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Recital--Organ Plus
The Grand Court, Macy's Center City (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Peter Richard Conte, Soloist, Rossen Milanov, Conductor

The program will include the world premiere of Howard Shore’s Fanfare, in addition to Joseph Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante, for organ and orchestra. The latter has historical significance. In 1926, John Wanamaker’s son Rodman commissioned Jongen’s work to have its premiere in the store with The Philadelphia Orchestra. While Jongen’s famous piece is a universal favorite throughout concert halls worldwide, he often referred to it as “that unfortunate work,” as delays in organ restoration and Wanamaker’s unexpected death indefinitely postponed a performance at that location. As a result, this concert will mark the first time one of the greatest 20th-century works for organ and orchestra is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra with the Wanamaker Organ, in the setting for which it was originally...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Great Auditorium (Ocean Grove, NJ, United States)
Peter Richard Conte, Wanamaker Grand Court Organist


Guest Artists from around the world series.

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Recital--Organ Solo
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (Bryn Mawr, PA, United States)
Peter Richard Conte

Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church 625 Montgomery Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 610-525-2821

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Recital--Organ Solo
Lord &Taylor Department Store (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Diane Meredith Belcher, Peter Richard Conte, Ron Rhode
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Diane Meredith Belcher Ron Rhode (theatre organist) Peter Richard Conte World Premiere of Robert Hebble’s “Cathedral of Commerce” Brass Ensemble and Choir Grand Closing Concert

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Recital--Organ Solo
First Congregational church of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Peter Richard Conte
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Peter Richard Conte is widely recognized for his skill as a performer, arranger of organ transcriptions and for his unique and varied programs. He programs transcriptions, many of which he has himself arranged, of recognizable audience favorite pieces, including many of the great opera arias and overtures. Mr. Conte has been featured several times on National Public Radio and on ABC national television’s “Good Morning America”. he performs many times each week on the legendary Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, of which he is the fourth Grand Court Organist. He will be a featured artist at the 2003 national convention of the American Guild of...

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Recital--Organ Solo
LORD & TAYLOR GRAND COURT in JOHN WANAMAKER BUILDING (Philadelphia, PA, United States)
Peter Richard Conte, Grand Court Organist;Paul Bissachia, Concert Pianist

The Virgil Fox 21st Memorial Recital will be presented in a “closed door” private recital on the Wanamaker Organ. Tickets required

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Recital--Organ Plus
Kirk of Dunedin Community Church (Dunedin, FL, United States)
Peter Richard Conte; Colin Howland; Michael Stairs; Rudy Lucente
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World famous Quartet of world famous organists, perform on FOUR organs – the 4/100 Kirk Pipe Organ and three custom Allen Renaissance Organs. Third annual appearance!

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Recital--Organ Solo
Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY, United States)
Peter Richard Conte

Evensong, followed by Evensong Improvisation Series

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Recital--Organ Solo
Subiaco Abbey (Subiaco, AR, United States)
Peter Richard Conte

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Recital--Organ Solo
St. Benedict Church (Subiaco, AR, United States)
Peter Richard Conte

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