Abbey Recital Saturday 8th November

Recital given by Gemma McGregor (Flute) and George McPhee

Paisley Abbey, Saturday 8 November at 12.30pm

The series of lunchtime recitals in Paisley Abbey continues on Saturday 8 November with an interesting programme for flute and organ given by Orkney based Gemma McGregor and Paisley Abbey Director of Music, George McPhee. 

The Programme of pieces, mainly for flute and organ includes

  • J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 541
  • G.F. Handel – Sonata No. 6 in C major Opus 1 No.7 for Flute and Organ
  • Eddie McGuire – Dialogue for Flute and Organ
  • J.S. Bach – Sonata No. 4 in C major BWV 1033 for Flute and Organ

Gemma McGregor is a musician from Orkney and a doctorate composition student at Aberdeen University. She studied flute as an undergraduate at Darlington College of Arts, learning Baroque flute with Ann Kimber and contemporary flute with Kate Lucas. Her repertoire includes a wide range of styles that include playing Baroque music with Aberdeen’s Early Music Collective and traditional music with several Orkney groups. She researches and collects Orcadian folk music and is leader of the Orkney Heritage Fiddle Project. Gemma

has written chamber music for strings, clarinet and flute and plays flute on the CD of her music entitled, ‘From Nothing’, which was released by Watercolour Studios in 2011.

Tickets for the recital cost £5 and can be purchased at the door.

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