ternationally renowned organist Marilyn Keiser kicks off The Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Series part of Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary Season on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 3pm. A beloved organ teacher and in-demand recitalist, the ever-graceful Keiser’s mesmerizing playing breaths new light into classic and contemporary works on the king of instruments.
Heard on NPR stations throughout the country, Marilyn Keiser’s performance at the Kimmel Center includes: Locklair’s Phoenix Processional, Howells’ Rhapsody, Op. 17, No. 1, Handel’s Concerto in F Major, Op. 4, No. 5, Rheinberger’s Introduction and Passacaglia (from Sonata No. 8 in E minor, Op. 132), Paulus’s Blithely Breezing Along (from Baronian Suite), Locklair’s In Mystery and Wonder (The Cassavant Diptich), Vierne’s No. 2, Impromptu (from 24 Pieces de Fantaisie, 3rd Suite, Op. 54, and Mulet’s Carillon-Sortie.
“... her playing spoke to multi-layers of the psyche – at times dazzling, sometimes mesmerizing and constantly thought-provoking.” – Kitchener-Waterloo Record