: Alan Morrison recently returned from presenting a recital and masterclass at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (Rimsky-Korsakov), Russia on February 20-23. While there he was interviewed by a TV station which can been seen HERE.
Next season (2013-14) begins with two dedicatory recitals (the former Kennedy Center Aeolian-Skinner now in Charlotte, NC) and Swarthmore Presbyterian Church (PA), a concerto appearance with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (Paulus Concerto for Organ, Strings and Percussion) in Verizon Hall, and recitals throughout the USA including a performance of Jongen's Symphonie Concertante
in Sheboygan, WI.
Two recitals featuring music of the Bach Family were presented in February. The first was played on the beautiful Fritts organ at Princeton Theological Seminary on Feb. 15 (see events page).
At a news conference March 22, the 50th Anniversary St. Alban's Organ Festival
in 2013 has announced the jury which includes Alan Morrison as the only American juror. He will also be featured in a solo recital on July 18th at St. Alban's Cathedral during the festival and competition.
Alan has also been newly appointed to the head of the organ department at Westminster Choir College
effective Fall 2012. He will continue his duties at Curtis.
: The Orlando Chamber Soloists
received the Chamber Music America award for 2011! Alan is the pianist and a founding member of the group based out of Orlando, FL and in residence during the summer at The Black Hills Chamber Music Festival.
: OPUS 76 - First released solo recording of the Dobson organ in Philadelphia's Verizon Hall (The Kimmel Center) featuring Eric Sessler's Organ Concerto with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (Misha Santora, conductor)
Read Sequenza's review
from OPUS 76 coming soon on PIPEDREAMS.
After last season's highly successful debut with the Dekalb Symphony
playing Gershwin's Concerto in F, Alan performed Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini under the baton of Fyodor Cherniavsky.
Alan made his twelfth appearance in the stunning Spivey Hall
, Morrow, GA on October 29, 2011. Having performed and recorded there many times as soloist (piano and organ), chamber musician and concerto soloist he has long considered this his artistic home.