St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney
Organ Recital Programs
Fridays 1.10pm - 1.40pm
Gold Coin Donation
Angelo Castaldo (Naples, Italy)
Toccata in G Major - Theodor Dubois (1837 1924)
In paradisum - Theodor Dubois (1837 1924)
Romance - Joseph Bonnet (1884 1944)
Tema e Variazioni - Aladino Di Martino (1908 1989)
Introduktion und Passacaglia - Max Reger (1873 1916)
Angelo Castaldo was born in Naples (1973), and after his early musical studies gained a diploma in Piano and Organ. He graduated cum laude in Literature at University Federico II in Naples, also getting a master's degree in Musicology at the University in Rome.
He has played in most important Italian cities and in Europe: Germany, Poland, Ukraine, England, Scotland, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, and Denmark. In 2005 he undertook a recital tour of South America (Brasil, Argentina, Uruguay) and the USA, including concerts in Chicago, Boston, New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, and for the New Years Concert at National Cathedral in Washington. In 2006/2007 he will undertake an extensive concert tour in Australia - New Zealand. He was awarded a Diploma di Merito in two internationals organ contests (Roma 1996 / Firenze 1998).
A journalist since 1993, he was musical critic of the daily Napoli Sera and the bimonthly Arte Organaria e Organistica.
He has edited the first pubblication of Fantasia a due organi by M.E. Bossi, Sonata per organo by G.B. Pergolesi, Opera Omnia per organo by G. Cotrufo (Editions Carrara), many pieces of Italian music from XX century (F. Capocci, F.M. Napolitano, E. Gubitosi, E. Marchetti) and a treatise on Music Theory.
In 2006 he will prepare two recordings on a historical organ from the 18th century and the Opera Omnia of Italian organist G. Cotrufo (3 cds).
In addition Angelo Castaldo is the Artistic Director of most important Organ Festival in Campania (Italy).
He has been organist of St. Chiaras Basilica and now is organist and Choirmaster of Volto Santos Sanctuary, the most important church in Naples.
Good Friday - No Recital
Heather Moen-Boyd (Organist, Scots Kirk, Mosman)
and Ken Allars (Trumpet)
Christ ist erstanden (Christ is arisen) - J S Bach (1685 - 1750)
Trumpet Concerto in E flat - Johann Neruda (1708 - 1780)
Allegro - Largo - Vivace
Pange lingua (Sing my tongue) 3 verses - Nicolas de Grigny (1672 - 1703)
Easter Alleluya - Gordon Slater (1896 - 1979)
Pastor de Lasala (Organist, Sacred Heart Mosman)
Overture in C K. 399 (385i) - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791) - ed. Martin Hazelböck
Church Sonata in E Flat K. 67 - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791) - (arr. de Lasala)
Organ Concerto in F op 26 no 5 - Michel Corrette (1707 - 1795) - (ed. de Lasala)
Andante : Aria and two variations
Cromorne en taille (from Suite on the 4th tone) - Jacques Boyvin ( 1649 - 1706)
3e Livre d'Orgue - extracts - Michel Corrette (1707 - 1795)
Basse de Trompette
Offertoire - L'Éclatante
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