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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Longwood Winners
2019 Longwood International Organ Competition winners: Sebastian Heindl, Bryan Anderson, and Colin MacKnight

Longwood’s Legacy

…a review of winners’ performances from the 2019 Longwood International Organ Competition.

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Audio 2003 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J. S. BACHPassacaglia in c, BWV 582Sebastian Heindl

MAURICE DURUFLÉ (trans. Anderson):  Scherzo for Orchestra, Op. 8, no. 2MIKAIL GLINKARuslan & Ludmilla OvertureBryan Anderson

DAVID GOODEFantasy on Themes by GershwinColin MacKnight

CÉSAR FRANCKCantabile, fr Trois PiecesOLIVIER MESSIAEN (trans. Heindl):  Alleluia sur la trompette, alleluia sur la cymbal, fr L’AscensionSebastian Heindl

Filler – DURUFLÉ (see above)

Hour 2

SIGFRID KARG ELERTRondo alla Campanella, Op. 156KARG-ELERTValse mignonne, Op. 142, no. 2Sebastian Heindl

SAMUEL BARBERTo Longwood GardensBryan Anderson

SERGEI RACHMANNOFF (trans. Hull & McKnight):  Prelude in c#, Op. 3, no. 2Colin MacKnight

MODEST MUSSORGSKY (trans. Scott):  Night on Bald MountainMARCEL DUPRÉVariations on a NoëlSebastian Heindl

Filler – MESSIAEN (see above)

Sebastian Heindl won the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize as well as the AGO Philadelphia Chapter and Audience Choice Prizes in the 2019 Longwood Competition.  Bryan Anderson won the Firmin Swinnen Second Prize, and Colin MacKnight the Clarence Snyder Third Prize.

You also can watch these performances:

• Heindl preliminary and final rounds
• Anderson’s preliminary and final rounds
• MacKnight’s preliminary round plus Rachmaninoff and Goode-Gershwin

Upcoming performances on Longwood’s 146-rank Aeolian pipe organ feature Michael Smith (1/26), Peter Richard Conte & Polyphonia (3/13), Andrew Senn (3/15), Chris Gage (4/19) and Thomas Heywood (5/1).


APOBAContinuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from Randall Dyer and Associates of Jefferson City, TN, and C. B. Fisk, Inc. of Gloucester, MA, 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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