Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
…one of the most popular and influential composer-performers of the Baroque era continues to inspire in the 21st century.
…in consort with one, two, or dozens of companion instrumentalists or singers, the King of Instruments proves itself an affable and amiable colleague.
Michael Barone makes personal appearances here and there, and would love to greet you at one of these upcoming events:
June 11, 2016
Visit with Michael Barone and enjoy family-friendly events during the annual Philadelphia Organ Day at the Kimmel Center downtown.
June 14-18, 2016
Enjoy the talents of an international array of young talent, and chat with master-of-ceremonies Michael Barone in an extraordinary environment during the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition.
You can 'meet Michael' in places that few have a chance to visit, inside the marvelous, magnificent and monumental Wanamaker Grand Court Organ at Macy's Philadelphia Department Store…via a superb behind-the-scenes visit with Wanamaker Organ curator Curt Mangel, via a detailed DVD that reveals much about this incredible music-making masterpiece.
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Behind the Facade:
A Listener’s Guide to the Pipe Organ
1996 Buzard organ at Glenview Community Church, Glenview, Illinois
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