Orchestre symphonique de Montréal presents

From Bach to Bolero: 5 organs for 5 organists

Five organists come together for one exceptional concert! From the organ arrangement Bach’s Concerto for Four Harpsichords to Ravel’s iconic Bolero, the sublime mastery displayed by these dazzling performers will ravish your senses. A veritable feast of organ music!

Vivaldi, L’estro armonico, Concerto no. 8 for Two Violins in A minor, RV 522 (approx. 10 min.)
J. S. Bach, Concerto for Four Organs in A minor, BWV 1065 (based on RV 522 by Vivaldi) (approx. 11 min.)
Mendelssohn, Six Organ Sonatas (excerpt): no. 3 in A major (approx. 10 min.)
Reger, Fantaisie and Fugue on the Name B.A.C.H, op. 46 (approx. 15 min.)
Duruflé, Prelude and Fugue on the Name A.L.A.I.N, op. 7 (approx. 11 min.)
J. S. Bach, Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (approx. 13 min.)
Ravel, Bolero for Four Organists (ar. J. Burge) (approx. 10 min.)

Paul Jacobs, organ
Isabelle Demers, organ
Christian Lane, organ
Olivier Latry, organist emeritus of the OSM
Jean-Willy Kunz, OSM organist in residence

Ensemble of OSM musicians and judges from the OSM Manulife Competition:
Andrew Wan, violin (winner of the OSM Competition and OSM Concertmaster)
Cho-Liang Lin, violin (jury of the OSM Manulife Competition)
Yolanda Bruno, violin (Grand Prize winner of the 2013 OSM Competition)
Marianne Dugal, Marie Lacasse, violin (OSM Competition winners)
Victor Fournelle-Blain, viola (OSM Competition winner)
Luigi Piovano, cello (jury member of the OSM Manulife Competition)
Brian Robinson, double bass
Olga Gross, harpsichord (OSM Competition winner)

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Concert presented as part of the MONTREAL BACH FESTIVAL.
​OSM, official symphonic partner.
The Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique was generously offered to the OSM by Mrs. Jacqueline Desmarais.