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About Keith Hearnshaw
Organ Concerts with that slightly different touch. Over 20 years experience. Concerts come with HD Big Screen Projection for close up views.
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J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor BWV 582
Toccata,Adagio & Fugue in C major BWV 564
Fantasia & Fugue in G minor BWV 542
Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV 543
Prelude & Fugue in C minor BWV 546
‘Dorian’ Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 538
Prelude & Fugue in D major BWV 532
Trio Sonata No.1 in E flat BWV 525
Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Symphony no 1: Final
Carillon de Westminster
Carillon du Longpont
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Fantasie in F minor
Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)
Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897)
Introduction-Chorale; Menuet Gothique; Prière à Notre Dame; Toccata
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
Sonata No.3 in A major
War March of the Priests
Wedding March from a Midsummers Nights Dream
Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937)
Symphony no 6 complete
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Adagio for Strings
John Williams (1932)
Hymn to the Fallen from ‘Saving Private Ryan’
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Prélude et fugue sur le nom d’Alain op.7
Fugue sur le thème de la Cathédrale de Soissons op.12
Gordon Balch Nevin (1892-1943)
Will o’ the Wisp
Sir William Walton (1902-1983)
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Pomp & Circumstance No.1 in D
Chanson du Nuit
Chanson du Matin
Pomp & Circumstance No.4 in G
Prelude & Fugue in G minor
Prelude & Fugue in B major
Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Toccata from Symphonie 5
Symphonie 6 complete
Marco Enrico Bossi (1861–1925)
Scherzo in G minor
Pietro Alessandro Yon (1886–1943)
Toccatina for flute
Dieterich Buxtehude (c.1637–1707)
Präludium, Fuga und Ciacona in C
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Fantastia & Toccata in D minor
Postlude in G minor
Postlude in D minor
Garth Edmundson (1892-1971)
Toccata Prelude Vom Himmel Hoch
Jacques Offenbach (1819-1890)
Overture Orpheus in the Underworld
César Franck (1822-1890)
Dudley Buck (1839-1909)
Concert Variations on the Star Spangled Banner
John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)
Stars & Stripes Forever
Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
Incantation pour un jour Saint
Chant de Paix
What do your clients love most about your performances?
My accessible programming and colourful use of the full gamut of the organ is often commented upon and also my enthusiasm and fun and love for the instrument is infectious.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Most of the major cathedrals in the UK; Wanamaker Organ Philadelphia, Spreckels Organ Balboa Park San Diego. Doesburg Holland, Kleve, Berlin, Altenburg Germany. Gothenburg. Also many churches, concert halls here in the UK.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
The greats of the organ world Virgil Fox, Carlo Curley, Prof Ian Tracey, David Briggs.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Playing to over 2200 people on the worlds largest outdoor organ in the Spreckels International Organ Festival, San Diego USA, Numerous duet concerts with the late American virtuoso Carlo Curley including on the Wanamaker Organ, Philadelphia. Westminster Abbey & Liverpool Cathedral, Blenheim Palace to name but a few.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
This sometimes happens and I have the flexibility to re adjust timings in the run up to the event to ensure everything runs smoothly for you.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
This isn’t something I offer, but I can point you in the right direction if it’s something you require.
How much time do you need to set up?
Rehearsal time and set up time very much depends on the instrument I’m playing and also whether you have requested the HD Big Screen setup.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
For solo concerts I normally research the instrument I’m playing and then put a suitable programme together and also take into account any requests I may have had. The programme can then be reviewed and adjusted if needs be.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
As an organist I use the insitu organ at the venue. However certain occasions instruments can be hired and I have connections in the digital organ world. I also have a quality digital piano that can be used for weddings or funerals.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
I can learn new pieces, I’m always expanding my repertoire. The amount of time required really depends on how complex the piece is.It can take anything from a couple of days to a few months.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£130|
|Up to 1 hour||£180|
|Up to 2 hours||£220|
|Up to 3 hours||£300|
Funeral or Memorial Service
Music before the service and as the cortège arrives, accompanying any hymns or songs, music for reflection during the service and music at the end as everyone leaves.
This includes music before the service begins, accompanying any hymns or songs, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Evening Organ Concert with HD Big Screen Projection
This package consists of an evening programme of music circa 75-90 of music, plus a 15 min interval. It also provides a large HD Screen video projection which allows excellent views of the Organ console, audiences love to see the organists hand and feet and watch them manipulating the organ stops.
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