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Bach and Glass at the Organ

Maison symphonique May 2, 2020

In accordance with government directives, Place des Arts has suspended its activities. These measures have been put into effect due to circumstances relating to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic which are beyond our control. Consequently, the Bach and Glass at the Organ concert has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be reimbursed directly.

International celebrity Iveta Apkalna takes command of the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique in a programme of high-magnitude works. Titular organist of the Klais organ in the prestigious Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Apkalna is renowned for her impressive virtuosity and instinctive stylistic accuracy. Hearing this exceptional artist in her debut performance at the Maison symphonique is an opportunity not to be missed.

Widor, Organ Symphony no. 5 in F minor, op. 42, no. 1: V. “Toccata”
Philip Glass, Satyagraha, Act III: “Conclusion” (arr. by Michael Riesman)
J. S. Bach, Fantasia in G major, BWV 572
Franck, Three Pieces for Organ: III. “Pièce héroïque”
J. S. Bach, Toccata, adagio and fugue in C major, BWV 564
Philip Glass, Music in Contrary Motion
J. S. Bach, Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582


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