All 150 for 150 Recitals Timetable

All 150 for 150 Recitals Timetable

Below are all the recitals which have been registered as part of the RCO's 150 for 150 Anniversary Recital Challenge. There are now a total of 202 recitals registered!

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DateVenueTimePerformersAdditional Details
14th January 2014St Lawrence Parish Church, Alton, Hampshire20:00Clive Driskill-SmithGIGOUT - Rhapsodie sur des Noels, BACH - Sonata no 5, ELGAR - Salut d'amour, VIERNE - Symphony no 4
16th January 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10Anthony GrittenProgramme to be announced. Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music) performs as part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
19th January 2014Church of the Advent of Christ the King, San Francisco, California, International16:00Paul Ellison, with Adrian Borcea and singers from Schola AdventusJONGEN - Choral (Op. 37, No. 4), BRAHMS - Three Chorale Preludes (Op. 122), WALOND - Voluntary No. VI in D Minor, TOMKINS - Fancy, Voluntary, and Fancy for Two to Play, de CABEZÓN - Magnificat Quarti toni, Settings of Nun danket alle Gott by J.S. BACH and KARG-ELERT
21st January 2014St David's Hall, Cardiff, South Glamorgan13:00Sarah BaldockMENDELSSOHN - Sonata in C minor( Op 65 No 2), J.S. BACH - Chorale Prelude 'An wasserflüssen Babylon', FRANCK - Prélude, Fugue and Variation, BUXTEHUDE - Praeludium in F sharp min, REGER - Benedictus, LISZT - Praeludium und Fuge über B-A-C-H. In association with Cardiff Organ Events.
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27th January 2014The Great Hall, Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, London13:45Alexander HamiltonA 45-minute lunchtime organ recital by a diploma-level Upper Sixth student of Merchant Taylors' School (free admission)
30th January 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10Dr David PriceProgramme to be announced. David Price (Organist & Master of the Choristers, Portsmouth Cathedral) performs as part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
11th February 2014St Lawrence Jewry, London13:00Frederick StockenJ.S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in G major (BWV 541), SECHTER - Two Chorale Preludes, FRANCK - Piece Heroique and Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Frederick STOCKEN - Faith, Love, Hope (premiere)
13th February 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10George CastleProgramme to be annonced. George Castle (Winchester Cathedral) performs as part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
17th February 2014Southwark Cathedral, London11:00James KealeyProgramme to include music by J.S. BACH, LANGLAIS, LEIGHTON, HOWELLS and VIERNE.
17th February 2014Birmingham Town Hall, West Midlands13:00Thomas TrotterMusic by former RCO Presidents
27th February 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10Laurence LongProgramme to be announced. Laurence Long (Oundle Organ prizewinner) performs as part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
1st March 2014St George, Hanover Square, London W1 (IAO London Organ Day), London10:30Anthony DalyProgramme to be announced.
1st March 2014St George's Parish Church, Belfast, Antrim19:45Emma Gibbins CALLAERTS - Toccata, VALENTE - Lo ballo dell’intorcia, CLERAMBAULT - Suite du deuxième ton, BUXTEHUDE - Prelude, Fugue & Chaconne, FARRINGTON - Song & Stride Dance (from ‘Fiesta’), FRANCK - Chorale no. 3 in A minor.
2nd March 2014Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk19:45Andrew CantrillSark, Toccata Primi Toni Brahms, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Grieg, Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Alain, Deuxieme Fantaisie Langlais, Fete
3rd March 2014Leeds Town Hall, West Yorkshire13:05Professor Philip MeadenJACOB - Festal Flourish, BACH/VIVALDI - Concerto in A minor (BWV 593), BACH - Prelude and Fugue in D Major (BWV 532), HINDEMITH - Sonate 1, DUBOIS - Toccata
6th March 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10Edward HewesProgramme to be announced. Edward Hewes (Royal Academy of Music) performs as part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
8th March 2014Southwark Cathedral, London14:00Daniel HydeRCO Conferment of Diplomas recital.
12th March 2014Chippenham Parish Church (St Andrew), Wiltshire19:30David Dewar & John IslesProgramme to include BUXTEHUDE - Prelude & Fugue in g (BuxWV149), J.S. BACH - 'Dorian' Toccata (BWV538), plus works by Stanley VANN, and Huw MORGAN.
15th March 2014St George, Beckenham, Greater London11:00Nicholas WibberleyProgramme to include music by BUXEHUDE, BACH, MENDELSSOHN and HOWELLS.
27th March 2014Winchcombe Methodist Church, Gloucestershire13:00Fiona BrownProgramme to include music by Francis JACKSON, BOHM, BUXTEHUDE, J.S.BACH Dorian Toccata & Fugue and KARG-ELERT.
27th March 2014Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire13:10Ruth Stockdale (flute), Robert Smith (organ)Programme to be annonced. Part of Portsmouth Cathedral's 'Lunchtime Live!' recital series in collaboration with the RCO.
29th March 2014St Agnes, Kennington Park, London16:30Robert Hainault; William BriantWilliam Briant: works by J.S. BACH, DURUFLE, VIERNE, ELGAR and others. Robert Hainault: HAINAULT - Toccata Derivative no. 1 in E-flat minor - J.S. BACH - Fugue in G minor ('Little') (BWV 578), HAINAULT - Incongruity no. 4: Humber Estuary (a Wade in F), J.S. BACH - Ich ruf' zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ, (BWV 639), BOELLMAN - Suite Gothique, HAINAULT - Improvisation on a theme chosen by the audience. Full details and ticket booking at http://stagnesrecital.eventbrite.co.uk.
30th March 2014St Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire15:00Tom WinpennyPEETERS - Toccata, Hymne & Fugue on Ave Maris Stella (op. 28), J.S. BACH - Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 682), de GRIGNY - Pange Lingua, FLORENTZ - Three movements from Laudes (op. 5), REGER - Ave Maria (op. 80 no. 5), JONGEN - Sonata Eroica (op. 94). Free admission.
3rd April 2014Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire13:15Oliver HancockJ.S. BACH - Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (BWV 686), Erbarm dich mein, O Herr Gott (BWV 721) and Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen (BWV 1093), HOWELLS - Psalm Prelude No.1 Set 2 'De profundis', J.S. BACH - Schmucke dich, O liebe Seele (BWV 654) and O Mensch, bewin dein Sunde gross (BWV 622), BEDARD - Variations sur ‘Picardy’.
5th April 2014Reading School Chapel, Berkshire14:30Huw Jones, Paul Manley, Ben MorrisProgramme to be announced. Each player will give a recital of about 35 minutes, then we shall adjourn for refreshments and a few speeches.
9th April 2014St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire15:30Thomas TrotterJ. S. BACH - Toccata, Adagio & Fugue, HARRIS - Flourish for an Occasion, HURFORD - Suite 'Laudate Dominum', WIDOR - Toccata from Symphony no.5.
