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Get Organised

Popular lunchtime concerts with John Kitchen

Tuesday 28 March 2017 to Monday 10 April 2017

Join City Organist John Kitchen for his popular lunchtime concerts on the world renowned Usher Hall organ with its magnificent sound. Whether performing organ classics, adapting classical and other music or playing audience requests, John's inimitable performances and conversation will delight.

Spring 2017 dates:-

Tuesday 28 March at 1.10pm
French Romantic organ music

John will play a selection from the  enormous repertory of  great Romantic French organ music from the 19th and 20th centuries.  Works will include Duruflé’s Choral varié sur le Veni Créator,   Dubois’s  Fiat lux,  the entertaining and witty  Suite Carmelite by Jean Françaix and César Franck’s celebrated Choral no. 1 in E.

Monday 3 April at 1.10pm
Music from the Nordic countries

This programme of music offers both original organ works and transcriptions: works by Niels Gade,  well-known favourites by Grieg  (including the Norwegian Dance and Wedding Day at Troldhaugen)  and  a complete performance of Sibelius’s tone-poem Finlandia.

Monday 10 April at 1.10pm
The great George Frideric Handel

Another  Handelian  programme to include movements from the Water Music,  an organ concerto,  the Overture and March from the Ode to St Cecilia’s Day  and Percy Grainger’s entertaining Hnadel in the Strand.

The next Get Organised   concerts are on Mondays 5,  12, 19 June 2017.

 

 

Running order

Get here early: tends to be a queue of those booking on the day!

Prices

All Tickets £4

 

**£1 transaction fee applies to all online & telephone bookings**

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