Popular lunchtime concerts with John Kitchen
Monday 11 September 2017 to Monday 04 December 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.
Monday 11 September at 1.10pm
Pomp and Circumstance
A programme of grand ceremonial music, including Walton’s Coronation March ‘Orb and Sceptre’, William Harris’s Processional March, Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March no. 4 and music by Holst and others.
Monday 18 September at 1.10pm
Bach’s youthful organ music was much influenced that of his predecessors and contemporaries. This concert will explore some of that repertoire, by composers such as Buxtehude, Leyding, Pachelbel, Bruhns and Böhm.
Monday 25 September
Another programme of audience requests
This will include music by Bach, Karg-Elert and César Franck; but further suggestions are requested!
Monday 4 December at 1.10pm
Get Organised returns with the hugely popular annual choir and organ Christmas special, when the Edinburgh University Singers and John Kitchen at the organ present varied seasonal music for Advent and Christmas.
Get here early: tends to be a queue of those booking on the day!
All Tickets £4
*Note tickets for the 4th December recital will be £5
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