Our summer season of Thursday Lunchtime organ recitals has begun!
Director of Music at York Minster, Robert Sharpe got our 2014 organ concert series off to a great start with a stunning recital on Thursday 5 June with a varied programme which included music by former organists of York Minster as well as Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in d minor and the Carillon de Westminster by Louis Vierne. If you missed that one we still have another eight concerts coming up !
The organ concerts are on alternate Thursday lunchtimes from 12:30pm to c.1:20pm and the line-up is as follows. Admission to all of these is free with a retiring collection to cover costs.
19 June – Keith Dale (Ripon)
3 July – SImon Earls (Wakefield Cathedral)
17 July – Nigel Holdsworth (St Columba’s United Reformed Church, York)
31 July – Matthew Atherton (Aysgarth School)
14 August – Nicholas Page (Osbaldwick with Murton Parish, organist of Central 1990-1997).
28 August – Christopher Newton (St Bartholomew, Armley, Leeds)
13 September – recitalist to be announced
27 September – Philip Paul (Central Methodist, York & St Helen with St Martin, York)
Full details can be found by following this link to organrecitals.com