Alan Morrison & Friends

Atlanta native Alan Morrison is praised for his “colorful and thrilling playing,” “unsurpassed technical virtuosity,” and “imaginative and brilliant registration choices” (The American Organist)

Saturday

May 21, 2022

3:00PM
Extras

Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk with Alan Morrison on stage at 2:15pm.

Spivey Hall’s organist in residence Alan Morrison gives engaging, insightful talks about the music. These talks begin forty-five prior to concert time for selected Organ series concerts and are free for all ticket-holders.

Members

Alan Morrison, organ
Joel Dallow, cello
Min Kwon, piano
Karen Slack, soprano

Description

About the Artists

Musical collaborations are central to his concert career. “Great organists,” maintains Philadelphia’s Broad Street Review, ‘impress us with virtues like flair, sensitivity and their grasp of musical structure. Alan Morrison fits the description. In every piece, Morrison kept his instrument under restrained, precisely calculated control, so that he and the other musicians created a perfectly balanced blend.”

Joining Alan to conclude Spivey Hall’s 30th Anniversary Season celebrations of the Albert Schweitzer Memorial Organ are Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cellist and Riverside Chamber Players artistic director Joel Dallow; Korean-born American pianist Min Kwon, praised for her “captivating enthusiasm, superb technique, warm emotional lyricism, and explosive energy” (The Piano); and “the feisty, rich-voiced soprano Karen Slack” (The New York Times), whose performances with the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington National Opera, and San Francisco Opera, among many others, have garnered glowing acclaim. “With beautiful tone and great high notes she can spin back into a gorgeous piano, the kind of voice that can sing anything beautifully, engaging the heart brilliantly” (San Francisco Classical Voice). 

Program

Concert Program

Solo and ensemble works including a world premiere for soprano and organ by American composer ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK.

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