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Lunchtime Concert – Michael Cayton (organ)

31st October 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Choeur in D op 18 Alexandre Guilmant
(1837 – 1911)
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor
BWV 542
Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685 – 1750)
Cantabile César Franck
(1822 – 90)
Naiads Louis Vierne
(1870 – 1937)
Suite Modale op 43 Flor Peeters
(1903 – 86)

Michael Cayton studied at the Royal College of Music where he
won prizes for conducting and improvisation. He went on to
pursue postgraduate studies in répétiteur work. In 2000 he was
appointed the first Millennium Organ Scholar at the Royal
Hospital Chelsea in 1999. Michael made his debut as an organ
recitalist at the Royal Festival Hall and is demand as a recitalist
and accompanist, appearing up and down the country and in
Europe, with notable London appearances at Westminster Abbey,
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Blackheath Concert Halls and the
Wigmore Hall. In 2000 he was appointed Director of Music at St
Paul’s Parish Church in Bedford and soon after that he took up
his present appointment as Director of Music at St. John’s Wood
Church. In addition to his duties at St. John’s wood he has
simultaneously held the posts organist at Belsize Square
Synagogue, conductor of the Chiltern Choir and more recently,
principal conductor of Watford Philharmonic Society.
Michael has given several radio and television broadcasts and
has appeared on BBC1’s Songs of Praise and Radio 4’s Sunday
Morning Service, most notably from St. Martin-in-the-Fields for
the broadcast following the death of Nelson Mandela. His choral
compositions are published by Redemptorist, the responsorial
psalms now a staple of churches throughout the UK.
Next Monday at 1.15 pm
Chloe Stratta (soprano)
Anna McLachlan (mezzo-soprano)

A retiring collection will be taken in aid of the ASK Development Trust


31st October 2016
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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Keith Long


All Saints Church, Kingston

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