Join us for the first FIVE AT FIVE Concert of Season 2019-2020
Colin MacKnight/Solo Organ Recital
The concert is free and open to the public. Colin MacKnight is one of today’s foremost young organists. As a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School, he studies with Grammy award-winning organist, Paul Jacobs. He is the winner of the 2017 West Chester University International Organ Competition, the 2016 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition, and the 2016 Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition. He will show off his immense virtuosity and sensitivity to organ color on Westminster’s newly refurbished Schantz organ with a thrilling program of music by Bach, Gershwin, Laurin, and Saint-Saëns, among others.
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op. 99, No. 2 – Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3, No. 2 – Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) (arr. Hull/MacKnight)
Les préludes – Franz Liszt (1811-1886) (arr. Deutsch/MacKnight)
Fantasy on Themes by Gershwin – David Goode (b. 1971)