The Mighty Kotzschmar

The Mighty Kotzschmar

Available on-demand May 13 - June 10, 2024.

Franz SCHMIDT: Intermezzo from Notre Dame
César FRANCK: Le chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman)
Johann Sebastian BACH: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Camille SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, op. 78 (“Organ Symphony”)

Prepare for a thrilling exploration of the organ's significance across musical genres. The journey begins with a lush slice of music from Franz Schmidt's opera Notre Dame, followed by Franck's rollicking tone poem "The Accursed Huntsman," featuring an imposing brass section. Next, submerse yourself in the iconic energy of Bach/Stokowski's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, fueled by its legendary presence in Disney's Fantasia, Twenty Thousand Leagues, Under the Sea, and beyond. Culminating the program is Saint-Saëns' sprawling third symphony, promising a grand finale to this musical odyssey.

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The Mighty Kotzschmar
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    Prepare for a thrilling exploration of the organ's significance across musical genres. The journey begins with a lush slice of music from Franz Schmidt's opera Notre Dame, followed by Franck's rollicking tone poem "The Accursed Huntsman," featuring an imposing brass section. Next, submerse yourse...