10th April 2014The Queen's College, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AW, Oxfordshire20:00Margaret PhillipsRecital takes place as part of the RCO Spring Festival in Oxford during the Easter Course (see https://www.rco.org.uk/education_college_events.php) and is open to the public. Admission free, retiring collection. Programme features several pieces from the current RCO examination lists. J. S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in D (BWV 532), Chorale preludes: Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen (BWV 1093, Neumeister), O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde gross (BWV 622, Orgelbüchlein), Valet will ich dir geben (BWV 735), Trio Sonata no.5 in C major (BWV 529), Chorale preludes: Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 625, Orgelbüchlein), Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 695, Kirnberger), Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ (BWV 628, Orgelbüchlein), Prelude and Fugue in B minor (BWV 544)
12th April 2014Keble College, Oxford, Parks Road, OX1 3PG, Oxfordshire13:45Graham BarberThis public recital (admission free, retiring collection) takes place as part of the RCO spring Festival in Oxford, during the one-day conference 'The College of Organists examined: the foundation and early history of the RCO' (full details at https://www.rco.org.uk/events.php?eventid=328; late bookings may still be accepted). Henry SMART - Con Moto Moderato (En Forme d’Ouverture), Edward John HOPKINS - Organ Music, No.1: Allegro moderato in A ('To the College of Organists'), Robert SCHUMANN/arr. John STAINER - Adagio espressivo, 'from the Symphony in C' (Symphony No. 2, Op. 61), Charles H. STEGGALL - Postlude ('Jerusalem, on high'), Sigfrid KARG-ELERT HonRCO - Homage to Handel (54 Studies in Variation Form, Op. 75 II) 'Dedicated to the Royal College of Organists with respect and gratitude'.
13th April 2014Symphony Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands14:00David GoodeTime of recital to be confirmed.
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14th April 2014Auckland Town Hall, NZ, International19:30Robert CostinPlease see here for information http://aucklandorgan.org.nz/events/event/robert-costin/
24th April 2014St John's Anglican Church, Canberra, Australia, International12:30Gemma Dashwood, Nigel Poole, Sheila Thompson, Rosemary ShepherdThe ACT (Canberra) branch of the RSCM holds monthly lunchtime organ recitals. Two branch committee members, Gemma Dashwood and Nigel Poole (CertRCO), are also RCO members, and have designated April's recital to be a joint RSCM and RCO150 event. Gemma and Nigel will present a joint program with Sheila Thompson (Musical Director of St John's, Canberra) and Rosemary Shepherd (flute). It will include antiphonal music for two organs, music for flute and organ, plus solo organ pieces. There will be at least one piece by CPE Bach, recognising that he is exactly twice as old as the RCO! Must do CPE300 in RCO150! The organ at St John's, Canberra, is a 2-manual tracker action instrument built in 1981 by Ron Sharp, also quite renowned as the builder of the Sydney Opera House organ.
25th April 2014St George, Gateshead NE8 4AJ, Tyne and Wear19:30Roger SayerOrgan is a wonderful 1902 Willis (restored H & H). Programme: VIERNE - Allegro Risoluto from Symphony 2, ALAIN - Litanies, DURUFLE - Prelude and Fugue sur le nom d'Alain, J.S. BACH - Chorale prelude 'Allein Gott in der hoh' sei Ehr' (BWV 662), TOURNEMIRE - Chorale improvisation 'Victimae Paschali', IRELAND - Elegiac Romance, DUBOIS - Toccata, LISZT - Fantasia and fugue on BACH.
26th April 2014St Mary, Petworth, West Sussex12:30Matthew Cooke, Anthony Hancock, Sarah BarstowProgramme to be announced
26th April 2014Eastbourne Parish Church (St Mary the Virgin, Old Town), East Sussex15:00Victor PotterEastbourne Festival Organ Recital: 15th- 18th-century organ music from England to Italy
27th April 2014St Edmund the King, Pinner Road, Northwood Hills HA6 1QS, Middlesex15:30Mark Hammond (organ and piano)Programme tba, but represents 15 decades of music for organ and piano, celebrating 150 years of the RCO. Tickets £6; further information from 01923 821869.
28th April 2014Huddersfield Town Hall, West Yorkshire13:00Gordon StewartProgramme to be announced.
28th April 2014Katholische Kirchengemeinde St. Matthias,Goltzstraße 29 (am Winterfeldtplatz), 10781 Berlin, Germany, International20:00Francis RumseyMusic by BUXTEHUDE, COUPERIN, J.S. BACH, MENDELSSOHN, ALAIN (Trois Pieces), GUILMANT. Exact time of recital tbc (see http://www.st-matthias-berlin.de/ or http://www.aes.org/events/136). Given as part of the Audio Engineering Society 136th Convention. Open to the public. Free admission.
29th April 2014Ulster Hall, Antrim13:00Colm CareyProgramme to be announced.
1st May 2014All Saints, Northampton, Northamptonshire13:10Lee DunleavyProgramme includes: SELF - Jubilate, BRIGGS - Fugue Improvisée, PHILLIPS - Song of Peace, BATES - Digital Loom (for organ and electronica; European première), FOGGITT - Cáscara chaconne (world première), JACKSON - Fantasy: in unitate vis est. The last work is for two organists at two organs, and is subtitled with the motto of the RCO, and written in celebration of their 150th year. Admission FREE, with retiring collection.
1st May 2014Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, International20:00Siobhan Kilkelly The first of a series of four recitals in May, showcasing the splendid 3-manual Kenneth Jones instrument of 1982. All recitals are at 8pm and will include works by BACH, VIERNE, WIDOR, BOELLMAN and REGER.
2nd May 2014Somerville College Chapel, Oxford, Oxfordshire13:15Nick MachinWorks for organ and piano. Programme tba.
3rd May 2014Shrine of our Lady of Lichen, POLAND, International13:00Michał Szostak certRCO (organ), Agnieszka Kledzik (soprano), Maja Wojnarowicz (mezzosoprano)Programme to include English organ and vocal music by: CLARKE, PURCELL, HANDEL, WESLEY, RUTTER and others. The instrument at Our Lady of Lichen is the largest in Poland, with 157 stops, 6 manuals and pedals.
5th May 2014Leicester Cathedral, Leicestershire11:30Simon Headley, David Cowen, Christopher Johns & GuestsProgramme to be announced. A marathon recital lasting 150 minutes, featuring the three cathedral organists with other local players (additional performers to be advised).
5th May 2014Holy Trinity Sloane Street, London16:00Oliver Lallemant, Mylene Shoreman, Jonathan Holl, Sarah BestDURUFLÉ - Sicilienne from Suite Op. 5, STANFORD - Fantasia & Toccata in D minor Op. 57, COUPERIN - Tierce en taille, YON - Toccatina for flutes, WIDOR - Finale from Symphony no. 2, J. S. BACH - Passacaglia, BWV 582, LANGLAIS - Chant de Paix, FRANCK - Final in B flat Op. 21.
