Sat, 30 Sept|
St Mary's Cathedral
Thierry Escaich - organ recital
The leading French organist of today performs a recital on the organ of St Mary's Cathedral.
Time & Location
30 Sept, 19:30 – 21:30
St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, UK
St Mary's Cathedral is thrilled to host one of France's greatest organists, improvisers and composers, Thierry Escaich. Making a rare appearance in Scotland, this is a unique chance to hear him at the peak of his powers on the St Mary's Cathedral organ, one of the UK's finest instruments. As well as masterworks from the 18th-21st centuries, Escaich will also improvise an entire symphony based on traditional Scottish tunes. In association with Glasgow Cathedral Festival.
- Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582
- Brahms: Herzliebster Jesu Op. 122 No. 2
- Brahms: Prelude and Fugue in G minor WoO 10
- Franck: Choral No.2 in B minor
- Escaich: 3 poèmes pour orgue (Eaux Natales, Le Masque, Vers l'espérance)
- Jehan Alain: Litanies
- Arvo Pärt: Pari Intervallo
- Escaich: Improvised Symphony on Scottish themes (Prélude, Scherzo, Andante, Final)
Seating in choir stalls and presbytery - best sound, but limited/no view of the organist or projection screen. No concessions available for this area.
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Seating in the front half of the nave (main Cathedral seats) - best view of the projection screen showing the organist.
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Seating in the back half of the nave (main Cathedral seats).
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Free with a paying adult. Under-16.
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