Organ Recital

Organ Recital: James Kealey

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | 5:15pm

Guest organist James Kealey from Wells Cathedral, Wells, U.K., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.

 

 

 

Repertoire

Prelude and Fugue in C major (BWV 547)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

The Dancing Pipes
Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)

Master Tallis’s Testament (from Six Pieces for Organ)
Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Wedding
Graham Fitkin (b. 1963)

Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

About James Kealey

JAMES KEALEY is Interim Assistant Director of Music at Sheffield Cathedral where he assists with the running of the music department. He plays the organ for services, rehearses and conducts the Cathedral Choir and manages the Cathedral recital series and the programme of visiting choirs.

Prior to this, James was Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral, where he regularly accompanied the Cathedral Choir and worked as Assistant Conductor to the Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society.

A recent graduate of Royal Holloway, University of London, James received a degree in Music whilst being the Senior Organ Scholar to the Chapel Choir. James accompanied their weekly round of services, as well as CD recordings, broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, and concerts. James was previously Organ Scholar at Blackburn Cathedral and Organ Student at Chester Cathedral.

Active as a recitalist, James has played in many English cathedrals and last year performed a mini tour around the North East USA, including a recital at St Thomas Church, 5th Ave., New York. James is currently studying with Henry Fairs and David Briggs.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • April 8 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm