Robert Sharpe – Organist and Director of Music, York Minster
Francis Jackson Prelude for a Solemn Occasion
Maurice Ravel/Wiersinga Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Kerensa Briggs Light in Darkness
JS Bach/Guillou Ricercar à 6 from The Musical Offering
Ethel Smyth Du, o schönes Weltgebäude
Percy Whitlock Fantasie Choral No 2 in F sharp minor
This concert will last approximately 50 minutes.
Robert Sharpe has been Director of Music at York Minster since September 2008, having previously held posts at Truro Cathedral, Lichfield Cathedral, St Albans Abbey and Exeter College, Oxford. He includes music by his famous predecessor at York, Francis Jackson, a movement of JS
Bach’s contrapuntal masterpiece The Musical Offering, and finishes with Percy Whitlock’s second Fantasie Choral, a regular favourite in the Leeds series.
Great George Street