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Founded some twenty years ago to encourage the love of serious music especially amongst the young, we provide live music in different genres performed by highly gifted professional artistes, many of whom have international recognition.   Probably no other local venue provides such recitals on a regular basis throughout the year and at a very reasonable expense.

Why travel to London when this quality of musical satisfaction can be found so close to home?


Next Concert

:
 Friday 5th June 2015, 7:30pm

Antonio Galanti
Antonio Galanti - Organ

Friday 5 June 2015 • 7:30pm • £8
Programme:
Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582
Johann Sebastian Bach
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (1863) Franz Liszt
Introduction and Passacaglia in D minor (1899) Max Reger

Suite francescana (1954)
        Fioretto 
        Il mattutino di S. Chiara   
        S. Damiano
        Cantico del sole
        La Porziuncola





Bonaventura Somma
Toccata con lo scherzo del cuccù
        Transcription by Ferruccio Vignanelli

Bernardo Pasquini
Sonata (2000, 2015 premiere) Antonio Galanti


Admission:
£8 in advance, or cash at the door.

Children 16 and under admitted free with accompanying adult. Students £3 (with ID card).

Amounts indicated are a suggested donation. If you are a tax payer a Gift Aid declaration would be appreciated.

Tickets are available from:
Guildford Tourist Information Centre
Guildford House
155 High Street
GU1 3AJ

Tel: 01483 444 333
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Antonio Galanti

Antonio Galanti hails from Florence. He is an acclaimed musician who pursued his studies in pianoforte and organ performance, orchestration, choral music and composition at the Conservatorio di Firenze. He furthered more advanced studies at the Fondazione Accademia di Musica Italiana per Organo in Pistoia. He is also the first-prize winner of prestigious Competitions, and is both a Professor and holds the chair of Harmony and Counterpoint at the Conservatorio di Alessandria. Antonio is passionate about the interface of sacred music and the contemporary world and is an expert on historical organs. He performs widely all over Europe and has written numerous scholarly monographs apart from having recorded a considerable amount of CDs. An added interest is transcription, orchestration and composition, apart from critical editions of rare works. His works have been published by Bèrben, Dullaudot, and Rugginenti, amongst others. He is a member of the Commission for Sacred Music in the Archdiocese of Pisa. Since 2005 he has also occupied the prestigious position of honorary advisor responsible for overseeing the maintenance of historical organs in the provinces of Pisa and Livorno.