Summer Organ Recitals

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 РKeith Dale (Ripon)
3 July РSImon Earls (Wakefield Cathedral)
17 July¬†– Nigel Holdsworth (St Columba’s United Reformed Church, York)
31 July РMatthew Atherton (Aysgarth School)
14 August РNicholas Page (Osbaldwick with Murton Parish,  organist of Central 1990-1997).
28 August РChristopher Newton (St Bartholomew, Armley, Leeds)
13 September Рrecitalist to be announced
27 September РPhilip Paul (Central Methodist,  York & St Helen with St Martin, York)

Full details can be found by following this link to organrecitals.com