JohnW Posted January 13, 2015 Share Posted January 13, 2015 Posted Today, 08:09 PM BLOOMSBURY ORGAN DAY Saturday, January 31st from 1:00 pm An Organists Online and Music in Bloomsbury Joint Event The theme of this year's event is Britannia!! - a survey of the organs and organ music of the British Isles. Three half-hour recitals will be given by Henry Websdale, Weston Jennings and students from the RCO / St Giles' School. Presentations will also be given by Philip Norman, Dr John Rowntree and Catherine Ennis. During the day, there will be ongoing refreshments, displays of relevant material and sales of CDs and books and a substantial buffet. Jane Watts will conclude the day with a celebrity recital. 1.00 pm PRESENTATION Philip Norman - Five Centuries of Organs - 1.30 pm RECITALS Students from RCO / St Giles' School Camilla Allison Philip Moore (b1943) Pæan Emily Fraser Philip Moore (b1943) Prelude from Withycombe John Zhiang Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Vesper Voluntary 3 David Pimm Georg Böhm (1661-1733) Praeludium in A minor Rachelle Lam J S Bach (1685-1750) Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BMV 645 Evelyn Greaves Petr Eben (1929-2007) Three Choral Preludes from “Ten preludes on Chorales of the Bohemian Brethren 1971-73” No. 8 Hříchů Svých oplakej (Praise God, Praise God with Singing) No. 9 Nastala noc (At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing) No. 10 Jáfjsem v tom rozveselem (Good Health for those Who Are Hungry 2.30 pm PRESENTATION Dr John Rowntree - A BIOS Presentation 3.00 pm RECITAL Henry Websdale (Winchester College) Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Sonata in G - Mvt 1 Allegro Maestoso William Mathias (1934-1992) Carillon Alfred Hollins (1865-1942) Song of Sunshine William Alcock (1861-1947) Introduction and Passacaglia 4.00 pm PRESENTATION Catherine Ennis - A Presentation on the RCO 4.30 PM RECITAL Weston Jennings (Organ Scholar - Royal Festival Hall) Edwin Lemare (1865-1934) Marche Héroïque in D, Op. 74 Scherzo from Sonata No. 1 in F, Op. 95 Frank Bridge (1879-1941) Adagio in E Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Arabesque No. 2 Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) Prelude and Fugue in B Major, Op. 7, No.1 DISPLAYS There will be displays by various organ-related organisations and the opportunity to purchase magazines, books, CDs, etc. REFRESHMENTS Free ongoing during the afternoon. A bookable Special Buffet price £5.00 is available at 5:00 pm COST For the afternoon recitals and displays - free (but with a voluntary collection) Special Buffet - £5 Celebrity Recital by Jane Watts - £5 6.00 pm CELEBRITY RECITAL Jane Watts Ernest Macmillan (1893-1973) Cortège Académique William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982) Chorale, Cantilena and Finale Alexander Guilmant (1837-1911) Pastorale William Mathias (1934-1992) Variations on a Hymn Tune (Braint) Op20 William Mathias Tournemire (1870-1939) tr Durufle' Cantilene Improvisee Hubert Parry (1848-1918) Fantasia and Fugue in G FULL DETAILS HERE: http://www.organists...e.org/britannia DISPLAYS There will be displays by various organ-related organisations and the opportunity to purchase magazines, books, CDs, etc. REFRESHMENTS Ongoing during the afternoon. A bookable Special Buffet is available at 5:00 pm Please let Philip Luke know - email@example.com or phone 01953 688393 to book a meal in advance (this can also be done through the website) or for any further information at all. Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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