After a brilliantly received 2013 debut at the Oregon Bach Festival, it was clear that organist Paul Jacobs and the OBF were a great fit -- so this year he is back, as both a performer and as the director of the newly minted OBF Organ Institute. Learn more here.
Recitals and Saint-Saens with the Chicago Symphony
This month organist Paul Jacobs has had a string of high-profile recitals, presented by the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center; by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall, and this weekend by the Toledo Symphony. Learn more here.
American Mavericks and more
The end of 2012 saw organist PAUL JACOBS moving forward at full steam -- in November he played recitals in Milwaukee and San Antonio, and he joined Houston's River Oaks Chamber Orchestra for a performance of Alexandre Guilmant's Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra. Learn more here.
"Houston Culture Map" Reviews Paul's Concert with ROCO
"'The instrument I will be performing on is quite different than the instrument in which the piece was conceived,' Jacobs explains. 'A capable organist has to translate the piece to mirror an appropriate aesthetic, so you don't end up speaking French with an American accent.'" Read the full piece here.