Peter Richard Conte Organ
Guilmant Paraphrase on a Chorus from Judas Maccabeus by Handel
Various Three Preludes on Plainsong Hymns
Karg-Elert Improvisation on “Näher, mein Gott, zu Dir!”
Britten Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria
Elgar First movement from Organ Sonata
Elmore “Night Song”
Barber To Longwood Gardens
Strauss “Moonlight Music,” from Capriccio
Bizet Carmen Fantasy
Possessing nearly unparalleled technical ability, a brilliant ear for tone, and innovative programming style, Peter Richard Conte is one of the most admired “orchestral” organists of this era. You’ve heard him on the Wanamaker Organ in Macy’s, now join us on June 17 for a free organ recital as Conte returns to perform beloved works on the famous Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in Verizon Hall.
Please note: The Philadelphia Orchestra does not perform on this program.