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Behind The Scenes Of The International Organ Competition At Longwood Gardens

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Longwood Gardens hosts its first International Organ Competition on June 18, 19, and 22. WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports on this new initiative at the botanical garden that was once a DuPont family summer home.

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Longwood Gardens' director, Paul Redman, talks with Susan Lewis about Longwood’s organ and the organ competition.

The competition features Longwood’s 10,010-pipe Aeolian organ, a panel of distinguished judges, and live performances by the world’s top young organists. The winner receives the world's largest organ competition prize: $40,000.