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A New Recital Series for 2019

We are delighted to announce the return of our monthly recital series, which will take a new form this year due to the...

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A New Recital Series for 2019

Posted By : Shane Brennan Monday 28th January 2019

We are delighted to announce the return of our monthly recital series, which will take a new form this year due to the absence of our organ. There will be an eclectic range of performances, from a classical guitar recital by renowned guitarist Craig Ogden to a piano recital of Chopin’s Nocturnes.


The programme will be as follows:


Wednesday 3 April,

Classical Guitar Recital

Craig Ogden      

Craig Ogden Classical Guitar Recital at Salisbury Cathedral


Wednesday 1 May,

Ghostly Stuff: Elgar’s chamber works

A lecture recital featuring performances of the Piano Quintet and Violin Sonata

Dr Steven Halls (speaker), Daphne Moody (violin), Jenny Knights (violin), George White (viola), Bryony Moody (cello), David Halls (piano)


Wednesday 12 June,

My Ladye Nevells Book

Alexander Palotai (chamber organ) performs music from the keyboard collection by William Byrd


Wednesday 3 July,                          

From Bach to the Beatles

Decadent Brass


Wednesday 7 August,

Songs of the Forest

Margaret Ravalde (soprano), John Challenger (piano)


Wednesday 4 September            

The Faces of Night in Chopin

Professor John Rink (piano)

In his illustrated talk, John Rink will describe the role of light and dark in music by the Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin, focusing in particular on the Nocturnes. Contrasting passages from familiar and less familiar pieces will be compared in an exploration of musical chiarascuro.


Friday 4 October,            

Lifting the lid

David Owen Norris (piano) plays his signature repertoire and reveals some of the more extraordinary experiences of his life in music. This recital will be followed by an auction of promises, held by Paul Jackson, in aid of the Organ Fund. Please note that this final recital takes place on a Friday. If you would like to make a bid but are unable to attend the auction in person, then please download this absentee bidding form from  here


Each performance will start at 19:30.