Charles T. Downey, Cameron Carpenter puts Kennedy Center organ through its paces
Washington Post, October 18, 2013
Cameron Carpenter, organ
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.
Cameron: Live!, C. Carpenter
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]
Rubenstein Family Organ Series
Kennedy Center Concert Hall