P R O G R A M
Grande pièce symphonique
César Franck (1822–1890)
Symphonie “Romane” No. 10, Op. 73
Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937)
Variations sur un Noël basque
Jean Bouvard (1905 - 1996)
Over the past thirty years, Michel Bouvard has enjoyed a remarkable double career as concert artist and professor of organ. Recognized internationally as one of the most engaging French interpreters, he is regularly invited to perform upon the most beautiful historic organs throughout Europe, as well as in the great concert halls of Asia and prominent venues of North America. He has given more than 1,000 concerts in more than 25 countries. Within the past several years, he has performed in some of the greatest cultural centers of the world, including New York, Tokyo, Madrid, Montréal, Milan, Rio de Janeiro, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Brussels, St. Petersburg, Seoul, London, Leipzig, New Orleans, and San Francisco. In 2016, he will present the opening recital of the national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Houston, Texas.