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Recital--Organ Plus
St Mary Redcliffe Church (Bristol, United Kingdom)
Andrew Kirk

What better venue for a performance of Bruckner’s final ‘cathedral in sound’ than the remarkable church of St Mary Redcliffe (“the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England” – Queen Elizabeth I)? Add the magnificent 71-stop, 4,327-pipe Harrison and Harrison organ for a performance of Poulenc’s Organ Concerto, plus a magnificent choral work by Vaughan Williams and this makes for a concert not to be missed! Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region Poulenc Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings Bruckner Symphony No.9 Bristol Concert Orchestra Stefan Hofkes...

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Educational Event
St Michael the Archangel Church (Lyme Regis, United Kingdom)
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The Lyme Regis Organ School Winter Residential Course is open to organists of all ages, backgrounds and levels of achievement. This year, the course focuses upon the organ as an instrument and how the instruments we have at our disposal influence the choice and style of repertoire that we play on them. Attendees will work with some of the UK’s finest organists through a range of talks, discussions, demonstrations and group study sessions in a positive, informal and enjoyable yet challenging atmosphere. As well as the usual high standard of teaching in small groups and the traditional formal dinner, this years course will also include a trip to Dorchester (St. Mary), Buckland Newton and Sherborne Abbey. Bursaries: A limited number of full-cost bursaries are available to those in full-time education. Visit the Lyme Regis Organ School website for further details on the course events and information on how to apply! See you...

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Educational Event
St Michael the Archangel Church (Lyme Regis, United Kingdom)
Philip Scriven, Peter Parshall, Richard Godfrey, Peter Lea-Cox, Andrew Millington, Andrew Davies
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Join us at LROS for the 8th annual Winter Residential Organ Course featuring teaching from our head tutor, the internationally renowned concert organist Philip Scriven. Over 2 days, there will be opportunities to play various organs around the Lyme Regis area including the beautiful Skrabl organ in St Michael the Archangel church. Receive tuition from leading organists in the south west such as Andrew Millington and Peter Lea-Cox. The course also includes a formal dinner, an organ masterclass and trips to Sherbourne, Buckland Newton and Dorchester.

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Fund Raiser
Temple Church (London, United Kingdom)
Roger Sayer
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In the lead-up to the Menuhin Competition London 2016, 1989’s 1st Prize winner Joji Hattori and Menuhin Competition Austin 2014 Junior prizewinner Ludvig Gudim perform a gala concert with Roger Sayer and the Orpheus Sinfonia in the iconic Temple Church on the banks of the River Thames. Presenting a programme spanning Bach’s vibrant Concerto for Two Violins to Poulenc’s remarkable Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings featuring Temple Church’s newly-restored organ, this concert is guaranteed to be a truly unique evening of world-class performance, and a fitting prelude to Menuhin’s centenary in 2016. A Prelude to Menuhin’s Centenary is part of Totally Thames and held in support of the Menuhin Competition London 2016. Tickets: £25 &...

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Recital--Organ Solo
St George, Hanover Square, London (London, United Kingdom)
Andrew Benson-Wilson
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Handel overtures, as arranged for solo organ by Handel, Walsh and John Watts (c1824) organist of St George Hanover Sq – Handel’s own parish church. Played on the Handel chamber organ and the new Richards Fowkes organ.

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Recital--Organ Solo
All Saints Parish Church, The Bury, Odiham, Hampshire RG29 1ND (Odiham, United Kingdom)
Andrew Benson-Wilson
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A recital of European Organ Music, 1600-1750, played on the 2011 Goetze & Gwynn organ in the parish church of this beautiful Hampshire village.

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Recital--Organ Solo
St John's Notting Hill (London, United Kingdom)
Edward Kemp-Luck

Free entry; retiring collection. Doors open at 6:30pm.

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Recital--Organ Solo
St John's Notting Hill (London, United Kingdom)
Oliver Brett

Free entry; retiring collection. Doors open at 6:30pm.

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Recital--Organ Solo
St Giles-in-the-Fields, 60 St Giles High Street, LONDON, WC2 8LG (London, United Kingdom)
Andrew Benson-Wilson

Andrew Benson-Wilson plays music by John Blow, Henry Purcell and Handel on the William Drake rebuild of the 1678 Gerard Dallam, 1699 Christian Smith, 1734 Gerard Smith and 1856 Gray and Davison organ.

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Recital--Organ Solo
Prescot Parish Church (Prescot, United Kingdom)
Prof Dr Ian Tracey
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Prof. Dr. Ian Tracey of Liverpool Cathedral performs a delightful mixed programme on one of the region’s finest church organs, including anecdotes from his highly distinguished career. Includes cheese & wine. Tickets £5 (under-16s free if with an adult). Available from: The Wool Shop, 32 Eccleston Street, Prescot, L34 5QJ Ticketweb – 08444 771 000 www.prescotfestival.co.uk

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