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The RCO Tudor Organs and their Music

Saturday 8th February 2020 (10:30 – 17:30)
Eton College, SL4 6DW

The two RCO Early English Organ Project Tudor Organs are in residence at Eton College, complementing an exhibition celebrating the inscription of the Eton Choir Book on the UNESCO UK ‘Memory of the World’ register. This day offers a relatively rare chance to hear the instruments in concert, alone and with voices.

Please note that we regret that it is not possible to provide the refreshments and lunch listed in the schedule below to those booking from this point (Wednesday 5 February, 4.30pm).

Schedule (revised 23.12.19)
10:30 Arrive, coffee and tea served (Charteris Room)
11:00 Visit Eton Choir Book Exhibition in the Verey Gallery, led by one of Eton College's Librarians.
11:45 Patrick Russill (Royal Academy of Music and Director of Music, the London Oratory) teaches some of Eton's organ students on the Wingfield Organ
13:15 Lunch, a light sandwich lunch is included in the cost of the day 
14:00 Dominic Gwynn, whose company Goetze and Gwynn built the organs, introduces the instruments
14:45 Using the Tudor Organs in a liturgical context. Patrick Russill works with Eton College singers on the Wetheringsett Organ in College Chapel.
15:45 Tea and coffee served
16:15 Concluding concert by Patrick Russill
17:15 End

Read the review of Patrick Russill's Queen Elizabeth Hall concert on the Tudor Organs here.

 

Fee: RCO Members £40; RCO Student Members £20; Full time Students £30; Others £55

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