From October, 2015

ArtsATL Review: Soprano Christine Brewer and organist Paul Jacobs kick off Spivey Hall’s 25th year

October 12, 2015 By STEPHANIE ADRIAN Anyone who has visited Spivey Hall — Clayton State University’s exquisite concert venue — has undoubtedly noticed the 50-foot-high and 37-foot-wide pipe organ, adorned with gold leaf casework that serves as the focal point of the space. It is the pièce de résistance of the theatre: a 79-rank, 3-manual, 4,413-pipe organ, designed and constructed in Padua, Italy, that emits an awe-inspiring wash of sound. On Saturday afternoon, executive and artistic director Sam Dixon and university president Dr. Thomas Hynes, Jr., commenced Spivey Hall’s 25th anniversary with a brief introduction and then surrendered the stage to organist Paul…