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Lunchtime Organ Recital: Timothy Easter

Wed, 16 January 2019 at 12.30pm

On Wednesday 16th January Timothy Easter (Harpenden) gives a lunchtime organ recital at St Albans Cathedral.

All are welcome; the recital will last around half an hour and admission is free, with a retiring collection in aid of Cathedral music funds.

 

Programme:

Prélude (from Suite Médiévale)  Jean Langlais

Reconciliation David Loxley-Blount

Gnossienne no.4 Erik Satie (transcr. T Easter)

Menuet (from Le Tombeau de Couperin) Maurice Ravel (transcr. T Easter)

Chaconne in G minor Louis Couperin

Légende Bourguignonne (from Suite Bourguignonne) Louis Vierne (transcr. T Easter)

Boléro de Concert Lefébure-Wély

 

Timothy Easter was born and educated in St Albans.  He studied with Geoff Symon, Peter Dyke, Kevin Bowyer and is continuing his studies with Jeremiah Stephenson.  His passion for the art of improvisation took him to Paris, where he studied with Naji Hakim.  He has a keen interest in transcribing music for the organ; in particular the music of Erik Satie.

As a freelance recitalist, Timothy has performed in many major churches and cathedrals across the UK, as well as Kelvingrove Art Gallery.  Future recitals include Blackburn and Truro Cathedrals, plus Royal Hospital School, Holbrook.

Away from music, Timothy has a keen interest in real ale and is an active member of CAMRA, mostly on the stewarding team at beer festivals.

 

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