John Hill Memorial 2017 Series

JOHN HILL MEMORIAL RECITALS 2017

St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall

London EC2V 5AA

Tuesday lunchtimes at 1300-1345

Featuring top UK and international artists at the outset of their professional careers

2nd MAY          BEN BLOOR (UK)

Prelude & Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Andante (from Organ Sonata no.1 in C sharp minor) Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
Fantasia in G minor York Bowen (1884-1961)
Andante con moto (from Six Organ Pieces) Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Scherzetto (from Organ Sonata in C minor) Percy Whitlock (1903-46)
Academic Festival Overture Johannes Brahms (1833-97), tr. Edwin Lemare

9th MAY           JOHANNES SKOOG (SWEDEN)
Legend no.2 ‘St Francis of Paola walking on the waves’ Franz Liszt (1811-86), tr. Max Reger
Consolation no.4 in D flat major Liszt
Fantasy & Fugue on the choral ‘Ad nos, ad salutarem undam’ Liszt

16th MAY         SOYON PARK (SOUTH KOREA)
Toccata in A minor Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-67)
Praeludium in G major Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-97)
Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV 658 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude & Fugue, op.37 no.1 in C minor Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Orpheus Franz Liszt (1811-86), tr. Robert Schaab
Variation ‘Ave regina coelorum’ from Die Marianischen Antiphonen Hermann Schroeder (1904-84)

23rd MAY          GEERTEN LIEFTING (NETHERLANDS)
Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Variations sérieuses Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47), tr. Reitze Smits
Prelude, op.23 no.5 Serge Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), tr. Smits
Vocalise, op.34 no.14 Rachmaninoff, tr. Smits
Improvisation

30th MAY           MARKO SEVER (AUSTRALIA)
Toccata in D minor (‘Dorian’), BWV 538/I J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
L’Ascension Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)
Fugue in D minor (‘Dorian’), BWV 538/II J.S. Bach