2003 C.B. Fisk organ at Lausanne Cathedral, Switzerland
2003 C.B. Fisk organ at Lausanne Cathedral, Switzerland

Celebration in Switzerland #0513

Inaugural concert performances from the Protestant Cathedral in Lausanne featuring the new 2003 C.B. Fisk organ at Lausanne Cathedral, Switzerland instrument, the largest American-built pipe organ in Europe. Cathedral organist Jean-Christophe Geiser appears with the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne. Jean Balissat conducts, recorded December 3, 2003. These recordings were provided by the Swiss Radio through the European Broadcasting Union. We’ll also play some brief selections from Mr. Geiser’s solo-organ CD [Organ CD ORG7210]

FRANCIS POULENC: Concerto in g for Organ, Strings and Timpani [1938]

LAURENT METTRAUX: Concerto for Organ, premiere

JEAN BALISSAT: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra, premiere