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- Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to have permanent organ
The £155,000 digital organ is being installed and voiced ready for its inaugural recital on 23 September.
- BBC Music announces Ten Pieces Secondary film presenters
James May will present a performance of Stokowski's orchestration of Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 given by Wayne Marshall.
- Choir and Organ September-October issue is out now!
Choir and Organ's September-October issue is available on print and digital.
- Alamire and BBCSO chorus win Gramophone awards
Alamire won the early music category with The Spy's Choirbook, while the BBCSO chorus received the choral award for The Dream of Gerontius under Sir Andrew Davis.
- Hilliard Ensemble and Schola Cantorum Basiliensis win REMA awardsThe Schola Cantorum Basiliensis won the inaugural REMA Early Music Award, while the Hilliard Ensemble were given the special REMA Early Music Artist Award.
Contents for Choir & Organ
Philharmonia Voices (Photo: Benjamin Ealovega)
OBITUARY: JOHN SCOTT
COVER STORY: SPITALFIELDS
Behind the scenes of the 1735 Richard Bridge organ at Christ Church, restored to its former glory by William Drake Ltd. (COVER PHOTOGRAPH © S.R.B. HUMPHREYS)
Meet the polymath whose choral music is sung and loved worldwide – but this is only one aspect of his life and work.
THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL
Luminescent Mathias, and how the organ had a close shave with extinction.
The new Marcussen organ for the Danish city’s House of Music has a bold design mirroring the state-of-the-art architecture.
BRAZILIAN CHORAL MUSIC
Not just Villa-Lobos! The South American country has a canon of repertoire that is well worth choirs exploring.
SUPPLEMENT: SCHOLARSHIPS & VOICE TRIALS
Cathedrals, churches, colleges and schools for choristers, choral scholars and organists.
Visits to Alkmaar and St Albans reveal that the world of young organists is thriving.
Introducing the musical chameleons who can ‘change style on a sixpence’.
SUFFOLK ORGANS: 5
How did a Bishop & Son organ win the argument with a congregation opposed to instruments?
Head to Norway for a bird’s-eye view of liturgical music in Trondheim.