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A WELCOME RETURN

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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,
Derby UK

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FELIX MENDELSSOHN

SAMUEL WESLEY

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT

PERCY WHITLOCK

ORGAN MUSIC

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

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