Sir Francis Burt Memorial Organ Concert

Sir Francis Burt Memorial Organ Concert

Sir Francis Burt Memorial Organ Concert

St George's Cathedral

With Ben Sheen

Ben Sheen is Associate Organist and Assistant Director of Music at St Thomas Fifth Avenue, and winner of the prestigious Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. On his first visit to Perth, he will play a varied program, from Guilmant to Gershwin. Read more in our blog post: Reach for a New Musical Experience!

Program

March for ‘A History of the English-Speaking Peoples’, William Walton (1902-1983), arranged by Tom Winpenny
Andantino doucement espressif, from String Quartet, Op. 10, Claude Debussy (1862-1918), arranged by Alexandre Guilmant
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Scherzetto, from Sonata in C minor, Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
Andante in F, K. 616, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Finale, from Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op. 14, Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

INTERVAL

‘Everybody Dance’, from Five Dances for Organ, Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)
Air with variations and final fugato, Henry Smart (1813-1879)
Intermezzo lirico, Marco Enrico Bossi (1861-1925)
Concert Fantasy on themes by Gershwin, David Goode (b. 1971)

St George’s Cathedral is at 38 St Georges Terrace, Perth. Go to this link for information on parking and accessibility. Please note that the Cathedral does not have heating or air conditioning, and you may wish to bring a cushion for added comfort.

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DATE: Friday 9 August 2019

TIME: 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM with interval

VENUE: St George's Cathedral, Perth

TICKETS: $40 standard, $30 concession, $22.50 for under 30s

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