Organ Recital

Date: Thursday 10 May 2018
Time: 13:15
Merton College Chapel

Given by Marco lo Muscio.

Marco Lo Muscio is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation: organist, pianist and composer. Marco's music has been played worldwide by renowned musicians such as Christopher Herrick, Thomas Trotter, Kevin Bowyer, David Briggs, John Scott, Roger Sayer, Chris Jarrett, Jean-Paul Imbert, Steve Hackett, Stephen Farr, Andrea Padova, Stephen Tharp, Carson Cooman, Colin Walsh, Carol Williams, and Alina Rotaru. He has received new commissions by renowned musicians and important institutions such as Harvard University. He graduated in piano with full honours Cum Laude at the Licinio Refice Academy of Music, and later studied for three years with the great pianist Sergio Fiorentino attaining the Diploma of Advanced Studies with full honours at the Academy Bartolomeo Cristofori. He also graduated in Pedagogy Cum Laude from the University of Rome Tre, and in organ with Professor James Edward Goettsche. He has given more than 750 concerts in Europe, Russia and the USA as part of organ and piano festivals at important venues including Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, King's College Cambridge, the House of Music in Moscow, New York and the St Petersburg Philharmonic. Marco's recordings have been broadcast on Vatican Radio, BBC Radio 3, TV Russia, and BR Klassik. In 2013 he began recording for the famous British label Priory Records for their 'Great European Organs' series.


Lionel Rogg 'La Cité Céleste' (from Deux Visions De L'Apocalypse)
John Bull In Nomine
Marco Lo Muscio Ricercare Cromatico Gothic Dance n.4: Tourdion
William Byrd Lady Montegle's Paven
György Ligeti n.7 (Ostinato), n.8 from Musica Ricercata
Marco Lo Muscio Variations on 'Scarborough Fair':

  • Introduction
  • Theme
  • Organum
  • Canone
  • Meditation
  • Fanfare from Tudor Times
  • Ostinato
  • Pedal Solo
  • Ecstatic Adagio
  • Allegro
  • Medieval Canzona
  • Toccata I
  • Toccata II