7th May 2014The Great Hall, Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, London19:30Ann Elise SmootA one-hour organ recital followed by wine and nibbles (free admission)
8th May 2014Princess Hall, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Gloucestershire13:30Organ students and teachers of Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeProgramme tba.
8th May 2014Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, International20:00Peter ThompsonThe second in a series of four recitals in May, showcasing the splendid 3-manual Kenneth Jones instrument of 1982. Recitals will include works by BACH, VIERNE, WIDOR, BOËLLMAN and REGER.
10th May 2014Victoria Hall Hanley, Staffordshire12:00Jonathan ScottSaturday Organ Prom 'Organ Spectacular' designed to show off the splendid Conacher-Willis organ. MOZART - Overture to the Marriage of Figaro and Fantasy in f minor, VIVALDI - Summer (Four Seasons), Jonathan SCOTT - Fantasy Toccata (premiere), GOUNOD - Funeral March of a Marionette, SAINT-SAËNS - Prelude & Fugue in Eflat and Finale from Organ Symphony, DELIBES - Flower Duet from Lakmé
10th May 2014Church of the Holy Cross Sherston, Wiltshire19:30Victoria Clarke (violin); Lorna Davis (cello); Christopher Kent (organ)The programme will include varied works by BUXTEHUDE, HANDEL, J.S. & C.P.E. BACH, MOZARTand the Concerto (Suite) for Violin, Violoncello and Organ Op.149 by RHEINBERGER
11th May 2014Christ's Chapel, Dulwich, London SE21, London19:45Catherine EnnisProgramme to be announced.
13th May 2014Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon13:00Christine LewisRecital is part of the Plymouth History Festival. Varied programme includes music by BACH, DUPUIS, SAINT- SAENS with different styles of 20th-century music. Organ is one of the best in the south west; a 4-manual Rushworth & Dreaper instrument renovated by Deane of Taunton.
13th May 2014St Catherine, Gorseinon, Swansea, West Glamorgan19:30Martin BellProgramme to include music by FRANCK, J. S. BACH and SCHUMANN
15th May 2014Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, International20:00Malcolm WisenerThe third in a series of four recitals in May, showcasing the splendid 3-manual Kenneth Jones instrument of 1982. Recitals will include works by BACH, VIERNE, WIDOR, BOËLLMAN and REGER.
16th May 2014St Saviour's Parish Church, Dartmouth, Devon12:00Ian CurrorLEMARE - Concert Fantasia, W. LLOYD WEBBER - Chorale and Finale, RUSSELL - Voluntary VII (Siciliano; Allegretto moderato), WESLEY - Andante in E minor, ELGAR - Sonata for Organ
17th May 2014St Mary's RC Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne,Clayton St W, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5HH, Tyne and Wear13:10Gordon StewartThis recital is the centre piece of the Great North Organ Day which starts at 09:30 in St Nicholas Cathedral just around the corner from St Mary's. Further Information and applications to Michael Grave (RSCM Durham): musicrecitals@yahoo.com; 07870 520404 or 01207 506208; Twitter @michael_grave It will be preceded at 19:30 on Friday 16th May 2014 by a recital at St George's Church, Gateshead NE8 4AJ, for which there is a reduced price available for ticketed delegate of the Great North Organ Day,
17th May 2014Leipzig Gewandhaus, Germany, International20:00Henry FairsProgramme includes music by J.S. BACH, PARRY and ELGAR
18th May 2014Haileybury Chapel, Haileybury, Hertfordshire19:30Peter Davis (Director of Music, Oakham School)MULET- Tu es Petra (Esquisses Byzantines), FRANCK - Cantabile and Piece Heroique (Trois Pieces), MOZART - Andante in F, WAMMES - Miroir, FRANCK - Choral No. 1 in E, BIZET - Fantasia on 'Carmen'.
19th May 2014St Joseph, Glasthule, Dublin, International19:30Rónán Murray (organ), Davina Baker (violin), Lebanon Valley College Symphony OrchestraPlease note change of date (from 13 June). Programme to include works by GERSHWIN and BERNSTEIN for violin/orchestra, plus organ music by COUPERIN, STANFORD and VIERNE.
22nd May 2014Whitefriar Street Church, Dublin, International20:00David ConnollyThe fourth in a series of four recitals in May, showcasing the splendid 3-manual Kenneth Jones instrument of 1982. Recitals will include works by BACH, VIERNE, WIDOR, BOËLLMAN and REGER.
26th May 2014Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire16:00Andrew LumsdenProgramme to be announced.
31st May 2014Lancaster Priory, Lancashire16:00Ian Pattinson (Organist of Lancaster Priory)Programme to include BACH - Passacaglia in C minor, CARTER - Fanfare & Processional, SELF - Variations on 'Victimae Paschali', MOZART - Fantasia in F minor K594, HAKIM - Mariales, MOZART arr. LLOYD WEBBER - Adagio from Clarinet Concerto, BOELLMAN - Toccata.
1st June 2014Farnborough Abbey, Surrey15:00Philip ScrivenJ.S. BACH - Toccata and Fugue in D minor ('Dorian', BWV 538), Charles-Marie WIDOR - Andante Sostenuto (from Symphonie Gothique), Louis VIERNE - Hymne au soleil (from Pièces de Fantaisie), César FRANCK - Choral No.2 in B minor, Maurice RAVEL (trans. Blitsch) - Petit Poucet (from Ma Mère l'Oye), Max REGER - Introduction and Passacaglia in D minor.
1st June 2014St Mark, Regent's Park, London16:30Laurence WilliamsProgramme tba, played on the Walker Organ and the Italian organ of 1763
2nd June 2014St Michael, Cornhill, London EC3, London13:00Catherine EnnisThe first of five 'RCO Birthplace' recitals at St Michael, Cornhill on Mondays in June. Richard Limpus, who had the initial idea of setting up a 'College of Organists', was organist of this church.
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3rd June 2014Queen Street Parish Church, Aberdeen12:50Christopher BeaumontBUXTEHUDE - Passacaglia, J.S. BACH - Passacaglia & Fugue in c minor (BWV 582).
5th June 2014Haileybury Chapel, Hertford, Hertfordshire19:30James GoughW. T. BEST - Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March J. S. BACH - Partita diverse sopra 'Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig' (BWV 768), VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Hymn Prelude 'Rhosymedre', MOZART - Fantasia in F minor (KV 594), DUPRÉ - Variations sur un noel (Op. 20)
7th June 2014Merton College Chapel, Oxford, Oxfordshire16:00Benjamin NicholasOne of the concerts in the series marking the opening of the new Dobson organ in Merton College Chapel.
7th June 2014Hereford Cathedral, Herefordshire18:30Jonathan AllsoppA meditation on MESSIAEN - Messe de la Pentecôte on the eve of Pentecost, with incense and large-screen projection of Pentecost art and images.
7th June 2014Canterbury Cathedral, Kent19:30Weston JenningsProgramme to be announced.
