Six Symphonies in Six Cities: Summer 2012
Born nearly blind in 1870, Vierne became organist of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France in 1900. On June 2, 1937, during what was his 1750th recital, Vierne died at the organ console in Notre-Dame.
performs the six organ symphonies of Louis Vierne in six major North American cities this summer to commemorate the composer on the 75th anniversary of his death.
Vierne 2012 begins in New York City on the exact 75th anniversary of Louis Vierne's death. Featuring the brand new Pascal Quorin organ (2011), the first French built organ in New York City.
Louis Vierne's six organ symphonies represent the summit of symphonic composition for the organ in France. Learn more about these works here...
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