St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

Organ Recital Programs

Fridays 1.10pm - 1.40pm

Gold Coin Donation

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April 2006

7 April
Angelo Castaldo (Naples, Italy)

Toccata in G Major - Theodor Dubois (1837 – 1924)

In paradisum - Theodor Dubois (1837 – 1924)

Romance - Joseph Bonnet (1884 – 1944)

Tema e Variazioni - Aladino Di Martino (1908 – 1989)

Introduktion und Passacaglia - Max Reger (1873 – 1916)

Angelo Castaldo was born in Naples (1973), and after his early musical studies gained a diploma in Piano and Organ. He graduated “cum laude” in Literature at University “Federico II” in Naples, also getting a master's degree in Musicology at the University in Rome.

He has played in most important Italian cities and in Europe: Germany, Poland, Ukraine, England, Scotland, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, and Denmark. In 2005 he undertook a recital tour of South America (Brasil, Argentina, Uruguay) and the USA, including concerts in Chicago, Boston, New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, and for the New Year’s Concert at National Cathedral in Washington. In 2006/2007 he will undertake an extensive concert tour in Australia - New Zealand. He was awarded a “Diploma di Merito” in two internationals organ contests (Roma 1996 / Firenze 1998).

A journalist since 1993, he was musical critic of the daily “Napoli Sera” and the bimonthly “Arte Organaria e Organistica”.

He has edited the first pubblication of “Fantasia a due organi” by M.E. Bossi, “Sonata per organo” by G.B. Pergolesi, “Opera Omnia per organo” by G. Cotrufo (Editions Carrara), many pieces of Italian music from XX century (F. Capocci, F.M. Napolitano, E. Gubitosi, E. Marchetti) and a treatise on Music Theory.

In 2006 he will prepare two recordings on a historical organ from the 18th century and the “Opera Omnia” of Italian organist G. Cotrufo (3 cds).

In addition Angelo Castaldo is the Artistic Director of most important “Organ Festival” in Campania (Italy).

He has been organist of St. Chiara’s Basilica and now is organist and Choirmaster of Volto Santo’s Sanctuary, the most important church in Naples.

14 April
Good Friday - No Recital

21 April
Heather Moen-Boyd (Organist, Scots Kirk, Mosman)
and Ken Allars (Trumpet)

Christ ist erstanden (Christ is arisen) - J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

Trumpet Concerto in E flat - Johann Neruda (1708 - 1780)

Allegro - Largo - Vivace

Pange lingua (Sing my tongue) 3 verses - Nicolas de Grigny (1672 - 1703)

Easter Alleluya - Gordon Slater (1896 - 1979)

28 April
Pastor de Lasala (Organist, Sacred Heart Mosman)

Overture in C K. 399 (385i) - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791) - ed. Martin Hazelböck

Church Sonata in E Flat K. 67 - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791) - (arr. de Lasala)

Organ Concerto in F op 26 no 5 - Michel Corrette (1707 - 1795) - (ed. de Lasala)

Andante : Aria and two variations

Cromorne en taille (from Suite on the 4th tone) - Jacques Boyvin ( 1649 - 1706)

3e Livre d'Orgue - extracts - Michel Corrette (1707 - 1795)

Basse de Trompette
Offertoire - L'Éclatante

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