8th June 2014Chapel of Ipswich School (entrance on Henley Road), Suffolk16:00Andrew Cantrill and members of the organ recital classRecital by Andrew Cantrill and members of the organ recital class Open to all - admission free. The recital is preceded at 2.30pm by a masterclass by Andrew Cantrill for the players who will perform in the recital. Admission free.
8th June 2014High Church, Hilton, Aberdeen, Aberdeen19:00Tim LambournProgramme to include music by J.S. BACH, BOËLLMANN and VIERNE.
9th June 2014St Michael, Cornhill, London EC3, London13:00Sarah BaldockThe second of five 'RCO Birthplace' recitals at St Michael, Cornhill on Mondays in June. Richard Limpus, who had the initial idea of setting up a 'College of Organists', was organist of this church.
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11th June 2014St Martin, Caerphilly, Gwent13:00Michael Charnell-WhiteMusic by JS Bach, Franck, Mathias, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Pachelbel and Stanley. Admission £3 at the door.
11th June 2014Crown Court Church of Scotland, Covent Garden, London13:10Thomas AlleryProgramme to include music by BACH, PART, SCHUMANN and WIDOR
12th June 2014Haileybury Chapel, Hertford, Hertfordshire19:30Ryan Hepburn (Director of Music, Haileybury)J. S. BACH - Toccata, Adagio and Fugue (BWV 564), FRANCK - Prelude, Fugue et Variation, BUXTEHUDE - Passacaglia in D minor (BuxWV 161), FRANCK - Choral No. 3, ALAIN - Litanies (Trois Pieces), BUXTEHUDE - Chorale Prelude 'Vater unser im Himmelreich' (BuxWV 219), BOVET - Trois Preludes Hambourgeois 'Hamburg'
14th June 2014Dorking Parish Church, Surrey19:00Martin EllisProgramme to be announced.
15th June 2014St Mark, Regents Park, London NW1, London16:30Students of the Royal Academy of MusicMusic played on the Italian Organ of 1763
15th June 2014St Mary the Virgin, Orchardleigh, Somerset18:00David KingChoral Evensong followed by a short organ recital. Music by BACH, HOWELLS and other composers on the hand-pumped 4-stop Hill organ of 1880. St Mary's Church sits on an island in the middle of the Orchardleigh Estate, the poet Henry Newbolt is buried in the churchyard (postcode for satnavs BA11 2PH).
16th June 2014St Michael, Cornhill, London EC3, London13:00Robert QuinneyThe third of five 'RCO Birthplace' recitals at St Michael, Cornhill on Mondays in June. Richard Limpus, who had the initial idea of setting up a 'College of Organists', was organist of this church.
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17th June 2014Haileybury Chapel, Hertford, Hertfordshire19:30Alexander AndersonRecital is the fifth in the cycle 'The Complete Works of Cesar Franck'
18th June 2014Leeds Minster, West Yorkshire19:30Simon LindleyProgramme to include KARG-ELERT - Homage to Handel (dedicated to the RCO by the composer)
20th June 2014St John's Notting Hill, London19:00Daniel MarxPart of a series to celebrate the organ's recent restoration. Further details at: http://www.stjohnsorganproject.com/recital-series-2014.html
21st June 2014Brighthelm Church, Brighton, East Sussex14:00Ron Bayfield (organ), Daphne Elston (soprano)Programme includes VANDERTUIN - Variations on 'Aurelia' (first UK performance), PEETERS - Speculum Vitae. Recital marks the centenary of the Brighton.& District Organists' Association of which Bayfield is the current President.
21st June 2014St Mary, Heacham, Norfolk19:30Trevor HughesProgramme to be announced (please note change of date: recital was originally 14 June).
22nd June 2014Haileybury Chapel, Hertford, Hertfordshire17:30Derek LongmanProgramme tba.
23rd June 2014St Michael, Cornhill, London EC3, London13:00Francesca MasseyThe fourth of five 'RCO Birthplace' recitals at St Michael, Cornhill on Mondays in June. Richard Limpus, who had the initial idea of setting up a 'College of Organists', was organist of this church.
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28th June 2014Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick, Warwickshire12:15Mark SwintonProgramme to include PART - Annum per annum, and works by J.S. BACH and W.A. MOZART
28th June 2014Tabernacl Chapel, The Hayes, Cardiff, South Wales, South Glamorgan12:30Terence Gilmore-JamesProgramme to be announced.
28th June 2014St Peter, Cranbourne, Berkshire19:30Jonathan HollBALBASTRE – Cannonade, DANDRIEU – Duo, Tierce en taille, BACH – Passacaglia (BWV 582), ALLCOAT – Musette, MENDELSSOHN -- Sonata III, DARKE – Meditation on Brother James’s Air, KERLL – Capriccio ‘Cucu’, VIERNE – Final (Symphony I).
28th June 2014St Thomas, Pennington Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent19:30Roger Evernden and Wilmarc Ellman (organ), Louis Nel (recorder)'Pipes Large and Small': including REUBKE - Sonata on the 94th Psalm; J. S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in D major; Music by TELEMANN for recorder and organ.
29th June 2014St Mark, Regent's Park, London NW1, Greater London16:30Michael BowdenDUPRÉ - Le tombeau de Titelouze
29th June 2014St Bartholomew, Armley, North Yorkshire17:00Graham BarberProgramme includes a newly-commissioned work by Naji HAKIM - Sinbad: Fantasy on popular Omani songs, and works by FRANCK and WIDOR (Toccata). Preceded by Masterclass with young players at 14:30. Part of the Festival Tour d'Orgue celebrating the start of the Tour de France 2014 in Leeds. Admission free to both events. Full details at: www.armley-schulze.co.uk
29th June 2014Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent20:15Pupils and Staff of Tonbridge SchoolA varied programme of organ music on the school's fabulous 4-manual Marcussen organ. (There will be a video screen of the console to watch the players.) Programme to be advised.
30th June 2014St Michael, Cornhill, London EC3, London13:00John ScottThe last of five 'RCO Birthplace' recitals at St Michael, Cornhill on Mondays in June. Richard Limpus, who had the initial idea of setting up a 'College of Organists', was organist of the this church.
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30th June 2014Radley College Chapel, Oxfordshire18:00Radley College pupils, aged 14-17Programme tba.
1st July 2014St Leonard, Oak Walk, Hythe CT21 5DN, Kent12:00Janet HughesProgramme to include music by J.S. BACH, MENDELSSOHN, FRANCK, WAGNER, BRIDGE, DUPRÉ and FARRINGTON.
2nd July 2014Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth,, Devon13:00Christine LewisProgramme to include music by J. S. BACH, Stephen BUTTERWOOD, MENDELSSOHN and Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH
2nd July 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Nigel OgdenProgramme to be announced.
2nd July 2014Chapel of The Royal Masonic School, Hertfordshire20:00Shanna Hart (student organist) and other students from the Royal Masonic SchoolProgramme to include music by J. S. BACH and HANDEL.
