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Organic Rush

Organic RushNewly appointed resident organist Thomas Mellan joins Jacaranda Strings and Festival
Chorus with conductor Mark Alan Hilt for Jacaranda’s season premiere. Toccata & Fugue in D
Minor by Bach, Concerto for Organ, Tympani, & Strings by Poulenc, and works by Messiaen,
Ives and Pärt.

Iconic organ works by the two great masters of the instrument, Bach and Messiaen, and Poulenc’s dramatic concerto bookend ceremonial and serene music to dedicate the rebuilt Schantz organ. On the first half Mellan, is joined by Jacaranda Festival Chorus singing unaccompanied source music for the Bach Chorale, and Messiaen’s dedicatory work. Mellan joins Jacaranda Strings and chorus conducted by Mark Alan Hilt in a rare work by Ives. As organist, Hilt performs Pärt, and then he conducts Pärt’s famous Britten tribute for strings. Mellan rejoins the orchestra for the Poulenc with timpanist Sidney Hopson conducted by Hilt.

Presenter / Producer: Jacarandamusic

Listed Categories
Music > Choral/Choirs
Music > Classical
Music > Chamber Music

Event Phone: 213-483-0216

First Pres of Santa Monica
1220 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

LA - Hollywood / Westside

Performance Dates: 9/21/2019
Saturday, 09/21/2019

Performance Times
8pm, preconcert Sanctuary Series discussion at 7pm

Ticket Information:
$45 adult
$20 Student/Fixed Income

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