Music at St. James Cathedral Summer Organ Recital Series: Robert Huw Morgan

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Date(s) - 07/14/2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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St. James Cathedral

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Program:
J.S. Bach, arr. Jean Guillou – Ricercar à 6 (BWV 1079)
Richard Wynslate (d. 1572) – Antiphon: Lucem tuam
Thomas Preston (d. after 1559) – Antiphon: Beatus Laurentius
Thomas Tomkins (1572–1656) – Fancy: for ye Viols
Rachmaninoff, arr. Robert Huw Morgan – Symphonic Dances (Opus 45): 1. Non allegro
Robert Schumann – Sechs Fugen über den Namen Bach

Robert Huw Morgan is the University Organist at Stanford University, a position he has held since 1999. A native of Wales, he received his BA and MA from Cambridge University and in 1989 became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. In 1999, he was awarded two doctorates in music from the University of Washington. His teachers have included Carole Terry, Nicolas Kynaston (repertoire) and Nigel Allcoat (improvisation). Dr. Morgan performs a wide range of repertoire, from the earliest sources to the present day. In 2005, he performed the complete organ works of Buxtehude and, during the academic year 2010-2011, the complete organ works of Bach.

In addition to his duties as University Organist, he also holds the positions of Lecturer in Music, Director of the Stanford University Singers, and Director of the Stanford Memorial Church Choir.

Suggested donation: $15.00. Passes can be purchased in advance at http://www.stjames-cathedral.org/music/concerts/Morgan.aspx or at the door.

Join us after each concert in the 2017 Summer Organ Recital Series for a gelato reception in the Cathedral courtyard!

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