In view of the continuing uncertainty about the spread of Covid-19 and in the light of the government's most recent advice, the Royal College of Organists (RCO) has today (Tuesday 17th March) released an update about the impact on RCO events, examinations and National Organ Day. Click here to read Update: RCO and Covid-19.
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Note that the 24-hour clock is used on all event listings. For classes, the following key is used as a guide to level and suitability : Beginner (Grades 1-4); Intermediate (Grades 4-6); Advanced (Grades 6-8 / CRCO); Diploma 1 (CRCO–ARCO); Diploma 2 (ARCO–FRCO); All Standards. For more information on the different types of events organised by the College, click here.
Places still available. Click here to download the booking form.
Please note that entry to the Temple is via Tudor Street. The Fleet Street gate is closed at weekends. We start at 10.00am with doors opening at 9.30am. The concert is from 5.00pm-6.00pm. If you intend to pay at the door please bring cash or a cheque payable to 'Royal College of Organists'.
The 10th anniversary RCO London Organ Forum takes a look at the differences between two British composers whose music is often referred to in the same breath, Stanford and Parry.
With lectures by their biographer Professor Jeremy Dibble and Andrew McCrea, and performances by virtuoso organist David Goode and up and coming young performers Nick Pritchard (tenor) and Ian Tindale (piano), under the artistic direction of William Whitehead and Ann Elise Smoot and featuring the Temple Church's famous organ, newly restored, is not to be missed.
CONCERT PROGRAMME (17:00hrs - you can attend just the concert)
David Goode (organ)
Chorale Prelude on Hanover
Fantasia and Fugue in G
Fantasia and Toccata
Occasional, from 6 Occasional Preludes opus 182
Nick Pritchard (tenor) and Ian Tindale (piano)
When come my Gwen (English Lyrics Set 6, 1903)
A Lover's Garland (EL 6, 1903)
Shulbrede (from Shulbrede Tunes)
The Child and the Twilight (EL 10, 1918)
Armida's Garden (EL 9, 1909)
From a city window (EL 10, 1918)
Rosaline (EL 12, 1918)
Back to Ireland (1901)
Crossing the Bar (1890)
La belle dame sans merci (1877)
The Aquiline Snub (Op.375) - Carel Drofnatski
Richard Moore, organ scholar, St Paul's Cathedral
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Stanford
Glen Dempsey, organ scholar, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Chorale Prelude on Croft's 136th, Parry
Jemima Stephenson, post-graduate student, Royal Academy of Music
Toccata in D minor op 57, Stanford
James Perkins, student at the Royal College of Music
Fantasia in D minor op 57, Stanford
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