The world premiere of Dan Locklair’s Noel Psalm (A Sonata for Organ) was presented by Robert Parkins in recital on the Aeolian organ of Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, on March 25.
Parkins is university organist and professor of the practice of music at Duke University.
The program included Locklair’s organ transcription of his In Memory—H. H. L., originally composed for string orchestra, as well as music by Reger, Karg-Elert, Florence Price, Kent Kennan, Robert Ward (who served on the music faculty of Duke), and Adolphus Hailstork.
For information: www.locklair.com.