RCM Organ Showcase Christ Church, Chelsea Tuesday 18 October 2011, 7.30pm Toccata Quinta, ‘sopra i pedali, e senza’ Girolamo Alessandro Frescobaldi (1583 – 1643) Partite diverse sopra Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig, BWV 768 (Chorale and 11 Variations) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Richard Moore Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BuxWV 199 Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671 Dieterich Buxtehude (1637 – 1707) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) 18 Chorales ‘Leipziger Chorale’ Fantasia super Komm heiliger Geist, BWV 651 Vogel, Harald James Perkins Das Orgelbüchlein Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Organ Voluntary in A minor, Op. 6, No. 2 John Stanley (1712-1786) Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 545 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Georgina Sherriff Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot, BWV 678 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548, ‘Wedge’ Schweitzer, AlbertStockmeier, Wolfgang Charles Andrews Richard Moore began his organ studies with Rosemary Field, in Portsmouth, whilst Organ Scholar at the Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, and later at The Parish of St. Mary, Portsea. He moved to Southwell, Nottinghamshire, to be Organ Scholar of the Southwell Minster, accompanying the cathedral choirs under the direction and tutelage of Paul Hale and Simon Bell, and working with The Minster School and a local chamber choir. Richard has just attained a BA in Music from St. John’s College, Oxford. His undergraduate dissertation considered trends in organ design in Britain during the 1960s; he hopes to begin to situate the organ within a contemporary musicological framework. In addition to his academic work, Richard was also Organ Scholar of St. John’s College, on whose latest disc he features as accompanist; he can also be heard on the most recent release from Exeter College, Oxford, where he was Assistant Organist for a time. Currently Organ Scholar at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Richard is studying for a Masters in Music in Performance at the RCM, receiving organ tuition from David Graham. He has participated in organ masterclasses with Gillian Weir, Wolfgang Zerer and Jacques van Oortmerssen. James Perkins hails from the English Midlands. He studies the organ at the RCM with David Graham, and harpsichord with Jane Chapman. He is Organ Scholar of All Saints Margaret Street, where he enjoys performing and accompanying on a regular basis. He is also Assistant Director of Music of Concordia Chamber Choir and Organ Scholar of Alexandra Palace. Georgina Sherriff was born in Exeter in 1992, and was educated at Truro High School for Girls in Cornwall. She was an active member of her school choir and regularly played the organ for services in Truro Cathedral, also accompanying the choir on tours to Belgium, Paris, South Africa, Venice and New York. Georgina has just started her second year at the RCM where she studies the organ with David Graham. She also learns the harpsichord as a related study, with Jane Chapman. Future recitals include Brentwood, Bristol, Truro and Exeter Cathedrals, as well as the annual Eileen Bolt Recital in Bournemouth. Charles Andrews is Associate Director of Music at All Saints Margaret Street, and Accompanist of Hertfordshire Chorus and Eltham Choral Society. Charles attended the RCM, where he held a Douglas & Kyra Downie Award, studying piano with John Barstow and John Blakely, and organ with David Graham and Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin. Organist posts have included Rochester Cathedral, Chelmsford Cathedral and St. John's, Hyde Park. Work with other choirs includes: St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, London Symphony Chorus, and Eltham College Boys’ Choir. Recent highlights include recitals in St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Martin-in-the-Fields and St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Passau. Charles will perform the premiere of David Briggs's ‘Mosaique: Sonata for Organ Duet’, playing with Roger Sayer. 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