5th July 2014St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, Lincolnshire11:30Dr Tim WilliamsProgramme to include: J.S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544, LEIGHTON -Chorale Prelude on Rockingham, and Paean, WIDOR - Symphonie Romane, Op.73 (first movement), FRANCK - Choral no, 3 in A minor, MENDELSSOHN - Sonata no. 4 in B flat, Op. 65 (first movement).
5th July 2014Inverleith St Serf, Edinburgh, Edinburgh19:30John Robinson (Director of Music, St Paul, Harvard Square, Boston USA)Inaugural recital to mark the renovation, by Principal Pipe Organs, of the 1931 Rushworth & Dreaper organ at Inverleith St Serf. Programme to include J.S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in G Major (BWV 541), FRANCK - Chorale in B Minor, WILLAN - Fugue in E flat min, VIERNE - Toccata (Pièces de Fantasie), IRELAND - Cappricio.
6th July 2014All Saints, Margaret Street, W1, London19:15Nicholas MannoukasProgramme to include works by DU MAGE, J. S. BACH, HOWELLS and FRANCK
8th July 2014St Peter, Petersfield, Hampshire13:00Mark DancerProgramme includes music by BÖHM, BOVET - Tangos Ecclesiasticos, FRANCK - Choral No 1, HAKIM - Variations on Two Themes.
9th July 2014Christ Church, Swindon, Wiltshire13:00Tim Eyles and John HendersonProgramme tba, including a duet
9th July 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Roy MasseyProgramme to be announced.
11th July 2014Bradford Cathedral, West Yorkshire19:00Alexander Woodrow, Paul Bowen, Jonathan Eyre, Thomas Moore 'Battle of the Organs': a light-hearted and sparkling Gala Opening event as part of the Cathedral Music Weekend (11-13th July), featuring the three Cathedral organists and a trio of guests with strong connections to the Cathedral. Programme (tbc) will showcase the 4-manual Hill Norman & Beard Cathedral Organ, plus a digital 3-manual Viscount instrument. Admission £10 to include wine and nibbles.
13th July 2014Christ's Chapel, Dulwich, London19:45Marilyn HarperA programme of personal favourites including music by J.S. BACH and local celebrities.
16th July 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Robert QuinneyProgramme to be announced.
18th July 2014St Swithun, Worcester, Worcestershire13:10Andrew McCreaProgramme includes music from the RCO Manuscript (John JAMES, John STANLEY, Peter PRELLEUR, Starling GOODWIN and others) and pieces performed on the RCO EEOP Wetheringsett organ.
18th July 2014Peterborough Cathedral, Cambridgeshire19:00Henry FairsRecital (part of the Oundle International Festival) follows evensong sung by King's College Choir, London (dir. David Trendell). Programme includes works by some of the giants of the 19th and 20th centuries, alongside a W.T. BEST arrangement of BACH's Toccata in F BWV 540 and Graham FITKIN’s lively work, Wedding.
19th July 2014St Michael and All Angels Parish Church, Tenbury, Worcestershire11:00Members of Herefordshire Organists SocietyMembers will be invited to submit a party piece of not more than 5 minutes duration. We hope to attract up to 15 members of all ages and skill level, from which we can make up an interesting programme covering a good range of styles of music and period. The concert will be organised in the manner of the 'student concerts' at the annual RCO Summer School. We anticipate knowing the programme next spring.
22nd July 2014Westminster Abbey, London19:00James O'DonnellDate to be confirmed; programme to be announced.
22nd July 2014Hereford Cathedral, Herefordshire19:15Peter DykeProgramme includes music by composers associated with Hereford, and the world premiere of a piece by David Briggs in honour of Dr Roy Massey's 80th birthday this year. SINCLAIR - Festal March in B flat, FELTON - A tempo ordinario/Allegro (Concerto No 5 in E flat), WESLEY - Choral Song and Fugue, ELGAR arr. Dyke - Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma') Op. 36, BRIGGS - Variation 15 (RCM). Tickets £8 (£3 students) on the door.
23rd July 2014Saint Giles', Graffham, West Sussex19:30Richard H Bailey, Tracey CarrProgramme to include English Organ Music: COCKER - Tuba Tune, JACKSON - Impromptu, BRIDGE - Adagio, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Rhosymedre, WHITLOCK - Plymouth Suite, BOYCE - Voluntary, HOWELLS - Master Tallis' Testament
23rd July 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Simon HoganProgramme to be announced.
24th July 2014St Mary, Stoughton, West Sussex12:15Gillian YeatmanAdmission by invitation only. Music by J. S. BACH, THALBEN-BALL, BARBER, BUXTEHUDE and VIERNE.
25th July 2014Romsey Abbey, Hampshire19:30David GoodeProgramme to include music by BACH, REGER, PARRY and MESSIAEN.
26th July 2014St Paul, Deptford, London SE8 3DP, Greater London12:00Sue Heath-DowneyProgramme of French Baroque and contemporary music, including works by COUPERIN, CLERAMBAULT, LANGLAIS and HAKIM. Organ 3-manual William Drake (2004) with Hamburg tuning.
29th July 2014King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire17:15Oliver BrettFRANCK - Choral no 3, HOWELLS - Psalm Prelude Set 1 No 1, LISZT - Fantasia and Fugue on ‘Ad nos, ad salutarem undam’
30th July 2014Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire13:00James FellowsHANDEL - Overture to the Occasional Oratorio (arr. Coleman), J. S. BACH - Ich ruf zu dir (BWV 639), HINDEMITH - 'Ruhig bewegt' from Sonata 1, BOËLLMANN - Suite Gothique.
30th July 2014Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire13:10Henry FairsC. P. E. BACH - Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, J. S. BACH - Sonata no 5, C. P. E. BACH - Sonata in F, J. S. BACH - Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor.
30th July 2014Durham Cathedral, Durham19:30James LancelotRecital takes place during IAO Congress
30th July 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Peter Gould, Tom Corfield, Chris Johns, Sachin Gunga & Ben Bloor Programme to be announced.
31st July 2014Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire19:30Daniel MoultJ. S. BACH - Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, SAINT-SAËNS - Benédiction nuptiale, REUBKE - Sonata on the 94th Psalm, MESSIAEN - Institution de l’Euchariste, DUPRÉ - Prelude and Fugue in B.
1st August 2014Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire13:10Anne PageSCHEIDEMANN - Magnificat on the 5th tone, BULL - Salve regina, PURCELL - Voluntary for Double Organ in D minor, HANDEL arr Walsh - Concerto on G/g op. 4 no 1, J. S. BACH - Prelude and Fugue in G.
1st August 2014Auenkirche, Berlin (Germany), International19:30Robert SmithA programme of works by English and German composers including HOWELLS, ELGAR and Bertie BAIGENT (world premiere)
2nd August 2014Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire19:30Students from the RCO TOSE courseComposite recital with varied programme.
