2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA

Fabulous Philadelphia #1822

…guest soloists alone, and with the Philadelphia Orchestra, make the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (by Dobson) shine at Verizon Hall.

Hour 1

SAMUEL BARBER: Toccata Festiva, Op. 36Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Paul Jacobs (2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/17/16)

WAYNE OQUIN: ReveriePaul Jacobs (r. 5/8/10)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo, fr Symphony No. 5, Op. 107Isabelle Demers (Pipedreams Archive, r. 1/19/.13)

CHRISTOPHER ROUSE: Organ Concerto (premiere) –Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Paul Jacobs (2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/17/16)

Hour 2

J. S. BACH: Duet in G, BWV 804, fr Clavierübung IIIPaul Jacobs (r. 5/8/10)

LEO SOWERBY: Fanfare. MAX REGER: Passion, Op. 145, no. 4Eric Meyer, organist. Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/9/12)

JOSEPH JONGEN: Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra, Op. 81Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Peter Richard Conte (2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/6/14)

The 6,938-pipe Fred J. Cooper Memorial Pipe Organ (2006 Dobson, Opus 76) is featured throughout. Hear it live during the family-friendly, day-long Philadelphia Organ Day (June 23, 2018) at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.), co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. See you there!