Rising Stars & Pipedreams Live! (II) #2007
…more young Quimby-AGO Regional Competition winners perform at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Missouri.
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Allegro (i), fr Symphony No. 6 in g, Op. 42, no. 2. LOUIS VIERNE: Allegro vivace (iv.), fr Symphony No. 1 in d, Op. 14. DAVID CONTE: Pastorale & Toccata –Jiaqi Shao (Northeast Region)
Filler – VIERNE Allegro vivace, fr Symphony No. 1 (see above)
Filler – WIDOR: Allegro, fr Symphony No. 6 (see above)
Shao, Xu, and Miller were recorded during the 2018 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists (r. 7/5/18). Obetz performances were drawn from the archive of The Auditorium Organ broadcast series (RBW 010).
Michael Barone chatted with these promising youthful performers during the 2018 AGO National Convention (r. 7/5/18). They played the legendary 113-rank Aeolian-Skinner organ made famous through The Auditorium Organ broadcasts with John Obetz.
The next crop of Quimby Rising Stars will perform during the next National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in and around Atlanta, Georgia, July 6-10, 2020.