IF you are interested in organ music then you will know well the name Thomas Trotter.
One of the country’s best known classical musicians, he will play a recital at Brighouse Parish Church on June 24, the latest in its series of celebrity concerts.
Thomas Trotter was appointed Birmingham City Organist in 1983 and 10 years ago, became artistic advisor and resident organist at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.
He is also organist at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey and visiting Professor of organ music at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
At the concert, he will use the church’s two organs to play a varied programme including work by Franz Liszt in recognition of the composer’s 200th anniversary.
In addition to his weekly recitals in Birmingham, Thomas Trotter has toured on four continents, and has played at many International Festivals such as Bath, Salzburg, Edinburgh and the Proms.
Forthcoming engagements include performances at the BBC Proms, at Covent Garden, in the UK premiere of Poul Ruders’ Organ Symphony with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and concerts in the USA, Canada and throughout Europe.
The recital starts at 7.30 pm. Tickets on 01484 715238 or at the door.
Proceeds will go to St Martin’s Church and the Vicar’s fund for the St James Mission.