Mon 19 October
Leeds Town Hall
Leeds Cathedral Organist
Byrd – Galliard, The Carman’s Whistle Listen
Glass - Metamorphosis II Listen
Ronald Willis - Florita - A Tango
from the Robertsbridge Codex - Estampie (1325) Listen
Pergolesi - Sonata in C
Shostakovich - Jazz Suite No 2: Waltz No 2 Listen
Piazzolla – Sentimental, Chiquillin de Bachin, Libertango Listen
Programme duration approximately 50 mins. Please note there will be no interval.
Director of music at Leeds Cathedral, Benjamin Saunders is known for his wide-ranging programmes and this is no exception. From the 14th century to the 20th, taking in Philip Glass, Shostakovich in ‘light music’ mode, and ending with Piazolla’s most famous tango.
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We believe that music really is for everyone. To reflect this, our Leeds Lunchtime Organ Music and Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music series are free to attend. We are always grateful to accept cash donations after each lunchtime concert, which go directly to supporting these series. However, if you would prefer to donate online you can do so at any time here.
Admission is free.
Due to limited capacity and current social distancing measures, advance booking is required. We regret that booking tickets on the door is not currently an option.