Halloween Organ Extravaganza

Frederick Haas - Host

Chelsea Chen - Organ

Peter Richard Conte - Organ

Christopher Houlihan - Organ

program

Duruflé - Toccata, from Suite

Grieg - “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt

Webber - Suite from The Phantom of the Opera

Widor - First movement from Organ Symphony No. 6

Bolcom - “Graceful Ghost Rag,” from Three Ghost Rags

Dukas - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Vierne - Toccata in B-flat minor, from Pièces de fantaisie, Suite No. 2

Berlioz - “March to the Scaffold,” from Symphonie fantastique

Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Friday, October 30, 2015

9:30 pm Verizon Hall

The Halloween Organ Extravaganza combines thrilling organ repertoire, both traditional and novel, into a fun Halloween evening. Experience the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ like never before in this late-night Halloween performance. See the virtuosic action on the keyboard and pedals up close through unique video projection in the hall. Experience the full range of this incredible instrument's capabilities through remarkable showpieces and demonstrations, enhanced by dramatic lighting and theatrical effects. After the concert, audience members are invited to lie down on the Verizon Hall stage to feel the awesome power of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ and its lowest, vibrating sounds.

Please note The Philadelphia Orchestra does not perform on this program.

This performance is made possible by the generous support of the Wyncote Foundation.
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