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3rd August 2014St Andrew, Enfield, EN1 3EG, London18:00Linden Innes-Hopkins'Organ Pops' concert; programme to include: J. S. BACH (arr. H. W. Ernst)Concerto in G major, HOLLINS - A Song of Sunshine, COATES - Sleepy Lagoon (theme tune for Desert Island Discs)
5th August 2014St Giles Cripplegate Church EC2, London20:00Students from RCO Academy Summer CourseTbc
6th August 2014Preston Minster, Lancashire13:00David Scott-ThomasProgramme: DUPRE - Prelude & Fugue in B, HOWELLS - Psalm Prelude Set 2, No. 1, J. S. BACH - Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BONNET - Elfes, LEFEBURE-WELY - Sortie in E flat. Admission free with retiring collection
6th August 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45John ScottProgramme to be announced.
6th August 2014St Giles Cripplegate Church, EC2, London20:00Students from RCO Academy Summer CourseTbc
6th August 2014St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh20:00Peter BackhouseRecital takes place during Edinburgh Festival Fringe
8th August 2014St Giles Cripplegate Church, EC2, London19:30Students from RCO Academy Summer CourseTbc
9th August 2014St Giles Cripplegate Church, EC2, London11:00Students from RCO Academy Summer CourseTbc
9th August 2014Romsey Abbey, Hampshire19:30Members of Winchester and District Association of OrganistsMusic for organ and piano; programme to include works by J. S. BACH, HOWELLS, LISZT and DEMAREST.
9th August 2014Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex19:30Timothy RavaldeProgramme to include VIERNE Third Symphony
13th August 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45John HoskingProgramme to be announced.
16th August 2014Liverpool Cathedral, Merseyside16:00Andrew CantrillProgramme to be announced.
19th August 2014St Chad, Shrewsbury, Shropshire12:40John GodwinOrgan newly and beautifully restored by Harrison & Harrison. Programme to include BACH, WIDOR, VIERNE and at least one 21st-century composition.
20th August 2014Preston Minster, Lancashire13:00David Scott-ThomasJ. S. BACH - Prelude & Fugue in E flat 'St Anne', GUILMANT - Sonata No. 1 in D minor. Admission free with retiring collection.
20th August 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Tom CorfieldProgramme to be announced.
20th August 2014St Giles' Cathedral Edinburgh, Midlothian20:00Michael HarrisHANDEL (arr. Best) - Overture to Samson, J.S.Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV 547), C.P.E.Bach - Sonata in D, SCHUMANN - Four Sketches, FRANCK - Grand Pièce Symphonique
21st August 2014St Botolph's Church (The Stump), Boston, Lincolnshire12:30Marc MurrayJ. S. BACH - Sinfonia to Cantata 29, OLEY - Chorale Preludes, GUILMANT - Sonata No 1 in d minor.
24th August 2014St Nicholas, Blakeney, Norfolk15:00David Bryson, organ, with piano and violinProgramme includes works for organ by BACH, BUXTEHUDE, ELGAR, LANG and GUILMANT, plus works for piano and violin by ELGAR, DUSSEK, GRAINGER, VIVALDI and SCHUMANN. Post-concert refreshments. David is 11 and has been a student member of the RCO since he was six.
25th August 2014Oakham Parish Church, Rutland11:15Robert GowerCAMPBELL – Pageantry, DARKE – A Fantasy (Op 39), BEDNALL – Toccata on ‘Aberystwyth’, IRELAND – Meditation on John Keble’s Rogationtide Hymn, JACKSON – Meditation on ‘Love Unknown’, MOORE – Paean, POPPLEWELL – ‘The time of the singing . . .’, OWENS – Toccata on ‘Good King Wenceslas’, PIERPONT (arr. Hawkins) – Jingle Bells, TAMBLING – Trumpet Variations, Kenneth LARK (aka Percy Whitlock) – Polka from the Spade and Bucket Ballet, WHITLOCK (arr. Gower) – March for ‘The Phoebe’.
27th August 2014Derby Cathedral, Derbyshire19:45Peter GouldProgramme to be announced.
30th August 2014St John the Baptist, Barnet, Greater London11:00Damon YingProvisional programme: BACH - Fugue in G minor BWV 578, VIERNE - Allegretto Op. 1, GLASS - Satyagraha Act 3 Conclusion, BACH - Trio Sonata No. 2 BWV 526, BOËLLMANN - Toccata from Suite Gothique Op. 25, FRANCK - Pièce Heroique.
30th August 2014Belchamp Hall, Belchamp Walter, Sudbury, CO10 7AT, Suffolk15:00The Kingfisher Quartet; Hannah Fraser, recorders; Andrew Cantrill, organ; Oliver Raymond, trebleMusic by J.S. BACH and HANDEL including BACH - Concerto for 2 Violins (BWV 1043), HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and Organ Concerto in F (HWV 295), featuring the historic Belchamp Hall Handel organ. 50 tickets at £25 each available, to include a tour of the house at 3.00pm (built in 1720, and made famous by the BBC TV series 'Lovejoy'), tea and concert at 4.00pm. To reserve tickets email RCOBelchamp@gmail.com.
7th September 2014Holy Trinity, Gosport, Hampshire15:30Geoffrey HolroydeRecital on the recently restored Jordan (1720) - Hill (1897) 3-manual and pedal 36-stop organ in Holy Trinity Church, Gosport, Hants. Programme to include HANDEL - Organ Concerto No.4 in F and Suite No.5 Variations on ‘The harmonious blacksmith’ (played on the 8 Jordan ranks which survive from the organ built for the Duke of Chandos whilst Handel was his Composer in Residence), BACH - Prelude and Fugue in B Minor ( BWV 544), REGER - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (from Op. 59) plus shorter pieces by PARRY and STANFORD. Entry is free; a collection will be taken for the RCO Anniversary Appeal.
9th September 2014Cromer Parish Church, Norfolk20:00David & Carol ShippeyMusic for organ and soprano
12th September 2014St Mary, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire19:30James ParsonsProgramme comprises music by KREBS, J. S. BACH, C. P. E. BACH, MENDELSSOHN, ALAIN, HOWELLS and MATHIAS
13th September 2014St Matthew, Croydon, Greater London16:00Michael StrangeProgramme includes music by J. S. BACH, HAYDN, WESLEY. Organ by N.P. Mander (1972).
13th September 2014St Mary the Virgin, Hayes., Middlesex16:00Graham DaviesProgramme to include music by BUXTEHUDE, J.S. BACH and COUPERIN.
13th September 2014All Saints, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire19:30Cameron Luke, Fiona Brown, Carleton Etherington, Anthony HammondProgramme tba.
