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David Briggs Organ Concert

Type: Recital--Organ Solo
Place: Royal Albert Hall (London, United Kingdom)
Performer: David Briggs
Contact Info: Box Office: 020 7589 8212

Book online at www.royalalberthall.com

Site: http://tickets.royalalberthall.com/season/production.aspx?id=12250&src=t&monthyear=7-2008

The Royal Albert Hall presents a thrilling evening of music on the magnificent Royal Albert Hall Organ by David Briggs.

David Briggs is an internationally renowned organist who has built a world-wide reputation as an innovative musician and dazzling performer. Increasingly sought after for his orchestral transcriptions and his art of improvisation, his performances are known for their musicality, virtuosity and ability to excite and engage audiences of all ages.

The programme includes:
Glinka (trans. Briggs): Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila
Dukas (trans. Briggs): Symphonic Poem: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
J S Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
Dupré: Variations sur un Noel, Opus 20
Rachmaninov (trans. Briggs): Vocalise
Souza (trans. Briggs): Two Marches: The Liberty Bell; Stars and Stripes
Widor: Symphony No. 5 in F minor
Briggs: Improvisation: Variations on Two American themes