Thursday LIVE Plus! 2022

Thursday Live Plus! 2022

40-minute Organ Recitals

St Chad’s Cathedral Birmingham

Every Thursday
4 August – 1 September at 1:15pm

Thursday 4 August 2022 at 1:15pm PAUL CARR

St Chad's Birmingham

Franz Schmidt (1874–1939)
Präludium und Fuge in D “Halleluja”

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor  BWV 542

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676–1749)
Suite du Premier Ton: Basse et Dessus de Trompette

Flor Peeters (1903–1986)
Lied Symphony: iv Lied to the Mountains

Edouard Batiste (1820-1876)
Grand Offertoire in D

Paul Carr has performed on many of the finest instruments in the UK. Further afield highlights include recitals in and around Chicago, at St Patrick’s Cathedral New York and at Washington National Cathedral, USA. His European performances include venues in Münster, Stromberg and Magdeburg and he has given two recitals at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris.

Thursday 11 August 2022 at 1:15pm PETER KING

St Chad's Birmingham

Josef Klička (1855-1937)
Concert Fantasy in F# minor                    

Guy Ropartz (1864-1955)
Prélude Funèbre

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) [transcribed Peter King]  
Suite from Holberg’s Time          
Prelude, Sarabande, Gavotte, Air, Rigaudon

Jules Grison (1842-1896)
Toccata in F

“He is a virtuoso of world class… I’m astonished at his bravura; nothing fazes him… and he plays with such élan, and with such passion, such commitment,” Chris de Souza, Radio 3. Organist Emeritus of Bath Abbey, Peter King delights audiences all over Britain and Europe with his “life-affirming playing”.

Thursday 18 August 2022 at 1:15pm STEFAN KLEMM

St Chad's Birmingham

Jean Marie Plum (1899-1944)
Toccata über “BIG-BEN”

Sigfried Karg Elert (1877-1933)
Improvisation über den englischen Choral: Näher mein Gott zu dir
(Nearer, my God, to Thee)

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Präludium und Fuge über den Namen B-A-C-H BWV 898

Max Reger (1873-1916)
Scherzo op.65

Leonce de Saint-Martin (1886-1954)
Méditation sur le Salve Regina du 1er mode

Zsolt Gardonyi (*1946)
Mozart Changes

Hans André Stamm (*1958)
Toccata Mexicana

Stefan Klemm is Director of Music and Organist at the Basilica of St.Wendel in Germany (Saarland). There, he is responsible for different choir ensembles: the Basilica Choir, the Chamber Choir Gaudeamus, the Ensemble Cantica Wendalina and the Youth Choir.

Thursday 25 August 2022 at 1:15pm DAVID SAINT

St Chad's Birmingham

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C  BWV 564

François Couperin (1668-1733)
Messe des Paroisses: Tierce en taille

César Franck (1822–1890)

Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937)
Symphonie VI: Finale

David Saint has been Organist and Director of Music at St Chad’s Cathedral since 1978 and until summer 2015 he was Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire. In addition to venues in the UK, David has performed recitals in France, Germany and Korea.

Thursday 1 September 2022 at 1:15pm DANIEL COOK

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Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Prelude and Fugue in E flat Op.99

Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)
Scherzetto Op. 108 No. 1

César Franck (1822-1890)
Choral no.2 in B minor

Louis Vierne (1870 – 1937)
Pièces de Fantasie: Naïades

J-J Grunenwald (1911-1982)
Hymne aux mémoires héroïques (1940)

Daniel Cook is Master of the Choristers and Organist of Durham Cathedral. A prize-winning graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Daniel is well known for his extensive recordings of British music from Salisbury and Durham Cathedrals and Westminster Abbey. His busy recital schedule takes him all over the world. |

Following this Thursday Live Plus! summer series, the regular Thursday Live Organ Recital Series continues on the first Thursday of each month with the next recital, given by Paul Carr, on October 6th 2022 at 1:15pm.