Organ Recital - Philip Davey

This Organ Recital will be given by Philip Davey. Philip Davey is the present musical director of Truro Methodist Church, a post held for over 30 years. He has recently been awarded a certificate from the RSCM for his services to church music and the RSCM. Philip is one of the accompanists for the Cornwall Symphony Chorus playing organ or piano and has been involved in several recordings with the group and is an official accompanist at the Cornwall Music Festival.

An organ scholar at Truro School he studied with Henry Doughty, gaining an ATCL diploma whilst there. He trained as a music teacher at Marjon, gaining an honours degree and the LTCL performance diploma, and went on to teach at Liskeard and Redruth. Philip finished teaching in the classroom in 2002 and then went on to become a peripatetic teacher at Truro College and Truro School until 2015.

Before taking up the post at Truro in 1987 he held appointments at Cornwood, college organist at Marjon and crganist and choirmaster at Camborne Wesley.

Programme

Rondo in G
John Bull arr R.Ellaser (1926 - 1972)

Adagio in G minor
Albinoni 1671 –1751 Remo Giazotto 1910 -1998

March in F
Lefebure-Wely (1817-1869)

Aria
Flor Peeters (1903 - 1986)

Montagues and Capulets
Prokofiev (1891–1953 ) arr M.Machella (b.1960)

Twilight
Carol Williams (b.1962)

Toccata
Georgi Mushel (1909-1989)

Truro Cathedral has one of the finest organs in the country. Built by Father Willis specifically to fit the of the building, its range, depth and power are truly awe-inspiring. The weekly Friday lunchtime series runs from March to October and each recital lasts around 50 minutes. These are completely free to attend - donations to support the cathedral's music are appreciated.