LEWISTON — Organist Loreto Aramendi will give a concert on the historic Casavant organ in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

Her program will include works by Wagner, Tournemire, Lizst, Saint-Saëns and Fauré.

She has collaborated with the Basque Symphony Orchestra for many years, with whom she has recorded two CDs. She gives concerts as a soloist and as part of groups as an organist, pianist and harpsichord player, embracing all periods and styles into her repertoire.

She has a degree in psychology from the University of the Basque Country.

She is currently a professor at the F. Escudero Conservatoire in San Sebastián-Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain, and main organist of the Cavaillé-Coll organ (1863) of the Basilique of Santa María del Coro. In 2016, she plans to give recitals in France, Spain, Italy, England, Argentina and the U.S.

This concert is free and open to the public. To learn more about Aramendi, visit www.princeofpeace.me.


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