Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Place des Arts has suspended all shows and other public activities until further notice. As a result, the Bach and Glass at the Organ concert scheduled on May 2 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