Lay Family Concert Organ 25th Anniversary
The 2017/18 season marks the 25th Anniversary of the Lay Family Concert Organ! We are celebrating all season long with concerts featuring C.B. Fisk's monumental Opus 100 as well as recitals by three eminent organists as part of the Opus 100 Organ Recital Series, sponsored by Jeanne R. Johnson.
Fun Facts about the Opus 100: Lay Family Concert Organ
- There are 4,535 pipes that make up the organ.
- The lowest note is performed by a pipe that’s 32’ long.
- The organ was inaugurated on September 2, 1992
Learn more about the Opus 100 here.
Watch organist Bradley Hunter Welch take us behind the scenes of the Lay Family Concert Organ.
Concerts featuring the Opus 100: Lay Family Concert Organ
Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony — November 16-19
Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops — December 1-17
Big Brassy Christmas & Organ Extravaganza — December 4
Opus 100: Isabelle Demers — February 11
Opus 100: Ken Cowan — April 22
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 — April 26-28
Opus 100 in the News
NBC DFW — Photojournalist Peter Hull and organist Bradley Hunter Welch tour the Lay Family Concert Organ.
Fox 4 Good Day — FOX 4's Shannon Murray went behind the scenes at the Meyerson Symphony Center to learn more about the world-class instrument.