Organ Recital: William Whitehead

Monday 13 May 2013
1:15 PM

Organist: William Whitehead

Lincoln's Inn Chapel
Lincoln's Inn
London WC2A 3TL

The Orgelbüchlein Project: a snapshot

William will perform preludes from the project by:

Jean-Baptiste Dupont*
Daniel Saleeb* (LFCCM commission)
Thomas Daniel Schlee
Giles Swayne
Judith Bingham

and music by J S Bach

*World premiere

For more information about the project, please see www.orgelbuechlein.co.uk

Biography

williamwhiteheadPassionate about making the pipe organ a real and vibrant musical experience, William presents concerts, masterclasses and other events, all beamed towards making music come alive on this, the most mechanical of all instruments.

First-prize winner at the Odense International Organ Competition, Denmark, in 2004, William has established a reputation for engaging and inspiring playing. His disc, ‘Dances of Life and Death’, music by Duruflé and Alain, was awarded a Diapason Découverte in Diapason magazine and 5-star reviews elsewhere. He is now sought after as a recitalist, teacher, examiner and jury member. He is currently curating a major international project to ‘complete’ the Orgelbüchlein with new compositions (www.orgelbuechlein.co.uk). William is Associate
Organist of Lincoln’s Inn in London.

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