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Westminster Concert Organ Series Presents Ken Cowan

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, Manintoba

Ken Cowan a native of Thorold, Ontario is one of North America’s finest concert organists. Praised for his dazzling artistry, impeccable technique and imaginative programming by audiences and critics alike, he maintains a rigorous performing schedule which takes him to major concert venues and churches in America, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Cowan has been a featured artist in recent years at the national convention of the American Guild of Organists held in Houston and has performed at many regional conventions of the AGO, and has been featured at several conventions of the Organ Historical Society and the Royal Canadian College of Organists.

Ken received the Master’s degree and Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music/Institute of Sacred Music, studying organ with Thomas Murray.

In 2012 Mr. Cowan joined the keyboard faculty of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University as Associate Professor and head of the organ program.

PROGRAM

Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Canon in A-flat major, Op. 56, No. 4
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Humoresque, Op. 77 (Hommage à Marcel Dupré)
Rachel Laurin (b. 1961)

Overture to Der Fliegende Holländer
Richard Wagner (1813-1833)
— arr. E.H. Lemare

Intermission

Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op. 36, No. 3
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Valse Mignonne, Op. 142, No. 2
Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

Suite, Op. 5
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. All tickets available at McNally Robinson and at door

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Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, Manintoba

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