Organ Recital

Organ Recital: John Walthausen

Sunday, June 2, 2019 | 5:15pm

Guest organist John Walthausen from St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Glenmoore, Pa., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.





Fantaisie and Fugue in B-flat major
Alexandre Pierre François Boëly (1785-1858)

Laudes - Kidân za-nageh, Op. 5
Jean-Louis Florentz (1947-2004)
Harpe de Marie

String Quartet, Op 10
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
arr. Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)


Deuxieme Fantaisie
Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Fantaisie en la
Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

About John Walthausen

John Walthausen is an increasingly sought-after organ and harpsichord soloist and ensemble artist with a worldwide performance career.

Accomplished as a recitalist, John Walthausen has been heard in concert throughout Europe in Paris, Chartres, Poitiers, Toulouse, Hamburg, Milan, Treviso, Innsbruck, Basel, and Zurich. From 2015 to 2016, he served as Organist in Residence at Sapporo Concert Hall in Hokkaido, where he performed and recorded on the Hall’s four-manual organ by Alfred Kern and in cities across Japan. Recent North American recitals include appearances in New York, Boston, New Orleans, Victoria (British Columbia) and Washington DC.

The Philadelphia resident earned his bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College, and in 2011 he gained admission to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris. There he studied organ with Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard, earning a master's with highest honors (mention tres bien). In 2015, he studied harpsichord with Jörg-Andreas Bötticher and organ with Lorenzo Ghielmi at the Schola Cantorum of Basel, Switzerland where he was awarded a Master’s in Historical Performance.

In addition to his concert appearances, Walthausen currently serves as Organist and Choirmaster at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm