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RCO London Organ Forum: Parry and Stanford: Different Worlds, Different Aspirations

Saturday 2nd November 2013 (10:00 – 18:00)
Temple Church, London, EC4Y 7HL

Places still available. Click here to download the booking form.

Please note that entry to the Temple is via Tudor Street. The Fleet Street gate is closed at weekends. We start at 10.00am with doors opening at 9.30am. The concert is from 5.00pm-6.00pm. If you intend to pay at the door please bring cash or a cheque payable to 'Royal College of Organists'.

The 10th anniversary RCO London Organ Forum takes a look at the differences between two British composers whose music is often referred to in the same breath, Stanford and Parry.

With lectures by their biographer Professor Jeremy Dibble and Andrew McCrea, and performances by virtuoso organist David Goode and up and coming young performers Nick Pritchard (tenor) and Ian Tindale (piano), under the artistic direction of William Whitehead and Ann Elise Smoot and featuring the Temple Church's famous organ, newly restored, is not to be missed.

CONCERT PROGRAMME (17:00hrs - you can attend just the concert)

David Goode (organ)

Parry:

Chorale Prelude on Hanover

Fantasia and Fugue in G

Stanford:

Fantasia and Toccata

Occasional, from 6 Occasional Preludes opus 182

Nick Pritchard (tenor) and Ian Tindale (piano)

Parry:

When come my Gwen (English Lyrics Set 6, 1903)

A Lover's Garland (EL 6, 1903)

Shulbrede (from Shulbrede Tunes)

The Child and the Twilight (EL 10, 1918)

Armida's Garden (EL 9, 1909)

From a city window (EL 10, 1918)

Rosaline (EL 12, 1918)

Stanford:

Back to Ireland (1901)

Crossing the Bar (1890)

La belle dame sans merci (1877)

The Aquiline Snub (Op.375) - Carel Drofnatski

MASTERCLASS REPERTOIRE

Richard Moore, organ scholar, St Paul's Cathedral

Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Stanford

Glen Dempsey, organ scholar, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Chorale Prelude on Croft's 136th, Parry

Jemima Stephenson, post-graduate student, Royal Academy of Music

Toccata in D minor op 57, Stanford

James Perkins, student at the Royal College of Music

Fantasia in D minor op 57, Stanford

The booking form can be found in the Downloads section of this website (RCO Academy section), www.rco.org.uk/download.php. Email events@rco.org.uk or call 05600 767237 to be sent one.