David Briggs

Concert Organist and Composer


David is known across the globe for his brilliant organ transcriptions of symphonic music by composers such as Mahler, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Bruckner, Ravel, and Bach. Currently he has transcribed (and recorded) Mahler Symphonies Nos 5, 6 and 3. His transcription of the Resurrection Symphony (No 2) was premiered at the Cathedral of St John-the-Divine in New York City in April 2013, in front of a capacity crowd. David's transcriptions of Elgar's Symphony No 1 and 2 were premiered at the Worcester Three Choirs Festival and have been recorded on the Acclaim label, to extremely enthusiastic reviews.

Many of David's published transcriptions are available for purchase here.

See what the presenters and reviewers are saying about David's compositions and transcriptions here.