13th September 2014St Michael, Markfield, Leicestershire19:30David SealProgramme includes music by J.S. BACH, HANDEL, MENDELSSOHN, ELGAR, HOLLINS and Henry SMART
13th September 2014Inverleith St Serf, Edinburgh, Edinburgh19:30Nicky FraserA three-fold celebration for the RCO anniversary; the renovation of Inverleith St Serf's Rushworth & Dreaper organ; and Nicky's ARCO success. Programme to include J.S. BACH - b minor Prelude and Fugue (BWV 544), HOWELLS - Six Short Pieces (a selection from), GUILMANT - Lamentation (Op. 45), and Scherzo Symphonique.
14th September 2014Wroughton Parish Church, Wiltshire15:00John Henderson & Tim EylesTo include music by BATISE, BEDARD, J. S. BACH and duets.
14th September 2014Stowe School Chapel, Buckinghamshire20:00Staff and students from Stowe SchoolProgramme includes music by J.S. BACH, HAKIM, DUPRE, HINDEMITH, and MESSIAEN.
23rd September 2014St Laurence Jewry Church, London13:00Lionel Rogg Hon FRCOGoldberg Variations, J S Bach
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23rd September 2014St Margaret, Angmering, West Sussex19:00Geoffrey MorganIncludes music by BACH, HANDEL, HOLLINS, WHITLOCK and GRAINGER. Concert celebrates the refurbishment of this delightful pipe organ, with something to suit all tastes.
24th September 2014St Chad's Metropolitan Cathedral, Birmingham, West Midlands13:15Ben ComeauJ. S. BACH - Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542) and Two Chorale Preludes from Das Orgelbuchlein: Ich ruf zu dir (BWV 639) & In Dulci Jubilo (BWV 608), Improvisation (Scherzo), WIDOR - Andante Sostenuto (from Symphonie Gothique, op. 70), DEBUSSY arr. Comeau - Fêtes (no. 2 from Trois Nocturnes).
24th September 2014Gresham's School Chapel, Norfolk20:00Lawrence Tao, Mark Jones, Nathan Waring, George Jefford, Sam Aldersey-WilliamsA varied programme of organ music played by staff and pupils of Gresham's School, to include DURUFLÉ - Prelude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain.
25th September 2014St John the Baptist, High Street, Windsor, Berkshire13:00Nathaniel KeillerProgramme to include music by . S. BACH, ALAIN, MATHIAS, SAINT-SAËNS and VIERNE. Free Admission with voluntary retiring collection.
26th September 2014St John's College Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire13:15Joel Branston (age 11), David Bryson (age 11), Blake Chen (age 10)Three pupils at St John's College School and choristers in the St John's College Choir will perform a varied programme on the Mander organ in St John's College Chapel, Cambridge.
27th September 2014St Andrew, West Tarring, West Sussex18:30Malcolm MunroRecital now starts at 18:30. Programme to include music by J. S. BACH, MESSIAEN and LANGLAIS.
28th September 2014Prior Park College Chapel, Bath, Somerset12:05Roland Robertson and his students from Prior Park College.Music by BACH, SAINT-SAENS, VIERNE, PEETERS, DEMESSIEUX and ZIPOLI
28th September 2014Auferstehungskirche, Leipzig, Germany, International17:00Richard GowersRecital given on the restored 1766 Schweinefleisch organ, the oldest organ in the city. Programme to include a mixture of Leipzig composers (J. S. BACH, MENDELSSOHN) and English composers (GIBBONS, TOMKINS).
30th September 2014St Lawrence Jewry, London13:00Catherine EnnisProgramme to be announced.
2nd October 2014Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Canada, International12:15Ashley Tidy LLOYD WEBBER - Solemn Procession, KETÈLBEY - In a Monastery Garden, SCOTSON CLARK - Marche aux Flambeaux, SAMUEL WESLEY - Gavotte (No. 9 from Twelve Short Pieces), ELGAR - Pomp and Circumstance Military March, No. 4.
4th October 2014Old High Church, Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EY, Inverness-shire12:00Richard Steele (Organist)Recital on the church's recently restored Father Willis organ includes music by J.S. BACH, MENDELSSOHN, STANFORD and VIERNE
4th October 2014All Saints, Maldon, Essex14:30Gillian Ward Russell and friendsA programme of music for organ and flutes: J. S. BACH – Sonata in E flat (BWV 1031) for Flute and Keyboard, S. WESLEY – Duet for Organ, QUANTZ – Trio Sonata in C, LEIGHTON – Martyrs, BERWALD – A Rustic Wedding, WILLIAM WILLIAMS – Sonata in Imitation of Birds, SAINT-SAËNS (arr. Hielscher) – Bacchanale (from Samson and Delila).
11th October 2014The Swiss Church, London, London17:00James McVinnieFree concert as part of the Swiss Church Celebrity Organ Recital Series.
11th October 2014St John the Baptist, Old Malden., Surrey20:00Barry EatonProgramme includes music by several composers active in1864: HANDEL - Fugue in E major, OUSELEY - Three Andantes for organ, HILES - Festival March, HOPKINS - Sonata in A major, S. S. WESLEY - Choral Song and Fugue, SMART - Postlude in D.
12th October 2014Albert Hall, North Circus Street, Nottingham, NG1 5AA, Nottinghamshire14:45Lionel Rogg Hon FRCOThere will be a pre-concert talk with Lionel Rogg at 14:15. Programme comprises ROGG - La Cité celeste, J.S. BACH - Prelude in E flat (BWV 552), Aria and Variations 1-15 from the Goldberg Variations, (interval) Variations 16-30 and Aria, Fugue in E flat (BWV 552), ROGG - Bolero.
12th October 2014St Peter, Petersham, Surrey17:00Christine WellsProgramme to include music by J.S. BACH, MENDELSSOHN and JONGEN.
13th October 2014Peterhouse Chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire13:30Gabriel Chiu and Claudia GrinnellProgramme to include music by J. S. BACH, Leo SOWERBY and Giovanni GABRIELI.
16th October 2014Goring United Reformed Church, West Sussex13:00Geoffrey Redman40-minute programme to include music by BUXTEHUDE, REGER and LAUVIK.
17th October 2014Truro Cathedral, Cornwall13:10Christopher Gray Organ Duets
17th October 2014Edington Priory Church, Wiltshire19:30Benjamin NicholasWALTON - Suite from Henry V, J. S. BACH - Passacaglia & Fugue, SWEELINCK - Est-ce Mars?, RHEINBERGER - Sonata No 8, JACKSON - Scherzetto Pastorale, EDMUNDSON - Von Himmel Hoch.
