This Sunday our own Stephen Tharp will receive the highest honor that the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists can bestow:
2011 International Performer of the Year
Stephen will be presented with the award at a concert he will offer at
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin
New York City
Sunday, 19 February 2012
P R O G R A M
Sortie Improvisée sur “Venez, Divin Messie” (1974)…….Pierre Cochereau (1924–1984)
…..Transcribed by Stephen Tharp. First performance.
Symphonie No. 10 “Romane,” op. 73 …….Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor (1844–1937)
…..Moderato; Choral (Adagio); Cantilène (Lento); Final
Variations on the hymn-tune Rouen (2010)…….George Baker (b. 1951)
…..Dedicated to Stephen Tharp, and composed in memory of Jehan Alain.
Lied, from “Douze Pièces” (1932)…….Gaston Litaize (1909–1991)
Évocation Poème Symphonique, op. 37…….Marcel Dupré (1886–1971)
…..Moderato; Adagio con tenerezza; Allegro deciso
Free to NYC Chapter AGO members; general admission: $15. 212-869-5830 x 24.
Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company, Inc.
Boston, Mass. – Opus 891 (1932), 891-A (1942)
Revised by Mann & Trupiano (1988-2002)
4 manuals, 91 stops, 93 ranks
Larry Trupiano, organ curator