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Sunday, April 6, 2014 4 pm to 5 pm
Organ Recital Series - Benjamin Bachmann

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America's great organs. Our organist today is Benjamin Bachmann. Suggested donation of $10.

About the Recitalist

Benjamin Bachmann, Canon Director of Music, joined the music staff of Grace Cathedral on August 1, 2005. He is a native of Akron, Ohio, and received his first organ training there with Robert Quade. Ben was the recipient of the Emilie Spivey Scholarship at Clayton College and State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he studied with Richard Morris. He was Assistant Organist at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta, and Associate Director and composer for Impromptu, a civic choir in Atlanta. He received his Master's Degree at the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Margaret Phillips. At the Royal College, he was the recipient of the Walford Davies Organ Prize in 2004. During his time in London, Ben was Organ Scholar at St. Paul's Knightsbridge and Farm Street Church. Ben was made a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists in 2008. He has participated in numerous RSCM choir training camps, worked with conductors including George Guest, David Willcocks, John Rutter, and David Hill. Ben was appointed Canon Director of Music on May 6, 2010.


Advent to Easter: Organ Music for the Liturgical Year

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645    4’        J. S. Bach
Fuga sopra il Magnificat BWV 733    4’            J. S. Bach

La Nativité Op. 2 No. 2    6’30”                Jean Langlais

Sonata No. 6 in d minor    15’                Felix Mendelssohn
Choral “Vater unser im Himmelreich”            (1809-1847)
Andante sostenuto
Allegro molto

Chorale Prelude “Were you there?”     7’            Leo Sowerby

Sarabande for Easter morning    5’30”            Herbert Howells

O Welt, ich muss dich lassen Op. 122 no.11 3’        Johannes Brahms

Incantation pour un jour Saint    5’            Jean Langlais


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