Grand Organ Gala at Bridgewater Hall

On Sunday October 16th there will be a Grand Organ Gala taking place at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. This will include outstanding works such as Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest’ and ‘The Hallelujah Chorus’, Strauss’s ‘Sunrise’ from ‘Also sprach Zarathustra’, Mascagni’s ‘Intermezzo’ from ‘Cavalleria rusticana’ and Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No.3 ‘Organ’.

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These excellent pieces will include the Manchester Chorale and Fanfare Trumpeters of The Band of The King’s Division with Darius Battiwalla on Organ and Hilary Davan Wetton conducting.

The Bridgewater quotes ‘Celebrate the power and majesty of the King of Instruments featuring the magnificent ‘Organ Symphony’ by Saint-Saëns.’

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ENO Makes Yamaha Official Partner

English National Opera known as ENO has made Yamaha their official partner. Yamaha’s first revolutionary TransAcoustic™ piano can now be located in the orchestra pit at the London Coliseum.

Martin Fitzpatrick,Image result for eno yamaha ENO’s Head of Music said “At ENO we give our pianos a thorough workout. Creating the orchestral colours on a piano requires an instrument of artistry and reliability, delicacy and toughness, depth and precision. I am delighted that, through this new partnership, Yamaha have provided ENO with pianos that fully meet the demands we place upon them”.

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