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Artist Spotlight: Cameron Carpenter

Feb 07

Experience J.S. Bach‘s Goldberg Variations and Musorgsky‘s Pictures at an Exhibition in ground-breaking arrangements by virtuoso organist and composer Cameron Carpenter, hailed as “extravagantly talented” by The New York Times.

Artist Spotlight: Cameron Carpenter


7:30 PM




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Program Notes

J.S. Bach / Arr. Cameron Carpenter

Goldberg Variations

Musorgsky / Arr. Cameron Carpenter

Pictures at an Exhibition



  • Cameron Carpenter


    Organist and composer Cameron Carpenter — who has performed across the United States and Europe as a chorister, accompanist, and keyboard soloist — was the first organist nominated for a Grammy, for the album Revolutionary (Telarc, 2008). He premiered his first concerto for organ and orchestra, The Scandal, Op. 3, in 2011 with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen at the Cologne Philharmonie. He also premiered Terry Riley’s organ concerto, At The Royal Majestic, in Los Angeles, reprising it in Geneva and Berlin.

    Learn more about Cameron Carpenter

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February 6
Metropolis in Concert
Cameron Carpenter performs his original score for solo organ as the sci-fi classic film is projected on the big screen.

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