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Cameron Carpenter

Charles T. Downey, Cameron Carpenter puts Kennedy Center organ through its paces
Washington Post, October 18, 2013

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The Rubenstein Family Organ, the concert instrument recently installed in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, is getting a workout this season. A series of three concerts will feature three young masters of “the king of instruments,” each representing a different aspect of organ performance. The first of these, Cameron Carpenter, opened the series Wednesday night before what is likely the largest audience for a solo organ recital seen in these parts in quite a while.

Carpenter is the black sheep of the organ world. Ask most organists about him and you will get a roll of the eyes and perhaps a comment about the sequins he favors on his heels, the better to see his feet flash over the pedals. [Continue reading]
Cameron Carpenter, organ
Rubenstein Family Organ Series
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

1 comment:

Gary said...

I thought he was a very engaging, entertaining performance. The second row seat didn't hurt either.