A WELCOME RETURN
Jennifer Bate plays the Derby Cathedral organ,
heard by MIKE WHEELER
After a gap of several years, Jennifer Bate made a welcome return to Derby Cathedral's summer organ series (Derby, UK, 2 August 2017).
As she herself pointed out, her opening three pieces were linked by a devotion to J S Bach on the part of Mendelssohn and Samuel Wesley. Sturdy accounts of the first and last movements of Mendelssohn's Sonata No 4 included some nicely throaty pedal reed colouring at the start of the finale's fugue...
Copyright © 10 August 2017 Mike Wheeler,