Tuesday morning with Michael Murray, Organist

May 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Central Presbyterian Church
1155 Thurlow St. Vancouver
By donation

Holy music for the organ from the 16th to 20th centuries


Programme (approx. 1 hr in length):
“Te Deum” Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
Ciacona BuxWV 160 Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Iste Confessor Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Iste Confessor Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Master Tallis’s Testament Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
A Solis Ortus Cardine Jakob Praetorius (1586-1651)
Neuvaine (1998) André Cormier (b. 1969)
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Michael Murray has been working and playing the organ for most of his life. Having studied at Douglas College and Western Washington University he left the West Coast to live for a few years in Toronto. It was there he obtained his ARCT. After this time he returned to Vancouver and is active as a professional musician. In 1992, he founded the award winning vocal ensemble musica intima. Currently Michael is Director of Music at St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Director of the Abendmusik Chamber Choir and Organ Instructor at the UBC School of Music.

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