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Grand Organ Series III: Benjamin Sheen

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saint Thomas Church

In the third of six Grand Organ recitals, Benjamin Sheen, Associate Organist at Saint Thomas Church, plays the Miller-Scott Organ. One of the UK’s brightest young organists and hailed as ‘brilliant' by the New York Times, he is the 2013 winner of the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize in the inaugural Longwood Gardens Organ Competition and received Second Prize and the Jon Laukvik prize at the St. Alban’s International Organ Competition 2013. No tickets required. Donation requested.

Program:

Allegro maestoso, from Sonata in G, Op. 28
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Andantino doucement espressif, from String Quartet, Op. 10
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
arranged by Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Non allegro, from Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
arranged by Benjamin Sheen (b. 1989)

Scherzo, Op. 2
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Andante in F, K. 616 W. A Mozart (1756–1791)

Sonata on the 94th Psalm
Julius Reubke (1834-1858)

  • I. Grave- Larghetto- Allegro con fuoco- Grave
  • II. Adagio- Lento
  • III. Allegro- Più mosso- Allegro assai

Donate to the Grand Organ series.

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Performers:
Benjamin Sheen, organ


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