MARGARET PHILLIPS is one of Britain's outstanding concert organists and teachers. She studied with the late Ralph Downes and Marie-Claire Alain. After her London début she soon gained an international reputation as a soloist, playing at concert halls and cathedrals throughout Europe and in the USA, Canada, Australia and Mexico. Recent performance highlights include concerts in several Scandinavian cathedrals as well as celebrity recitals at Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. In 2015 she gave two marathon series, each of 18 concerts, of the complete works of Bach, and in June 2016 she played an evening recital at the Royal Festival Hall which was broadcast by BBC Radio 3. Since 1996 she has been professor of organ at the Royal College of Music in London, and she is also much in demand as teacher, masterclass tutor and jury member as well as recitalist. Her numerous CDs, which include the complete organ works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns and Stanley, have been highly praised. In 1994 she and her husband founded the English Organ School and Museum in former chapel premises in Milborne Port, Somerset, where they have a small collection of organs by English organ builders from the eighteenth century to the present day.
José Ximénez (1601-1672)
Batalla del Sexto Tono
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Two chorale preludes on 'Vater unser im Himmelreich', BWV737 and BWV762
Prelude and Fugue in C BWV547
August Gottfried Ritter (1811-1885)
Sonata no. 2 in E minor, op. 19 (c.1850)
- Rasch und entschlossen
- Ruhige Bewegung
- Rasch und feurig
Ad Wammes (b. 1953)
Lionel Rogg (b. 1936)
Partita sopra 'Nun freut euch'