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Last page update: 12 November 2018

Local Events

 

This listing includes organ-related events within easy reach of Reading. For a comprehensive nationwide listing, visit www.organrecitals.com

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2018

Thursday 15 November

7pm. The Great Hall, University of Reading London Road Campus. Recital: 'Redundant as eyelids in absence of light'. A concert by Studio for Propositional Cinema (libretto) and Hampus Lindwall (organist/interpreter). Admission free (pre-booking recommended). To pre-book and for more information, visit the Reading International website.

 

Friday 16 November

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Rosemary Evans (Newbury). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 17 November     **BOA Event **

7.00 for 7.30pm. Annual Dinner at Stirrups Country House Hotel, with guest speaker Peter Wright (Southwark Cathedral). Full details including menu options are in the October newsletter. Please send booking forms and payment to the Programme Secretary no later than Friday 2 November.

 

Sunday 18 November

7.30pm. St Oswald's Church, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3HQ. Recital by Harry Russell, including music by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn and Vierne. Retiring collection and refreshments.

 

Tuesday 4 December

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by Gerald Marlow (Alton). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Thursday 13 December     ** Note change of venue **

1.10pm. Newbury Methodist Church, 56 Northbrook Street, RG14 1AN. Organ recital by Clive Grant (St George's, Wash Common). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Friday 14 December

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Relf Clark (Didcot). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

2019

 

Tuesday 8 January

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by David Hill (International choral director & organist). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Saturday 12 January     **BOA Event **

2.30pm. St Andrew's URC, Reading. Social Afternoon with guest speaker Simon Williams of the RCO. More details to follow.

 

Friday 18 January

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Gill Blythman (Newbury). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Monday 28 January

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Andy Baldwin (Shinfield). Programme to include music by Bach, Whitlock, Becker and Wesley. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Tuesday 5 February

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by Roger Sayer (Temple Church, London). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Saturday 9 February     **BOA Event **

London organs visit, including the Freemasons' Hall and St Mary-le-Bow. More details to follow.

 

Friday 15 February

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Nathaniel Keiller (Windsor). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Tuesday 5 March

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by Gordon Stewart (Concert organist). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Saturday 9 March     **BOA Event **

Visit to organs in Maidenhead and Marlow. More details to follow.

 

Friday 15 March

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Andy Baldwin (Shinfield). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Monday 25 March

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by William McVicker (Royal Festival Hall & Reading Town Hall). Programme to be announced. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Tuesday 2 April

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by David Dunnett (Norwich Cathedral). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Friday 12 April

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ian Hillier (Reading Minster). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Tuesday 7 May

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton. Organ recital by Ourania Gassiou (Athens Concert Hall & London). Admission 10 at the door (including programme), with concessionary rates for students. Visit Alton Organ Society for more information.

 

Friday 17 May

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl (Windsor). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Friday 21 June

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Christine Wells (Hambleden). Admission free. Retiring collection.