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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[2004 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA][decorative stamp]
2004 Glatter-Götz-Rosales at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

[Cameron Carpenter][decorative stamp]
Cameron Carpenter plays the Glatter–Götz–Rosales at Disney Hall

[Stephen Hartke][decorative stamp]
Stephen Hartke

Organ and Orchestra at Disney Hall

…an iconic instrument, fiery conductor, iconoclastic soloist, and probing new score make for memorable listening.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1534 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1534 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

SAMUEL BARBER: Toccata Festiva, Op. 36 –Cameron Carpenter, organ. STEPHEN HARTKE: Symphony No. 4, including Frederico Garcia Lorca’s Sleepwalking Ballad (world premiere) –Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Heidi Stober, soprano; Joanne Pearce Martin (2004 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/22/14)

Hour 2

BOB MONTGOMERY (arr. Carpenter): Back in Baby’s Arms. ALEXANDER SCRIABIN (trans. Carpenter): Sonata No. 4 in F#, Op. 30Cameron Carpenter (2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony 96882

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNSSymphony No. 3 in c, Op. 78 (Organ) –Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra/Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Cameron Carpenter (2004 Glatter–Götz–Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/22/14)


The orchestral performances were part of a weekend celebration, the 10th anniversary of the inauguration of the Disney Hall organ.  A related program, Happy Birthday, Hurricane Mama, can be enjoyed in our Programs Archive, along with another highlighting the early career of Cameron Carpenter.  And the Disney Hall pipe organ appears in an ongoing and popular series of solo concerts.  You might want to attend to see, and hear, what the fuss is all about!

Michael Barone talks with composer Stephen Hartke about his beginnings…and writing his new piece for organ and orchestra.

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