Organist Cameron Carpenter performs with the Colorado Symphony

January 9, 2015
Photo: Cameron Carpenter, organ(Photo: Courtesy Colorado Symphony)
Organist Cameron Carpenter. 

Organist Cameron Carpenter performs Saturday night at Boettcher Concert Hall with the Colorado Symphony.

The program starts at 7:30 p.m. and includes Samuel Barber's Toccata Festiva and Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Organ in G minor.

Carpenter will perform on the International Touring Organ, a versatile digital instrument he helped design. Saturday's concert marks the first time he's played the instrument accompanied by an orchestra.

Click the audio above to hear Carpenter's interview with CPR Classical's Karla Walker. And check out this slideshow of the organ being assembled at Boettcher Hall: