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Benjamin Alard

  • Christ Church Cathedral 930 Burdett Avenue Victoria, BC, V8V 4X1 Canada (map)

JS Bach : Variations Goldberg (organ)

Benjamin Alard was awarded first prize in the 2004 International Harpsichord Competition in Bruges and since 2007 has been organist at the Church of Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile (Paris).

He performs recitals and chamber music on both the harpsichord and organ, as well as works for two harpsichords, in duo with the violinist Francois Fernandez and with the brothers Barthold, Sigiswald and Wieland Kuijken. Since 2005 he has been a member of La Petite Bande and in the last few years, has conducted the group from the harpsichord.

harmonia mundi will release Alard's recording of the complete works for organ and harpsichord of J.S. Bach over the next several years.

Earlier Event: July 21
Catherine Russell
Later Event: July 27
Colin Currie