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Organ Recitals 2017

Salisbury Cathedral presents a prestigious line-up of organists in the 2017 Organ Recital Series.


All recitals feature big screen projection and take place on Wednesdays at 7.30pm, between April and October. 


Wednesday 30 August
Organist:          Paul Carr 

Programme:      Naji Hakim (b1955): Ouverture Libanaise
                        Marcel Dupré (1886–1971): Choral et Fugue
                        Derek Bourgeois (b1941): Serenade, and Variations on a theme by Herbert Howells
                        J.S. Bach (1685–1750): Fugue in G (BWV 577)
                        Sir William Harris (1883–1973): Sonata in A minor
                        Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) arr. Paul Carr (b1974): Vocalise
                        Marco Enrico Bossi (1861–1925): Etude Symphonique

Wednesday 20 September
Organist:          Peter Stevens

Programme:      Franz Schmidt (1874–1939): Prelude and Fugue in D
                        Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Passacaglia (BWV 582)
                        César Franck (1822–90): Choral No 1
                        John Ireland (1879–1962): Elegiac Romance
                        Maurice Duruflé (1902–86): Suite

Wednesday 18 October (The Emery Recital)
Charles Harrison

Programme:      J. S. Bach (1685–1750): Prelude & Fugue in A minor (BWV 543)
                        Michel Corrette (1707–95): Cromhorne en taille (Premier Livre d’Orgue)
                        Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676–1749): Récit de Nazard (Suite deuxième ton)
                        Jean-François Dandrieu (c1682–1738): Duo en cors de chasse (Premier Livre d’Orgue)
                        Joseph-Ermend Bonnal (1880–1934): Paysages Euskariens
                        Maurice Duruflé (1902–86): Scherzo
                        Edward Elgar (1857–1934): Sonata


All recitals take place on Wednesday at 7.30pm in Salisbury Cathedral.
Big screen projection is available at all recitals and there will be relevant CDs/DVDs for sale.

Tickets: £10 (£7.50 wheelchair)
Recital series brochure: £2
Tickets available online at and on the door on the night


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