Janette Fishell Launches the 2012/13 Organ Recital Series at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tonight, 11/4
Professor of Organ and Chair of the Organ Department at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Janette Fishell makes her venue debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall tonight, November 4, 2012 at 7:30 PM to launch the 2012/13 Organ Recital Series with a program featuring works by Bach, Franck, Eben, Alain and Vierne.
Dr. Fishell is a recitalist and teacher of international standing. Named “Young Organist of the Year” by Keyboard Arts, Inc. while still an undergraduate, she has performed in many of the world’s greatest concert venues including Suntory Hall, Tokyo; King’s College, Cambridge; Berlin’s Schauspielhaus; the Liszt Academy, Budapest; and the Prague Spring Festival; and has been a featured recitalist and lecturer at five national conventions and five regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists. Her solo recitals for the 2006 national convention of the AGO in Chicago were critically acclaimed as “flawless” and a convention highlight. The author of numerous articles and a book on service playing published by Abingdon Press, Fishell is widely recognized as a leading authority on the organ music of Czech composer Petr Eben.
An Upbeat Live pre-concert event will take place in BP Hall at 6:30 PM and is free of charge to all ticket holders. Thomas Neenan, lecturer in music history and music theory at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Director of Music at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Pacific Palisades, hosts.
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