Organ Recital: Iveta Apkalna, organ: presented by the 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.
- Wed., May 21, 2014, 8:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- 1 hour, 20 minutes
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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.
Program and Notes
- Evocation II
- Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582
- Evocation I
- Prelude and Fugue in D major BWV 532
- Evocation III
- Toccata on the chorale “Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr”
- Funérailles (arr. by Lionel Rogg)
- Variations on a Theme of Paganini for pedals
- St. Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves- Legend No. 2
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