Organist Brian Harlow performs music from Bach to the present day

Program features Widor’s masterful Symponie Romane

harlow_brian copyThe organist Brian Harlow, director of music at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, NJ, will perform a recital on the celebrated Newberry Memorial Organ in Yale’s Woolsey Hall on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 8pm. The program will open with J.S. Bach’s Toccata in C major, BWV 564. It continues with Mytò, written in 1981 by the Dutch composer Ad Wammes, and Herbert Howells’s De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine (Ps. 130:1) from the Psalm-Preludes. The most recent work on the program is the 2002 Toccata for Organ by the American composer Gerre Hancock. The recital, one of the final requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music, will conclude with Charles-Marie Widor’s masterpiece for the organ, the Symphonie Romane, Op. 73. MORE

Published October 7, 2009
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