Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sublime performance at Holy Rosary

Cathedral organist Denis Bédard performs Jan. 28 at 8 p.m.

Denis Bédard, the organist and musical director of Holy Rosary Cathedral, will perform works by Bach, Saint-Saens, Berdard and others Friday Jan. 28 at the cathedral.

Bédard attended the Quebec Conservatory of Music and graduated with first class honours in organ, harpsichord, chamber music, counterpoint and fugue.

He is considered a gifted composer as well as performer, and has studied in Paris, Montreal and Amsterdam. 

Bédard served as a professor at the Quebec conservatory from 1981 to 1989 and has been at Holy Rosary since 2001.

Tickets are $20 and $15 for students and seniors.

For more information, phone 604-682-6774.

Click here for a clip of organist Diane Bish playing Bédard's Toccata for the organ.

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