Orgelbüchlein competition winners announced

Orgelbüchlein competition winners announced

The winners have been announced in the composition competition organised by The Orgelbüchlein Project and RCO.

Ten shortlisted compositions were performed by recitalist Nick Morris ARCO, in a public concert on Saturday 8th July at St George’s Church, Hanover Square, London.

The judges, Philip Moore, William Whitehead and Nicholas Riddle, Managing Director of Edition Peters, announced the two overall winners at the end of the evening.

The winners (pictured) were Gerard Brooks, for his setting of the chorale Christus, der ist mein Leben, and Stephen Barber, for his setting of the chorale Es spricht der Unweisen Mund wohl. Both are current members and Fellows of the College.

Footage of the event can be found on Facebook, click here to view

The shortlisted compositions, in order of performance, were:

Christus, der ist mein Leben
A Ian Major
B Jeff Enns
C Peter Foster
D Gerard Brooks
E David Loxley-Blount
F Jack Oades

Es spricht der Unweisen Mund wohl
G Roger Wibberley
H Miriam Carpinetti
I Stephen Barber
J Christopher Maxim

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