Organ recital: Drew Cantrill-Fenwick (St George’s, Jesmond), 1pm, 12 October 2021

Drew Cantrill-Fenwick returns to the Moot Hall Organ with a programme of works from 17th/18th century French composers, alongside Mendelssohn, Easthope Martin and Herbert Brewer.

No advance booking necessary; entry is free with retiring collection.

Programme

Marche des Turcs – Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 – 1687)

Dialogue in D minor – Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier (1734 – 1794)

Grand Jeu avec Le Tonnere – Michael Corrette (1707 – 1795)

Sonata no. 4 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)
Allegro con brio – Andante religioso – Allegretto – Allegro maestoso e vivace

Evensong – Easthope Martin (1882 – 1925)

Marche Heroïque – Herbert Brewer (1865 – 1928)

This recital is supported by Barrie and Ann Cook

Drew Cantrill-Fenwick is currently organist of St George’s Church, Jesmond, Newcastle, where he is responsible for the celebrated four-manual Lewis/Binns organ. Prior to this he was organist of the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, and successively Director of Music at Grimsby Parish Church; Wellington Cathedral, New Zealand; St Paul’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY, and Croydon Minster in London.

In addition to his church responsibilities, Drew is Regional Consultant for the Royal College of Organists, Director of the RCO Summer Course and Winter Conference, and a regular contributor to iRCO, the College’s online learning platform. He is in demand as a teacher and writer, and examines for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. He has recently completed a masters degree at the University of Newcastle on organ culture in France during the 1789 Revolution, and is now pursuing doctoral research.