Christ Church Choir (2016)

Saturday, June 21, 2014 @ 4pm - Disney Organ Concert (Dedham, MA)
Monday, May 6, 2013 @ 7pm - World Organ Day Concert (Dedham, MA)

Celebrating the 850th anniversary of Notre Dame Cathedral, the program included works of Couperin, Guilmant, Langlais, Vierne, and Widor, with an improvisation in French style on the tune ST. ANNE, selected and introduced by the Rev. Walter Reuning, longtime Pastor of First Lutheran Boston and later Trinity Lutheran West Roxbury.

Monday, May 9, 2011 @ 7:30pm - 2nd Master's Recital (Boston, MA)
Marsh Chapel @ Boston University, 735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts USA

Trois Improvisations (Louis Vierne; trans. Maurice Durufle)
Two selections from ‘Pieces posthumes’ (Cesar Franck)
Mvmts. I, III, IV & V from ‘Symphony No. 5’ (Charles-Marie Widor)

Robert Summers Potterton III, organist / Andrew Kjorlaug, page turner

Casavant Op. 2000 at Marsh Chapel

Casavant Op. 2000 at Marsh Chapel

Monday, March 10, 2008 @ 6:30pm - Senior Composition Recital (Houghton, NY)
Monday, March 29, 2010 @ 8pm - 1st Master's Recital (Boston, MA)

First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

Program included Mendelssohn’s Organ Sonata No. 3, Buxtehude’s Prelude in E minor (BuxWV143), and variations on Martin Luther’s “Aus tiefer not” by Frenzel, Karg-Elert, Kee, and J.S. Bach. Stanzas of the hymn sung in German by fellow STH student Andrew Kjorlaug.

Monday, April 28, 2008 @ 6:30pm - Senior Organ Recital (Houghton, NY)

Wesley Chapel @ Houghton College, 1 Willard Avenue, Houghton, NY

Suite medievale (Langlais), Prelude and Fugue in F minor (Bach), last six movements of Mass for the Convents (Couperin), Sonata No. 3 (Guilmant), and Psalm 93 (Potterton) with choir conducted by Thomas Lerew.

Saturday, October 20, 2007 @ 7pm - AGO Members Recital (Willimantic, CT)

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 99 Jackson Street, Willimantic, CT

Robert joins Michael McCarthy, Angela Salcedo, Kenneth Woods, and Benita Rose in performing a first annual Members Recital for the Northeastern Connecticut Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. The program included selections from Mendelssohn’s Sonata No. 6 and the hymn “Holy God, We Praise Your Name”.

St. Joseph Church, Willimantic, CT

St. Joseph Church, Willimantic, CT

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 @ 7:30pm - Praise Concert (Coventry, CT)

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 10 North River Road, Coventry, CT

Current and former students of The King’s School in Bolton present an evening of contemporary worship music, including “Shout to the Lord”, “Awesome God”, and “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High”.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Coventry, CT

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Coventry, CT

Saturday, August 5, 2006 @ 7pm - Hymn Festival Concert (Bolton, CT)

United Methodist Church, 1041 Boston Turnpike, Bolton, CT

Erica Lynn Potterton and Molly Cronin join Robert in performing classic hymns like “How Great Thou Art”, “In the Garden”, “Be Thou My Vision”, and “All Creatures of our God and King”.

United Methodist Church, Bolton, CT

United Methodist Church, Bolton, CT

Friday, June 30, 2006 @ 8pm - Dualing Keyboardists (Windham, CT)

First Congregational Church, 4 Windham Center Road, Windham, CT

Pianist Benjamin Richard Hoffmann, a fellow student at Houghton College, joins Robert in performing a wide variety of keyboard repertoire, including works of Bach, Bartok, Mendelssohn, Phillips, Schubert, and Williams.

First Congregational Church, Windham, CT

First Congregational Church, Windham, CT

Monday, November 27, 2006 @ 6:30pm - Daniel Lewis Guitar Recital (Houghton, NY)

CFA Recital Hall @ Houghton College, Houghton College, Houghton, NY

Fellow Houghton student Daniel Lewis performs Robert’s “La Danza del Fuego” to conclude his junior guitar recital.

Saturday, June 24, 2006 @ 8pm - Film Music Concert (New York, NY)

Robert performs original piano arrangements of film scores by John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, and James Horner, as well as selections from his own scores for NYC director Robert Lee.

Church for All Nations, New York, NY

Church for All Nations, New York, NY

Friday, June 2, 2006 - Praise Concert (Storrs, CT)

Hope Lutheran Church. 62 Dog Lane, Storrs, CT

Robert performs contemporary Christian music on piano and organ, with Alicia Bousfield, Melissa Jones, Matt Guastamachio, Ben Hartley, and John Wilson.

Hope Lutheran Church, Storrs, CT

Hope Lutheran Church, Storrs, CT

Friday, August 19, 2005 - Organ Recital (Windham, CT)

First Congregational Church, 4 Windham Center Road, Windham, CT

Program coming soon…

First Congregational Church, Windham, CT

First Congregational Church, Windham, CT

Friday, July 29, 2005 - Sacred Music Concert (Manchester, CT)

Zion Lutheran Church, 112 Cooper Street, Manchester, CT

“Sacred Music through the Centuries” with Mary McElhiney, soloist

Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, CT

Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, CT

Sunday, June 24, 2001 @ ? - Sacred Music Concert (Coventry, CT)

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 10 North River Road, Coventry, Connecticut USA

 

Program…

Robert Summers Potterton III, organist & conductor / Carissa Bousfield, flautist / Prince of Peace Choir

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church