Our featured performer this Friday at our free weekly Music at Midday recital is organist Loreto Aramendi from San Sebastian, Spain, where she is a professor at the F. Escudero Conservatoire and main organist at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Coro, where she plays the 1863 Cavaillé-Coll organ. Please join us this Friday, May 17 at 12:15 p.m.for this special concert event.

Loreto Aramendi has performed extensively, including recitals at international festivals in the United States, Japan, Canada, Argentina, Russia, and most European countries. In 2015 she published a double CD recorded on the Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Basilica of Santa María del Coro with works by C. Franck, F. Liszt, J. Brahms and Ch. Tournemire, which received the 4 stars award from  Choir and OrganMagazine and was acclaimed by The Sydney Organ Journal. In 2017 she published another double CD recorded on The Cavaillé-Coll of the Saint Ouen of Rouen Abbey to critical acclaim.

This week’s program includes:

  • Toccata, BUX WV 156 – Dietrich Buxtehude
  • Funéraillesfrom Harmonies poétiques eet religieuses– Franz Liszt, trans. Louis Robilliard
  • Danse macabre, Op. 40 – Camille Saint-Saëns, trans. Louis Robilliard
  • Choral Improvisation Victimae paschali– Charles Tournemire


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