Tom Winpenny - return to the 2023/2024 Season or Welcome
Organ Recitals Nationwide

Programme

Intrada op.241i - John Gardner (1917-2011)
Prelude & Fugue in G (BWV 550) -
JS Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata op. 204 - John Gardner (1917-2011)
i Allegro moderato - ii Adagio - iii Allegro motto
fromSix Canonic Studies for Pedal Piano op. 56 (1845) - Robert Schumann (1810-56)
iv - Innig
from Five Hymn Tunes-Preludes op. 44 - John Gardner (1917-2011)
iii Darwall’s 148th - iv Down Ampney - v Veni Creator
Fantasia in F minor K.608 - WA Mozart (1756-1791)
Intermezzo op. 13 (old series)(1934) - John Gardner (1917-2011)
Ettrick Banks (1985) - Judith Weir (b.1954)
Finale op. 241ii -
John Gardner (1917-2011)

Biography

Tom Winpenny is Assistant Master of the Music at St Albans Cathedral, where his duties include accompanying the daily choral services and directing the Cathedral Girls Choir. He studied as Organ Scholar at King’s College, Cambridge, where he played twice for the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, broadcast internationally. He was subsequently Sub-Organist at St Paul's Cathedral, London, where he played for many great state occasions. He has broadcast regularly on BBC Radio and has been featured on American Public Media's Pipedreams. In recent years he has performed throughout Europe, the United States and the UK at venues including St Stephen’s Cathedral (Vienna), Hallgrímskirkja (Reykjavík), Hamburg Mariendom, Kalmar Cathedral (Sweden), Grace Cathedral (San Francisco), and Westminster Cathedral. His many solo organ recordings include surveys of composers including Judith Bingham, Malcolm Williamson, John Joubert, Elisabeth Lutyens, and Francis Pott’s monumental organ symphony Christus. For Naxos he has recorded five critically-acclaimed volumes of music by Olivier Messiaen. His most recent releases for the same label include the complete organ works of Robert Schumann and Edward Elgar, the latter being selected as a Critic’s Choice in Gramophone magazine. His recordings as choral director include discs for Naxos of sacred music by Elizabeth Poston, Felix Mendelssohn, Michael Haydn and William Mathias.
https://www.tomwinpenny.org