Saturday, 23 May 2015

Young man playing with his organ



While meandering the streets and alleyways of Barcelona, amongst the many interesting sights a poster with the above picture caught my eye, with the caption Cameron Carpenter - 'Enfant terrible' de l’orgue. Kinky, I thought.





However, it seems that Mr Cameron is indeed - ahem - rather talented, as this video demonstrates:

Birth of the International Touring Organ


Nice organ, too.

Cameron Carpenter

6 comments:

  1. Oh, God - I've never been sure which is more cringe-worthy: when the classic music industry tries for "sexy" or goes after "edgy." Put the two together, and you end up with... well, this. Once upon a time I toiled in the vineyard of what was then being marketed as "serious music," a moniker that was tough to maintain when we were flogging acts like Sexy Harpist Markus Klinko and Edgy Violin Prodigy Vanessa Mae, both of whom more or less fizzled. And now there's this boy. He does have cool shoes, though...

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    1. I can't deny, we're with you on this one - how many more iterations of the likes of Bond or G4 does the world actually need? I blame the X-Factor... Jx

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  2. everything's very organ-y. a mohel cut his hair.

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    1. Are you calling him a dick-head? Hee hee. Jx

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  3. I thought it was Beaker from 'the Muppets'

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