David Goode is Organist and Head of Keyboard at Eton College, home to an important collection of historic instruments and some of the UK's most talented young organists; he combines this with a concert career that takes him to all parts of the world.
'A performer of tremendous resource, enthralling and captivating his audience with daunting programmes executed with uncompromising skill' (Musical Opinion)
'...an epic performance of an epic piece' (The Guardian)
'David Goode was a superb soloist, his playing marvellously well judged in terms of dynamics and phrasing...' (MusicWeb International)
'No praise could be too high for Goode's performance. All in all, a stupendous achievement...' (The Times)
'This is an exceptionally fine release that features a number of Bach's finest works for organ played with a great deal of personality and panache.' (International Record Review)
Next concert: Romsey Abbey, 25th July, 7.30pm. Part of the RCO 150 for 150 Recital Series.
Blitz Requiem: the world premiere of David Goode's Blitz Requiem was performed by the Bach Choir and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in St Paul's Cathedral on 26th September 2013. '...a remarkable, compelling vision' (Classical Source)
A Parry Collection: David's latest CD features a selection of Parry's organ music, played on the historic 19th century Hill organ in the Chapel of Eton College. Further details available here. 'Goode's superb playing [in] the finest of English organ composition' (Choir and Organ, *****)
Max Reger - Organ Works: The latest CD in David's series of the complete works of Reger. It includes Reger's masterpiece for organ, the Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme Op. 73. Further details available here.
Bach CD: David's CD of organ works by Bach recorded on the 1714 Silbermann organ in Freiberg Cathedral is also available from Signum.