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Last page update: 12 January 2020

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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2020

 

Friday 17 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 20 January     ** BOA Supported Event **

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by David Pether (Reading). Programme to include music by Kenneth Leighton, J.S.Bach/Vivaldi, Henry Smart, Elgar and Nigel Ogden. £5 on the door, or £4.50 if booked at least one day in advance. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Saturday 25 January

4pm. Bradfield College Chapel, RG7 6AU. Advanced Organ Workshop led by Rachel Mahon (Coventry Cathedral) on Bradfield College's newly refurbished organ. Ideal for those preparing for graded exams or organ scholarship applications. For more information and to reserve a place, contact music@bradfieldcollege.org.uk or 0118 964 4801.

 

Saturday 25 January

6pm - 6.45pm. Bradfield College Chapel, RG7 6AU. Organ Recital by Rachel Mahon (Coventry Cathedral) on Bradfield College's newly refurbished organ. Programme includes music by J.S.Bach, Gerald Bales and Rachel Laurin. To reserve tickets, visit Ticketsource.

 

Tuesday 4 February

8.00pm. St Lawrence's Church, Alton. Organ Recital by Peter Wright. Admission £10 at the door, or season membership £60 for all eight concerts (October - May). Full details at Alton Organ Society.

 

Saturday 8 February     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Cirencester. Holy Trinity, Watermoor (11am) which has a 3-manual Bishop organ, and St. John's, Market Square (2pm), where the organ is a 4-manual Harrison and Harrison. More details to follow.

 

Friday 21 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 3 March

8.00pm. St Lawrence's Church, Alton. Organ Recital by Kristel Aer (Estonia). Admission £10 at the door, or season membership £60 for all eight concerts (October - May). Full details at Alton Organ Society.

 

Friday 6 March

1.00pm. Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Godalming. Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl.

 

Saturday 14 March     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Cheltenham schools. More details to follow.

 

Monday 16 March     ** BOA Supported Event **

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Jamie Andrews (Organ Student from Eton College). Programme to include music by J.S.Bach and Dupré. £5 on the door, or £4.50 if booked at least one day in advance. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Friday 20 March

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Malcolm Harding (St Barnabas, Emmer Green). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Tuesday 7 April

8.00pm. St Lawrence's Church, Alton. Organ Recital by Anna Lapwood. Admission £10 at the door, or season membership £60 for all eight concerts (October - May). Full details at Alton Organ Society.

 

Friday 17 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 5 May

8.00pm. St Lawrence's Church, Alton. Organ Recital by Peter King. Admission £10 at the door, or season membership £60 for all eight concerts (October - May). Full details at Alton Organ Society.

 

Saturday 9 May     ** BOA Event **

St Michael's Church, Tilehurst. Recital, Tea & AGM. The recital will be given by Christopher Cipkin. More details to follow.

 

Friday 15 May

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

 

Monday 18 May     ** BOA Supported Event **

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Jamie Rogers (London). Programme to be announced. £5 on the door, or £4.50 if booked at least one day in advance. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Saturday 6 June     ** BOA Event **

7.30pm. St Mary's Church, Winkfield. Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl as part of the BOA Local Recital series. Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments.

 

Friday 19 June

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

 

Monday 20 July     ** BOA Supported Event **

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by David Quinn (Bradfield College). Programme to include music by Bach, Parry and Whitlock. £5 on the door, or £4.50 if booked at least one day in advance. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Saturday 12 September     ** Heritage Day - BOA Supported Event **

Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). A day of events to celebrate the historic Father Willis Organ. More details to be announced soon.

 

Saturday 31 October     ** BOA Event **

7.30pm. St Paul's Church, Wokingham. Organ Recital by Christopher Cipkin as part of the BOA Local Recital series. Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments.