Report from Calgary #9516

…dazzling performances by the three top prizewinners at the prestigious Calgary International Organ Competition in Canada.

DAVID CONTE: Pastorale & ToccataJames Diaz, 1st prize

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Sonata Number 4 in a, Opus 98 –Susanne Roh, 3rd prize

DAN LOCKLAIR: Voyage (1992) –Alan Morrison, 2nd prize

ALAIN: Second Fantasy. LEO SOWERBY: Fantasy for Flutes –James Diaz

SOWERBY: PageantAlan Morrison

With total cash awards of $37,000 plus extensive career development assistance, the Calgary Competition must rank as the most beneficent and one of the most prestigious in the world. These finalists were taped, courtesy of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, on the Carthy Organ, a 1988 Casavant of 111-ranks of pipes in Calgary's modern Jack Singer Concert Hall.