Join us at 1pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019 for a recital by Andrew Cantrill-Fenwick (Newcastle). Free entry, retiring collection.
Marche Pontificale (Symphony 1) – Charles-Marie Widor (1844 – 1937)
Andantino in F – Louis Lefébure-Wély (1817 – 1869)
Bolero de Concert – Louis Lefébure-Wély
Es ist ein ‘Ros’ entsprungen – Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)
War March of the Priests – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern – Niels Gade (1817 – 1890)
Paean – Philip Moore (b.1943)
ANDREW CANTRILL-FENWICK is one of the UK’s most experienced and versatile church musicians. His career has taken him to three continents, working in schools, churches and cathedrals, and he has appeared in some of the world’s most prestigious venues as conductor and organist. He is a Fellow, prize winner, and former councillor of the Royal College of Organists and is currently a tutor for the RCO Academy and RCO Regional Consultant for the North East of England. In addition, he is an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Artistic Director of the East Anglian Academy of Early Music and an active recitalist.
Andrew was educated at Reigate Grammar School, Barnard Castle School and Durham University, and studied the organ with Lady Susi Jeans, Peter Wright, James Lancelot and Gerre Hancock. Appointed Master of the Choristers at Grimsby Parish Church and Choir School at the age of just 23, Andrew went on to hold similar positions at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, New Zealand, St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Buffalo, NY and Croydon Minster, London. He has also served as organist of Hampstead Parish Church, London and The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook. His international recital career has included concerts in the United States, France (St-Martin d’Esquermes, Lille), Germany (Altenberger Dom, St Aposteln, Koln), Iceland (Hallgrimskirkja), Denmark, Sweden, and Italy.
Andrew lives in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From his home in Weardale, he travels extensively as an examiner, teacher and performer, promotes an annual Oratorio Festival, and is undertaking a research degree in organ music during the French Revolution at the University of Newcastle.