19/05 | Andrew Canning


Philip GLASS (1937)
Koyaanisqatsi – The Dark Organ Song
Sebastián Aguilera DE HEREDIA (1561-1627)
- Tiento de 4 tono de falsas
- Pange Lingua por se sol fa ut
- Tiento de 6 tono de falsas
Henry PURCELL (1659-1695)
March from "King Arthur"
Edward ELGAR (1857-1934)
Solemn Prelude "for the Fallen"
Herbert HOWELLS (1892-1983)
"Out of the deep have I called to you, Lord" (De Profundis)
(from Psalm prelude Set 2 n° 1)
Charles Hubert Hastings PARRY (1848-1918)
Fantasia & Fugue in G, op. 188
Herbert BREWER (1865-1928)


Andrew Canning is one of the leading organists of his generation. He was born in London in 1967 and studied organ with David Sanger and Christopher Bowers-Broadbent at The Royal Academy of Music. In 1984 he won rst prize at the West of England Organ Festival Competition, and in 1990 he was awarded the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. Following appointments at Westminster Abbey and St. Marylebone Parish Church in London, he moved to Sweden in 1991 where he served for ve years as organist at the Västanfors Parish in Fagersta. In 1996 Andrew was appointed Assistant Organist and Director of Music at Uppsala Cathedral and in 2001, Organist to Uppsala University (the rst such appointment ever made in Sweden). Between 1991 and 2002 he was artistic director of Uppsala Cathedral Boys’ Choir and lead the choir on several successful tours to Finland, Spain, and Poland. Andrew is now chiey responsible for the cathedral’s regular recital series and the accompaniment of the liturgy in the cathedral’s daily oces. As an organ soloist he has broadcast many times on American, Swedish and Finnish radio and television, and has performed all over Europe, Japan, Russia and the USA. He has made numerous CD recordings with artists such as Peter Mattei, Alice Babs, Nils Lindberg, Steve Dobrogosz and Anders Paulsson. In 2010 he served as a jury member of the 2010 Miami International Organ Competition. Andrew has performed regularly with the Swedish virtuoso soprano saxophonist Anders Paulsson since 1992. The Paulsson & Canning Duo specialize in works by J.S. Bach, Ellington, Strayhorn, Gershwin and contemporary compositions. At the Ruffatti Organ of Uppsala Cathedral he has just recorded a masterful rendition of all nine movements of La Nativité du Seigneur by Olivier Messiaen. The CD also includes the Offrande au Saint-Sacrement and it will be published in 2017.