David Briggs

Concert Organist and Composer

Concert Schedule

Last updatedThursday 19th April 2018 (New York)

2018

 
20 AprilSt James Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA at 7.30pm
Music by J S Bach, Haydn, DJB, Franck, Messiaen, Dukas and improvisations
22 AprilDuke University, Durham, NC
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
27 AprilSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 7.30pm
Programme to include 'Serenade to Music', Overture to 'the Wasps' and Mass in G minor - Ralph Vaughan Williams
with the Choir of St James Cathedral
29 AprilSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 4pm
Twilight Concert
30 AprilSt Paul's Cathedral, London, Ontario at 7.30pm
NB revised date
1 MaySt James Cathedral, Toronto at 1pm
15 MayRoyal Albert Hall, London
with Wayne Marshall and Olivier Latry
20 MayMaison Symphonique, Montreal at 2pm
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Dr Jeykll and Mr Hyde (1921)'
27 MayEglise St Sulpice, Paris, France
29 and 30 MayKonstantin Basilika, Germany
Private recording sessions with David John Pike (Mahler Songs CD)
2 JuneBuckfast Abbey, UK
part of inaugural series for the new Ruffatti organ (including new commission)
6 JuneTruro Cathedral, UK
Benefit concert
8 JuneAntwerp Cathedral, Belgium at 7.30pm
Mahler Symphony No 5 (transcr. DJB)
10 JuneAbtei Himmerod, Germany
with David John Pike (Baritone)
12-13 JuneTeaching in Cambridge
17 JuneCollégiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie, France
24 June Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Bethesda, MD
7 and 8 JulyLapa, Portugal
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 8, transcribed DJB (postponed)
15 JulyBourges Cathedral, France at 17.00hrs
30 JulyNidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
part of the St Olav Festival
6 SeptemberCathedral of the Assumption, Louisville, KY at 7.30pm
7 SeptemberAsbury College, Lexington, KY at 7.30pm
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert 'Dr Jeykll and Mr Hyde (1921)'
9 SeptemberTrinity Episcopal Church, Danville, KY
16 SeptemberKatharinenkirche, Oppenheim, Germany
Mahler Symphony No 4 transcribed DJB
with Christiane Libor (Soprano)
23 SeptemberSt Johannes Church, Malmo, Sweden
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
28 SeptemberXXIV Festival Organistico Internazionale, Bergamo, Italy
30 SeptemberHoly Trinity, Sloane Square, London at 7.30pm
4 OctoberSt Aloysius R.C. Church, Glasgow, Scotland
Re-opening concert of Van den Heuvel organ
2 OctoberSt Margaret's Parish Church, Whaddon, Gloucestershire
250th birthday concert of Snetzler organ
6 OctoberWorcester Cathedral, UK
celebrating the tenth anniversary of the new organ by Kenneth Tickell
14 OctoberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play 11am and 4pm services
Organ Concert at 5pm: The Notre-Dame tradition - a programme of music by former organists of France’s greatest cathedral
Music by Antoine Calviere, Louis Vierne, Leonce de St Martin and Pierre Cochereau (transcribed Jeanne Joulain and DJB)
19 OctoberSt James Cathedral, Seattle, WA
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
21 OctoberClaremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, California
Silent movie improvisation concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (1929)
25 OctoberChristchurch Cathedral, Victoria, BC
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
27 OctoberTrinity Cathedral, Portland, OR
'Spooktacular' Silent movie improvisation concert 'Phantom of the Opera' (1929)
2 NovemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 7.30pm
including 'Messe pour Notre-Dame' (DJB)
with the Choir of St James Cathedral
4 NovemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 4pm
Twilight Concert
6 NovemberSt James Cathedral, Toronto at 1pm
18 NovemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play 11am and 4pm services
Organ Concert at 5pm (tba)
20 NovemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Great Music in a Great Space Concert
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 3 (transcribed DJB)
2 DecemberSt Joseph's Oratory, Montreal, QE
Part of the Montreal Bach Festival
24 DecemberChristmas at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Festival of Lessons and Carols at 4pm and Midnight Mass (9pm)
25 DecemberCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play for 11am Christmas Mass

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
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)'
3 MarchCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play 11am and 4pm services
Organ Concert at 5pm (tbc)
‘A touch of garlic’ - French masterpieces from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Music by Alexandre Guilmant, Marcel Dupre and Thierry Escaich
5 MarchCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play 11am and 4pm services
Organ Concert at 5pm (tbc)
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 at 7.30pm
12 AprilSt Paul's School, Concord, NH at 7.30pm
19 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York at 7pm
Improvised 'Stations of the Cross'
20 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Easter Vigil at 7pm
21 AprilCathedral of St John the Divine, New York
Play Easter Day services at 11am and 4pm
18 MayChristchurch Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN
Silent Movie Improvisation Concert
2 JunePhilharmonie, Berlin, Germany
'The Art of Organ Transcription'
11 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
Solo concert
13 JunePori Organ Festival, Finland
DJB Organ Concerto (2006), with the Pori Sinfonietta
31 JulyHolmens Kirke, Stockholm, Sweden at 12 noon
Bach Concert
3-11 AugustInternational Organ Festival, Talinn, Estonia (tbc)
13 or 20 OctoberWashington DC (for American Guild of Organists) (tbc)
13 NovemberAugustinerkirche, Würzburg, Germany

2020

 
4 AprilLincoln Cathedral, UK
Concert with the City of Birmingham Choir, conducted by Adrian Lucas
Variations sur Veni Creator - Maurice Durufle
Requiem - Maurice Durufle
24 AprilSt Joseph's Cathedral, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Gustav Mahler Symphony No 2 ('The Resurrection Symphony'), transcribed DJB
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