National City Christian Church
Friday, March 27, 2020
Loreto Aramendi, Organist


Music at Midday is proud to present this series of twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring Spanish organist Loreto Aramendi. Make sure that the volume on your computer is turned on, then click below on each of the pieces that Loreto has performed for us. Enjoy!




Danse macabre, Op. 40 (1874) – Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921), transcribed by Louis Robilliard

Funérailles from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (1849) – Franz Liszt (1811-1886), transcribed by Louis Robilliard


Loreto Aramendi is an international concert artist and main organist of the Cavaillé-Coll organ (1863) of the Basilica of Santa María del Coro in San Sebastian, Spain. She has given numerous 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 & Organ magazine 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 with Louis Robilliard transcriptions acclaimed by the critics (Choir & Organ, Resmusica, Journal für die Orgel). Interested in the pipe organ building process, she has collaborated and participated since 2014 in several works of organ restoration in France and Spain.

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