Selected Community Events
Olivier Larty Titular Organist Recital
Feb 21, 2013 7 PM
A&M United Methodist Church
417 University Drive
College Station, Texas 77840
Olivier Latry, titular organist of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris and professor at the Paris Conservatory, will give a free recital of French organ music at A&M United Methodist Church on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:00pm. Mr. Latry will be performing prolific works by Marchand, Franck, Vierne, Guilmant, and Widor on the Schantz Pipe Organ. He will conclude his recital with an improvised organ symphony based on a theme given from the audience.
Olivier Latry, titular organist of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, is one of the world’s most distinguished organists. From 1981 until 1985 Olivier Latry was titular organist of Meaux Cathedral, and at age 23 he won a competition to become one of the three titular organists of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. From 1990 until 1995 he taught organ at the Academy of Music at St. Maur-des-Fossés, where he succeeded his teacher, Gaston Litaize. Since 1995 he has taught at the Paris Conservatory, where he has succeeded Michel Chapuis.
Mr. Latry and Dr. Allen will be available for interviews on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in the afternoon. Please contact Dr. Allen to schedule an appointment.