Cleobury of King's #1509
…after more than three decades as director of the Choir of King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury knows his job and still keeps on his toes as an organ soloist!
HOWELLS: Paean, fr Six Pieces–Stephen Cleobury (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/29/08)
EDWARD ELGAR (arr. Atkins): Organ Sonata No. 2 –Stephen Cleobury (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/29/08)
Mr. Cleobury talks about his choir, the regular commissioning of new music, an upcoming major renovation of the Chapel’s Harrison & Harrison pipe organ (which, unless otherwise indicated, is today’s featured instrument), and ‘connecting to his roots’ by keeping in shape as a soloist.
The Choir of King’s College tours in the United States between March 20-26, 2015, with appearances in New York City, Washington-DC, Saint Paul, Chicago and Dallas.
Watch an excerpt from Stephen Cleobury’s Priory DVD of the King’s College Chapel pipe organ, and listen online to Cleobury’s performance of Calvin Hampton’s Concerto for Organ and Strings (PIPEDREAMS #1402), as well as some additional solo selections from the post-convention AGO concert at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis:
SAMUEL SEBASTIAN WESLEY: