By David Salazar
(Photo: Pix Talarico)
The Philadelphia Orchestra is set to present the Gala Organ Concert at St. Bartholomew’s Conservancy on May 24, 2022.
The showcase, which will honor Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and the Mutual of America Financial Group, will feature the orchestra under the music direction of David Robertson.
Audiences will get a chance to hear organist Paolo Bordignon performing St. Bartholomew’s Pipe Organ as well as countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. The concert will feature music by Gabrieli, Jongen, Duruflé, Bach, Saint-Saëns, Elgar, Fauré, Gigout, and Beach.
Costanzo is currently performing in a revival of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “Akhnaten,” which opened on May 19, 2022. He is also the recipient of several major awards from cultural institutions around the world.