Concerts and Organ Elevenses

Organ Elevenses is a monthly Saturday morning recital series. Come and enjoy coffee, tea and cake served from 10.30am and a 40-minute recital on the newly-restored organ of the parish church from 11am with a large screen projection of the performer. The recitals are given in aid of the parish church organ fund. Occasionally recitals are also given by other solo musicians and choirs.

Saturday 14 April from 10.30am – Organ Elevenses with Nigel Nash

April’s Organ Elevenses recital will be given by Nigel Nash FRCO, former Director of Music at Westbury-on-Trym Parish Church and accompanist to the Bristol Bach Choir.

Nigel’s programme is as follows:

• March on a Theme of Handel (“Lift up your heads”) Op. 15 – Alexandre Guilmant
• Chorale Preludes from Orgelbüchlein: ‘O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig’  BWV 618;  ‘Gottes Sohn ist kommen’  BWV 600  – J.S.Bach
• Fantasia in G major BWV 572 – J.S.Bach
• Solemn Prelude In memoriam, from ‘For the Fallen’ Op. 80 No. 3 – Edward Elgar
• Psalm Prelude Set 2 No.1 – Herbert Howells
• Final from 1st Organ Sonata Op. 42  – Alexandre Guilmant 

Suggested donation £5 on the door, under 18s free of charge.


Future Organ Elevenses dates for your diary are as follows:

16 June – Nick Sherwood
14 July – Alistair Mackenzie

Suggested donation £5 on the door, under 18s free of charge.


 

For future local and national concerts, see www.organrecitals.com