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University of St Andrews

St.Salvador's Chapel

Hradetsky 1974

 

BIOS organises a regular programme of events for members. These normally include a residential conference, a one-day research conference (held at Birmingham University), an AGM meeting (usually combined with study of an important organ in London) and a number of study days, usually based on single instruments of historical importance.

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BIOS Residential Conference 2018

On the theme of 'Bach and his 19th century disciples'  

University of St Andrews, Scotland, in association with St Andrews Organ Week

Monday 30 July 

  • 14.00    Registration
  • 16.30    The Merseburg Concert - Henry Fairs
  • 17.30    Dinner
  • 19.30    St Salvador's Chapel Bach recital Vincent Bernhardt (harpsichord & organ - 1973 Hradetzky)

Tuesday 31 July

  •   9.30    Papers (details to be announced)
  • 11.00    Coffee
  • 11.30  Further papers (including Dr Katharine Pardee on Bach in 19th century England)
  • 13,.00   Lunch
  • 14.00   Symposium & Discussion on 1973 Hradetsky organ in Organ Reform Movement context
  • 16.00    Late 19th & early 20th century Bach editions Gabriele Damiani
  • 17.15    Dinner
  • 18.30    Transport to Dundee
  • 19.30   St Salvador, Dundee Reconstruction of the first performance of the Liszt BACH Henry Fairs, Feargus Hetherington & Megan Read (organ - Wordswoth & Maskell 1882)

Wednesday 1 August

  •   9.30    Papers (details to be announced)
  • 11.00    Coffee
  • 11.30    Further papers
  • 13,.00   Lunch
  • 14.00 Mendelssohn Masterclsss Prof. Matthias Havinga (Oude Kerk, Amsterdam)   
  • 16.00    BIOS presentation
  • 17.00    Reception
  • 17.30    Dinner
  • 18.45    Transport to Kingsbarns
  • 19.30    Kingsbarns Parish Church concert Chris Bragg & Donald Robinson (organ - 1882 Forster & Andrews) 

Thursday 2 August

  •   9.00    Transport to visit historic organs and to Glasgow 
  • St Bride's, Glasgow (1865 Hill); Cottier Theatre, Dowanhill, Glasgow (1876 Willis)
  •   Dinner at Cottier Theatre
  • 19.30  Mendelssohn recital Prof. Matthias Havinga (Oude Kerk, Amsterdam)
  •   Return to St Andrews

Friday 3 August 

  • Breakfast and close of Conference

Booking

Because of the number of booking choices, on-line booking is not available. To download a booking form CLICK HERE.

The last date for bookings is 16th July

 

 

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