Paul Jacobs, organ
Paul Jacobs, organ. Photo by Ficarri. download

New American Works: Paul Jacobs

John Harbison: What Do We Make of Bach? for Orchestra and Obbligato Organ
World Premiere: Friday, October 12, 2018 with the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänska, conductor

Wayne Oquin: Resilience
World Premiere: October 6, 2017 with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
LISTEN to an excerpt of the Oquin premiere on New Music USA.

“Organ soloist Paul Jacobs showed great taste and precision in accentuating and contrasting the instrument with the orchestra. Even though the cadenza is one of the quietest you’re likely to encounter, Jacobs made it speak with clarity.”

David Patrick Stearns, The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 7, 2017

Christopher Rouse: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra
World Premiere: November 16, 2016 with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Co-commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Paul Jacobs performs the final movement of the Christopher Rouse Organ Concerto with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra.