Edwin Kwong will perform a programme primarily comprised of transcriptions on the Rieger organ of The Scots' Church. This concert will also feature the Southern Hemisphere premiere of Bára Grímsdóttir's work, Englar á sveini (Soaring Angels), which comes from the larger collection of new Icelandic organ works "Ég heyrði þytinn frá vængjum þeirra" (I heard the sound of their wings), curated by Icelandic organist, Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir.
Free admission includes programme.
Performer: Edwin Kwong (Director of Music and Organist, St Bartholomew's Burnley)
Louis Vierne (1870-1937), transcribed by Maurice Duruflé (1904-1987)
i. Marche Épiscopale
David Briggs (b. 1962), transcribed by Ted Verhey
Improvisation for Saint-Sulpice, Paris
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992), transcribed by Edwin Kwong (b. 1995)
Oblivion from Enrico IV
Bára Grímsdóttir (b. 1960)
Englar á sveimi (Soaring Angels)
i. Undir verndarvæng (Under the Protecting Wing)
ii. Ég krýp (I Kneel)
iii. Engladans (Angel’s Dance)
Doors open at 12:45pm.