Music by Muffat, Mendelssohn & J.S. Bach
Michael Harris has been Organist and Master of the Music of St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, since 1996. Prior to moving to Edinburgh he held posts as Sub-Organist of Leeds Parish Church and Assistant Organist of Canterbury Cathedral. Michael hosts many organ concerts on the famous Rieger organ and his work has involved him in numerous recordings and broadcasts.
He has made a number of solo recordings, including a disc of the complete organ sonatas of August Gott-fried Ritter, released in 2016. A disc of Scottish and French organ music, The Auld Alliance, recorded in St Giles’, was also released in summer 2016. Michael has performed widely as an international recitalist. He is also much involved in organ and choral education, having led a number of study tours to Germany, with a special interest in the organs of Thüringen and Saxony.
Soup will be provided in the Main Hall after the recital.