RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
French composer and organist Charles Tournemire was born in Bordeaux on 22 January 1870 and lived until 3 November 1939. He toured Europe giving organ recitals and also wrote about organ-playing. You can read more about his life and music by reading Andrew Thomson's article published here in September 1999.
Ensemble. Packed With Good Things - Roderic Dunnett reports from the 2019 Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester
All Reeds Blazing - Roger Sayer at the Derby Cathedral organ console impresses Mike Wheeler
Historical Spread - Michael Overbury's Derby Cathedral organ recital impresses Mike Wheeler
Ensemble. A Sense of Joy - The Gough Duo at Derby Cathedral impresses Tony Westerman
Sensitively Played - A recital by Stephen Disley, heard by Mike Wheeler