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Saturday, July 27, 2019
Dambis | Toccata alla Fantasia
Bach | Praeludium in G (BWV 568)
Bach | Fugue in G minor (BWV 578)
Dubois | Twelve Pieces
Bruce Bengtson, Organ
Step into the cool expanse of Overture Hall on select summer Saturdays during the Dane County Farmers’ Market on the Capitol Square to enjoy the gift of beautiful music with the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Overture Concert Organ. Bring your family and friends for a relaxing 45-minute free concert. No tickets or reservations are needed and all ages are welcome!
About Bruce Bengtson
Bruce Bengtson recently retired after 40 years as Director of Music at Luther Memorial Church in Madison. Beginning organ study in Salem, Oregon at the age of 11, Bengtson went on to earn degrees in organ performance at Southern Methodist University (undergraduate) and Valparaiso University (graduate), placing first in one state and two national competitions during his college years. Besides concerts in the United States, Mr. Bengtson has been featured in concerts in Mexico, Canada, and Europe. He continues to play services and concerts, accompany vocalists/instrumentalists, and is active in the Organ Historical Society, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, and the American Guild of Organists.
Thank you to our generous sponsor!
Gareth L. Steen, in memory of Arthur G. Bottinger