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Cathedral Music Organ Concert – Leonardo Ciampa
August 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
San Martino Cathedral
As an organ recitalist, Ciampa has made a dozen European tours encompassing Italy, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. He is particularly admired in Italy, where he has played in numerous international festivals (Festival Perosiano, Festival Biellese, Organi Storici della Valsesia, Le Voci della Città, Festival Organistico Lauretano, Reate Festival, etc.).
He has given organ recitals at cathedrals in Vienna, New York City, Boston, Altenberg, Brandenburg, Tortona and Biella; at basilicas in Rome, Turin, Loreto, Rieti and Gubbio; and at the Abbey in Dürnstein.
His compositions include Suite Siciliana, Op. 145 (for two violins, piano and orchestra), commissioned by the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston to open their 25th anniversary season at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre; The Annunciation, Op. 203 (cantata for chorus, soloists, and strings); several organ symphonies (including the Kresge Organ Symphony, premiered at MIT, and the Worcester Organ Symphony, premiered at Mechanics Hall); a piano quintet (premiered by the Lavazza Chamber Ensemble); Missa Pamphyliana, premiered at the Basilica di Sant’Ubaldo in Gubbio by the Cantores Beati Ubaldi; and Suite Divina (Three Dances for Organ), premiered at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City (20