Popular lunchtime concerts with John Kitchen
Tuesday 10 April 2018 to Monday 30 April 2018
Join City Organist John Kitchen for his popular lunchtime concerts on the world renowned Usher Hall organ with its magnificent sound. Whether performing organ classics, adapting classical and other music or playing audience requests, John's inimitable performances and conversation will delight.
Spring 2017 dates:-
Tuesday 28 March at 1.10pm
French Romantic organ music
John will play a selection from the enormous repertory of great Romantic French organ music from the 19th and 20th centuries. Works will include Duruflé’s Choral varié sur le Veni Créator, Dubois’s Fiat lux, the entertaining and witty Suite Carmelite by Jean Françaix and César Franck’s celebrated Choral no. 1 in E.
Monday 3 April at 1.10pm
Music from the Nordic countries
This programme of music offers both original organ works and transcriptions: works by Niels Gade, well-known favourites by Grieg (including the Norwegian Dance and Wedding Day at Troldhaugen) and a complete performance of Sibelius’s tone-poem Finlandia.
Monday 10 April at 1.10pm
The great George Frideric Handel
Another Handelian programme to include movements from the Water Music, an organ concerto, the Overture and March from the Ode to St Cecilia’s Day and Percy Grainger’s entertaining Hnadel in the Strand.
The next Get Organised concerts are on Mondays 5, 12, 19 June 2017.
Get here early: tends to be a queue of those booking on the day!
All Tickets £4
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