Andrew Forbes

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Andrew Forbes is the Director of Music of Glasgow Cathedral.[1] He is an organist, harpsichordist and conductor as well as a trustee of the Glasgow Society of Organists.[2]

He was appointed as director in October 2014 after winning the 2014 Northern Ireland International Organ Competition.[3] He is originally from Perth, Scotland,[4] and has performed recitals throughout Europe at venues including Royal Albert Hall, Trinity College, Worcester Cathedral[4], St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, St. John’s Kirk (Perth), The Caird Hall, St Salvator's Chapel (St. Andrews) and De Krijtberg Kerke.[2] In 2012 he played the grand organ of the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and NYOS for a performance of Respighi’s Pines of Rome.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Forbes - Encore". Encore. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  2. ^ a b "Director of Music". www.glasgowcathedral.org. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  3. ^ a b "Trinity College Choir - Andrew Forbes". trinitycollegechoir.com. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  4. ^ a b "Andrew Forbes Organ Recital 2015 on Saturday 23rd May 2015 | Perth Festival, Scotland". www.perthfestival.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-02-21.