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ORGAN RECITAL - DAVID DUNNETT

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20 September 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The distinguished organist of Norwich Cathedral presents a programme on the theme of nature, including Flor Peeters' Lied Symphony.

Programme

Concerto No.1 in E major 'Spring' (arr. Jonathan Scott) A Vivaldi 1678-1741
La Nuit (Op.72 No.3) S Karg-Elert 1877-1933
From 'Animal Parade' Iain Farrington b.1977
Giraffes
Piranhas
Barrel organ monkey
Pastorale J Roger-Ducasse 1873-1954
from Messe de la Pentecôte O Messiaen 1908-92
Communion (Les oiseaux et les sources)
Lerche (Skylark) C Rutti b.1949
From Lied Symphony Op.66 Flor Peeters 1903-86
Lied to the Flowers
Lied to the Sun

Admission Free

David Dunnett was educated at Clare College, Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music and studied the organ with John Pryer and David Sanger. After time working in America as Director of Chapel Music at the College of Wooster in Ohio he spent six years as Assistant Director of Music at Uppingham School. From 1991-96 he was Sub-Organist at Winchester Cathedral accompanying their renowned choir for services concerts, broadcasts, recordings and tours to Brazil, USA and Australia. He assisted David Hill with the Waynflete Singers, taught at Southampton University and is a previous conductor of the Southampton University Chamber Choir and the Winchester Music Club. Working in a variety of styles both classical and jazz, he is a regular recitalist and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists on the organ, harpsichord and piano. He has been Organist at Norwich Cathedral since January 1996 and was also Master of the Music 1996-2007. As Choral Conductor of the Norwich Philharmonic Society for over twenty years he has conducted major choral works from Bach to Walton, is a former part-time lecturer at the University of East Anglia and teaches at Norwich School. He features on many recordings as a conductor, soloist and accompanist and is busy as a private teacher and an examiner.