Lou Harrison: American Mavericks Listening Room
On March 29—as part of American Mavericks at Carnegie Hall—Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony, and organist Paul Jacobs, perform Lou Harrison's Concerto for Organ with Percussion Orchestra .
San Francisco Symphony has dedicated one of its online listening rooms to the piece. As well as clips from the Organ Concerto and written program notes, you can listen to a recording of Harrison's wonderful introduction to the work from San Francisco's first American Mavericks series in 2000.
Explore further extracts and program notes here.
Harrison's Organ Concerto I, performed by the San Francisco Symphony
Check back in a couple of weeks when Paul Jacobs provides an organist's-eye view of performing Harrison's Concerto for Organ with Percussion Orchestra.