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David Drury Grand Organ Concert

  • St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)
 David Drury

David is the Director of Music at St Paul’s College within the University of Sydney.

He has toured Canada and has been many times to the USA as a recitalist, tutor, accompanist, and choral director.

David has performed concertos with the Adelaide and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, the Sydney Opera & Ballet Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

David has recorded four solo compact discs as well as appearing on numerous recordings with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, The Song Company, Cantilation, and Australian Baroque Brass.

Tickets $20, school children free.

PROGRAMME

Max Reger: Introduction & Passacaglia in d minor

Richard Wagner: Pilgrims Chorus (from Tannhäuser arr. E.H. Lemare)

Kenneth Leighton: Festival Fanfare

Peter Racine Fricker: Pastorale

Herbert Howells: Master Tallis’s testament

Antonio Valente: La Romanesca

David Drury: Improvisation  

Nicolas de Grigny: Tierce en taille

Jean Langlais: Féte

In the Grand Organ Concert Series, organists from around the world come to perform concerts of virtuoso programmes, showcasing their own talent and the variety of the Cathedral’s organs.