The first Sunday of each month
6:52 am
Sun May 6, 2012

Wanamaker Organ Hour: May 6th at 5 pm

It's a special hour of organ music featuring Peter Richard Conte performing works by Bernstein, Elgar, and Jongen on the massive Wanamaker Organ on Sunday, May 5th from 5 to 6 pm . Mr. Conte is the Grand Court Organist of the Wanamaker Organ, Macy's Philadelphia. Your host is WRTI's Jill Pasternak.

PROGRAM:

Leonard Bernstein: Candide Overture
(transcribed for organ by Peter Richard Conte)

Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
(transcribed for organ by Peter Richard Conte)

Joseph Jongen: Choral

Peter Richard Conte was appointed Grand Court Organist in 1989, and is only the fourth person to hold that title since the organ was first played in 1911. Information about the upcoming Wanamaker Organ Day on June 2nd, 2012

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