Organ & Orchestra

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About This Show

This concert is dedicated to the memory of William P. Blair, III.
Canton organist, Heather Cooper, returns by popular demand! Last seen on our stage in 2020, Heather returns to perform several triumphant pieces written for organ and orchestra. Traditional composers for the organ will be heard (Strauss, Widor, Bach) alongside modern pieces.
PROGRAM
Feierlicher Einzug (Festival Procession) – Strauss/arr. Zimmermann
Once Upon a Castle – Daugherty
Toccata for Organ & Orchestra – Widor/arr. Zimmermann
Concerto for Organ in a minor, BWV 593 – Bach
“Nimrod” from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 – Edward Elgar*
Chaccone for Interesting Times – Robinson
Hunnenschlacht (Battle of the Huns) – Liszt
*Musical tribute to William P. Blair, III.
This concert is dedicated to the memory of William P. Blair, III.
Mr. Blair was the founding President of the Ohio Foundation of the Arts, Inc., a statewide arts service corporation; and is a past President and Executive Committee Member of the Canton Symphony Orchestra, an association he has maintained for over 45 years.
Mr. Blair is directly responsible for arts organizations existing in the capacity that they do statewide. His efforts have supported the enrichment of countless lives through art and music, for both those who receive and those who create it. He spent his entire life working to prove that access to the arts is a basic human right.
Bill’s favorite piece, Nimrod by Edward Elgar, will be performed.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Robert Leibensperger
William P. Blair, III – Co-sponsor
Roger E. and Janet B. Baker Charitable Fund – Co-sponsor
Ohio Arts Council
Arts in Stark
Visit Canton

Show Details

Dates: One Night Only: April 2, 2023
Location: Umstattd Hall, Ohio

2331 17 St. NW, Zimmermann Symph. Center,

Canton,

44708

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