October 7, 2015

Organist Daryl Robinson Performs at St. Paul Church

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Organist Daryl Robinson will perform at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, October 18 at 2:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be accepted at the performance.

Titled “Organ Spectacular VIII,” the program will include Elgar’s “Allegro Maestoso” from Organ Sonata, Op. 28; Max Reger’s arrangement of Bach’s Präludium und Fuge D-dur, BWV 874; Franck’s Deuxième Choral en Si Mineur, M. 39; Briggs’ Concert Variations on ‘Nicaea’; Hampton’s “Lullaby” from Suite No. 2; and Cochereau’s Scherzo Symphonique.

The performance is co-sponsored by the Central New Jersey Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and Westminster Choir College of Rider University, whose organ faculty Robinson joined in August.

Robinson has earned critical acclaim as a solo and collaborative artist. He was winner of both First Prize and Audience Prize at the 2012 American Guild of Organists National Young Artist Competition. He has appeared as a featured artist at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai, China; Cathédral Saint-Pierre, Poitiers, France; Spreckels Organ Pavilion, San Diego, California; and Lagerquist Hall at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.

He holds a Master of Music from The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and a Bachelor of Music from The Moores School of Music at The University of Houston. His debut solo album, Sempre Organo, was released in 2013.

St. Paul Church is located at 214 Nassau Street in Princeton.