John Scott Whiteley organ
Tournemire Improvisation sur le Victimae paschali laudes 8'
Bach Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 9’
Judith Weir The Tree of Peace 4’
James MacMillan Gaudeamus in loci pace 6’
James MacMillan new work (premiere) 8'
Cochereau Symphonie in B flat minor 25’
This year’s celebrity organist will be the dynamic John Scott Whiteley, who has recently recorded the entirety of Bach’s organ works for the BBC. Today’s recital includes the premiere of a new commission by James MacMillan and Bach’s densely intricate Prelude and Fugue in F minor.