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Prom 21: Olivier Latry

Live at the BBC Proms. Olivier Latry plays transcriptions and arrangements for the organ by Bach, de Falla, Beethoven, Liszt, Saint-Saëns, Gigout, Khachaturian and Widor.

Live at BBC Proms: Olivier Latry (organ), with a selection of musical favourites and novelties including works by Bach, de Falla, Beethoven, Liszt, Saint-Saens, Gigout, Khachaturian and Widor.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Kate Molleson

Aram Khachaturian - Gayane – Sabre Dance (transcr. Kiviniemi)
Manuel de Falla - El amor brujo – Ritual fire dance (transcr. Latry)
Ludwig van Beethoven - Adagio in F major (for mechanical clock)
Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Eugène Gigout - Air célèbre de la Pentecôte
Franz Liszt (arr. Guillou) - Prelude and Fugue on the name BACH, S 260
Charles‐Marie Widor - Bach's Memento – No. 4: Marche du veilleur de nuit
Camille Saint‐Saëns - Danse macabre (arr. Lemare)

Olivier Latry (organ)

Celebrated French organist Olivier Latry returns to the Proms for the first time in over a decade for a programme centred around transcriptions and arrangements for the ‘King of Instruments’.
The organist of Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral roams through 250 years of music in a wide-ranging recital programme that stretches from Bach to Falla.
There’s a rhythmic charge to the recital, which includes virtuosic transcriptions of Khachaturian’s frenzied Sabre Dance, Falla’s hypnotic Ritual Fire Dance and Saint-Saëns’s devilish Danse macabre, as well as Bach’s dramatic Toccata and Fugue in D minor, and Bach arrangements by French organist-composers Widor and Gigout.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Aram Khachaturian

    Gayane - Sabre Dance (transcr. Kiviniemi)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El amor brujo - Ritual fire dance (transcr. Latry)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Adagio in F major (for mechanical clock)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Eugène Gigout

    Air celebre de la Pentecote

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Franz Liszt

    Prelude and Fugue on the name BACH, S 260 (arr. Guillou)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Bach's Memento - No. 4: Marche du veilleur de nuit

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse Macabre (arr. Lemare)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Improvisation of themes of Hector Berlioz

    Performer: Olivier Latry. Music Arranger: Olivier Latry.
  • Léon Boëllmann

    Toccata (Gothic Suite, Op.25)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Theme and Variations for violin and piano

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Beau Soir: Janine Jansen/Itamar Golan.
    • Decca.
    • 9.

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