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Pipes@Victoria 2009

American Fireworks:An organ recital by Douglas Cleveland

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 7.30 pm pm
Pre-concert talk at 6.45 pm
Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place [locate]
TICKETS: $15, $10 (concession), available through SISTIC

The PIPES@Victoria 2009 organ recital series concludes with a spectacular recital that is not to be missed!

Internationally acclaimed organist Douglas Cleveland was raised in Olympia, Washington, and has studied at the Eastman School of Music, the Indiana University and the Oxford University. Dr. Cleveland gained international prominence when he won first prize in the 1994 American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Dallas. Since then, he has performed in 48 of the United States and has been invited to play at venues all over the world, including the Westminster Abbey, the Berlin Cathedral, the Moscow Conservatory, the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Minato Mirai Concert Hall in Yokohama, Japan, and the Cathedral of Lausanne in Switzerland.

From 1999 to 2004, Dr. Cleveland was assistant professor of organ at the Northwestern University, where he received the Searle Award for Teaching Excellence. He has also served as a visiting faculty member at the St. Olaf College and the University of Washington in Seattle. Since 2004, Cleveland has held the position of organist and director of music at the Plymouth Congregational Church in Seattle, where he directs three choirs and administers a concert series.

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685—1750)
Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, BWV552

Pamela Decker
Ave Maris Stella

Joseph Jongen (1873—1953)
Scherzetto
Toccata

Louis Vierne (1870—1937)
Pieces de Fantaisie

Hymne au Soleil
Feux Follets
Clair de Lune

David Briggs (b. 1962)
Four Concert Etudes

Introduction
Etude I Octaves
Etude II Accordes alternees
Etude III Sarabande avec double pedal
Etude IV Tierces

Pipes@Victoria 2009

Pipes@Victoria 2009