Organ Superstar: Hector Olivera
Hector Olivera, organ
MEYERBEER: Coronation March from "Le Prophète"
J.S. BACH: "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" (BWV 659)
MICHEELSEN: Toccata on "Es sungen drei Engel"
BOSSI: Scherzo in G minor Op. 49 No 2
FRANCK: Choral No 1 in E Major
~ Intermission ~
Paraphrases and Improvisations:
"Could It Be Magic" Tribute to Barry Manilow
"Root Beer Rag" Tribute to Billy Joel
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber
"Bohemian Rhapsody" Tribute to Freddie Mercury
One of today’s most sought-after concert organists, Juilliard-trained Hector Olivera is a passionate musician, whose interpretations of both classical and popular music have amazed and delighted audiences around the world. The Times Reporter describes an evening with Hector Olivera as “an event, a happening, a joyful celebration of the sheer power and pressure that a true virtuoso like Olivera can unleash in a concert hall.” Experience the might of this organ master as he performs a wide-ranging program of the most virtuosic repertoire, in addition to his masterful improvisations on popular themes.
Enjoy image magnification on our big screens during the concert for a closer look at the organist!
Learn more about the concert in the program notes.