St Albans Organ Festival
Three of the UK's finest choirs combine forces in music ranging from SS Wesley to Leonard Bernstein's ebullient Chichester Psalms.
St Albans International Organ Festival
Three of the UK's finest choirs, those of St Albans Cathedral, St Paul's Cathedral and the Temple Church, combine forces in music ranging from a majestic anthem by SS Wesley to Leonard Bernstein's ebullient Chichester Psalms.
Presented by Martin Handley
Nicolai transc. Liszt: Festival overture on Ein Feste burg
JS Bach: Nun danket alle Gott BWV.657
Holst: The Evening Watch
Vaughan Williams: Credo from Mass in G minor
Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque
SS Wesley: Ascribe unto the Lord
Interval music - Peter Hurford, founder of the St Albans International Organ Festival in 1963 plays Bach's Toccata, Adagio And Fugue In C, BWV 564, on the organ of The Church Of Our Lady Of Sorrow, Toronto, Canada
Tippett: 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
James Hall (countertenor), Elizabeth Bass (harp), Rebecca McChrystal (percussion)
Pier Damiano Peretti, Simon Johnson, Tom Winpenny, Greg Morris (organ)
Andrew Carwood, Roger Sayer, Andrew Lucas (conductors)