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Alan Montgomery · Associate Organist, The Riverside Church | New York, NY
with Lynnli Wang · Assistant Carillonneur, The Riverside Church
BIZET: Carmen Fantasy
LULLY: Ouverture from Phaëton
TCHAIKOVSKY: The Prince’s Aria from The Queen of Spades
TCHAIKOVSKY: Peasants’ Chorus & Dance from Eugene Onegin
PUCCINI: Dovunque al Mondo from Madama Butterfly
MASCAGNI: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
PUCCINI: Te Deum from Tosca
WAGNER: Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin
WAGNER: O du, mein holder Abendstern from Tannhäuser
WAGNER: Grand March from Tannhäuser
About the Artist:
A native of Vacaville, California, Alan Montgomery is a recent graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, where he earned a Master of Music degree while studying with Paul Jacobs.
At the age of 15, Mr. Montgomery moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his interests in organ and church music. While in the UK, he was awarded a number of organ scholarships, including the sixth-form organ scholarship at Lincoln Cathedral. He holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree from the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied with David Graham, Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, and Andrew Dewar. While in London, he also served as Organ Scholar of St. Mark’s, Hamilton Terrace and Farm Street Church.
While a student in New York, he was the Director of Music at the Church of St. Thomas More on East 89th Street, where he was responsible for the musical direction of over 300 liturgies per year. At St. Thomas More, Mr. Montgomery directed a professional octet, which sang a wide array of choral repertoire, with a focus on more obscure works of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Mr. Montgomery maintains an active recital schedule in the United States and in Europe. He has recently performed at venues such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. Gertrude’s Church (Riga), St. Mary’s Cathedral (San Francisco), and Union Chapel (London).
6:30pm | Carillon Recital by Lynnli Wang
7:00pm | Organ Recital by Alan Montgomery
Tickets: $20 General Admission | $15 Students & Seniors