The Battle of the Organs

Festival favourites, organists Malcolm Archer and David Bednall return to the Clifton International Festival in a high-energy showcase of music for the king of instruments.

Listen and be amazed as themes from traditional plainchant to Disney take on a new lease of life, re-imagined by two of the country’s most skilful improvisers before your chance to choose the tunes you’d like to hear under their fingertips.

You won’t miss a second of the action followed on the big screen as the organists go head to head in this fast-paced feat of musical skill and agility.

Explore more: ‘There’s no such thing as improvisation’ – David Bednall shines a light on the art of improvisation, its history, how to do it, and whether it exists at all.

6.30pm, free to Battle of the Organs ticket holders

This event is part of Clifton International Festival of Music. For more information and to view the whole line-up, please click here.

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The Battle of the Organs