1904 World's Fair - Festival Hall
Original home of the Wanamaker Organ
Ten-rank Vox Humana Chorus
(two 16' ranks; eight 8' ranks)
Marcel Dupre at the Wanamaker Organ. Dupre, organist at the Notre
Dame Cathedral in Paris, was a regular performer on the
instrument during the 1920s.
On Saturday, September 27, 2008, the Philadelphia Orchestra returned
Grand Court to perform Joseph Jongen's "Symphonie
Concertante" wth Peter Richard Conte as soloist. This piece,
commisioned by Rodman Wanamaker, had never been performed on the
instrument. The event was part of the ongoing celebration of Macy’s
150th Birthday Year.