13 Apr '15, 3pm


With a history dating back to medieval times, the pipe organ has been a seminal instrument in the liturgy of the church, where to this day it continues to play a prominent role in worship. Join renowned Japanese conductor and organist Masato Suzuki as he takes audiences on a journey across the centuries in an exploration of familiar favourites and hidden gems of the organ repertoire. One of the highlights of the programme will include a selection of organ works based on Buddhist chants that were composed for the first pipe organ in Japan that was housed in a Buddhist temple.

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