Tues., Feb. 11, 2020
Driffill | Toccata from Suite No. 1
Franck | Prelude, Fugue, and Variation, Op. 18
Bossi | Scherzo in G minor
Bach | Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Vierne | Carillon de Westminster
Mozart | Fantasia in F minor, K.608
Piazzola | Oblivion
Olivera | Improvisation on a submitted theme
Hector Olivera, Organ
Known as one of the most exciting organists of the 20th century, international concert organist Hector Olivera will entertain and exhilarate the audience with an unforgettable performance! Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mr. Olivera has performed all over the world and has had audiences leaping to their feet with applause for years. His debut performance at Overture Hall will feature organ classics like Vierne’s Carillon de Westminster, as well as transcriptions like Oblivion by another Argentine native, Astor Piazzola. He will close the concert with an improvisation on a submitted theme that is sure to enthrall and amaze everyone in attendance.
– Greg Zelek
…Entertained his audience with a dazzling display of sonic and technical marvels . . . Olivera is an engaging performer that clearly has found his particular niche and fills it splendidly. – The Washington Post
Olivera swept the audience with absolute Olympic virtuosity, and that still doesn’t say it … Hector Olivera is in a class by himself. – Atlanta Journal
It is totally impossible, in print, to adequately describe and do justice to the brilliance of his technique. – Manchester Organ Society Magazine
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