Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1991 Letourneau organ at West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2010 Klais organ at Århus Musikhus, Denmark
1757 Nacchini & 1785 Callido organ at the Basilica Lateranense di Maria SS. della Misericordia, Sant’ElPido a Mare, Italy
…whether with chamber orchestra, symphonic ensemble, or just one partner player, the idea of an ‘organ concert’ is totally engaging.
PADRE ANTONIO SOLER: Concerto Number 5 in A for Two Organs –Tini Mathot, Ton Koopman (1757 Nacchini & 1785 Callido/Basilica Lateranense di Maria SS. Della Misericordia, Sant’Elpidio a Mare, Italy) Erato ECD-45741
JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Organ Concert Number 2 in g, Opus 177 –Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Andretta, conductor; Ulrik Spang-Hanssen (2010 Klais/Symphony Hall, Århus, Denmark) Pipedreams Archive recorded December 2, 2010
Filler –G.F. HANDEL (see above)
JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani  –Edmonton Ensemble, Michael Massey, conductor; Marnie Giesbrecht (1991 Letourneau/West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Arktos CD-94002
Filler –JOSEPH RHEINBERGER (see above)
Though orchestras seem incapable of programming other than the famous Symphony Number 3 by Saint-Saëns and, sometimes, the Concerto in G-minor by Poulenc, they do have options, and you'd be amazed by the number of compositions, from the 18 th century to our time, that feature organ with orchestra!