French Organists to Perform as Part of Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series

Duo to play music of Jean Langlais, acclaimed blind organist and composer

October 15th, 2012 by 


Pictured: Marie-Louise Langlais

French organists Sylvie Mallet and Marie-Louise Langlais will perform as part of the 2012-13 Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series.  The concert will take place Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel.  The performance is free, open to the public, and handicap accessible.

Their program will include music compositions by Racquet, Grigny, Frescobaldi, J. S. Bach, Tournemire, and Langlais.

Mallet is a professor of organ at the Paris (CRR) Conservatory.  From 1993-2004, she was the organist of the choir organ at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris. She has performed and recorded as both a pianist and organist and has made several recordings of the music of the acclaimed blind French organist-composer Jean Langlais.  She is making her United States concert debut in October and November of this year.

Langlais, Jean’s widow, is professor emerita of organ at the Paris (CRR) Conservatory; and is currently the visiting professor of organ at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio. She is regarded as one of France’s most distinguished teachers, musicologists and performers.  She holds a doctorate in musicology from the Sorbonne, Paris.  She has recorded extensively and has performed around the world.  

For more information about any of the performances in the Chapel Artists Series, please call the music department at (508) 793-2296, or visit the department’s website.

| More
Tags

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
01/26/15 Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Headlines Arts Transcending Borders’ Spring Program
01/26/15 Weather Notification for the Holy Cross Community
01/26/15 ‘At MLK event, Holy Cross student leaders are urged to listen, build bridges’
01/26/15 Holy Cross to Host Panel on Urban Education and Accountability
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video, Photo Gallery: Christmastime at Holy Cross is a Sight to See

Watch Video >
See video
Video: What is CreateLab?

Watch Video >
See video
Student Video Profile: Oswaldo Subillaga ’16

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

01/28/2015

Opening Reception for 'Pulse: New Work by Faculty Artists'

See More >
02/02/2015

Holy Cross to Host Panel on Urban Education and Accountability

See More >
02/03/2015

First Tuesday Lunch Concert

See More >
02/09/2015

Video installation by Georgie Friedman: Opening Reception

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

01/07/15

‘Rinklin alters perceptions in a new show at Zevitas Gallery’

Boston Globe | WBUR (Boston's NPR station)

Cristi Rinklin, associate professor and chair of the visual arts department  at the College of the Holy Cross, received a glowing review from the Boston Globe and WBUR for...

12/19/14

Kiplinger’s Ranks Holy Cross No. 27 ‘Best Value’ Liberal Arts College

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has ranked the College of the Holy Cross No. 27 among all liberal arts colleges and No. 45 overall among all colleges in the country...

12/17/14

‘Pakistan School Attack: The Symbolism Is Unmistakable’

In his debut piece for WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about the symbolism in the...