James O’Donnell, organist of Westminster Abbey makes his Montréal début at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul! Mr. O’Donnell is head of the Abbey music department and is responsible
James O’Donnell, organist of Westminster Abbey makes his Montréal début at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul! Mr. O’Donnell is head of the Abbey music department and is responsible for all musical aspects of the Abbey’s work.
Internationally recognised as a conductor and organ recitalist, James has performed all over the world, including the United States, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe, and appeared in the BBC Proms and at many other festivals. Recent engagements have included Poulenc’s Organ Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Royal Festival Hall, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and released on CD on the LPO Live label, and solo recitals in the United States, Germany, Norway, and the Netherlands. As soloist and director James has worked with many of Britain’s leading ensembles. He is Music Director of St James’ Baroque and appears regularly with the BBC Singers.
$30 ($25 in advance) Tickets: www.ciocm.org
This special concert is a memorial tribute to Peter Partridge, a generous Canadian patron of the arts who died suddenly in October 2018. Peter is a former organist of Westminster Abbey, and in 2017 he donated a new practice organ to the Abbey Choir School.
In partnership with the Canadian International Organ Competition, of which Mr. Partridge was a board member.
(Wednesday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul
3415 Redpath Street