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2008 Engagements

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Messiaen recital- An overview of Messiaen's organ music
Friday, February 1, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, Texas
Sunday, February 10, 2008
4:00 p.m.
Recital
Griswold Hall, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore
Tickets required. Call the Box Office at 410-659-8100 x 4415.
Monday, February 11, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Masterclass
Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Masterclass
Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Free and open to the public
Sunday, February 24, 2008
Concert
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Concert with the William Byrd Singers and the Cappriccio String Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Wilkinson
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Masterclass
First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, Florida
Sunday, March 30, 2008
4:00 p.m.
Recital
First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, Florida
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
St Mary's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia
Sunday, April 6, 2008
5:00 p.m.
Recital
The National Cathedral, Washington D.C.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
Wichita State University, Kansas
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
10:00 a.m. till noon
Masterclass
Wichita State University, Kansas
The class will include a performance of Messiaen's Messe de la Pentecôte
Saturday, April 12, 2008
3:00 p.m.
Recital
Verizon Hall, Philadelphia
...plus on-stage interview with Michael Barone at 2:15pm.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
First Presbyterian Church, Newton, North Carolina
Tuesday, April 16, 2008
9:30 a.m. - noon
Masterclass
First Presbyterian Church, Newton, North Carolina
Saturday, May 3, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
St Dunstan's Church, Mayfield, England (Mayfield Festival)
Sunday, May 11, 2008 (Pentecost)
Recital
Durham Cathedral, Durham
Performance of Messiaen's Messe de la Pentecôte, played before and after Evensong
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
7:45 p.m.
Recital
Messiaen Recital at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Pre-concert interview at 7:00 p.m. with well-known BBC personality and critic Graeme Kay; concert with performance artist Mark Rowan-Hull painting live, and will include plainsong contributions from the choir.
Saturday, May 17, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Performing Messe de la Pentecôte interspersed with liturgical works by Bach connected with the Mass, and will include a Franck chorale. Talk by Gillian Weir at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Jesuit house in Heverlee, Belguim
Part of Leuven Orgelfestival
Saturday, May 24, 2008
11:50 a.m.
Recital
St Nicholas' Church, Newbury, Berks (Newbury Fest)
Pre-concert interview 11 a.m., Coffee 11:30, Recital 11:50 a.m.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
20:00
Recital
Høje Kolstrup Kirke, Denmark
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
20:00
Recital
Haderslev Cathedral, Haderslev, Denmark
Complete performance of Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Friday, June 6, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Recital
Sct Petri Church, Malmø, Sweden
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
20:00
Recital
Stadthalle, Wuppertal, Germany
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Recital
New Hall School, Chelmsford
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Recital
Part of the St Magnus Festival, Orkneys
Messiaen and Bach recital
Monday, June 23, 2008
Recital
St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham - complete performance of the Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité, closing concert of the Messiaen 2008 International Centenary Conference
On June 24th, there will be an interview with the distinguished author and authority on French music, Roger Nichols, with Gillian Weir, as part of the conference.
Friday, June 27, 2008
10:30 p.m.
Recital
Passau Dom, Germany
This is a special event - sunset to sunrise (with other organists) continuous organ music, in the Festspielen Europäische Orgelwochen Passau. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Recital
Hereford Cathedral
...plus interview at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Recital
Opening recital in Westminster Abbey summer organ festival - a complete performance of Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité, of which Gillian Weir gave the première UK performance, from the composer's manuscript (Royal Festival Hall, 1973).
Friday, July 18, 2008
6:30 p.m.
Recital
Heilig-Kreuz-Münster, Schwabish Gmünd, Germany
Friday, July 25, 2008
16:30
Recital
Helligaandskirke, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Recital
Sct. Catharinae Kirke, Hjørring, Denmark
Thursday, July 31, 2008
19:30
Recital
Domkirke, Viborg, Denmark
Saturday, August 2, 2008
20:00
Recital
Sct Nicolai Kirke, Kirkepadsen 20, Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark
Friday, August 8, 2008
11:00 a.m.
Recital
Worcester Cathedral (Three Choirs festival)
Performance of L'Ascension. Lunch following at 12:30, with Gillian Weir speaking. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Recital
Lahti, Finland: Festival with Lahti Symphony Orchestra performing the Symphonie in D minor for Organ and Orchestra by Alexandre Guilmant
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Recital
Sofia Albertina Church, Landskrona, Sweden
Saturday, September 6, 2008
3:00 p.m.
Recital
St Johannes Kirke, Malmø, Sweden
Part of the festival to celebrate the new organ.
Monday, September 8, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Paderborn Cathedral, Germany
Complete performance of Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
6:30 p.m.
Recital
St Clemens Cathedral, Rheda, Germany
Friday, September 12, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Stadt-und-Marktkirche St Lamberti, Münster, Westfalen-Lippe, Germany
Saturday, September 13, 2008
1:00 p.m.
Masterclass
Nicolaikerk, Utrecht, Holland
Saturday, September 13, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Recital
Nicolaikerk, Utrecht, Holland
Part of the celebrations for National Organ Day in Holland.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Recital
St Asaph Cathedral, North Wales Music Festival, Wales
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Masterclass
St Asaph Cathedral, North Wales Music Festival, Wales
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Recital
Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Recital
Mayflower Congregational Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Monday, October 6, 2008
Masterclass
Mayflower Congregational Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan
October 9 to 18, 2008
Jurist
Jurist at CIOC- Canadian International Organ Competition in Montreal
Sunday, October 12, 2008
3:00 p.m.
Recital
l'Eglise Saints-Anges, Lachine, Montreal, part of CIOC- Canadian International Organ Competition
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Masterclass
St-Jean-Baptiste, Montreal, part of CIOC- Canadian International Organ Competition
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
9:15 a.m.
Masterclass
University of North Texas, Denton
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
University of North Texas, Denton
To include Rejoice in the Lamb by Benjamin Britten for choir and organ. Recital with the University of North Texas a cappella Choir - opening recital of the new organ. For details of the three-day celebrations click here.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Masterclass
Parker Chapel, Trinity University, San Antonio
Friday, October 24, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Recital
Parker Chapel, Trinity University, San Antonio
Sunday, October 26, 2008
3:00 p.m.
Recital
Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Recital
Cathedral of the Redeemer, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Recital
Durham Cathedral, Durham
Complete performance of Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
November 16 to 23, 2008
Artist-in-Residence
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Sunday, November 23, 2008
Recital
Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Messiaen's Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité with plainsong interpolations
Monday, November 24, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Masterclass on Messiaen Repertoire
Griswold Hall, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Masterclass on Messiaen Repertoire
Griswold Hall, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Messiaen recital on the Maître's 100th birthday
Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey

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