Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

James McVinnie

Artist

BBC Radio 3 presents: Unclassified...Taking Influence from Classical & Pop

  • 11:45 - 12:45
  • Friday 9 November
  • Classical Music
  • The Boardwalk Room

    About James

    Organist James McVinnie has collaborated with some of the world’s leading composers, producers and performers from classical, contemporary, popular and experimental music. Recent highlights as a soloist have included a recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles and a subsequent concerto debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Esa-Pekka Salonen in LA Philharmonic’s Reykjavík Festival. He led the first performance of ‘Music in 12 Parts’ by Philip Glass by anyone other than the composer’s own Ensemble at London’s Barbican Centre. He gave the first performances of ‘Register’ a concerto written for him by Nico Muhly with LA Philharmonic in February 2018. Future projects include first performances of Philip Glass’s Organ Symphony with LA Philharmonic under John Adams and solo recitals in Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Paris Philharmonie. James McVinnie held positions at Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, St Albans Cathedral, and Clare College, Cambridge where he was Organ Scholar.

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