From the Old World to the New: Holy Rosary Cathedral Organist Denis Bedard in Concert

May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Holy Rosary Cathedral
646 Richards St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3A3
Adults $20, Students & Seniors $15


This musical voyage starts in Europe with works by Italian and German composers, arrives on this continent with works by American composers, and ends in Vancouver with the second half of the concert devoted to works by Denis Bedard. Performance visible on a giant screen at the front of the Cathedral


Chorale “Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr”                                                          Samuel SCHEIDT (1587-1654)

Aria detta la Frescobalda                                                                        Girolamo FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643)

Prelude and Fugue in G minor                                                                            Nicolaus BRUHNS (1665-1697)

Ave Maria (Op. 104, no. 2)                                                                              Marco Enrico BOSSI (1861-1925)

Alleluia (Op. 70, no. 6)                                                                                     Marco Enrico BOSSI

Mosaik (extr.)                                                                                              Hans Uwe HIELSCHER (1945)(Preambulum – Ritornell – Cantilene – Toccatina)

Variations from Suite Breve (Op. 894)                                                             Carson COOMAN  (1982)

Toccata on “Deo Gratias”                                                                            Richard KEYS BIGGS (1886-1962)

Fantasia on two hymn tunes                                                                                   Denis BÉDARD (1950)

Variations sur “O Sanctissima” (from “Messe pour orgue”)                            Denis BÉDARD

Contrastes                                                                                                                  Denis BÉDARD

(Aria – Fanfare – Choral – Oraison – Humoresque – Tarentelle)

Voluntary in G major (from Trois Voluntaries)                                                   Denis BÉDARD

Variations on “Christus Vincit”                                                                              Denis BÉDARD

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