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May 16, 2018 , 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The organist Christopher Houlihan has established an international reputation as an “intelligently virtuoso musician” (Gramophone), hailed for his “glowing, miraculously life-affirming performances” (Los Angeles Times).
Houlihan has performed at Disney Concert Hall with principal brass of the Los Angeles Philharmonic; the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, presented by the Philadelphia Orchestra; and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., presented by the National Symphony Orchestra. The Los Angeles Times raved about his Disney Hall debut, proclaiming, “Houlihan is the next big organ talent.”
In 2017, he released Christopher Houlihan plays Bach (Azica). Recorded at Trinity College, the CD was praised by The Whole Note as “playful, celebratory and sparkling with color” and by American Record Guide which stated, “there’s no denying Houlihan’s extraordinary achievement.” Houlihan has also released two CDs on the Towerhill Records label. Christopher Houlihan was appointed to the John Rose College Organist-and-Directorship Distinguished Chair of Chapel Music at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He was previously artist-in-residence at Trinity, as well as Director of Music and Organist at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Manhattan.
In addition to his studies at Trinity College, Houlihan studied with the Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs at The Juilliard School, where he earned a master’s degree, and with Jean-Baptiste Robin at the French National Regional Conservatory in Versailles.
More information is at ChristopherHoulihan.com. (Photo Credit: Christian Steiner)
Christopher Houlihan is represented in North America exclusively by Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists, LLC.
Noon Music in May is presented by Irene Bareau, Green Mountain Inn, the Town of Stowe, The Whip Bar and Grill, Radio Vermont Group and The Stowe Reporter,