Mon 3 February 2020 , 1.05pm - 1.55pm
Leeds Town Hall (Victoria Hall), Leeds Town Hall
Darius Battiwalla - Leeds City Organist
Africa – America
Bach - Prelude & Fugue in C major BWV 547
Fela Sowande - Kyrie
William Farley Smith - Wade in duh Wadduh!
Bolcom - Variations on Amazing Grace
Ives - Variations on America
Beginning with one of Bach’s most positive and uplifting works, the Prelude and Fugue in C major, the programme continues with Fela Sowande’s Kyrie – based on Nigerian church melodies – and pieces by William Farley Smith, and William Bolcom’s jazzy variations on Amazing Grace. Charles Ives’ Variations on America – better known to us as God Save the Queen – completes the programme.
Free admission, no ticket required