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Organ Matinee with Sir Wayne Marshall

Wayne Marshall has earned a worldwide reputation as a conductor, organist and pianist. Since 1996 he has been organist in residence at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Between 2014 and 2020, he was principal conductor of the WDR Funkhaus Orchestra. Currently, he is increasingly focusing on his solo projects. He is particularly interested in the music of George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and contemporary American composers. In 2004 he received an honorary doctorate from Bournemouth University and in 2010 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Music. In 2016, Wayne Marshall was awarded the prestigious Golden Jubilee Award by the Government of Barbados for his services to music. He is also an ambassador for the London Music Fund. Wayne Marshall was honored with the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2021.

Wayne Marshall mit Taktstock in der Hand
Wayne Marshall mit Taktstock in der Hand © Charles Best

Organ matinee with English pianist, organist, conductor and composer Wayne Marshall.

Works performed:

Franz Schmidt
Prelude and Fugue in D Major "Hallelujah"

Jean Roger-Ducasse

Julius Reubke
Organ Sonata in C minor "The 94th Psalm

Marcel Dupré
Suite bretonne op. 21: 1st movement Berceuse

Marcel Dupré
Deuxième Symphonie for organ op. 26

Wayne Marshall
Improvisation on themes by Beethoven
Additional information
Participating artists
Wayne Marshall
Philharmonie Berlin