7 p.m. - Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building
In this guest recital, Todd Wilson will perform a live organ accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" and Laurel and Hardy's "Big Business."

Kulas Keyboard Series

January 11, 2019
07:00 PM

Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building
Image of Todd Wilson next to an organ

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This event is part of the Kulas Keyboard Series.


Featuring improvised organ accompaniment to the silent movie classics, Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" and Laurel and Hardy's "Big Business."

Regarded across America and around the world as one of today's finest concert organists, Todd Wilson is head of the organ department at The Cleveland Institute of Music and curator of the E.M. Skinner pipe organ at Severance Hall in Cleveland. He is also director of music at Cleveland's Trinity Cathedral and house organist for the Aeolian organ at the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, Ohio.

Wilson has appeared with many symphony orchestras around the world including The Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, the Slovakian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Naples (Florida) Philharmonic and with members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

"… a fabulous virtuoso with fleet feet, a prodigious memory and technique to burn." — The Plain Dealer

"Wilson … is a master tonal colorist … consistent security on both the manuals and pedals." — The Birmingham News