In this latest episode of Behind the Music, we're excited to welcome leading organist Daryl Robinson! Winner of both First Prize and Audience Prize in the 2012 American Guild of Organists National Competition in Organ Performance, Daryl currently serves as Assistant Professor of Organ at the University of Houston and Cathedral Organist for Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal).
Join arts and culture expert St. John Flynn in this episode as Daryl talks about his friendship with the Houston Chamber Choir, his passion for the organ, and everything you need to know about this beautiful instrument!
About St. John Flynn:
Arts and culture expert St.John Flynn worked for more than twenty-five years at top U.S. public TV and radio stations. His blog, A Life With Culture, is online at https://stjohnflynn.com.
About Daryl Robinson:
Daryl Robinson has earned international acclaim from critics and audiences alike, being described as an artist with “… a driving muscular poetry underpinned by nimble technique and nuanced sense of style …” (Choir and Organ) and possessing “… flawless technique and rhythmic verve …” (The American Organist). Winner of both First Prize and Audience Prize in the 2012 American Guild of Organists National Competition in Organ Performance, Mr. Robinson currently serves as Assistant Professor of Organ at the University of Houston and Cathedral Organist for Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal).
Notable recital venues include the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Shanghai Oriental Art Center, and the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Mr. Robinson has also been a featured artist at conventions of the Organ Historical Society and the American Guild of Organists. Multiple critically-acclaimed commercial discs are available; these include the first commercial recording of the organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall, American Fantasia, and his debut solo album, Sempre Organo, both of which have garnered rave reviews internationally.
Mr. Robinson is represented in North America by Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc. Further information, including recordings and current engagements, can be found at www.darylrobinson.com.
Behind the Music:
Host: St. John Flynn
Producer: Carolina Borja
Video Editor: Nhu Tran
Contributing Editors: April Harris and Blair Doerge
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