Sunday 29 May 2016, 2:00pm
Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall
FREE concert – no booking or tickets required
- Colin's programme will be based on the theme “A Tale of Three Cities”: London, Leipzig & Paris.
- The music is by J S Bach, Arthur Biss, Messiaen and others
- and includes that Royal Wedding favourite: the Toccata from Widor's Symphony No 5.
Since his debut at age eighteen, Colin Andrews has been recognized as a musician of great versatility, power and artistry. Born in Bristol, England, Andrews initially studied organ with Garth Benson of St. Mary Redcliffe Church. At sixteen, he entered London’s Royal Academy of Music for four years of organ and piano study under principal professors Douglas Hawkridge and Margaret McDonald. Presently, he is Adjunct Professor of Jacobs School of Music and has has toured worldwide both as a solo recitalist and in solo and ensemble concerts with his wife, Professor Janette Fishell.
Andrews has appeared at a number of the world’s most prestigious venues including the Royal Festival Hall, London; King’s College, Cambridge; Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Hong Kong Cultural Center; The Moscow Conservatoire; and the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris.
Admission to this concert is free of charge
There will be an opportunity to make a donation at the conclusion of the concert.
Full programme notes will be on sale on the day for $2
The concert will begin at 2.00 pm