St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Anthony Gritten – organ

Friday, 27 October at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Anthony Gritten – organ

Léon Böellmann

Suite Gothique op. 25

Introduction-Choral

Menuet Gothique

Prière à Notre-Dame

Toccata

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald

Pastorale-Mystique

Richard Francis

Fantasia on Praise my Soul the King of Heaven

Daniel Roth

Ave Maris Stella

Pierre Kunc

Grand Pièce Symphonique

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 and Royal Northern College of Music, and is currently Head of Undergraduate Programmes at the Royal Academy of Music. His publications include two books on Music and Gesture, and essays on Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, and Frederick Delius.

Many of his publications can be downloaded from: ram.academia.edu/AnthonyGritten

Anthony Gritten studied with Harry Gabb, David Sanger and Anne Page, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. 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, including for Roth's 70th birthday. Other projects have included complete anniversary performances of Tunder, Buxtehude (a 6½ hour recital), Homilius, Brahms, and Mendelssohn. (Listings at organrecitals.com/anthonygritten)

Anthony was an organ scholar at Cambridge University, and wrote his doctorate on Stravinsky. He is currently Head of Undergraduate Programmes at the Royal Academy of Music. He has published two books on Music and Gesture, and essays on Stravinsky, Cage, and Delius.

Downloads from ram.academia.edu/AnthonyGritten