Sparkling organ performances by John Wells – the first solo recording of the new (2010) Auckland Town Hall Klais organ.
Inaugural Concert, 21 March 2010
A spectacular opening concert featuring top choirs and performers.
- Early English Organ Music from Pembroke College, Cambridge
A taste of 18thC England, James Tibbles performs masterpieces by Handel, Stanley, Corelli etc on the historic Avery organ.
The works on this recording span more than 50 years, from the Second Rhapsody of 1918 to the Partita of 1971.
Virtuoso organist Martin Setchell, on the magnificent Christchurch Town Hall Rieger organ, reminds us that the concert organ is both GRAND and FUN, in this highly entertaining collection of shorter pieces..
Virtuoso English organist Robert Costin presents two great mid-19th German classics on the magnificent romantic symphonic organ of Wellington Town Hall.
“Consummate control… luxuriant tone…”
Michael Cookson, MusicWeb International.
PINK & WHITE
A collection of New Zealand organ music, its title taken from an Anthony Ritchie commission on the subject of the 1886 Tarawera eruption. Also included are works by:- Lilburn, Body, Ritchie, Evans, Farquhar, Mews, and of course Setchell himself.
A follow-up to the very successful volume ONE…