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Organ Week!2019 Organ Week Opening Concert: Joel Bacon, Solo Organ Recital / FRE…

2019-05-17 09:56:43
Colorado State University Center for the Arts

Organ Week!

2019 Organ Week Opening Concert: Joel Bacon, Solo Organ Recital / FREE
Goldberg Variations
Monday, June 17, 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Fort Collins

Patrons who have enjoyed Joel Bacon’s performances of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations for harpsichord will be thrilled to hear the infamous thirty-two section piece performed on the Lawrence Phelps organ at St. Luke’s. Dr. Bacon holds the Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical Studies, the first endowed chair in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University. Before coming to CSU, he was assistant organist of St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Munich-Grunwald, and served as frequent guest organist at the former Hapsburg imperial church, St. Augustine, Vienna. He holds degrees in mathematics and organ performance from Baylor University, an artist diploma in organ from the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien (Vienna), and a PhD in historical musicology through a joint degree program of Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts and the University of Vienna.