Sweelinck organ recital: now 24 August

Moved to 24 August

Mayfair Organ Concerts
The Grosvenor Chapel
South Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 2PA
Tuesday 24 August 2020, 1:10

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Andrew Benson-Wilson
plays music by
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
(1562-1621)

On the 400th anniversary of the death of the famed ‘Orpheus of Amsterdam’, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621), Andrew Benson-Wilson gives an organ recital of pieces reflecting the different styles and genres of Sweelinck’s music. He was the most influential teacher of his day, attracting many students from German-speaking areas who went on to create the Hamburg school of organ composition which culminated in Buxtehude and Bach.

The organ is the 1991 William Drake instrument in The Grosvenor Chapel,
which is celebrating its own 30th anniversary.
(http://www.grosvenorchapel.org.uk/music/william-drake-organ/)

Admission is free, with a retiring collection.
Part of the Mayfair Organ Concerts series.
Please check Covid-19 regulations applying at the time. Any changes will be notified on this page.