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Callum Algar and Joshua Roebuck, organ
Saturday 15 June 2019 at 1:00pm
St Laurence, LudlowCALLUM ALGER
Edward Elgar: Allegro maestoso (Sonata No.1 in G)
J.S.Bach: Concerto in D minor BWV596
César Franck: Chorale III in A minor
Maurice Duruflé: Choral varie sur me theme du Veni Creator
This concert marks the strong and continuing relationship with the Organ Department of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire under its Head of Department, Daniel Moult.
Callum Alger is currently a fourth year undergraduate at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, studying the organ with Henry Fairs, and choral conducting with Paul Spicer. Alongside his degree, he is the Acting Director of Music at The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Wolverhampton, where he oversees the week-by-week running of the busy music department. In 2018, he was awarded first prize at both the inaugural IAO/RCO Organ Competition in Peterborough, and the inaugural Dame Gillian Weir Messiaen Competition in Birmingham. He has previously held positions at Portsmouth Cathedral, and St Matthew's Church, Northampton, as well as deputising at Derby Cathedral. In September 2019, he will take up the prestigious position as Organ Scholar at Westminster Cathedral.
Josh Roebuck began his studies in the Organ in his with Richard Darke in his hometown of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. Following further tuition from Keith Wright and Simon Lindley, Josh moved to study at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire under the tutelage of Professors Henry Fairs and Daniel Moult, where he is now in his final undergraduate year. Josh holds posts as the Organ Scholar of Worcester Cathedral and Birmingham Town Hall and Symphony Hall, and came highly commended in the Northern Ireland International Organ Competition in 2017.
All recitals at St Laurence's are listed on www.organrecitals.com
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