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Music for choir and organ on 29 February 2020

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May I please provide details of a forthcoming choir and organ recital by the William Byrd Singers at 7.30pm on Saturday 29th February 2020 at Christ Church, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2DZ.  Conductor: Keith Orrell, organists: Richard Lea and Robert Woods.  Tickets: £12, £10 (concessions), £5 (students), available online (www.eventbrite.co.uk), or at the door (although these events are usually very well attended!)

Eugène Gigout: Grande Chœur Dialogué from Six Pieces d’Orgue (2 organs – RL RW)

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine (with organ – RW)

Joubert: Pro pace motets

            Libera pleben

            O tristia secla priora

            Solus ad victimam

Joubert: Prelude on ‘Picardy’ Op. 55 (with organ – RL)

Clausen: In pace

Vierne: Messe Solennelle Op 16 (2 organs – RL RW)

            Kyrie eleison

            Gloria in excelsis Deo

            Sanctus

            Benedictus

            Agnus Dei

(Although it is advertised as featuring two organs, it is actually one organ (details on NPOR) and a toaster!)FB_IMG_1579456315644.thumb.jpg.0a396c62875e575c0a386415e5c3c9af.jpg

Edited by John Robinson
I wrote 2019 instead of 2020

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5 hours ago, Martin Cooke said:

John - not sure if it will help but the heading on your post says 2019.

Thank you Martin.  Corrected now.

Some would say that I live in the past!

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I don't suppose anyone here attended, but the organ was very impressive.  I have never heard it played flat out as tonight, in both the Grande Choeur Dialogue and the Vierne Mass.  I think it would have been more than adequate in a middle-sized cathedral.  The toaster was nowhere by comparison.

Oh, and the choir was OK as well!

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