Thomas Trotter with Birmingham University Singers

Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Arts and Law
Friday 14th November 2014 (19:30)
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Birmingham University Singers

  • Department of Music

Thomas Trotter organ
Birmingham University Singers

Simon Halsey conductor

  • J S Bach
    Concerto for solo organ No. 2 in A minor (after Vivaldi), BWV 593
  • Anon.
    Four 16th Century Pieces: La Shy Myze - Belle et jeune fleur de quinze ans - Upon La Mi RE - Saltarelle
  • Lionel Rogg
    Six versets on Psalm 92 
  • Mendelssohn arr. W T Best
    Overture to St Paul
  • Duruflé

Birmingham City Organist, Thomas Trotter, gives the inaugural concert on the newly commission Garnier pipe organ installed in the Elgar Concert Hall this summer. Thomas is joined by Simon Halsey and Birmingham University Singers for this performance of Duruflé's nine-movement Requiem, a work strongly influenced by Gregorian chant, a deep appreciation for the liturgy, and featuring both solo baritone and mezzo soprano. The first half of the concert acts as an opportunity to hear the organ in all its glory, including a performance of J S Bach’s Concerto for solo organ No. 2, an arrangement of Vivaldi’s a double violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 3, No. 8.

Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

Admission: £15, £10 concessions, £5 students