Bosetti Sunday Concert March 12, 2017

Organist: Denise Lanning, Denver

Program:

Mass for the Parishes                                                                                                                                François Couperin       Offertoire sur les Grands jeux                                                                                                                  (1668-1733

Orgelbüchlein                                                                                                                                                                             

O Lamb of God, unblemished (BWV 618)                                                                                     J.S. Bach                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (1685-1750)

Eleven Chorale Preludes, op. 122                                   

My heart is filled with longing                                                                                  Johannes Brahms                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (1833-1897)

Gospel, Jazz, Blues and Soul                                                             

                  Were you there                                                                                                        Johannes Matthias Michel              (b.1962)

Bayoubüchlein

                  By gracious powers (TELOS)                                                                                                     Joyce Shupe Kull       (b. 1938)

                  Most holy God            (DUNEDIN)                                                                                 David Dahl                                       (b.1937)

 

Sonata II                                                                                                                                                   Felix Mendelssohn               (1809-1847)               

Grave                                                                                                                                                                                              

                  Adagio

                  Allegro maestoso e vivace

                  Fuga – Allegro moderato

Canzona (BWV 588)                                                                                                                                                         J.S. Bach

Rubrics                                                                                                                                                                        Dan Locklair

The Peace may be exchanged                                                                                                                        (b. 1949)                                                                   The people respond – Amen!

Biography

Denise Lanning, MM, FAGO, graduated from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, receiving the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in organ performance.  Her major teachers were Wayne Fisher, David Mulbury and Roberta Gary. Harpsichord study was with Eiji Hashimoto and piano study was with John Meretta.  She has served churches in Kentucky, Ohio, Washington and Colorado as music director and organist.

 

Ms. Lanning has performed numerous solo organ concerts, has appeared as featured organist with Ars Nova Singers of Boulder, CO as part of their commemoration of the birth year of Maurice Duruflé, and has played on the American Guild of Organists (AGO) Denver Rocky Mountain Chapter’s Messiaen and Mendelssohn tributes.

 

She has served as adjudicator for AGO Regional Competitions for Young Organists (RCYO) and has participated in the Summer Institute for French Organ Studies (SIFOS) in France.

 

She is a past Dean of Denver Rocky Mountain Chapter, and is currently Chapter sub-Dean (program chair) and examination coordinator. From 2007-2013 she served as director of the AGO’s national Committee on the New Organist. Recently, Ms. Lanning has published a book, in cooperation with Wayne Leupold, titled In the Beginning…An Encounter with Improvisation at the Organ.