Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford

June 18, 2022
Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford
Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford

The Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford announces its 2022 young professional division competition with more than $28,000 of prizes to be awarded. The competition takes place at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, on October 22. Jurors for the final round are Alcée Chriss III, Isabelle Demers, and Thomas Murray. Deadline for application is August 15.

The festival concludes with a concert in Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts featuring Paul Jacobs and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Kuan, music director. The program also includes the 2019 winner of the young professional division of the competition, Alexander Pattavina.

In residence at Trinity College since 2016, the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival was founded in 1997 and presents an annual competition for young organists. In 2022, Christopher Houlihan was appointed the festival’s third artistic director.

For information: asofhartford.org.

 

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