French concert organist Christophe Mantoux will perform from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.
The concert is part of the university’s Organ Artist Series and is free and open to the public.
Mantoux will perform works by De Grigny, Bach, Boëly, Franck, Duruflé and Messiaen.
Mantoux has performed in South Korea, Japan and more than 20 countries in Europe and North and South America.
He is a past winner of the prestigious Grand Prix d’Interprétation (first prize in interpretation) at the Chartres International Organ Competition. Recently appointed professor of organ at the Conservatoire régional de Paris and the Pôle supérieur de Paris/Boulogne-Billancourt, he also is titular organist of the famous Church of Saint-Séverin in Paris.
The Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas is the home of a 41-stop, 56-rank pipe organ built by Gabriel Kney of London, Ontario. Information on the instrument can be found here.