MUSIQUE ROYALE

Wednesday December 16 2020, 12:00 PM

Gabriel O'Brien, organ

Musique Royale and the Wednesday’s at Noon series from St John’s Anglican Church present organist Gabriel O’Brien in a virtual concert performing music by Buxtehude, Mendelssohn and Léon Boëllmann. Tune in on Wednesday December 16th at noon via Musique Royale Facebook and YouTube channels.

Gabriel O’Brien is a student at the University of King’s College, studying organ with Wayne Rogers and Paul Halley. He served as Sunday Organist at the University of King’s College from 2016-2019, and is currently the organ scholar at King’s and at the Cathedral Church of All Saints in Halifax. Gabriel is the Assistant Artistic Director of Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir, a choir he joined as a boy. He has toured Nova Scotia and performed at the Music and Beyond Festival in Ottawa with Aureas Voces Early Music Ensemble, and has sung with other choral groups, including the University of King’s College Chapel Choir, and the Galileo Baroque Choir.

Program

  • Prelude, Fugue, and Chaconne in C Major - Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
  • Sonata no. V, movements I & II - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
  • Suite Gothique - Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)

Featuring

Gabriel O'Brien (organ)

Performances

St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg
Wednesday 16 December – 12:00 PM