Sunday, February 14, 2016, 4:45 PM
Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia (1585-1618)
Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Variations sur le “Lucis Creator”
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Four Verses on the Hymn “Ave Maris Stella”
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
from Symphony No. 3, Op. 28
Heitor Caballero, organist, pianist and choirmaster has recently been appointed Director of Music at The Cathedral Parish of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He brings several years of experience as a director of music, choral conductor and international performer.
Mr. Caballero holds a master’s degree in organ performance, with distinction, from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, where he studied with Dr. Matthew Lewis. He has additional organ studies at the European Organ Academy in Leipzig, Germany under Wolfgang Rübsam.
Formerly, Mr. Caballero has been Professor of Liturgy, Organist and Music Director of the Schola Cantorum at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, as well as the Director of Music and Choirmaster at St. Gabriel Parish in Stamford, Connecticut, where he directed an all-professional Schola, exclusively performing sacred polyphony and gregorian chant.
As an organist, Heitor has had the privilege of performing at many of the world’s greatest pipe organs, such as Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and Saint Mary the Virgin in New York City, Princeton University Chapel, Michaelskirche in Leipzig, Germany, and Winchester Cathedral, England.
As a professional tenor, he has sung at Winchester Cathedral (England), Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center under Pierre Boulez, Kurt Masur and Lorin Maazel. He is the winner and recipient of the Southern Peru full scholarship award (1997), winner of the Price Waterhouse International Concerto Competition in piano performance (1994) and winner of the Bela Bartok Piano Competition (1992). Heitor resides in New York City with his wife, and two children.