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Matthew Halls (uncredited)

National Symphony Orchestra: Matthew Halls, conductor: Paul Jacobs, organ, plays Poulenc's Organ Concerto / Works by J.S. Bach & Mendelssohn

"Supremely gifted" (Chicago Tribune) Paul Jacobs makes his NSO debut in Poulenc's Organ Concerto. Also on the program: J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue plus Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 with singers Tamara Wilson, Twyla Robinson, and Paul Appleby.

  • Oct. 1 - 4, 2014
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 2 hours
  • $10.00 - $85.00

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About

Says NSO concertgoer Eugene R.: "The organ was especially outstanding--we could FEEL as well as hear this wonderful performance." The Concert Hall's glorious new Rubenstein Family Organ is on full display when "supremely gifted" (The Chicago Tribune) organist Paul Jacobs makes his NSO debut in Poulenc's thrilling Organ Concerto. The work ratchets up the tension from its opening notes and never lets go. Also on the program: J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue plus Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 with singers Tamara Wilson, Twyla Robinson, and Paul Appleby.

Performance Timing: Part One - 35 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 65 min.

AfterWords:
Thu., Oct. 2 performance followed by a free discussion with the artists and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon.

Program and Notes

POULENC
Organ Concerto in G minor
BACH
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"

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