For three decades, Thomas Trotter has been at the very heart of Birmingham’s musical life. Today he marks his thirtieth anniversary as City Organist – only the seventh in two centuries – with a celebration of the civic organist’s art.
His programme ranges from the greatest classics ever written for the organ, to the teatime pleasures of twentieth-century light music, plus an evocative new work by Judith Weir.
|J S Bach||Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541||7’|
|Schumann||Studies in canonic form nos 3, 4 and 5||9’|
|Judith Weir||The Wild Reeds (World Premiere)||8’|
|Wagner (arr Lemare)||Overture Die Meistersinger||10’|
|Coates (arr Trotter)||Knightsbridge March||6’|
|Reubke||Sonata: The 94th Psalm||25’|
This concert is supported by the DMC McDonald Foundation.
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