LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Online Recital: Anthony Gritten – organ

Thursday 7th April at 1:15 pm

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The Programme

Anthony Gritten – organ

Recorded live at St Bride’s on Friday 25th February.

Charles-Marie Widor

Suite Latine, Op 86 (1927)
1. Praeludium
2. Beatus vir
3. Lamento
4. Ave Maris Stella
5. Adagio
6. Lauda Sion

 

The Artist

Anthony Gritten is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, and studied with Harry Gabb, David Sanger and Anne Page. He gave the first complete performance of Daniel Roth’s magnum opus, Livre d’Orgue pour le Magnificat, and has performed four times in St Sulpice, Paris, including a recital as part of Roth’s 70th birthday celebrations. He has also performed numerous works by Richard Francis, including the premiere of a four-movement symphony on themes by Lefébure-Wély. Other projects have included anniversary performances of the complete works of Tunder, Buxtehude (a 6½ hour recital), Homilius, Brahms and Mendelssohn. Many of Anthony’s recitals are listed at organrecitals.com/anthonygritten

Anthony was an organ scholar and research student at Cambridge University, writing his doctorate on Stravinsky. He has worked at the University of East Anglia, the Royal Northern College of Music and Middlesex University, and is currently Head of Undergraduate Programmes at the Royal Academy of Music. His publications include two books on Music and Gesture, essays on the musics of Balakirev, Cage, Debussy, Delius, Goehr, Holloway, Roth and Stravinsky, and numerous articles on issues in Performance Studies. Many of his publications can be downloaded from ram.academia.edu/AnthonyGritten

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