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Richard Morris Memorial Concert

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Spivey Hall Organist-in-Residence Richard Morris passed away on September 12, 2013.  Click here for more details

In place of his scheduled recital, Spivey Hall will honor his memory with a special concert on this day, February 1, 2014, at 3:00 PM.

Spivey Hall Organist-in-Residence from January 1994 to September 2013, Richard Morris was a brilliant musician, renowned for his extraordinary career, his technical mastery, his deep knowledge of style, and his unique way with words as revealed by his great wealth of historical anecdotes and his inimitable wit.

This concert, to include performances by organists Alan Morrison and Peter Carter, will pay tribute to his memory and feature works from his repertoire.

A post-concert reception for the audience and artists, hosted by the Friends of Spivey Hall, will be held in the lobby.

Admission to the Richard Morris Memorial Concert is free, but tickets are required, and are available from the Box Office


Alan Morrison
Henri MULET Tu es petra ("Thou art the rock") from Byzantine Sketches
Charles Marie WIDOR Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Göthique, Opus 70
Charles TOURNEMIRE Improvisation on "Victimae Paschali" from Five Improvisations (Reconstructed by Maurice Duruflé)

Peter Carter
J.S. BACH Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Percy WHITLOCK Divertissement from Four Extemporisations
Maurice DURUFLE Prelude, Adagio and Chorale Variations on "Veni Creator," Opus 4

Alan Morrison
Charles CALLAHAN Aria
John WEAVER Variations on "sine Nomine"

Admissions Policy

No one under the age of 12 is admitted to Spivey Hall concerts, unless the concert is specifically designated as being appropriate for younger children. Click here to learn more about Spivey Hall's Young People's Concerts for children in grades Pre-K through 12.

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