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Gerard Gillen is titular organist emeritus of Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral and professor emeritus of music at Maynooth University. He has given over 1,000 recitals in a career that has taken him to four continents, acting as a member of a number of international competition juries, and performing at many of the world’s most prestigious recital venues.

Gerard Gillen was founder-chairman of the Dublin International Organ & Choral Festival (now Pipeworks) of which he was artistic director from 1980 to 1986 and again from 1990 to 2000. He has been honoured by the Vatican and by the governments of France, Belgium and Austria. Other honours include the John Betts Visiting Fellowship at Oxford (1992) and the award of the title of doctor honoris causa by the Pontifical University of Maynooth, and election to honorary fellowship of the RIAM.

Charles Tournemire (1870 – 1939)

Choral-Improvisation on ‘Te Deum Laudamus’

Pierre Du Mage (1674-1751)

Livre d’Orgue

Plein Jeu



Tierce en Taille

Basse de Trompette



Grand Jeu

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata  and Fugue in F, BWV 540

César Franck (1822-1890)

Andantino pour Grand Orgue in G Minor, op.25

Frank Martin (1890 -1974)

Agnus Dei (1965/66)

Flor Peeters (1903-1986)

O Gott, du frommer Gott

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Toccata, Fugue and Hymn on ‘Ave Maris Stella’, op.28