Mr. Ryan’s 8 p.m. concert at First Baptist will showcase the amazing Letourneau organ and include repertoire for All Saints Day.
He wraps up his festival appearances with a Master Class Tuesday Nov. 1. Time TBA.
Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike for his strong communicative skills in numerous styles, depth of musicianship, and passion, Jonathan Ryan is hailed as one of the premiere young concert organists of our time. His command of an exceptionally large breadth of repertoire, spanning from the Renaissance to numerous solo and collaborative premieres, coupled with striking virtuosity enables the bold, imaginative programming and exceptional use of each organ’s unique capability for which he is noted. Mr. Ryan has the rare distinction of holding six First Prize awards from major international and national organ competitions.
“Jonathan Ryan is one of the brightest younger artists in the field today … mastery of the music, and a clear vision for its interpretation.” “Ryan will take your breath away.” (The Diapason)