Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 8:00pm
Great Organ Music at Yale 2012-13
Music of Widor, Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Duruflé, and Saint-Saëns
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 | 8PM
Born in 1980, Vincent Dubois is one of the finest young concert organists to appear on the world stage in many years. He is a graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris where he was a student of Olivier Latry, and earned First Prizes in Organ, Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and 20th century composition.
In 2002 Mr. Dubois won two major organ competitions: the Recital Gold Medal at the 2002 Calgary International Organ Competition and the Grand Prize at the 2002 International Competition of Toulouse, France. As a result of these prizes, Mr. Dubois has performed throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific. His performances have included numerous international music festivals such as Cambridge, Stuttgart, Dresden, Vancouver, Montreal, Chartres, and Roskilde. Mr. Dubois has also appeared as guest soloist with several orchestras and ensembles, including the Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong-Kong Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique of Radio France, the Orchestre National de France, the Orquesta Filharmonica del Gran Canaria, the Orchestre de Picardie, and the Orchestre de Bretagne. His performances have been broadcast over Radio France, the O.R.F. Vienna, CBC Radio Canada, Australian Radio and American Public Media’s Pipedreams.
Mr. Dubois has made several recordings which include a CD of the organ music of Franz Liszt available on the Vox Coelistis label, a CD on the JAV label recorded at St. Sulpice in Paris, and another recording on the Radio France and Tempéraments label, recorded at St. Etienne de Caen featuring the complete 3rd Symphonie of Louis Vierne and the Op. 7 Preludes and Fugues of Marcel Dupré.
In 2008 Mr. Dubois was appointed Director of the Conservatoire National of Reims. He is also the titular organist at the Cathedral of Soissons, a post he has held since 2001.