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Lunchtime Recital: Alessandro Bianchi

Alessandro Bianchi was born in Como and studied in Piacenza Conservatoire where was awarded in Organ and Organ Composition diplomas with Luigi Toja. He also attended the Masterclasses of Nicholas Danby and Arturo Sacchetti.

He is organist of St. Paul’s Basilica in Cantu and Artistic Director of the Musical Association Amici dell’Organo di Cantu.

Programme

  • Pierre  Phalese (1583)  -  Suite  of  Dances
  • John  Bull (1562-1628)  -  Rondò  in  G
  • Massimo  Nosetti (1961-2013)  -  Elegy on an American folk tune  (Shenandoah)
  • Hans  Andrè  Stamm (1958)  - Toccata  Giocosa (dedicated to Alessandro Bianchi) / Rondò  alla  latina
  • Hal  H.  Hopson (1933)  -  Processional in C
  • Joel  Raney (1956)  -  Hymn :  “Raise me up”
  • Louis  Vierne  -  Final (Deuxieme Symphonie   op.  20) 
Earlier Event: June 25
Lunchtime Recital: Jill Crosssland
Later Event: July 4
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