Cirencester Parish Church announces two months of FREE organ concerts and a celebrity organ concert

Cirencester Parish Church is delighted to announce that distinguished organist and international recitalist, Leo Abbott will be visiting Cirencester on 2nd July, as part of his latest UK tour. Leo is Director of Music and Organist at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, USA.

Over his impressive career Leo has won first prize in several international competitions, and was a finalist at the Grand Prix de Chartres. He has performed across Europe, including Notre-Dame and Saint-Sulpice, Paris, and Westminster Cathedral. It is a significant honour that Leo has agreed to stop in Cirencester, as part of his 2016 concert schedule.

Tickets will cost £5 and are available on the door.

Following on from this Cirencester Parish Church will be hosting two months of free organ concerts over July and August.

On Mondays in July (1:10pm – 1:50pm) Director of Music Anthony Hammond will play a series entitled ‘Bach Connections’ – showcasing the music of JS Bach, its inspirations and its influences.

4th July: North German and Italian Influences (Works by Vivaldi, Buxtehude and Bach)
11th July: The Art of the Variation (Works by Pachelbel, Bach and Mendelssohn)
18th July: Come Dancing (Works by Bach, Rheinberger and Reger)
25th July: Bach Reimagined (Works by Liszt and Widor)


On Sundays in August (5pm – 5:45pm) Anthony Hammond will play a series entitled ‘Organ Masters’ – presenting the works of four great composers for the organ.

7th August - César Franck
14th August - Charles-Marie Widor
21st August - Franz Liszt
28th August - Léonce de Saint-Martin


All concerts are at Cirencester Parish Church and are free entry, with a retiring collection.

Posted: 21/06/2016 22:24:26

Tags:



Comments

Add your comments:



Your name

 

Advertise on the Cirencester websiteCirencester website designAdvertise on the Cirencester website

Advertising your business here costs from £145 + VAT per annum
See the Advertising section for more details

Do you have a Cirencester related news story?

If you have a Cirencester related news story you would like to tell us about, please email news@cirencester.co.uk

Advertisements
Recent News Stories

Cirencester Christmas lights shine bright for much loved wife, mum and grandmother
A Cirencester family’s Christmas light display in memory of a much loved wife, mother and grandmother is raising funds for the fourth year for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice. Kelvin Wearing from Posted : 07/12/2017 13:59:45

Links

Events in the Cotswolds