The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique will be heard for the first time alongside the OSJM, a youth orchestra brimming with talent conducted by Louis Lavigueur. Together, the Organ and the Orchestra will engage in a discourse both solemn and splendorous, in a colourful program full of surprises. Rediscover Vierne’s Organ Symphony no. 2 in an arrangement by Montreal composer Vincent Hamel, as well as Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor, stunningly transcribed by Stokowski.
J. S. BACH, Toccata and fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (transcr. Stokowski, 10 min.)
William WALTON, Crown Imperial, orchestral march (7 min.)
Jean COULTHARD, Music to St. Cecilia (9 min.)
VIERNE, Organ Symphony no. 2 in E minor, op. 20 (arr. Hamel, 35 min.)