David Briggs

Concert Organist and Composer

Concert Schedule

Last updatedSunday 19th May 2019 (Indianapolis)

 
24 MaySt Davids Cathedral, Wales
Opening concert of the St Davids Festival, with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
including
Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani - Francis Poulenc
and
Symphony No 3 - Camille Saint-Saens
26 MaySt Davids Cathedral, Wales at 8pm
St Davids Festival Organ Concert
'The Art of Transcription'
2 JunePhilharmonie, Berlin, Germany
'The Art of Organ Transcription'
Works by Camille Saint-Saens, Antonio Vivaldi/J.S. Bach, Richard Wagner, Maurice Ravel, Pierre Cochereau and Gustav Mahler
5 and 6 JuneTeaching in Cambridge
10 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland at 7pm
Opening concert, including Messe pour Saint-Sulpice and Psalm 150 (DJB)
11 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (1929)
13 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
DJB Organ Concerto (2006), with the Pori Sinfonietta
15 JuneSaarbrucken Basilika, Germany at 11.30am
16 JuneMetz Cathedral at 4pm
19 JuneSt Maria Kyrka, Helsingborg, Sweden
21 JuneGillingham Methodist Church, Dorset, UK at 7.30pm
'The Glory of Notre-Dame'
22 JunePortsmouth Cathedral, UK at 3pm
25 JuneSt Bavokerk, Haarlem, Netherlands at 8.15pm
Music by J S Bach and Pierre Cochereau
29 JuneLiverpool Cathedral, UK at 6.45pm
Benefit concert for Notre-Dame de Paris
Music by Calviere, Vierne, Leonce de St Martin and Pierre Cochereau
10 JulyOcean Grove Great Auditorium, NJ, USA
15-19 JulyRoyal College of Organists examining
31 JulyHolmens Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark at 12 noon
Bach Concert
3-11 AugustInternational Organ Festival, Talinn, Estonia
5 AugustSt. Nicholas Concert-Hall in Tallinn at 8pm
Solo concert
7 AugustMihkli Church at 8pm
Historical Normann Organ from 1853
8 AugustSt. Nicholas Concert-Hall in Tallinn at 8pm
Bach concert
10 AugustKuusalu Church, Estonia
Closing Festival concert and party
15 AugustMarienkirche, Lubeck, Germany
7 SeptemberLlandaff Cathedral, UK
part of RCO/IAO 'OrgelFest'
15 SeptemberOratoire St Joseph, Montreal, QE
Tchaikovsky 4 (transcribed DJB)
Opening Concert of the Canadian International Organ Competition Festival
22 SeptemberForrest Burdette United Methodist Church, Hurricane, WV
Organ Concert (famous 6 manual organ!)
1 OctoberTexas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert
2 OctoberTexas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
Solo Concert (Repertoire, Transcriptions and Improvisations)
5 OctoberSt James Episcopal Church, Alexandria, LA
13 OctoberWashington DC (for American Guild of Organists)
20 OctoberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
play 4pm Evensong
and
Organ Concert at 5pm
22 OctoberAll Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA
26 OctoberDe Pere Abbey, Green Bay, WI
29 OctoberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Great Music in a Great Space
Pre-Concert talk at 6.30pm
Concert at 7.30pm
Music to include
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 - J S Bach
Fantaisie en la - Cesar Franck
Allegretto - Florence Price
Variations on 'The A-train' - DJB (premiere)
Deuxieme Symphonie - Marcel Dupre
Fantasia and Fugue on 'Ad nos, ad salutarem undam' - Franz Liszt
3 NovemberSt Luke's-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, New York
play for Mass at 11am
'Truro Eucharist' (DJB)
5 NovemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Concert with the Oratorio Society of New York, conducted by Kent Tritle
Vespers - Rachmaninoff and Requiem, Opus 9 - Maurice Durufle
8 NovemberBasílica de Begoña, Bilbao, Spain at 8pm
9 NovemberBasílica de Santa María, Durango, Spain at 8pm
13 NovemberAugustinerkirche, Würzburg, Germany
15 NovemberKing's College, London
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
19 NovemberKing's College, London
Choral Evensong with Music composed by DJB, Kerensa and Miriam Briggs!
20 NovemberTeaching in Cambridge
26 NovemberTemple Church, London
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (Lon Chaney, 1929)
6 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 7.30pm
with the Choir of St James Cathedral
8 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto
Three services and twilight concert
10 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 1pm
24 DecemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Festival of Lessons and Carols at 4pm
Midnight Mass at 10.30pm

2020

 
7 JanuaryThe Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
10th anniversary recital on the Conroy Memorial Organ at 7.30pm
8 JanuaryThe Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
AGO Improvisation Masterclass
8 JanuaryThe Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
Choral Concert '21st Century Music in a 21st Century Cathedral', including DJB 'Messe pour St Sulpice'
16 JanuarySt Paul's Chapel, Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York at 1pm
1 FebruaryOratoire du Louvre, Paris
3 and 4 FebruaryTeaching in Cambridge
6 and 7 FebruaryBlackburn Cathedral
RCO Course (tbc)
11 FebruarySolihull School, UK
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (Lon Chaney, 1929)
16 FebruarySt Luke's Cathedral, Orlando, FL at 3pm
Co-sponsored by the Orlando Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
22 FebruaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Adult Choirs Festival, 2-6pm
23 FebruaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
play 4pm Evensong (Choir of University of the South, Sewanee)
and
Organ Concert at 5pm
26 FebruaryKimmel Center, Philadelphia
Grand Organ Celebration with Wayne Marshall and Olivier Latry
10 MarchCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Great Music in a Great Space
Pre-Concert talk at 6.30pm
Concert at 7.30pm (program tba)
13 MarchForrest Burdette United Methodist Church, Hurricane, WV
Silent movie improvisation concert
29 MarchSt Luke's United Methodist Church, Houston, TX
4 AprilLincoln Cathedral, UK
Concert with the City of Birmingham Choir, conducted by Adrian Lucas
Variations sur Veni Creator - Maurice Durufle
Requiem - Maurice Durufle (tbc)
10 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York at 7pm
Good Friday
Improvised 'Stations of the Cross'
11 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Vigil at 7pm
12 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Day Services at 11am and 4pm
24 AprilSt Joseph's Cathedral, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
3 MaySt Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria
Part of opening series on new organ by Rieger Orgelbau (www.domorgel.wien)
5-7 MayTeaching in Cambridge
9 MayRoyal Hospital School, Holbrook, UK (tbc)
13 MaySalisbury Cathedral, UK
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
Opening concert after the restoration of the celebrated 'Father' Willis organ
16 MaySt Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands
24 MayGrace and St Stephen's Church, Colorado Springs, CO
re-opening recital
30 MayAll Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester, MA
6 JuneAbbatiale St Etienne, Caen, France
Special concert on 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings
part of International Organ Festival
with Silent Movie footage and improvisations
11 JuneLograno Cathedral, Spain
16-20 JuneConcours d'Orgue de Quebec
Eglise Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens, Quebec City
Jury member and Concert
5-9 JulyAGO National Convention, Atlanta, GA
Featured composer
29 JulyPeachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta
Part of Atlanta Summer Organ Festival
17 JulyHelligaandskirken. Copenhagen, Denmark at 4.30pm
1 OctoberSpeyer Dom, Germany
17 OctoberDe Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK
Concert with the Leicester Philharmonic Choir
Messe Solennelle (Louis Vierne) and Requiem (Maurice Durufle)
5 NovemberMurcia Cathedral, Spain
Famous Merklin organ
20 NovemberFirst Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB