David Pipe and Huw Morgan - Double Organ Recital
David Pipe read Music at Cambridge University as Organ Scholar of Downing College, later studying organ at the Royal Academy of Music. He has given recitals at major international venues, and festival performances as soloist have included the Bergen International Festival and the St Albans International Organ Festival. David’s solo recordings have attracted critical acclaim in the international music press, with the performances described as “electrifying”.
David became Director of the Keyboard Studies Programme and Cathedral Organist in the Diocese of Leeds in 2016, having been Assistant Director of Music at York Minster. He is founding Artistic Director of the Leeds International Organ Festival, and Curator of Huddersfield Town Hall’s organ recital series. In demand as a conductor and workshop leader, he has been Musical Director of York Musical Society since 2012.
In 2018, David was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, awarded to past students who have distinguished themselves in the music profession within their particular field
Huw Morgan is a composer, organist and conductor living and working in Bristol. A graduate of the University of Oxford and the Royal Academy of Music, his music has been performed in venues and festivals throughout Europe and North America, including HCMF, Tectonics Festival (Glasgow), Arizona State University and Keith FM.
Huw began the series of "mainly slow organ music" concerts in Bristol in 2021 with the aim of exploring experimental music by living composers, bringing new audiences to the organ and attempting to show the instrument's expanded technical and expressive abilities. The series has included many world and UK first performances of pieces by Eva-Maria Houben, Michael Pisaro, Lauren Redhead, Luiz Yudo, Mia Windsor, Rishin Singh and more, alongside works by Howard Skempton, Laurence Crane, Joseph Kudirka, Jürg Frey, Philip Glass and many others.