David Briggs

Concert Organist and Composer

Concert Schedule

Last updatedTuesday 11th December 2018 (New York)

2018

 
24 DecemberChristmas at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Festival of Lessons and Carols at 4pm
including the premiere of new carol "Verbum caro factum est" (for SSSAAA Harp and Organ)
and
Midnight Mass (9pm)
Both services will be live-streamed via the cathedral Facebook page

2019

 
13 JanuaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play 11am and 4pm services
Organ Concert at 5pm (tbc)
'England’s green and pleasant land' - a celebration of Great Britain’s unique musical heritage
Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Herbert Howells and DJB
23 JanuaryGresham's School, Holt, Norfolk, UK
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert
30 JanuaryInternational Performing Centre (House of Music), Moscow, Russia (postponed)
3 FebruarySt Eustache, Paris
7 FebruaryValencia Cathedral, Spain
9 FebruaryNational Auditorium, Madrid, Spain
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Dr Jeykll and Mr Hyde (1921)'
26 FebruaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York at 7.30pm
Symphony No 7 - Anton Bruckner (transcribed DJB)
This concert will feature large video screen and will also be live-streamed via the cathedral Facebook page
17 MarchSt John's Episcopal Church, Tampa, FL at 4pm
22 MarchLongwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert
2 AprilSt Louis, King of France, St Paul, MN at 12.35pm
Improvisation concert
2 AprilCathedral of St Paul, MN at 7.30pm
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 6 (transcribed DJB)
5 AprilSt Olaf College, Northfield, MN at 7.30pm
8 AprilGustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN
AGO Masterclass at 6pm
9 AprilGustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN at 7.30pm
11 AprilTeaching and play for compline at St Paul's School, Concord, NH
12 AprilSt Paul's School, Concord, NH at 7.30pm
17 AprilTrinity Episcopal Church, Easton, PA at 7.30pm
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert: 'King of Kings' (Cecil B de Mille, 1928)
19 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York at 7pm
Improvised 'Seven Last Words on the Cross'
20 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Vigil at 7pm
21 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Day Services at 11am and 4pm
18 MayChristchurch Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert
24 MaySt Davids Cathedral, Wales
Opening concert of the St Davids Festival, with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
including
Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani - Francis Poulenc
and
Symphony No 3 - Camille Saint-Saens
26 MaySt Davids Cathedral, Wales at 8pm
St Davids Festival Organ Concert
28 MayKing's College, London
Evensong with music by DJB, Kerensa Briggs and Miriam Briggs
2 JunePhilharmonie, Berlin, Germany
'The Art of Organ Transcription'
5 and 6 JuneTeaching in Cambridge
11 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
Solo concert
13 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
DJB Organ Concerto (2006), with the Pori Sinfonietta
15 JuneTholey Abbey, Germany
16 JuneSaarbrucken Basilika, Germany
19 JuneSt Maria Kyrka, Helsingborg, Sweden
21 JuneGillingham Methodist Church, Dorset, UK at 7.30pm
22 JunePortsmouth Cathedral, UK at 3pm
25 JuneSt Bavokerk, Haarlem, Netherlands at 8.15pm
10 JulyOcean Grove Great Auditorium, NJ, USA
15-19 JulyRoyal College of Organists examining
31 JulyHolmens Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark at 12 noon
Bach Concert
3-11 AugustInternational Organ Festival, Talinn, Estonia (tbc)
15 AugustMarienkirche, Lubeck, Germany
7 SeptemberLlandaff Cathedral, UK
part of RCO/IAO 'OrgelFest'
15 SeptemberOratoire St Joseph, Montreal, QE
Tchaikovsky 4 (transcribed DJB)
Opening Concert of the Canadian International Organ Competition Festival
5 OctoberSt James Episcopal Church, Alexandria, LA
13 OctoberWashington DC (for American Guild of Organists)
20 OctoberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
play 4pm Evensong
and
Organ Concert at 5pm
26 OctoberDe Pere Abbey, Green Bay, WI
29 OctoberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Great Music in a Great Space
Pre-Concert talk at 6.30pm
Concert at 7.30pm (program tba)
31 OctoberUniversity of Oklahoma
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert (tbc)
5 NovemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Concert with the Oratorio Society of New York, conducted by Kent Tritle
Vespers - Rachmaninoff and Requiem, Opus 9 - Maurice Durufle
8 NovemberBasílica de Begoña, Bilbao, Spain at 8pm
9 NovemberBasílica de Santa María, Durango, Spain at 8pm
13 NovemberAugustinerkirche, Würzburg, Germany
19 and 20 NovemberTeaching in Cambridge
26 NovemberTemple Church, London
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (Lon Chaney, 1929) (tbc)
6 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 7.30pm
with the Choir of St James Cathedral
8 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto
Three services and twilight concert
10 DecemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 1pm
24 DecemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Festival of Lessons and Carols at 4pm
Midnight Mass at 10.30pm

2020

 
1 FebruaryOratoire du Louvre, Paris
3 and 4 FebruaryTeaching in Cambridge
6 and 7 FebruaryBlackburn Cathedral
RCO Course (tbc)
22 FebruaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Adult Choirs Festival, 2-6pm
23 FebruaryCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
play 4pm Evensong (Choir of University of the South, Sewanee)
and
Organ Concert at 5pm
26 FebruaryKimmel Center, Philadelphia
Grand Organ Celebration with Wayne Marshall and Olivier Latry
10 MarchCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Great Music in a Great Space
Pre-Concert talk at 6.30pm
Concert at 7.30pm (program tba)
4 AprilLincoln Cathedral, UK
Concert with the City of Birmingham Choir, conducted by Adrian Lucas
Variations sur Veni Creator - Maurice Durufle
Requiem - Maurice Durufle
10 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York at 7pm
Good Friday
Improvised 'Stations of the Cross'
11 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Vigil at 7pm
12 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Day Services at 11am and 4pm
24 AprilSt Joseph's Cathedral, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
5-7 MayTeaching in Cambridge
9 MayRoyal Hospital School, Holbrook, UK (tbc)
13 MaySalisbury Cathedral, UK
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
Opening concert after the restoration of the celebrated 'Father' Willis organ
16 MaySt Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands
20 MayShrine of St Augustine, Ramsgate, UK (tbc)
5-9 JuneAGO National Convention, Atlanta, GA
Featured composer
16-20 JuneConcours d'Orgue de Quebec
Eglise Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens, Quebec City
Jury member and Concert