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Lunchtime Music Recital – Ashley Wagner
10 March - 13:10 - 13:50
All are welcome to join us for a free lunchtime concert of music! This week our Assistant Head of Music, Ashley Wagner, entertains us all with a programme of organ music.
Ashley Wagner BMus (Hons) FRCO is the Assistant Head of Music of Birmingham Cathedral, where he is the principal accompanist to the cathedral choirs and assists with running the music department. Wagner graduated with a first-class honors degree from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, specializing in organ performance, and assumed his current position at Birmingham Cathedral during his final year of study. He has studied the organ with Terence Atkins, Robin Walker, Henry Fairs, and Daniel Moult and continues his studies with Thomas Trotter. He has held positions at Worcester Cathedral and St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate. As a soloist, Wagner has performed at venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Amsterdam Orgelpark, and St Paul’s Cathedral. He has broadcast on radio and television and has won awards through the Northern Ireland International Organ Competition, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Essex Organ Competition, and the Royal College of Organists. He is an honorary fellow of the Stour Singers
The programme for this recital can be found below:
J.S.Bach (1685–1750)Aus tiefer Not schrei’ ich zu dir BWV 686
Price (1899–1952): Adoration
Demessieux (1921–1968): Attende Domine
Price (1899–1952): Fantasy (From Suite No.1)
Vaughan Williams (1872–1958): Rhosymedre
Franck (1822–1890): Choral 3 in A minor
The recital will last approximately 40 minutes, entry is free and booking is not required.
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