Jul
22
5:00 PM17:00

Nancy Cathedral, France - Concert "Jeunes Talents"

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Edwin will perform on the historic Cavaillé-Coll grand organ of Nancy Cathedral, France, as a part of the 2018 Orgue! Festival to celebrate this wonderful instrument.

Programme

Philip PLAISTED (1844-1920), transcription: Thomas Heywood (n. 1974)

Grand March

Charles-Marie WIDOR (1843-1937)

Andante sostenuto, extrait de la Symphonie gothique, Op. 70 

Henri DALLIER (1849-1934)

Electa ut Sol, extrait des Cinq invocations

Maurice DURUFLÉ (1902-1986)

Sicilienne, extrait de la Suite, Op. 5

Georg Friedrich HAENDEL (1685-1759), transcription: William Thomas Best (1826-1897)

Hallelujah, extrait de l’oratorio Le Messie

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Jul
1
2:30 PM14:30

St Andrew's, Brighton - Grand Organ Master Series

Edwin will perform in the July concert of the St Andrew's Brighton Grand Organ Master Series, featuring the famous War Memorial Grand Organ, completed in 1964 by the Melbourne organ builder Steve Laurie.

The full programme can be found via the following link: http://www.standrewsbrighton.org.au/music/2018%20GOMS/05%20GOMS%20July%202018%20Program.pdf

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Jun
27
12:30 PM12:30

Melbourne Town Hall Organ-ic Lunch Concert

Edwin Kwong & Ned Wright-Smith will perform in the popular Organ-ic Lunch series, held at the Melbourne Town Hall, this month, showcasing the magnificent Hill, Norman & Beard/Schantz Grand Organ of the Town Hall.

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Programme

Philip Plaisted (1844-1920), transcribed by Thomas Heywood (b. 1974)
Grand March

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Andante Sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70

Henri Dallier (1849-1934)
Electa ut Sol from Cinq Invocations

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Sicilienne from Suite, Op. 5

Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), edited by Thomas Heywood (b. 1974)
Final from First Sonata-Symphony for Organ, Op. 42

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May
25
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC The Scots' Church

Edwin will perform in the final MUSOC for Semester 1 of this year, on the beautiful Rieger organ of the Scots' Church, Melbourne.

Programme

Maurice Duruflé (1902-1987)

Prélude & Sicilienne from Suite, Op. 5

Henk Temmingh (b. 1939)

Three Organ Pieces (1995)
i. Intrada, ii. Cantilena, iii. Toccata

Richard Wagner (1813-1883), transcribed by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Pilgrim’s Chorus from Tannhäuser

Henri Dallier (1849-1934)

Electa ut Sol from Cinq Invocations

Doors open at 12:45pm.

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May
2
2:00 PM14:00

MUSOC St Patrick's Cathedral

PROGRAM

Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
Paraphrase on a Chorus from Judas Maccabaeus
Méditation
from Sonata No. 6 in B minor, Op. 86

César Franck (1822-1890)
Choral No. 3 in A minor

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
Elegie in C Major
It is the Australian première of this piece, published last month by the Royal College of Music to mark the centenary of Sir Hubert Parry’s death.

Simon Preston (b. 1938)
Alleluyas

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Oct
20
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Trinity College

Edwin will perform in the final MUSOC recital this year, based at Trinity College Chapel. The recital will focus on anniversaries: 2017 is the 130th anniversary of the births of Oskar Lindberg and Jan Zwart, the 80th anniversary of the deaths of Jan Zwart and George Gershwin, and the 30th anniversary of the death of Fela Sowande.

Programme

Jan Zwart (1887-1937)
Toccata Psalm 146 “Prijs den Heer met blijde galmen“

Fela Sowande (1905-1987)
Pastourelle

Oskar Lindberg (1887-1955)
Organ Sonata in G Minor, Op. 23

i. Marcia Elegiaca
ii. Adagio
iii. Alla Sarabanda

George Gershwin (1898-1937), transcribed by Edwin Kwong (b. 1995)
The Man I Love

Jan Zwart (1887-1937)
Fantasie over het Lutherlied: “Een Vaste Burg is onze God” 

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Sep
1
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Scots' Church

Edwin will perform in this week's MUSOC on the Rieger organ of Scots' Church, Melbourne. The programme will consist of mostly unknown hidden gems of the organ literature, originating from a diverse range of countries including the UK, France, and Iceland. Free admission includes programme. Doors open at 12:45pm.

Programme: TBC

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Aug
27
2:00 PM14:00

Solo Concert - Bairnsdale Uniting Church

Edwin will perform in a featured solo organ concert, at Bairnsdale Uniting Church, Princes Highway, Bairnsdale, Victoria.

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in G Major (BWV 541)

Johann Adam Reincken (1643-1722)
Fugue in G minor

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
An Wasserflüssen Babylon (BWV 653)

Georg Böhm (1661-1733)
Vater unser im Himmelreich

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Chaconne in F minor

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major (BuxWV 137)

INTERVAL

David Briggs (b. 1962), transcribed by Ted Verhey
Improvisation for Saint-Sulpice, Paris

Peter Warlock (1894-1930), transcribed by Edwin Kwong (b. 1995)
Pieds-en-l’air from Capriol Suite

Louis Vierne (1870-1937), transcribed by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Trois Improvisations
i. Marche Épiscopale, ii. Méditation, iii. Cortège

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992), transcribed by Edwin Kwong (b. 1995)
Oblivion from Enrico IV

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881), transcribed by Arthur Eaglefield Hull (1876-1928)
The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition

Hermann Kotzschmar (1829-1908), transcribed by Edwin Kwong (b. 1995)
Leviathan March

Harold Arlen (1905-1986), arranged by Sir George Shearing (1919-2011), transcribed by Ned Wright-Smith (b. 1999)
Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), transcribed by William Thomas Best (1826-1897) Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah 

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Aug
25
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Ormond College

Edwin will perform an entirely Baroque programme on the Smenge/Sharp organ of Ormond College in this recital, featuring works by some of the great masters of the North and South German Baroque Schools. Free admission includes programme. Doors open at 12:45pm.

