About Our Director: Robert Huw Morgan
Robert Huw Morgan is the University Organist at
Stanford University. A native of Wales, he received his BA and MA from the
University of Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar at St. John's College.
In this role he assisted the celebrated choral conductor George Guest directing
the famous chapel choir. In 1999, he was awarded two doctorates in music from
the University of Washington. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.
Dr. Morgan has performed in Europe, Australia, the United States, and Canada.
His performances have been featured on BBC radio and television, as well as stations
in other countries. His repertoire includes works from the earliest sources of keyboard
music to contemporary works (including the west coast premiere of Hyperion by
Jean Guillou), along with such Romantic masterpieces as Liszt's Fantasia and
Fugue on "Ad nos" and Reger's Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme.
In 2004, he performed the complete organ works of Dietrich Buxtehude, as a celebration
of the twentieth anniversary of the celebrated Fisk organ in Stanford Memorial Church.
He has also performed the complete organ works of Couperin and de Grigny.
As a conductor, he has led performances of several operas (Falstaff,
Hansel & Gretel, and Die Fledermaus, among others), as well as such
choral masterpieces as Bach's St. John Passion, Mozart's Requiem and
Mass in C minor, and the Vespers of both Rachmaninoff and Monteverdi.
In addition to his duties at Memorial Church, he holds the positions of
Lecturer in Organ and Choral Studies and director of the University Singers
at Stanford University.
His organ teachers have included Nicolas Kynaston and Carole Terry.
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