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Organist William Peterson in Recital

Organist William Peterson in RecitalOrganist William Peterson will perform music from the WWI era with an emphasis on works that were included in a six-volume anthology published in Brussels after the end of the war. The program features music by Louis Vierne, Camille Saint-Saëns, Joseph Jongen, Jacques Ibert and others.  

Emeritus faculty member, Peterson is a local favorite and former College Organist at Pomona College. He has played concerts throughout the United States and has been heard “Pipedreams” broadcast by American Public Media.

The Hill Memorial organ, built in Bridges Hall of Music in 2001 by C.B. Fisk as Opus 117, is a distinctly eclectic organ with three-manuals, 66 ranks and over 3500 pipes. Read more about Opus 117.


Vierne:  Prélude from Les Maîtres contemporains de l’orgue

Saint-Saëns:  Pro Defunctis from Sept Improvisations, op. 150

Guy de Lioncourt:  Petite Fugue from Les Maîtres contemporains de l’orgue

Vierne:  Rêverie from 24 Pièces en style libre, Livre I

Vierne:  Madrigal from 24 Pièces en style libre, Livre I

Jongen:  Mvts I: Requiem and IV. Recordare Jesu Pie from In Memoriam: Quatre Improvisations pour harmonium

René Quignard:  From Deux Pièces: I: Lento molto calmato “Dans les ruines d’une église martyre”

Ibert:  Choral “Justorum animae in manu dei sunt”

Program subject to change

Presenter / Producer: Pomona College Department of Music

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental

Event Phone: 909-607-2671

Bridges Hall of Music
150 E. 4th St
Claremont CA 91711

Inland Empire

Performance Dates: 3/22/2024
Friday, 03/22/2024

Performance Times
8 – 9pm

Ticket Information( FREE EVENT! ):
Free admission with open seating, no tickets.
Doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to performance.

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