PROGRAMME

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in G Major (BWV 541)
An Wasserflüssen Babylon (BWV 653)

Johann Adam Reincken (1643-1722)
Fugue in G minor

Georg Böhm (1661-1733)
Vater unser im Himmelreich

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Chaconne in F minor

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major (BuxWV 137)

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Jul
28
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Trinity College

Edwin will perform in the first MUSOC of Semester 2 this year, featuring a varied programme with music from England, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Free entry includes programme. Doors open at 12:45pm.

Programme

Alfred Hollins (1865-1942)
A Trumpet Minuet

Christiaan Frederik Hendriks (1861-1923)
Regrets from Trois Pièces pour Grand-Orgue, Op. 23

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)

Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Cantilène from Sonata No. 11 in D minor, Op. 148

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Carillon de Westminster from 24 Pièces de Fantaisie, Op. 54 No. 3

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May
19
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Ormond College

Edwin will perform this week's recital in the MUSOC at Ormond College, on the Ronald Sharp/Knud Smenge organ. Free entry, doors open at 12:45pm.

Programme

Charles Piroye (c. 1668 - c. 1730)
La Royal

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fugue in G minor (BWV 578)

Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703)
Hymne Pange Lingua
with Gregorian chant alternation (performed by Tom Baldwin, baritone)

i. Pange Lingua en taille à 4
ii. Fugue à 5
iii. Récit du Chant de l’Hymne précédent

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott (BuxWV 199)
Chaconne in E minor (BuxWV 160)

Claude Balbastre (1724-1799)
Marche des Marseillois et l’air ça ira

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Apr
30
2:30 PM14:30

ANZCO NextGen Gala Concert

Edwin will perform in the GALA NextGen concert, hosted by the Australian and New Zealand College of Organists, held at Melbourne's historic St Patrick's Cathedral on its 1964 Fincham Grand Organ.

As the last performer in this concert, Edwin will perform the following works.

Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984), transcribed by Frédéric Blanc (b. 1967)
Berceuse à la mémoire de Louis Vierne

César Franck (1822-1890)
Choral No. 3 in A minor

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Mar
31
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Ormond College

Edwin will present the rarely heard Missa beatae Mariae Virginis, by the Italian Franciscan friar and composer, Giovanni Battista Fasolo, in its entirety. This composition will be contrasted by Georgi Mushel's Prelude and Fugue. This performance of Fasolo's work is, to the best of Edwin's knowledge, an Australian first.

Programme

Giovanni Battista Fasolo (1598-1664)

Annuale che contiene tutto quello, che deve far un Organista, per risponder al Choro tutto l'Anno, Op. 8 (1645)

Missa beatæ Mariæ Virginis

I. Kyrie, Christe, Kyrie

II. Gloria

III. Brevis modulatio in duas partes post Epistolam

IV. Gravis modulatio pro Offertorio

V. Sanctus

VI. Gravis ad tempus maioris perfectionis Benedictus et elevatio

VII. Agnus Dei

VIII. Brevis modulatio more gallico post Agnus

IX. Deo gratias ut in primo Kyrie
 

Georgi Mushel (1909-1989)
Prelude and Fugue from Six Pieces

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Mar
17
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Ormond College

Edwin finishes his 3 week 'residency' at the MUSOC, by celebrating the life and music of the great Johann Sebastian Bach. He will present 5 of Bach's greatest organ works on the Ronald Sharp/Knud Smenge neo-Baroque organ, in the Chapel of Ormond College, University of Melbourne. Free entry - doors open at 12:45pm.


Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21, 1685 - July 29, 1750)

Prelude and Fugue in G Major (BWV 541)

O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß (BWV 622)

Fantasia and Fugue in A minor (BWV 561)

Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)

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Mar
10
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Scots' Church

Edwin continues his 3 week 'residency' at the MUSOC, with the focus still firmly upon European organ music. The recital will be bookended by two significant works: Josef Rheinberger's 4th Organ Sonata, and Jean Sibelius' epic tone poem, Finlandia. Free entry - doors open at 12:45pm.


Programme

Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Organ Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 98
i. Tempo moderato
ii. Intermezzo
iii. Fuga cromatica

William Bolcom (b. 1938)
Jesus Calls Us; O’er the Tumult from Gospel Preludes, Book 3

Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
Fidelis from Four Extemporisations

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), transcribed by Herbert Austin Fricker (1868-1943)
Finlandia, Op. 26

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Mar
3
1:10 PM13:10

MUSOC Trinity College

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In the opening recital of the 4th year of the Melbourne University Series of Organ Concerts, Edwin will perform works by Buxtehude, Gatti, Mathias, Pärt and Verdi at Trinity College Chapel, University of Melbourne, on the Kenneth Jones organ. Free entry - doors open at 12:45pm.


Programme

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major (BuxWV 137)

 

William Mathias (1934-1992)

Fanfare

 

Walter Gatti (b. 1962)

Six Haïkou pour Orgue

1. Andantino, 2. Vif – Le double plus lent, 3. Trés lent et libre, 4. Modéré, 5. Allegro moderato, 6. Vif

 

Arvo Pärt (b. 1935), transcribed by Giovanni Battista Mazza

Spiegel im Spiegel

 

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), transcribed by Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)

Grand March from Aida

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