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Organ Marathon: AGO National Competition

Friday, May 25, 2012, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Location: Gartner Auditorium

About The Event

Free Concert

The Cleveland Museum of Art hosts the Cleveland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists' semi-final round of their annual National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. The competition is intended to serve as a springboard for emerging organists to develop their performance ability by participating in the various demanding stages of this Competition. Seven fast-rising stars will compete in this round and three will advance to the finals in Nashville. Repertoire in these short recitals includes: J.S. Bach: From Clavierübung III: Trio on "Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr'," BWV 676; J.S. Bach: From Clavierübung III:"Wir glauben all' an einen Gott," BWV 680; Georg Böhm: Praeludium in C; César Franck: Choral No. 2 in B Minor; and Anton Heiller: Tanz-Toccata. This daylong event is free to the public.


This program copresented with the Cleveland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.


    These programs made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund. Additional support provided by the Robert D. Hill Foundation.