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Recital--Organ Solo
Kaiserdom (Königslutter, Germany)
Thilo Muster
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Bruckner’s monumental last work in the congenial transcription for organ solo by Eberhard Klotz

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Recital--Organ Solo
Dom (Berlin, Germany)
Thilo Muster
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Bruckner’s monumental last work in the congenial transcription for organ solo by Eberhard Klotz

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Recital--Organ Solo
Marienbasilika (Kevelaer, Germany)
Thilo Muster
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Bruckner’s monumental last work in the congenial transcription for organ solo by Eberhard Klotz

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Recital--Organ Solo
St.-Georgen-Kirche (Schwarzenberg, Germany)
Robert Smith
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Robert Smith plays an eclectic programme of works by Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Herbert Howells, Naji Hakim, Noel Rawsthorne, John Williams, Max Reger, Bertie Baigent, Nigel Ogden, Edward Elgar and Guy Bovet. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Herderkirche (Weimar, Germany)
Robert Smith
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Robert Smith (York Oratory) plays works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Bertie Baigent, Simon Preston, Herbert Howells, Percy Whitlock, Louis Vierne, Max Reger, Edward Elgar and Guy Bovet. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Meißen Cathedral (Meißen, Germany)
Robert Smith
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Robert Smith performs works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Herbert Howells, Bertie Baigent, Simon Preston, Naji Hakim, Max Reger and Guy Bovet. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Predigerkirche (Erfurt, Germany)
Robert Smith
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Robert Smith (York Oratory) performs works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Bertie Baigent, Herbert Howells, Simon Preston, Olivier Messiaen, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Naji Hakim and Max Reger. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Christuskirche (Dresden, Germany)
Robert Smith
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Robert Smith (York Oratory) plays works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Bertie Baigent, Percy Whitlock, Herbert Howells, Edward Elgar, Maurice Duruflé, Frank Martin, Max Reger and Noel Rawsthorne. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Plus
Maria-Magdalenen-Kirche (Templin, Germany)
Joseph Bradley, Robert Smith
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Joseph Bradley (Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin) and Robert Smith (York Oratory) perform works for two organs by Antonio Soler, Thomas Tomkins, Georg Friedrich Händel and Kenneth Leighton as well as solo pieces by William Byrd, Nikolaus Bruhns, Donnacha Dennehy, Bertie Baigent and Max Reger. Originally from Lanarkshire, Scotland, Joseph Bradley began his organ studies with David Adams at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. He studied Musicology specialising in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century English sacred music at Trinity College, Dublin, where he was also the University Organ Scholar. In his second year of study at Trinity College he founded the Dublin Early Music Society and was the Chairman of the Dublin University Music Society. Joseph is in demand both as an ensemble player and a soloist. He has performed throughout Ireland and recent European recitals include Frankfurt, London, Dublin, Vienna, Venice, and Berlin. He is currently the Organ Scholar to Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and studies with the organist and composer David Bremner. Robert Smith is currently the Assistant Organist of St. Wilfrid’s Church (York Oratory in Formation). In 2014/2015 he served as the Assistant Organist at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, the largest Anglican church in Toronto, where he regularly accompanied the church choir. Previously the organ scholar of Somerville College, Oxford, he accompanied and occasionally directed the choir of that college for their regular services and concerts. He began musical life aged 5 on the piano, then took up the organ aged 13 and received lessons from Henry Fairs at the Birmingham Conservatoire for five years. Upon reaching Oxford Robert was taught by Stephen Farr and William Whitehead, as well as achieving his ARCO diploma, for which he also won the Sowerbutts Prize and Durrant Prize. He has had the pleasure of participating in numerous choir concerts and tours, notably at Blackburn Cathedral, Lancaster Priory, Birmingham Cathedral, Ampleforth Abbey, Coventry Cathedral and three times at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Robert regularly performs recitals as well as participating in masterclasses led by David Goode, Guy Bovet and Thomas Trotter. He collaborated with conductor Nicholas Cleobury for a concert recorded by the BBC.  Summer 2014 saw Robert take part in a choir tour of America and this has been followed by two recital tours of Germany, across Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. His first commercial solo CD ‘The Franz Liszt Memorial Organ in Weimar’ was released by the German record label JUBAL in April...

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Recital--Organ Solo
ev.-luth. St. Lukas-Kirche, Mariannenplatz 3, 80538 München (München, Germany)
Danijel Drilo
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1. Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963): Erste Sonate für Orgel (komponiert 1937) I. Mäßig schnell – Lebhaft II. Sehr langsam – Phantasie, frei – Ruhig bewegt 2. Charles Tournemire (1870 – 1939): Deuxième Poème, op. 59/2 (zweites Gedicht, nach den 23. Psalm, 1932) 3. Jehan Alain (1911 – 1940): Variations sur un thème de Clément Jannequin (1937) I. Thema: Affettuoso II. Maggiore III. Fugato – Più vivo 4. Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877 – 1933): Introduktion, Passacaglia und Fuge über BACH, op. 150 (1931/1932) An der G. F. Steinmeyer-Orgel (1932): Danijel...

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