'Bad boy' organist giving free concert

COSTA MESA - Sometimes called the "bad boy" of the organ world, Cameron Carpenter is considered a revolutionary in his field, and he's bringing his talents to the Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa for a free concert on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.Not yet 30 years old, Carpenter is renowned not only for his playing of great works composed for the organ, but also for his own compositions and arrangements. He performs with pop singers such as Vinicio Capossela and Bishi, and is in demand as a guest soloist with international symphony orchestras. Tickets to the performance are free but reservations are required. Seating is general admission. Tickets will be available starting Sept. 4 by calling (714) 556-2787 or online at scfta.org. Ticket holders must pick up their tickets no later than 1:45 p.m. on Oct. 2.

********** Published: August 11, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 17