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Celebrity Organ Recital

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Stephen Farr, Organ

Thursday 17 October,7:30pm

A Tale of Two Cities

Celebrity organ recitalist Stephen Farr presents a programme entitled 'A Tale of Two Cities' in which the featured music is either from Paris or London - a echo of Dickens's epic novel! Hear Handel swagger down the Strand in Percy Graingers musical-biographical sketch, and compare wth Parisian Louis Vierne's impressions of the Westminster chimes - all in the incomparable acoustic of the Reading Concert Hall.

HANDEL (arr. Dupre/Durufle)
Concerto in A Major Op.7 No.2

D'INDY
Prelude in Eb minor

STANLEY (arr. H Coleman)
Suite for Organ

GRAINGER
Handel in the Strand

VIERNE
Carillon de Westminster

BOELY
Fantaisie in Bb

COATES
'Westminster' (from A London Suite)

STEEL
Variations on a theme of Machaut

Pre-concert talk 6.15pm
The Concert Hall (FREE)
Organ Curator, William McVicker interviews Stephen Farr about his busy concert schedule.
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Tickets: 12.50, 10.50 Concessions

All tickets are inclusive of booking fee

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