Special Performance

Jeremy Spurgeon  Organ

*A Special ERS Performance on the Winspear Centre’s Davis Concert Organ

Jeremy Spurgeon

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
7:30 PM

Concert Review
Jeremy Spurgeon’s satisfying solo recital leaves Winspear patrons wanting more
Mark Morris
Edmonton Journal
February 13, 2020

Winspear Centre for Music**

*Please note: this concert is not included in the Season Subscription
Tickets through the TIX on the Square, Eventbrite, and at the door

$40 Adult  |  $30 Senior [60+] & Student

British-born Jeremy Spurgeon won scholarships to study organ and piano accompaniment at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. He later studied organ at the Geneva Conservatoire where he gained the Premier Prix de la Classe de Virtuosité. In 1980, he came to Edmonton as director of music at All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral and has since appeared with many Canadian and international ensembles, singers and instrumentalists. His teachers include Eileen Sullivan, Eric Pask, Dame Gillian Weir and Lionel Rogg. He has performed in Canada, Britain, Italy, Switzerland and Poland. In 2018, Jeremy Spurgeon was honoured by the University of Alberta with an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree.


Francis Jackson (b. 1917)
Fanfare 1956

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia in G major  BWV 572

Meine Seele erhebt den Herren  BWV 648
My soul magnifies the Lord

Fuga sopra il Magnificat  BWV 733

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland  BWV 659
Now come, Saviour of the nations

Passacaglia in C minor  BWV 582


Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Carillon de Longpont Op. 31 No. 21 1914

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Les mages from La Nativité du Seigneur 1935

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Berceuse Op. 31 No. 19 1914

César Franck (1822-1890)
Choral No. 3 in A minor 1890

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird 1910
−arranged in 1922 by Maurice Besly (1888-1945)

Global News Morning Edmonton:
Well-known Edmonton organist, pianist and choir director Jeremy Spurgeon visited Global News Morning Weekend on February 8, 2020 to chat about his upcoming concert at the Winspear Centre. View →

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