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Organ Recital: Iveta Apkalna, organ: presented by the National Symphony Orchestra

Organ Recital: Iveta Apkalna, organ: presented by the National Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 8:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra

Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna is a leading performer steeped in the traditions of Eastern Europe. She has won numerous prizes, including the ECHO-Klassik prize of Instrumentalist of the Year.  

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Rubenstein Family Organ Recital
Iveta Apkalna, organ

Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna is a leading performer steeped in the traditions of Eastern Europe. Combining deep musicality and irreproachable technique, Apkalna has become a rising star of this beautiful instrument. She has won numerous prizes, including the ECHO-Klassik prize of Instrumentalist of the Year--the first organist ever to receive this honor--for her world premiere recording of Jean Guillou's transcription of Prokofiev's Toccata.


Please note: the National Symphony Orchestra does not perform in this presentation.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 45 min.