There will be a live performance from one of Scotland's most distinguished organists in Millport this weekend.

David Hamilton will perform at the Cathedral of the Isles on Sunday, August 27, at 3pm.

He will be celebrating the sesquicentenary (150 years) of Max Reger (1873-1916) by presenting some of his smaller works in the context of influential masterpieces by J S Bach and Franz Liszt. It is also a chance to hear exciting playing on the cathedral's Frederick Holt's organ of 1867.

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David is director of music at St Mary’s Episcopal Church,Hamilton, and teaches at the Music School of Douglas Academy and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He has performed throughout Europe and in North America, Russia and China, and is a guest professor at Shanghai Conservatory.

On the Divine Art label, he has recorded a Buxtehude CD at Aberdeen University, and a Bach disc at Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh.

Meanwhile, in the final catherdral offering of the summer season of concerts, Gusztáv Fenyő returns on Sunday, September 24.

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Gusztáv has been one of Scotland’s leading musicians. He is well-known for his cycles of works by one composer, including Beethoven’s 32 Sonatas, which he performed in both Glasgow (RSAMD) and Edinburgh (Queen’s Hall) in 1990; in 2019/2020 he is performing the cycle again in Scotland and Hungary. 

It also takes place at 3pm.