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Pipedreams presents Anna Lapwood at the BBC Proms, Sun 8/20 @ 8pm

Anna Lapwood at the BBC Proms
Anna Lapwood at the BBC Proms

The organ at Royal Albert Hall is a massive beast with 9,999 pipes. Built in 1871, it can erupt with deafening blasts of sound that are capable of making the floor tremble. 20-something organist Anna Lapwood, associate artist of Albert Hall, tames the beast and brings it under her artistic control.

8/6 A Grand Organ Extravaganza We revisit an unusual program of intriguing interpretive indulgence featuring three world-class talents.

8/13 In Praise of B-A-C-H The name says it all, but when spelled out in tones it provides for some intriguing reinterpretations.

8/20 Anna Lapwood at the Proms The social media’s charismatic pipe organ maven performs at Royal Albert Hall during England’s foremost summer music festival.

8/27 The Well-Tempered Clavier Bach’s was the most thorough if not only 18th century ‘test’ of the modern tuning system.