Organ2Concert Diary May 2017

Saturday 6th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Simon Vincent
USA 2014 Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists nominee Simon Vincent is a performer and composer of contemporary music, who has been challenging the boundaries of genre and musical expression with a highly personal language since the early 1990’s.

Saturday 6th at 5.30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Organ Favourites
Peter Backhouse
L-N Clérambault Suite du Premier Ton
J S Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV645
Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter BWV650
Meine Seele erhebt der Herren BWV 648
W A Mozart Adagio and Allegro in F minor K 594
Franck Prélude, Fugue et Variation
Maxwell Davies (arr. Backhouse) Farewell to Stromness
Stanford Postlude in D minor

Admission by programme £5

Sunday 7th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Organ Recital
Olimpio Medori
Liszt Introduction and Fugue from the cantata Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (J. S. Bach)
Padre Davide da Bergamo (Felice Moretti) Elevazione
Merkel Sonate No. 2
Petrali Allegretto per clarinetto
Langlais extracts from Hommage à Frescobaldi

Thursday 11th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Wartburg College Choir
Waverly, Iowa
*Please note this is listed incorrectly as a Tuesday in our Music Leaflet

Friday 12th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Marcelina Ziezio – Violin
Connie Luk – Piano

Saturday 13th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Heinz Chapel Choir, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Saturday 13th at 5.30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Organ Recital
Michael Harris
Weckmann Komm heiliger Geist Herre Gott
J.S.Bach Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn BWV 648
Felix Mendelssohn Sonata VI
Ann Millikan Preston Toccata
(World Premiere)
Kenneth Leighton Hymn Fantasy on St Columba
Olivier Messiaen L’Apparition de l’Église éternelle
J.S.Bach Komm heiliger Geist Herre Gott BWV 651

Admission by programme £5

Sunday 14th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
The Waverley Consort
Catherine Hadshar – Soprano
Haydn Symphony No 2
Arias by JS Bach and GF Handel

Wednesday 17th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Esther Chuang – Piano

Friday 19th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Atlanta Youth Choir
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Saturday 20th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
The Lydian Singers

Saturday 20th at 5:30pm
Sounds on Saturday
The Romantic Organ
Michael Harris
Karg-Elert Nun danket alle Gott
Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in G
Hollins A Song of Sunshine
Liszt Fantasia and Fugue on BACH

Admission by programme £5

Sunday 21st at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Ayr Choral Union
Gerard Doherty – Conductor
Morag Walton – Accompanist
A Choral Tapestry – From Mozart to MacMillan
Music by Bardos, Brahms, Dubra, MacMillan, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Todd and Vivaldi.

Wednesday 24th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Harding Chorus, Searcy, Arkansas, USA

Friday 26th at 7:30pm
Bach – Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight
London Concertante
Ben Norris Guest Director, Violin
David Gordon Harpsichord
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Handel – Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 7
Mozart – Flute Quartet in D
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

Tickets: £19, £24, £28
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Saturday 27th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
The Noteables Choir

Saturday 27th at 5:30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Organ Favourites
Michael Harris
Guilmant Sonata I in D minor
Vierne Arabesque
Gigout Scherzo
Franck Choral in E

Admission by programme £5

Sunday 28th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Organ Recital
Sergio Orabona
Vierne Allegro maestoso
Torres Impresión Teresiana
Dupré Carillon, Légende, Final
Bossi Scherzo in sol minore
Pasini Cantabile No. 2 “for you – baia di calamonica”
Simon Preston Toccata

Wednesday 31st at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Mississippi University for Women Chamber Singers
Columbus, Mississippi, USA