Organ Recital

Organ Recital: David Simon

Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 5:15pm

Guest organist David Simon from the Cathedral Church of Saint James, Toronto, Canada, plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.





Sonata III, Op. 65 No. 3
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
I.  Con moto maestoso

Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

Petite Suite
Gerald Bales (1919-2002)
I. Introduction
II. Intermezzo
III. Finale

Etude Heroique, Op. 38
Rachel Laurin (b. 1961)

Improvisation on a submitted theme

About David Simon

David Simon is the Organist of the Cathedral of St. James (Anglican) in Toronto, Canada. David began his career as a professional organist at the age of twelve, accompanying the nationally-televised Daily Mass at St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica. David continues to accompany services at the Cathedral-Basilica, where he began his musical formation as a chorister, in addition to his duties at the Cathedral of St. James.

David is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Yale University, where he studies with Thomas Murray. He is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, winning the Healey Willan Prize for highest achievement nationally, and is an Associate of the Royal Conservatory. An active recitalist and accompanist, David has performed across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Russia and has given premieres with the Toronto and New Haven Symphony Orchestras.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 9, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm