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29.4.15

Olivier Latry in Georgetown


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Franck, Chorales (inter alia), O. Latry
(DG, re-released in 2013)
Charles T. Downey, French organist Olivier Latry delivers an excellent program (Washington Post, April 30)
A visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral to hear Olivier Latry play the organ at Mass should be a part of everyone’s trip to Paris. The celebrated French organist returned to Washington this week to perform as part of the Georgetown Concert Series at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday evening. The instrument and space are dwarfed in comparison to the last place I heard him play here, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in 2009, but Latry delivered an excellent program centered on his strengths, late Romantic French music and improvisation.

Latry chose registrations carefully, reserving the loudest sounds for the big pieces ending each half... [Continue reading]
Olivier Latry, organ
Georgetown Concert Series
St. John's Episcopal Church

PREVIOUSLY:
Charles T. Downey, La Messe at Notre-Dame (Ionarts, March 21, 2006)

Jens F. Laurson, Dip Your Ears, No. 45 (In Spiritum) (Ionarts, September 22, 2005)

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