INTERNATIONAL ORGAN SERIES 2019/20
Richard Hills: The Quentin Maclean Legacy
Tue 24 Sep 2019 at 19:30
London-born Maclean was a successful theatre organist who emigrated to Canada. Works also by Eric Coates, Sullivan, Whitlock and Edward German.
Hark back to a golden age of melody with a convivial evening of British Light Music for organ.
Mon 3 Feb 2020 at 19:30
Widor – Symphony No 5 / Ives’ Variations on America and music by Bossi and Vierne.
You may be familiar with the Toccata of Widor’s Symphony No.5 – but the rest deserves repeating, alongside four of Louis Vierne’s best-loved works.
Carol Williams: Jazz Organ Classics
Mon 20 Apr 2020 at 19:30
Including Swayne’s Riff-Raff, Ethel Smith’s Tico Tico and music by Hendrix, BB King, Jimmy Smith, Lonnie Smith and Carol Williams.
Carol Williams makes her debut on the Royal Festival Hall organ.
Raising the Roof – James McVinnie with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Wed 29 Apr 2020 at 19:30
Includes works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Nico Muhly whose organ concerto performed tonight is dedicated to James McVinnie
Thomas Trotter: Titanic Masterworks
Tue 26 May 2020 at 19:30
Mendelssohn, incidental music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bach, Wedge Prelude & Fugue, Reger Wachet Auf, Wagner Pilgrims’ Chorus / Ride of the Valkyries.
Recognised with a slew of international awards, Thomas Trotter has been called ‘one of the most brilliant concert organists currently on the world stage’.