Celebrity Organ Recitals 2024 - Gordon Stewart

Wed Jul 24 2024 at 07:30 pm to 09:00 pm UTC+01:00

St Giles' Cathedral | Edinburgh

St Giles' Cathedral
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Celebrity Organ Recitals 2024 - Gordon Stewart
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Gordon Stewart, one the UK's foremost concert organists, gives the 2024 Herrick Bunney Memorial Recital
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Gordon Stewart - Organ

The Edinburgh Society of Organists Herrick Bunney Memorial Recital


Louis Marchand Grand Jeu - Récit - Basse de Trompette - Grand Jeu
(Deuxième Livre d’orgue)

Johann Pachelbel Ciacona in F minor

J.S.Bach Prelude and Fugue in C BWV 547

Amy Beach Prelude on an Old Folk Tune

Franz Liszt arr N Kynaston Funérailles

Louis Vierne Impromptu

Augustin Barié Marche, Lamento and Toccata

Gordon Stewart was born in Dundee and after studies in Manchester and Geneva he was for 15 years a cathedral organist, first in Manchester then in Blackburn. For 30 years he was Borough Organist of Kirklees where he played regular concerts on the 1860 Father Willis organ in Huddersfield Town Hall. He is now Organist Emeritus.

He has recorded on organs in the UK, USA and in South Africa and has played concertos with the BBC Philharmonic, the Northern Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of Opera North and Orchestra Victoria. For over 20 years he broadcast regularly on BBC, chiefly as a musical director on Daily Service, Sunday Half Hour and Songs of Praise.

Gordon taught for several years at the Royal Northern College of Music and Cambridge University. He has appeared as visiting tutor at courses in the UK, Sweden, America and South Africa.

Gordon has played throughout the UK including Celebrity Concerts at St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, throughout Europe, and in the United States, South Africa, and Australia. He has been awarded honorary fellowships by the Royal College of Organists, the Royal School of Church Music and the Guild of Church Musicians, and an honorary doctorate by the University of Huddersfield.

He was awarded the British Empire Medal in the King’s first Birthday Honours.









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