Organ recital – Matthew Burgess

Starts: May 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Ends: May 20, 2017 at 9:30 pm

Recital Programme – 20th May

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J S Bach   Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 541 8 mins
J S Bach Chorale Partita “Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig” 20 mins
César Franck Choral No. 1 in E major 15 mins
Girolamo Frescobaldi Bergamasca from Fiori Musicali 5 mins
Edward Elgar  Sonata No.1 in G major 25 mins


Matthew Burgess was educated at The Judd School, Tonbridge before studying Music at The Queen’s College, Oxford where he was the Organ Scholar. During his time at Queen’s he gained both the ARCO and FRCO diplomas, latterly with multiple prizes. Upon graduating he was Organ Scholar at Westminster Cathedral before embarking on a career in teaching. He currently teaches Music and Mathematics at La Sainte Union School in Camden.

Beyond teaching, Matthew maintains a busy schedule as a performer. He spent four years as Director of Music at St Paul’s Church, Clapham before more recently taking up the position of Assistant Organist at All Saints Church, Fulham. He is also accompanist for the Music Makers of London chamber choir in Barnes.

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