Episode #1207

The Canadian International Organ Competition 2011

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

This week’s program features the prize-winners of the 2011 Canadian International Organ Competition, the premiere North American contest for young talents in Montreal.

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Allegro, from Symphony Number 6, Opus 42, number 2 –Christian Lane, 1st Prize (1891; 1991 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Allein Gott in der Höh, BWV 664, trio –Yulia Yufereva, Bach Prize (1961 Beckerath/Immaculate Conception Church, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

VALÉRY AUBERTIN: Liebeslied, from Livre Ouvert, Opus 6. MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Toccata, from Suite, Opus 5 –Jens Korndörfer, 2nd Prize (1891; 1991 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

CÉSAR FRANCK: Prelude, Fugue & Variation –Balthasar Baumgartner, 3rd Prize (1891; 1991 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

GASTON LITAIZE: Lied, from Douze Pieces. OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Sortie, Le vent de l’Esprit, from Messe de la Pentecote –Jean-Willy Kunz, 3rd Prize & Audience Prize (1891; 1991 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Québec, Canada).

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