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David Grealy Organ

David Grealy, organ
Admission €15.00; concessions €12.00

David Grealy, a native of Salthill, has been Assistant Organist at Leeds Cathedral since January 2022. In this role, he engages children and young people in music in schools throughout Leeds through the diocesan keyboard and schools’ singing programmes, as well as playing for regular cathedral services. Before moving to Leeds, David held positions at Westminster Cathedral, St Mary's Pro-Cathedral (Dublin), and St Bartholomew's Church (Dublin). In 2017 he completed a Masters in organ performance at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne, where he studied organ performance with Margareta Hürholz and liturgical organ playing and improvisation with Ansgar Wallenhorst. He is a first-class honours graduate of Maynooth University (2008), and in 2019, became a fellow of the Royal College of Organists. David is regular demand as an accompanist, both at home and abroad, and has featured in broadcasts for RTÉ, the BBC and WDR (Germany).


Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

From Symphonie no. 5 in F minor:

Allegro vivace (theme & variations)

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Lied (Pièces en Style Libre)

César Franck (1822-1890)

Chorale no. 1 in E

John Field (1782-1837)

Nocturne in E flat (arr. Richard Brasier)

J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude & fugue in E minor, BWV 548