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Organ Recitals

Salisbury Cathedral presents a prestigious line-up of organists in their annual Organ Recital Series.


All recitals feature big screen projection and take place Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Tickets are £9 and are available in advance online (buy tickets here) and on the door on the night.


27 July - John Challenger, Assistant Director of Music, Salisbury Cathedral

Given as part of the IAO 2016 Festival

Couperin: Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux

Alain: Trois Pièces

Bach: Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 682)

Buxtehude: Präludium in F sharp minor

Darke: Choral Prelude on a theme of Tallis

Franck: Choral No 3


17 August - Tom Winpenny - Assistant Master of the Music, St Albans Cathedral

Muffat: Toccata quinta

Bach: Concerto in G (BWV 592)

Franck: Fantaisie in A

Wesley: An Air with Variations for

   Holsworthy Church Bells

Bairstow: Sonata in E flat

Messiaen: Joie et clarté des corps glorieux

Reger: Choral Fantasia on

   ‘Hallelujah! Gott zu loben’


14 September - Mark Williams, Director of Music, Jesus College, Cambridge

Franck: Choral No 2

Byrd: Pavan ‘The Earl of Salisbury’ & Galliard

Bach: Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot

   (Clavierübung III, BWVs 678 & 679)

Daniel-Lesur: In Paradisum

Bruhns: Präludium in E minor

Whitlock: Scherzetto (Sonata in C minor)

Locklair: ‘The Peace may be exchanged’

Guilmant: March on a theme of Handel

Handel: Organ Concerto in G minor

Grainger: Handel in the Strand


12 October - The Emery Recital - Peter King, Director of Music, Bath Abbey

Whitlock: March ‘Dignity and Impudence’

Franck: Prière

Mendelssohn (arr. Best):

   Prelude & Fugue in E minor

Ferenc Liszt (arr. Kynaston): Funérailles

Ferenc Liszt: Consolation in D flat.

Frederic Wood: Tintern (Scenes on the Wye)     

Bach (arr. Reger):

   Chromatic Fantasie & Fugue (BWV 903)


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