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Four organ masters from both sides of the Atlantic put the powerful and flexible Walt Disney Concert Hall organ through its paces via imaginative recital programs.

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Jane Parker-Smith

A revered organ master appears with an extraordinary recital.

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Program

  • BACH (arr. Fox) “Nun danket alle Gott,” from Cantata No. 79, BWV 79
  • FRANCK Fantaisie in A major
  • KREBS Chorale Prelude on “Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern”
  • WIDOR Marche Pontificale, from Organ Symphony in C minor, Op. 13, No. 1
  • Jean LANGLAIS La Nativité, from Poèmes Évangéliques, Op. 2
  • Joseph JONGEN Sonata Eroïca, Op. 94
  • Intermission
  • Andreas WILLSCHER Allegro barbaro, from Toccata alla Rumba
  • LISZT (trans. Guillou) Orpheus
  • Denis BÉDARD Rhapsodie sur le nom de Lavoie
  • DUPARC (trans. Fournier) Aux étoiles
  • DETHIER Variations on “Adeste Fideles”

Artists

  • Jane Parker-Smith, organ
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Christian Schmitt

The German organist debuts with a special focus on Bach.

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Program

  • SCHUMANN Fugue on B-A-C-H No. 1
  • Toshio HOSOKAWA Cloudscape
  • BACH Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV 540
  • Jean LANGLAIS Etude for Pedal Solo No. 7, “Alleluia”
  • Intermission
  • Arvo PÄRT Annum per annum
  • BACH "Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele", BWV 654a
  • REGER Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H, Op. 46

Artists

  • Christian Schmitt, organ
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Wayne Marshall

The British organist’s improvised tributes to Bernstein and Beethoven will amaze.

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Program

  • Wayne MARSHALL Improvisation on themes of Bernstein, “Homage à Lenny”
  • DUPRÉ Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23
  • George C. BAKER Deux Evocations
  • Intermission
  • WIDOR Organ Symphony No. 6 in G minor, Op. 42 No. 2
  • Andrew AGER Toccata & Fugue
  • MESSIAEN Les mages & Dieu parmi nous from La Nativité du Seigneur
  • Wayne MARSHALL Improvisation on themes of Beethoven

Artists

  • Wayne Marshall, organ