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Opening Night: The Organ Symphony

Saturday, October 5, 2019―7:30 PM

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium

Longmont Symphony Orchestra
Elliot Moore, conductor

BACH/STOKOWSKI  Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
POULENC Concerto for Organ
Brian du Fresne, organ
SAINT-SAËNS  Symphony No. 3, “Organ Symphony”
Brian du Fresne, organ

Our opening night performance features two works for organ by Parisian composers, which celebrate culture, music and the incredible survival of the Notre Dame Cathedral’s organ in Paris during the recent fire. Saint-Saëns’ epic symphony for large orchestra with organ closes this sonic triptych.

Free pre-concert talk with Elliot Moore—6:30 PM in the Commons area

Later Event: October 19
La Commedia dell’arte