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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

2006 Dobson
2006 Dobson/Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA

Fabulous Philadelphia

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

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Music played in the program

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!


APOBAPIPEDREAMS is supported by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Wesley C. Dudley, by grants from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, and Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation. Additional support comes from Goulding & Wood, Inc. of Indianapolis, IN, and Holtkamp Organ Company of Cleveland, OH, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.

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