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 7 September from 10.30am – Organ Elevenses with David Bednall, Sub Organist of Bristol Cathedral

The series of Organ Elevenses recitals continues with a programme of music performed by David Bednall, Sub Organist of Bristol Cathedral.

David’s programme is:
Allegro con brio from Sonata for Organ – Philip Moore (born 1943)
Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen – Gabriel Jackson (born 1962)
Fanfare on ‘Shine, Jesus, Shine – Christopher Tambling (1964 – 2015)
Chorale Prelude on ‘Eventide’ – Hubert Parry (1848 – 1918)
March on ‘Lasst uns erfreuen’ – David Bednall (born 1979)
Marche Funèbre et Chant Séraphique – Alexandre Guilmant (1837 – 1911)
Psalm Prelude Set 2 No 2 – Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
Dancing Toccata from Changing Moods Suite Op. 59 – Christopher Steel (1938 – 1991)

Coffee and cake is served from 10.30am, and the 40 minute recital begins at 11am with a large screen projection showing all the action from the organ bench in glorious technicolour. A lovely start to your weekend!

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


Other 2019 Organ Elevenses dates for your diary are as follows:
12 October – Christopher Embrey
16 November – Soprano Elevenses with Alice Howse & Grace Edmunds
21 December – Richard Johnson

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


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