GSO Paisley Abbey Young Organists Competition – winner’s recital

GSO Paisley Abbey Young Organists Competition – winner’s recital
Glasgow Cathedral, Saturday 9 February 2013 at 2.30 pm

Large Praeludium in E minor Nicolaus Bruhns
(1665-1697)

Prelude and Fugue in E minor Johann Sebastian Bach
BWV 548 (1685–1750)

Symphonie pour orgue No. 6 op. 42 Charles-Marie Widor
I. Allegro (1844–1937)

Organ Sonata in G major, Op. 28 Edward Elgar
II. Allegretto (1857-1934)
III. Andanto espressivo

Suite pour Orgue, Op.5 Maurice Duruflé
III. Toccata (1902-1986)

LAU Kit Chi graduated from the Royal College of Music with Master of Music. She studied organ performance with David Graham and organ improvisation with Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin at the College, where she was a recipient of the RCM Scholarship supported by the Christopher & Susan Gordon-Wells Award. Kit Chi began her organ studies in 2007 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she was taught by WONG Kin Yu.

Kit Chi was awarded the Parsons Music Foundation Scholarship in 2009. She also received the Eric Thompson Trust to participate in the International Organ Festival Haarlem in 2012. In the same year, she won both the First Prize and David Sanger Memorial/Bach Award in the Glasgow Society of Organists Paisley Abbey Organ Competition in Scotland.

During her study in London, Kit Chi was the organist of Holy Trinity, Dalston. She performed at various venues in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, including Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Lee Hysan Concert Hall, Brentwood Cathedral and the Guild Church of St Dunstan-in-the-West, London. She is now organist of the Chung Chi College Chapel of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.