Eric Lamb and James McVinnie at the Swiss Church

swiss churchAfter a roaring good time at the Union Chapel with Oliver Coates, James McVinnie and I went downtown to the Swiss Church to play a kind of Abendmusik concert with the flutist Eric Lamb from Vienna. This was unamplified and involved me and Eric hanging out of the organ loft in true Buxtehudian fashion. I played Ortiz, Rognoni and Nico Muhly and Eric played Quantz, Biber and Berio. Jamie played Bach and more Nico and we all finished with Nico’s gorgeous twitchy organs. The Swiss Church is an incredible space, and very very white. Yes, there is an office inside the organ….