Sunday pick: Organist Nathan Laube performs at Keyboard Concerts

The musician: Nathan Laube.

The concert: 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, Fresno State Concert Hall.

The composer: Johann Sebastian Bach.

The presenters: The concert is part of the Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concerts series and is co-sponsored by the San Joaquin Valley Chapter, American Guild of Organists.

What to expect: Laube, who enjoys a thriving performance career as a solo organist in the United States, Europe and Asia, will perform an all-Bach concert on the beautiful Elizabeth V. Lyles Pipe Organ.

Where he’s performed: the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Sejong Center in Seoul, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, and Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles as well as the Berlin Cathedral, Notre-Dame in Paris, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, and Washington National Cathedral.


What the critics say: The organist “has rapidly earned a place among the organ world’s elite performers receiving praise for his “impeccable technique, exceptional registrational creativity, and artistic skill beyond his years,” writes “The American Organist” periodical.

Why you should go: Have you ever heard Bach on a big organ? It’s magnificent.

Tickets: $25 general, $18 seniors, $5 students

Covering the arts online in the central San Joaquin Valley and beyond. Lover of theater, classical music, visual arts, the literary arts and all creative endeavors. Former Fresno Bee arts critic and columnist. Graduate of Columbia University and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Excited to be exploring the new world of arts journalism.

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