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22/23 Organ
Season

Alceé 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

 

Program

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!

MAJOR SPONSOR
Skofronick Family Charitable Trust

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR
Elaine and Nicholas Mischler

 

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

We guarantee a refund for tickets to any program that cannot be performed for any reason. Dates, programs, and artists subject to change.

 

Details

Date:
02/28/2023
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Venue

Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States