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Saturday, May 6, 2017 3PM

Hector Olivera, organ

A passionate and gifted musician, Hector Olivera has amazed and delighted audiences around the world with his personal interpretations of both classical and popular music. He commands a brilliant technique and a colorful repertoire. His “concert performances and commentary make clear why audiences everywhere are beguiled by Hector Olivera’s irrepressible and personable virtuosity” (Pipedreams). “Hector Olivera brought the house down with a stupendous performance” (The American Organist) and “entertained his audience with a dazzling display of sonic and technical marvels” (The Washington Post). “The audience surged to its feet even before the last chord died away, applauding wildly” (Portland Press Herald).

Spivey Hall Friends Concert Sponsors:

Scott Shearer and Conrad Zimmer

 

“Olivera swept the audience with absolute Olympic virtuosity, and that still doesn’t say it…

Hector Olivera is in a class by himself” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

 

Program

PART I
F. COUPERIN Offertoire sur les grand jeux
J. S. BACH Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor
J. JONGEN Cantabile Op 37 No 1
L. WELY March in C
C. FRANCK Final in B Flat

PART II
M. DURUFLÉ Prelude and Fugue sur le name Alain
A. PIAZZOLLA Oblivion
H. J. OLIVERA Improvisations on a submitted themes

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