Saint Joseph Seminary College

Award winning organist performs at Saint Joseph Abbey

January 18, 2018
Organist Davide Mariano, Saint Joseph Abbey Church - LAICU

Internationally acclaimed Italian organist Davide Mariano will perform at Saint Joseph Abbey Church on Friday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Mariano, known for performing a repertoire ranging from the Middle Ages to the contemporary era, is currently the Young Artist in Residence at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Saint Joseph Abbey Church is located at 75376 River Road in Covington.

As an organist, harpsichordist and pianist, Mariano regularly performs at distinguished venues all over the world, including Musikverein in Vienna, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Prinzregententheater in Munich, Kyoto Concert Hall in Japan, as well as at festivals in Rome, Vienna, Paris, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and Toulouse.

He has collaborated with diverse groups, including Orchester Wiener Akademie, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Musica Angelica, Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra and Sapporo Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked with conductors such as Max Pommer, Roberto Paternostro, Giuseppe Sabbatini, Martin Haselböck, Junichi Hirokami, Tadaaki Otaka, Eiji Oue and Shuntaro Sato.

He has won numerous prestigious awards, including first place at the Fourth International Organ Competition in Fano Adriano, Italy, and second place for interpretation and the Peter Hurford Bach Prize at the 28th St. Albans International Organ Competition.

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