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Saturday 9th October 2021 (11:00 – 14:00)

An Introduction to the German Romantic Organ

St George’s German Lutheran Church, Alie Street, London E1 8EB

Under Richard Brasier's expert guidance, explore playing repertoire from the 19 and 20th centuries using period accessories such as the Walze (foot-operated crescendo device), and the Frei Kombinationen system on the 1886 Walcker organ of London's German Church, the UK's oldest centre for German Lutheran worship. 

What to prepare
19th and early 20th-century German and/or English organ music.
Composers can include, but are not limited to Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Reubke, Reger, Karg-Elert, Parry, Stanford, Elgar.

The organ
Click here for details about the Walcker organ at the German Church, one of the few easily accessible and well maintained German Romantic organs in England.

The venue
St George's German Lutheran Church is on Alie Street, London E1 8EB. 
Nearest tubes: Aldgate East (3 mins); Aldgate (5 mins)

Booking information
There are six places for players. Places for observers are now available.

Covid safety arrangements
Click here to download information about the procedures we have in place to make the event as Covid-secure as possible.

Fee: RCO Member (player) £67; Non-member (player) £79; RCO member (observer) £24; Non-member (observer) £28

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