Freemasons' Hall Organ Concert - 10th November 2021 -  Gordon Stewart

Freemasons' Hall Organ Concert - 10th November 2021 - Gordon Stewart

Gordon Stewart - International Concert Organist, plays the Organ of the Grand Temple, Freemasons' Hall, London

Wednesday, 10th November 2021 at 6:15pm
Freemasons' Hall

Event description

The second of the 2021 Organ Concerts on the splendid refurbished Willis organ in the Grand Temple of Freemasons' Hall, London, is to be given by International Concert Organist, Gordon Stewart.

Gordon was for 15 years one of the regular conductors of BBC television's long-running series Songs of Praise, and he has been musical director for broadcasts on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4. His programme from the Wanamaker Store in Philadelphia has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and in the United States.

Gordon was born in Dundee, Scotland, and studied in Manchester and Geneva. His teachers included Eric Chadwick, Gillian Weir and Lionel Rogg.

He was awarded a Performer’s Diploma with distinction in Manchester and a Premier Prix de Virtuosité in Geneva. For fifteen years he was a cathedral organist, first in Manchester then in Blackburn. In recent years he has been awarded honorary fellowships by the Royal College of Organists, the Guild of Church Musicians and the Royal School of Church Music, and an honorary doctorate by the University of Huddersfield.

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