Stephen Farr

British organist
Stephen Farr
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Stephen Farr

Stephen Farr Biography (Wikipedia)

Stephen Farr is a British organist who until 2014 was Director of Music at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He studied with Robert Munns and David Sanger in London and Cambridge. He also received tuition from Piet Kee in Haarlem and Hans Fagius in Copenhagen, and as a student was the recipient of grants from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Worshipful Company of Musicians (W.T. Best Scholarship).[citation needed]

His secondary education was at Eltham College, after which, in 1984, he became Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge, where he obtained a double first in Music and a master's degree in Musicology. Sub-organist posts at Christ Church, Oxford and Winchester Cathedral preceded his appointment as Organist and Master of the Choristers of Guildford Cathedral, a post which he held from 1999 until 2007.

Stephen Farr now pursues an active freelance career, teaching in Oxford, directing the professional choir and general musical programme of St Paul's Church Knightsbridge in London, and performing as a soloist and ensemble player in the UK and abroad. He is also the Director of Chapel Music at Worcester College, Oxford. He won the Royal College of Organists Performer of the Year Competition in 1988 and further prizes at the international competitions in Odense, St Albans and Paisley.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 2
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St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 2
Kenneth Leighton
Paean
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Paean
James Burton
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
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Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Judith Bingham
The Three Angels: III. Gabriel
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The Three Angels: III. Gabriel
Judith Bingham
Annunciation IV: Meine Seel' Erhebt den Herren
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Annunciation IV: Meine Seel' Erhebt den Herren
Kenneth Leighton
Missa de gloria Op.82 (Ite Missa Est)
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Missa de gloria Op.82 (Ite Missa Est)
Judith Weir
'Job's Comforters', from In The Land Of Uz
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'Job's Comforters', from In The Land Of Uz
Jón Leifs
Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op.7
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Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op.7
Johann Sebastian Bach
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Cantata No 147)
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Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Cantata No 147)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 (Toccata)
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Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 (Toccata)
William Bolcom
What a friend we have in Jesus
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What a friend we have in Jesus
Germaine Tailleferre
Nocturne
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Nocturne
Edward Cowie
Cathedral Music 1
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Cathedral Music 1
Leonard Bernstein
Chichester Psalms
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Chichester Psalms
Leonard Bernstein
Missa Brevis
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Missa Brevis
Leonard Bernstein
Hashkiveinu
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Hashkiveinu
Johann Crüger
Nun Danket Alle Gott - Chorale
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Nun Danket Alle Gott - Chorale
Johann Sebastian Bach
Nun Danket Alle Gott - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.657 For Organ
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Nun Danket Alle Gott - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.657 For Organ
Johann Sebastian Bach
Christus, Der Uns Selig Macht - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.620
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Christus, Der Uns Selig Macht - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.620
Johann Sebastian Bach
O Lamm Gottes Unschuldig - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.618
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O Lamm Gottes Unschuldig - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.618
Dieterich Buxtehude
Praeludium In F Sharp Minor Buxwv.146 For Organ
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Praeludium In F Sharp Minor Buxwv.146 For Organ
Johann Sebastian Bach
Da Jesus An Dem Kreuze Stund' - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.621 For Organ
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Da Jesus An Dem Kreuze Stund' - Chorale-Prelude Bwv.621 For Organ
Charles Villiers Stanford
St Patrick's Breastplate
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St Patrick's Breastplate
Julian Anderson
Bell Mass
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Bell Mass
John Stainer
I saw the Lord
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I saw the Lord
Judith Weir
I love all beauteous things
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I love all beauteous things
Felix Mendelssohn
Hear my prayer
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Hear my prayer
Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
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Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
Judith Weir
Holy Innocents
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Holy Innocents
Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Wash me throughly
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Wash me throughly
Julian Anderson
My Beloved Spake
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My Beloved Spake
Judith Weir
In the Land of Uz (Proms 2017)
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In the Land of Uz (Proms 2017)
Arthur Sullivan
The Lost Chord
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The Lost Chord
Kenneth Leighton
Toccata on Hanover (Six Fantasies on Hymn Tunes, Op 72)
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Toccata on Hanover (Six Fantasies on Hymn Tunes, Op 72)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Lobet den Herrn
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Lobet den Herrn
Elizabeth Poston
The Carol of the Crown
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The Carol of the Crown
Elizabeth Poston
Laudate Dominum
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Laudate Dominum
Elizabeth Poston
Balulalow
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Balulalow
Judith Bingham
God would be born in thee
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God would be born in thee
Charles Villiers Stanford
Evening Canticles in G major
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Evening Canticles in G major
John Sanders, Stephen Farr, BBC Singers & David Hill
Prayer
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Prayer

Prayer

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John Sanders
Conductor
Harry Bramma
The Souls of the Righteous
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The Souls of the Righteous
Philip Moore, Stephen Farr, BBC Singers & David Hill
Requiem
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Requiem

Requiem

Composer
Philip Moore
Conductor
Jonathan Bielby
May Choirs of Angels Receive Him
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May Choirs of Angels Receive Him
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Past BBC Events

BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Contemporary Christmas Carols
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St Paul's Knightsbridge, London
2018-07-20T11:42:45
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2018
BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Contemporary Christmas Carols

BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Contemporary Christmas Carols

St Paul's Knightsbridge, London
BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Sofi Jeannin conducts Handel
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Milton Court Concert Hall
2018-05-04T11:42:45
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May
2018
BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Sofi Jeannin conducts Handel

BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: Sofi Jeannin conducts Handel

Milton Court Concert Hall
BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: BBC Singers celebrate settings of George Herbert
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St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge
2018-03-01T11:42:45
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Mar
2018
BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: BBC Singers celebrate settings of George Herbert

BBC Singers 2017-18 Season: BBC Singers celebrate settings of George Herbert

St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge
Proms 2017: Proms at ... Southwark Cathedral
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Southwark Cathederal
2017-08-12T11:42:45
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Aug
2017
Proms 2017: Proms at ... Southwark Cathedral

Proms 2017: Proms at ... Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathederal
BBC Symphony Chorus at Spitalfields Music Summer Festival
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Shoreditch Church
2016-06-03T11:42:45
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Jun
2016
BBC Symphony Chorus at Spitalfields Music Summer Festival

BBC Symphony Chorus at Spitalfields Music Summer Festival

Shoreditch Church

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