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Prom 52: Thierry Escaich

Sunday 23 August 2015 - 7:30 PM

Thierry Escaich © Guy Vivien

Approximate end time: 9:30pm

Presented by:

Programme to include:

J. S. Bach
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 12'

Chorale Prelude 'In dir ist Freude', BWV 615 3'

Chorale Prelude 'Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir', BWV 686 6'

J. S. Bach (attrib.)
Chorale 'Christ ist erstanden', BWV 746 3'

and works by Brahms, Mendelssohn and Thierry Escaich, plus improvisations on themes of Bach

Thierry Escaich organ

There will be one interval

Bach and beyond – a fascinating musical journey with Thierry Escaich, renowned organist of the church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont in Paris (where he is a successor to Maurice Duruflé), and an ambassador of the great French School of improvisation.

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