October Chapter Events
Thomas Ospital Recital
Friday, October 13, 7:00 pm
Trinity College Chapel
Titulaire of the grand organ at St Eustache Church in Paris, and newly-appointed Organist in Residence at Maison de la Radio (Radio France Concert Hall), Thomas Ospital is a young artist who has quickly earned a place amongst the world’s finest concert organists. He was awarded First Prize at the 2009 International Competition of Organ in Saragossa, Spain, the Durufle-Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2012 International Chartres Competition, and Second Prize at the 2013 International Xavier Darasse Competition in Toulouse. In May of 2014 he took the Grand Prize Jean Louis Florentz and the Audience Prize at the International Organ Competition of Angers under the direction of the Académie des Beaux-Arts. And most-recently, in November of 2014 he was awarded Second Prize, Audience Prize and the Florentz Prize at the International Chartres Competition. His performances have taken him throughout Europe, Russia and North America.
Friday, October 27, 7:30pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, West Hartford
It’s time to pull out all those crazy ideas, scary stops and start preparing for our annual Halloween concert. Come join the line-up of very talented organists who will perform favorites that you wouldn’t hear just anywhere. Then, bask in the din of thunderous boos and hisses! Whether you play or not, do come, and don’t forget your costume for the parade! It is sure to be a ghoulish, spine-tingling and frightfully fun evening for all ages!