Abraham Ross (Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français)

This festival presents concerts each Sunday in October at the Chapelle des Prêtres de Saint-Sulpice au Domaine du Fort de la montagne at 3 p.m. All concerts as part of the Festival des Couleurs de l’orgue français are free and projected on a large screen.

October 2: Nicholas Capozzoli, United States
October 9: Kevin Komisaruk
October 16: Emmanuel Arakélian, France
October 23: Abraham Ross, United States
October 30: Yves-G. Préfontaine

Free concert (suggested donation)

Abraham Ross performs regularly as a soloist and ensemble player on harpsichord, organ, and fortepiano. His recent collaborations include projects with Apollo’s Fire, the Blue Hill Bach Festival, and First Congregational church of Los Angeles, which demonstrate his passion for exchange with other artists of various backgrounds. He received diplomas from College of the Holy Cross (magna cum laude) and Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and currently studies in the class of Isabelle Demers at McGill University.  

Abe draws inspiration from the rich repertory written for the organ and the abundance of instruments required to play it. He takes special interest in dialogue with other artists, examining the philosophies and societies of the past and today alike. Abe’s first musical studies took place in his hometown of Bangor, Maine on an organ built by E & G. G. Hook in 1860. This experience inspired him to take up the organ as a career, and he now specializes in American romantic repertory. He serves on the board of St. John’s Organ Society, an organization dedicated to the preservation of that same instrument. 


Charles Piroyé (vers 1670 – vers 1730)
L’Immortelle, Dialogue à deux Choers, Symphonie (1712)

André de la Raison (vers 1640-1719)
Messe du Premier ton (1688)

  1. Autre Premier Kyrie pour un plein jeu
  2. Second Kirie – basse de Tromp.
  3. Christe – Trio
  4. Quatriesme Kyrie – Duo
  5. Dernier Kyrie en diologue
  6. Et In Terra pax – plein jeu
  7. Benedicimus te – Fugue
  8. Glorificamus te – pour un Cornet
  9. Domine – Récit de Cromorne
  10. Domine deus agnus – Trio
  11. Qui tollis – Echo
  12. Quoniam tu Solus – Base de Trompette
  13. Tu solus altissimus – Récit de cornet de de cromorne.
  14. Amen – Dialogue grand Jeu
  15. Sanctus – plein jeu
  16. Second Sanctus – récit de 2 dessus detierce
  17. Benedictus – dessus de voix humaine
  18. Elevation – Trio à 3 Claviers
  19. AgnusDej – pleins jeux
  20. Second Agnus – Duo
  21. Deo gratias – plein Jeu

Elizabeth Jaquet de la Guerre (1665-1729)
Une gigue avec son double (1707) –

Jean-François Dandrieu (1682-1738)
Tierce en Taille du Huitième Ton

André de la Raison (vers 1640-1719)
Allemande grave (1714)

Courante improvisée
Sarabande improvisée

François Couperin (1668-1733)
La Couperinéte (1730)

François d’Agincourt (1684-1758)
Concert des Flûtes

Chaconne improvisée sur le motif d’un Trio Magnificat de Dandrieu