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Recital--Organ Solo
First (Park) Congregational Church (Grand Rapids, MI, United States)
David Briggs, Organist Emeritus of Gloucester Cathedral in England

Music of Widor, Haydn, Cochereau, Berlioz, Bach, Dupre and Ravel – plus two improvisations. The first will be a Silent Movie Improvisation to “The Adventurer” (Charlie Chaplin, 1917)and the second an improvisation based on two themes submitted by the audience. Free admission.

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Recital--Organ Solo
First (Park) Congregational Church (Grand Rapids, MI, United States)
David Briggs, Organist Emeritus of Gloucester Cathedral in England

Music of Widor, Haydn, Cochereau, Berlioz, Bach, Dupre and Ravel. Silent Movie Improvisation to “The Adventurer” (Charlie Chaplin, 1917) and improvisation on two themes submitted by the audience. FREE

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Recital--Organ Solo
Royal Albert Hall (London, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

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...

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Recital--Organ Solo
Malvern Priory (Malvern, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

David Briggs recital includes improvisations during the showing of the classic 1927 silent film ‘Phantom of the Opera’ digitally remastered in the original technicolour. Tickets £10 – details on the website

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Recital--Organ Plus
All Saints Church Pembroke Road Bristol BS8 3ED (Bristol, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

Tickets cost £10 (£8 concessions and £1 for children under 16). They are available from Providence Music at 1 St Georges Road, Bristol BS1 5UL, telephone 0117 9276536.

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Recital--Organ Solo
St Peter's Church (St Albans, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

Tickets: £15/£10 (£5 under-12s) Available on the door or from Church Office on 01727 855485 David Briggs is one of the world’s greatest organists. Having spent years holding positions at King’s College, Cambridge and Gloucester Cathedral, he now lives in New York and travels the world playing concerts to packed houses. He is particularly famous for improvisation – the art of creating music spontaneously whilst it is being performed. He is coming to St. Peters to improvise an accompaniment to the stunning 1923 silent movie ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ which will be projected on a big screen in the church. This will be an amazingly atmospheric concert experience for fans of great music and classic...

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Recital--Organ Solo
St Peter's Church (St Albans, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

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Recital--Organ Solo
Abtei Himmerod (54534 Großlittgen, Germany)
David Briggs

Part of Re-opening series of the 1962 Klais Organ, including Vierne 3, Widor 5 and two new commissioned works: In Memoriam (2007) Suite Cistercienne (2007) (Introduction – Alla marcia – Andante Sostenuto – Final)

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Recital--Organ Solo
All Saints Church Pembroke Road Clifton (Bristol, United Kingdom)
DAVID BRIGGS

DAVID BRIGGS International Concert Organist Organ Extravaganza including Buster Keaton Silent Movie Improvisations Sat 16th June 2007 7.30pm Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) Available from: Andrew Morgan 0117 974 1056 Martin Robinson 0117 973 9968 Mjcr2005@yahoo.co.uk All Saints Church Pembroke Road Clifton Bristol www.allsaintsclifton.org

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Recital--Organ Solo
Royal Holloway College Chapel (Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom)
David Briggs

David Briggs performs one of his legendary “Silent Movie Improvisations” on the Harrison & Harrison organ of Royal Holloway College Chapel, which was overhauled in 2003.

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