Thursday, July 25, 2013
BACH FESTIVAL - ORGAN CONCERT
OUR LADY OF FATIMA BACH FESTIVAL
July 25, 2013 7:30PM
"Up CLOSE & PERSONAL" ORGAN SERIES
Music of J.S. Bach and Sons
Performed on the 36 Rank, Three-Manual, Tracker Action Casavant Pipe Organ
Acclaimed for his strong communicative skills in numerous styles, exceptional use of the organ's capabilities, and bold programming, Jonathan Ryan has quickly emerged as one of North America's premier young concert artists. With a repertoire spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, he has performed at celebrated venues throughout the United States, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. Among the few organists distinguished with six First Prize awards at major international and national competitions, he most notably received First Prize in the 2009 Jordan II International Organ Competition, the 2006 Arthur Poister National Organ Competition, the 2006 John Rodland Scholarship Competition, the 2004 Albert Schweitzer National Organ Competition (Young Professional Division), and the 2003 Augustana Arts-Reuter National Organ Competition.
As a recitalist, Jonathan's performances have taken him to numerous prominent venues including the Cathédrale St-André in Bordeaux (France), the Nicolaikirche in Leipzig (Germany), the Marienkirche in Lübeck (Germany), St. Paul's Cathedral, London (UK), Truro Cathedral (UK), the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC, and Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, IL. He has additionally been featured as a solo recitalist in the opening recital of the 2012 Organ Historical Society National Convention in Chicago, IL and at the 2010 Organ Historical Society National Convention in Pittsburgh, PA.
Mr. Ryan join the 2013 Our Lady of Fatima Bach Festival performing an entire program of Organ Music by J.S. Bach and Sons.
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
SENIORS (62+): $10
STUDENTS (18 and Younger): $5
*Price for Advanced Purchase. Add $5 per seat "at the door".
Seats (begin) within inches of the organ console