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Free Advent Organ Recital – Frank De Rosso
18 December 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Frank De Rosso is the Artistic Director for Music at the Basilica which he established to promote the performance of excellent sacred music in Geelong. He is also the Principal Organist at The Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, Geelong. He graduated from The Victorian College of the Arts studying under John O’Donnell and then continued with further studies overseas. Frank has a strong interest in preserving the rich heritage of sacred music from many sources and periods.
Fran will play:
1. Toccata on Veni Emmanuel – Adolphus Hailstork b.1941
2. Rorate Caeli – Jeanne Demessieux 1921-1968
3. Impromptu – Albert Perilhou 1846-1936 (dedicated to Eugène Gigout)
4. Improvisation (from Suite Médiéval) – Jean Langlais 1907-1991
5. Panoply – Daniel Pinkham 1923-2006
6. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme – Gottfried Homilius 1714-1785
8. Bolero – Louis Lefébure-Wély 1817-1869
10. Toccata Op.32 – René L. Becker 1882-1956