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Sat 2nd June 7.30pm David Briggs - Grand-Orgue Recital Series

Sat 2nd June 7.30pm David Briggs - Grand-Orgue Recital Series

Sat 2nd June | £10

Sat 2nd June 7.30pm
David Briggs
St. John the Divine, New York

Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Organ Concert

Organist Emeritus, Gloucester Cathedral, UK
Artist-in-Residence, Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York

Saturday 2nd June 2018 at 7.30pm


Benedictine Fanfares (5’) (specially commissioned for this evening’s concert) David Briggs (1962-)

Final (from the ‘Organ Symphony’) (9’) Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) transcribed by DJB (1998)

Concerto in D minor, BWV 596 (13’) Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) transcribed by J S Bach (1685-1750) Allegro - Grave - Fuga - Largo e spiccato - Allegro

Ma Mère l’Oye (18’) Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) transcribed by DJB (2017)

Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant
Petit Poucet
Laideronnette, Impératrice des pagodes
Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
Le jardin féerique

INTERVAL (20 minutes)

Fantasia and Fugue on B-A-C-H (12’) Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Fileuse (Suite Bretonne, Opus 21) (3’) Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Trois Poèmes (12’) Thierry Escaich (1965-)
I. Eaux natales
II. Le Masque
III. Vers l’espérance

Improvisation: Variations on themes submitted by the audience (12’)

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Pre-recital Meal available at the Grange Restaurant at Buckfast Abbey at 6.00pm

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