Thomas Trotter. Photo by Adrian Burrows
Thomas Trotter. Photo by Adrian Burrows

Thomas Trotter’s 30th Anniversary Recital

Part of Organ Concerts

Sunday 6 October 2013

Town Hall

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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’
Thalben-Ball Edwardia 3’
Reubke Sonata: The 94th Psalm 25’

This concert is supported by the DMC McDonald Foundation.

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