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22/23 Overture Concert
Organ Season

Alcée Chriss, Organ

Venue: Overture Hall

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023
7:30 p.m.

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First-Prize Winner of many international organ competitions, organ virtuoso Alcée Chriss will delight our audience with a program that includes a few of his own transcriptions. Come experience Mr. Chriss’ arrangements of movements of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Franck’s Symphony in D minor. Mr. Chriss will also showcase his versatility as both a classical and jazz performer, with his own arrangement of Bill Evans’ Waltz for Debby, among others.  – Greg Zelek



J.S. Bach (arr. Chriss), Sinfonia from Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte
Sergei Rachmaninoff (arr. Chriss), Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: I. Non-Allegro
Bill Evans, Waltz for Debby
Alexandre Boëly, Fantasy and Fugue in Bb major
Antônio Carlos Jobim, Desafinado
César Franck (arr. Chriss), Symphony in D Minor, M. 48: II. Allegretto
Max Reger, Fugue on B-A-C-H, op. 46

Program Notes will be available in August 2022


Meet Alcée Chriss

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mso music director john demain

Chriss won the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition, but this is not the usual competition-winner playing. He plays with clarity, imagination, musicality, virtuosity, and yes, personality.

— Delcamp, American Record Guide

Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Skofronick Family Charitable Trust

Elaine and Nicholas Mischler


Greg Zelek is the Principal Organist and Elaine and Nicholas Mischler Curator of the Overture Concert Organ.

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Take note. We guarantee a refund for tickets to any concert that cannot be performed for any reason. We will adhere to all public health guidelines and cooperate with Overture Center for the Arts for your safety. Programs, dates, and artists subject to change.

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Overture Center for the Arts
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