Conor McGlone is an organist and pianist from Rostrevor, Co. Down, currently based in London. He read music and held an organ scholarship at University College, Oxford, playing for the chapel choir under the direction of Giles Underwood. Conor began studying the organ at the age of 12 under James Murphy and Colm Murphy as a student at St Colman’s College, Newry. There, he played the organ at major services in Newry Cathedral, and at the age of 14 accompanied the school choir live on BBC Radio from the Ulster Hall. Other performances and recitals have included St Patrick’s RC Cathedral, Armagh, St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast, and St Stephen Walbrook, City of London.
In his final year of school, Conor studied the piano with Thérése Fahy at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and continued his studies at Oxford with Victor Sangiorgio. Conor is highly active as a piano accompanist and collaborative pianist, playing regularly at Oxford college recitals. He continues working with vocal and instrumental soloists in a range of contexts. Conor studies the organ with William Whitehead and is currently Graduate Music Assistant at Eltham College in southeast London, where he is the school’s principal organist and accompanist.
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia in G Major, BWV 572
J.B. Cabanilles (1644-1712)
Tiento de Batalla de octavo tono
Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657
Simon Johnson (b.1975)
Wohl dem, der in Gottes Furcht steht
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Sonata no. 4 in B flat, op. 65
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Postlude VI in D minor, op. 105