Episode 18 October 21, 2017 Johann Vexo, Concert Organist, Choir Organist, Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, Organist, Nancy Cathedral.
Enjoy hearing from this French concert artist, Johann Vexo, as he describes Sacred Music in France as well as the French system of Titular Organists and Choir Organists. Johann will compare the church in France with the church in America, and even who owns the churches and organs in France! Hear him speak about his musical training, his church and university positions, and the many places around the world he has performed as a concert organist. It is a fascinating look into the life of this amazing young artist and a captivating glimpse into the musical scene of another country.
MUSIC: Symphony No. 5 TOCCATA Charles Marie Widor Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of the Cathedral of Nancy, France
MUSIC: Trio Sonata No. 4 Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Vexo on the Choir Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
MUSIC: Prelude and Fugue on the Name of ALAIN Maurice Duruflé Johann Vexo on the Organ of Our Lady of Refuge, Brooklyn NY
MUSIC: 24 Pieces de Fantasie: FEUX FOLLETS Louis Vierne Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
MUSIC: Poémes pour Orgue: Vers L’espérance Thierry Escaich Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris