Cathedral Events

Sunday, September 16, 2012 5:15 PM

Organ Recital: Stephen Hamilton

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Stephen Hamilton

Guest organist Stephen Hamilton, minister of music emeritus from the Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s great organ. $10 suggested donation.

Program

Allegro (from Symphony Six)
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Pastorale
César Franck (1822-1890)

Prelude and Fugue in B Major, Opus 7, No. 1
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

L’Ascension (1933)
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
      III: Transports de joie d’une âme devant la glorie du Christ qui est la sienne

Choral in E Major
César Franck (1822-1890)

About Stephen Hamilton

Stephen Hamilton is minister of music emeritus at the historic Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City, where he conducted the Holy Trinity Choir and was Artistic Director of “Music at Holy Trinity,” the church’s subscription concert series. Highlights of Hamilton’s career include the premiere performance of Kenton Coe’s “Concerto for Organ, Strings and Percussion” in France with the Toulouse Orchestra with conductor Jean-Pierre Marty; a performance of the Bossi “Organ concerto” with the Detroit Symphony with conductor David Zinman, and appearances with numerous regional orchestras including a performance of the Barber “Toccata Festiva” with the Austin Symphony Orchestra with conductor Peter Bay.

Hamilton has been heard in hundreds of solo recitals and on “Pipe Dreams” on MPR radio and “Pipes, Pedals and Pistons” on radio station WETS. His compact disc of Marcel Dupré’s “Le Chemin de la Croix” met with exceptional reviews from The American Organist, The Diapason, and The American Record Guide. During his twenty year tenure in New York City, Dr. Hamilton was a member of the artist faculties at Hunter College, the Manhattan School of Music, Queens College and served as Chapel Organist of St. Paul Chapel at Columbia University.

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