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Ensemble

Triumphant Climax

Five organists at two organs
open this year's series of
Derby Cathedral organ recitals,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Let five organists loose on two organs and anything could happen. Derby Cathedral's home team of Peter Gould and Tom Corfield was joined by three former choristers now playing the instrument professionally -- Christopher Johns, Director of Music at Leicester Cathedral, Sachin Gunga, Assistant Organist at Llandaff Cathedral and Ben Bloor, Organ Scholar at New College, Oxford (Derby, UK, 3 July 2013). Sharing out David Sanger's inventive and attractively French-tinged set of variations on the plainsong hymn Veni, Creator Spiritus between them, they were continually on the move between the main Compton organ and the smaller Cousans instrument at the east-end...

Copyright © 10 July 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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PETER GOULD

TOM CORFIELD

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

LEONARD BERNSTEIN

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

ORGAN MUSIC

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