Angela Sones, organ
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Trumpet Tune in D - David N. Johnson (1922-87)
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 - J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
’The Peace may be exchanged’ from Rubrics - Dan Locklair (1949-)
A Frolic for Organ - Andrew Fletcher (1950-)
Impromptu from 24 Pièces de fantaisie - Louis Vierne (1870-1935)
Choral No. 3 in A minor - César Franck (1822-90)
Angela Sones was born in Sutton Coldfield and educated at Highclare School and the Coventry Centre for the Performing Arts. Angela began learning the organ at the age of 13 with Barry Draycott and went on to study with David Saint and Andrew Fletcher at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
She won the BMI organ prize in 1995 and graduated Bachelor of Music (hons) in 1997. Angela has performed in masterclasses with Adrian Partington and in Paris with Jean Guillou, Daniel Roth, Sophie-Veronique Cauchefer-Choplin, Aude Heurtematte, Frederic Blanc and Baptiste-Florian Marle-Ouvrard.
Previous recital venues have included St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, St Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham; St George’s Edgbaston; St Thomas’ Stourbridge; St Andrew’s Rugby; All Saints’ Four Oaks; two churches on the Isle of Man; Emmanuel, Wylde Green and internationally in Christ Church, Amsterdam.
Angela held the position of Director of Music at All Saints’ Parish Church, Four Oaks for 27 years, where she has also run monthly lunchtime organ concerts.
Alongside her work as a freelance organist, Angela has a private teaching practice in organ, piano and theory. Angela’s forthcoming recitals include Brownhills, and a return invitation to Emmanuel, Wylde Green as well as duet concerts with her duet partner, Richard Hartshorn.