David Dunnett

(Norwich Cathedral)

 

Programme  (back to 2018/2019 Concert Season)


Overture to St Paul (arr.Best) - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)


Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C (BuxWV 137) - D Buxtehude (1637-1707)


Hommage a Dietrich Buxtehude - Petr Eben (1929-2007)


Canzona (from Sonata) - Percy Whitlock (1903-46)


Scherzo in G minor - E Bossi (1861-1925)

                                  

Berceuse (from Suite Bretonne) - Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)


Sonata Eroica - J Jongen (1873-1953)

                                  

Biography


David Dunnett was educated at Clare College, Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music and studied the organ with John Pryer and David Sanger. After time working in America as Director of Chapel Music at the College of Wooster in Ohio he spent six years as Assistant Director of Music at Uppingham School. From 1991-96 he was Sub-Organist at Winchester Cathedral accompanying their renowned choir for services concerts, broadcasts, recordings and tours to Brazil, USA and Australia.  He assisted David Hill with the Waynflete Singers, taught at Southampton Univ
ersity and is a previous conductor of the Southampton University Chamber Choir and the Winchester Music Club.  Working in a variety of styles both classical and jazz, he is a regular recitalist and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists on the organ, harpsichord and piano.  He has been Organist at Norwich Cathedral since January 1996 and was also Master of the Music 1996-2007.  As Choral Conductor of the Norwich Philharmonic Society for over twenty years he has conducted major choral works from Bach to Walton, is a former part-time lecturer at the University of East Anglia and teaches at Norwich School.  He features on many recordings as a conductor, soloist and accompanist and is busy as a private teacher and an examiner.
 
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