Organ Recital: William Whitehead
Monday 13 May 2013
Organist: William Whitehead
Lincoln's Inn Chapel
London WC2A 3TL
The Orgelbüchlein Project: a snapshot
William will perform preludes from the project by:
Daniel Saleeb* (LFCCM commission)
Thomas Daniel Schlee
and music by J S Bach
For more information about the project, please see www.orgelbuechlein.co.uk
Passionate 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.