St Bride's: Music - Anthony Gritten – organ

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St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Anthony Gritten – organ

Friday, 28 February at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Anthony Gritten – organ

Richard Francis (born 1946)

Jubilation (2004)

Léon Böellmann (1862-1897)

from Douze Pièces (1891)

Adagietto (no. 11)

Daniel Roth (born 1942)

Christus Factus Est (2012)

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald (1911-82)

Hymne à la splendeur des clartés (1940)

Pierre Kunc (1865-1941)

Symphonie (1923)

1. Fantaisie

2. Canzona

3. Toccata

Anthony Gritten is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, and studied with Harry Gabb, David Sanger, and Anne Page. He has given over 300 recitals, including anniversary performances of the complete Tunder, Buxtehude (a 6½ hour recital), Homilius, Brahms, and Mendelssohn. Other projects have included the first complete performance of Daniel Roth's magnum opus, Livre d'Orgue pour le Magnificat, and a recital in St Sulpice for Roth's 70th birthday. Premieres of music by Richard Francis have included a symphony on themes by Lefébure-Wély.

Anthony was an organ scholar at Cambridge University, writing a doctorate on Stravinsky. He worked at UEA, RNCM, and Middlesex University, before moving to the Royal Academy of Music to become Head of Undergraduate Programmes. Publications include books on Music and Gesture, essays on Stravinsky, Cage, Debussy, and Delius, and numerous articles in Performance Studies.

www.ram.academia.edu/AnthonyGritten

Anthony Gritten is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, and studied with Harry Gabb, David Sanger, and Anne Page. He has given over 300 recitals, including anniversary performances of the complete Tunder, Buxtehude (a 6½ hour recital), Homilius, Brahms, and Mendelssohn. Other projects have included the first complete performance of Daniel Roth's magnum opus, Livre d'Orgue pour le Magnificat, and a recital in St Sulpice for Roth's 70th birthday. Premieres of music by Richard Francis have included a symphony on themes by Lefébure-Wély. Anthony was an organ scholar at Cambridge University, writing a doctorate on Stravinsky. He worked at UEA, RNCM, and Middlesex University, before moving to the Royal Academy of Music to become Head of Undergraduate Programmes. Publications include books on Music and Gesture, essays on Stravinsky, Cage, Debussy, and Delius, and numerous articles in Performance Studies.
www.ram.academia.edu/AnthonyGritten