Outstanding conservatory musicians present an afternoon recital of works for solo organ on the museum’s McMyler Memorial Organ.
Free, no tickets required.
Narciso Casanovas (1747–1799)
Paso en Do
Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
from Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122
Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness
Ah, dearest Jesus
Blessed are ye, faithful souls
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572
Très vitement – Gravement – Lentement
Performed by Michael Petrosh
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Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937)
from Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70
II. Andante sostenuto
Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 542
Performed by Garrett Law
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Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986)
Variations on “Veni Creator,” Op. 4
David Conte (b. 1955)
Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992)
from La Nativité du Seigneur (The Nativity of Our Lord)
IX. Dieu parmi nous (God among us)
Performed by David von Behren
About the Artists
- Michael Petrosh is a second-year masters student at CIM, where he studies organ and sacred music under Todd Wilson. A native of Louisiana, Michael comes to Cleveland after completing his undergraduate studies in music and history at Sewanee: The University of the South. He is organist at Lakewood Presbyterian Church.
- Garrett Law is a junior at the Cleveland Institute of Music and is assistant organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Akron. Garrett is a recipient of the Ronald G. Pogorzelski and Lester D. Yankee Memorial Scholarship, a national scholarship competition established by the American Guild of Organists.
- David von Behren, a native a Falls City, Nebraska, is a junior studying with Todd Wilson at CIM. He is a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award on NPR’s From the Top and has been a featured organist with the CIM Orchestra. David serves as Music Intern at Plymouth Church, UCC in Shaker Heights. He enjoys traveling and running half marathons costumed as various superheroes.