18th October 2014St George's Metropolitan Cathedral Southwark, London13:15Norman HarperProgramme includes J.S.BACH - Toccata and Fugue in F BWV 540, HOWELLS - Rhapsody in D flat Op 17 No 1, MATHIAS - Variations on a Hymn Tune (Braint)
18th October 2014St John, Hammerpond Road, Horsham, RH13 6LE, West Sussex19:00Richard HalseyBUXTEHUDE - Toccata and Fugue in F, J. S. BACH - Trio-Sonata no. 5 in C (2nd movement), HAYDN - Two Pieces for Musical Clocks, PARRY - Chorale Prelude on Rockingham, HOWELLS - Saraband for the Morning of Easter, PETERSON-BERGER - Summer Landscapes, CAMPBELL - Exultate, DIXON - Berceuse, BLAIR - Capriccietto, YON - Humoresque, WALTON (arr Murrill) - Coronation March 1953: Crown Imperial
18th October 2014St Mary's Parish Church, Swanage, Dorset19:30William BrownTbc
18th October 2014St Mary's Church, Ponsbourne, Hertfordshire19:30Simon WilliamsMusic by J. S. BACH, BUXTEHUDE, FRANCK, GUILMANT, Iain FARRINGTON, Scott JOPLIN and MENDELSSOHN
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22nd October 2014Ashton Hall, Lancaster, Lancashire12:30Alan Saggerson Programme to include music by Flor PEETERS, J.S. BACH, PURCELL, FRANCK, IRELAND & Arthur MEALE. Norman & Beard Organ (1909) 4 manuals; restored Gillow English Oak case; currently nearing completion of major refurbishment under the auspices of the Ashton Hall Organ Restoration Project in association with Lancaster City Council.
24th October 2014Macduff Parish Church, Banffshire19:30Musicians from Macduff Parish Church ('Organ and Friends')Programme to include music by J.S. BACH, HOLLINS, GIGOUT and WIDOR.
26th October 2014St Mildred, Canterbury, Kent00:00Arthur WallisProgramme to include music by PURCELL, CROFT, ARNE, HANDEL, PARRY and STANFORD.
26th October 2014Dublin Street United Church, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, International15:00Barrie CabenaPURCELL - Voluntary for Double Organ, SWEELINCK - Variations on ‘Unter der Linden grune’, KUHNAU - Biblical Sonata No.1, MOZART - Fantasy in F minor/major, CABENA - The Gargoyles of Laxton Parish Church (14 short pieces written for 150th anniversary of the College; première), LANGLAIS - Fete
26th October 2014Westminster Abbey, London17:45Jeremy WoodsideProgramme to include music by J. S. BACH, PEETERS and Tecwyn EVANS
28th October 2014St George, Hanover Square, London W1, London13:10Rachel Ames, Mathew Hampton, Simon WilliamsMusic by John CHEETHAM, FRANCK, Bryan KELLY, Leopold MOZART.
1st November 2014All Saints, St Andrews, Fife12:30Andrew MacintoshMATHIAS - Toccata Giocosa, HOWELLS - Psalm-Prelude Set 1, number 2, HURFORD - Two chorale preludes, DARKE - Rhapsody, DYSON - Variation on ‘By the waters of Babylon’, J. S. BACH - An wasserflüssen Babylon BWV653, MOORE - Paean.
15th November 2014Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk11:00Ashley GroteProgramme to be announced.
15th November 2014Chingford Parish Church, London16:00John Rippin ELGAR - Pomp and Circumstance March no.5 in C (arr. J. Rippin), HANDEL - Fugue in E major, J.S. BACH - Two chorale preludes from 'The Eighteen' (Von Gott will ich nicht lassen BWV 658 & Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend BWV 655), FRANCK - Choral no.2 in B minor (1890), JONGEN - Menuet-scherzo (op.53 no.2), W. LLOYD WEBBER - Benedictus (1960), BOURGEOIS - Serenade (op.22), GUILMANT - Finale – Allegro assai (from Sonata no.1 in D minor op.42).
19th November 2014Brentwood Cathedral, Essex13:00Stephen KingLANG - Introduction and Passacaglia, WOLSTENHOLME - Allegretto scherzando, JACKSON – Sonata Giocosa per la renascita di una Cattedrale, J. S. BACH ¬– Chorale Prelude ‘Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend’ (from the 18), BRAHMS – Fugue in A flat minor, EBEN – A Festive Voluntary.
30th November 2014Norwegian Seaman's Church, Albir, Alicante, Spain, International11:00Elaine MitchellA brief 15-minute recital following the regular Sunday service (approx. 09:45-11:00). Programme includes BACH - Prelude & Fugue BWV 556, Prelude & Fugue BWV 558 and HAYDN - Sonata No. 9 Hob XV1/41, plus hymn-tunes Blaenwern and Luckington.
30th November 2014Oundle School Chapel, Northamptonshire19:00James ParsonsOrgan music for Advent Sunday, including works by BACH, MENDELSSOHN, DUPRÉ, MESSIAEN and MATHIAS. Celebrating thirty years of Oundle's Frobenius organ.
3rd December 2014Hull City Hall, Yorkshire, East Riding12:30Jonathan BielbyJonathan Bielby 70th Birthday Concert - programme to be announced
3rd December 2014Hull City Hall, Yorkshire,¬†East Riding12:30Jonathan BielbyLANG – Tuba Tune, BUXTEHUDE – Praeludium in G minor (BuxWV 149), ANON – Watkin's Ale (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book), J. S. BACH – Contrapunctus 1 (Art of Fugue), Derek BOURGEOIS – Serenade, FRANCK – Chorale No. 1, LEFÉBURE-WÉLY – Sortie in E flat, Jonathan BIELBY (b. 1944) – Nine Variations on a Well-known Tune (1994)
3rd December 2014Opperman Music Hall, Florida State University, International20:00Organ students of Dr Iain Quinn FRCOProgramme to be advised.
6th December 2014St Gregory's Church, Seaton, Devon14:00Gabrielle Lewis & David DickinsonA programme of seasonal organ music (provisional): J. S. BACH - Toccata & Fugue in D minor, PACHELBEL & REGER - Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, J. S. BACH & BUXTEHUDE - Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BUXTEHUDE - Puer natus in Bethlehem, PARRY - Tranquilly, Julius KATTERFELD - O du fröhliche, Louis DITÉ - Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht, BRAHMS - Es ist ein Ros entsprungen, PEETERS - Of the Father’s love begotten, Wilbur HELD - O little town of Bethlehem & God rest you merry, gentlemen, J. S. BACH - In dulci jubilo & In Dir ist Freude, EDMUNSEN - Von Himmel hoch. Possible contributions from additional performers.
10th December 2014Royal Festival Hall, London, London19:30Martin BakerA special anniversary recital featuring Martin Baker, Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, playing the Royal Festival Hall’s recently restored Harrison & Harrison organ. Drawing our year-long 150 for 150 Recital Challenge to a spectacular close, the recital will feature repertoire by composers connected to the College, as well as a new Simon Holt work co-commissioned by the RCO and Southbank Centre.
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19th December 2014Chiesa Nazionale di S.Stefano dei Cavalieri, Pisa, International21:00Riccardo GnudiRecital to mark the 100th Anniversary of the rebuilding by Tamburini of the Grand Organ. Programme will feature music from the inaugural concerts given by Marco Enrico Bossi on 18 & 19 December 1914.
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