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Free lecture on Elgar’s Music and Cathedrals Wednesday in Madison

BBC producer an visiting lecturer Denis Moriarty will present  "Edward Elgar: The Music and Architecture of Three Choirs and their Cathedrals" on Wednesday at Grace Church in Madison Credits: Jabez Van Cleef

Grace Community Music presents visiting lecturer Denis Moriarty at 7:30 on Wed. August 28 in the air-conditioned Grace Hall at Grace Church, 4 Madison Ave. at Kings Rd. in Madison NJ.  He will present his lecture Edward Elgar: The Music and Architecture of Three Choirs and their Cathedrals. The program is free and includes refreshments.

Denis Moriarty joined the BBC in 1959, and after a short period in radio and personnel, became a director and producer in television Music and Arts. His programs included the series on English Towns with Alec Clifton-Taylor, Face the Music with Joseph Cooper and Joyce Grenfell, One Hundred Great Paintings, Edwin Lutyens Master Architect, The Triumph of the West, and films on Egypt in the Chronicle and Timewatch series.

He lectures widely for the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies – visiting many societies in the United Kingdom, on the continent, English summer festivals, civic and literary societies.  He directs study courses at music festivals at home and abroad – Prague, Salzburg, Schwarzenberg (Austria) Vienna and Finland, and leads architectural and historical tours in England, to France, Italy, Portugal, Malta, the Azores, Sri-Lanka, north and south India, and east coast America. He has also worked in Egypt, Mexico and Latin America.

Denis Moriarty's prime interests are music -  he sang for a number of years in the Philharmonia Chorus – and architecture; he has a special love of England and its churches and enjoys long walks in the countryside. He is a keen opera and theatre-goer, and at university performed in plays and revue with among among others, Dudley Moore. He is a former Mayor of Henley-on-Thames central London.  For more about him, visit

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