AGM reminder

AGM of LANARKSHIRE SOCIETY OF ORGANISTS

2.30pm – 4.30pm

October 27, 2018

St John’s Church of Scotland, 14 Duke Street, Hamilton, ML3 7DT

All members of the Lanarkshire Society are urged to attend this meeting on Saturday 27th October.  Minutes and agenda have already been circulated.  If you need a copy please contact Anne Maguire – email annekmaguire@outlook.com or phone 01698 283805

To be able to participate please make sure your subs are received before the meeting begins.  You can pay your subs direct to the bank account of the LSO or in person on Saturday.

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Armistice Day Concert

ASM
World Première
A Soldier’s Requiem
Julian Hodgson

 The Choir of The Academy of Sacred Music
will be performing the world première of a new work,
A Soldier’s Requiem, by Julian Hodgson,
written for the centenary of The First World War.

soldier

The performance will be conducted by the Composer and will feature
a selection of other works which capture the horror, bravery, sacrifice
and sympathy inspired by The Great War amongst some of our
most celebrated poets and composers, including:
They are at rest (Elgar);
Funeral Ikos (Tavener);
Lead Kindly Light (Goodall);
The Road Not Taken (Thompson);
Songs of Farewell (Parry);
& pieces by Hodgson, Daley, Harris, Jenkins and Nardone.

Bothwell Parish Church
11th November 2018
(7.30p.m.)

Tickets: £7.00
(on the door)
info@aosm.org.uk
Tel: 07377 121 891

Recitals St Aloysius Church by David Hamilton

David Hamilton one of the LSO members is doing the complete organ works of Franck on Wednesdays 17, 24 & 31 October at 7pm in St Aloysius Church, Glasgow.

 

Details are below on each link.

 

‘This special series of three organ recitals will see renowned musician David Hamilton perform the complete organ works of César Franck, performed on an instrument built in the style of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, the great 19th-century French organ builder. These recitals are supported by Alliance Française de Glasgow.’

 

https://www.rcs.ac.uk/boxoffice-event/eventid/143806-Exchange-Talk-+-:-Focus-on-Organ-No.1/

 

https://www.rcs.ac.uk/boxoffice-event/eventid/143010-Exchange-Talk-+-:-Focus-on-Organ-No.2/

 

https://www.rcs.ac.uk/boxoffice-event/eventid/143808-Exchange-Talk-+-:-Focus-on-Organ-No.3/

 

Looks an exciting and interesting series

 

Please do go along if you can.

New organist for Bothwell

Bothwell Parish Church recently appointed Mr Peter Shepherd to the post of Organist and Director of Music.

Peter is a young man with huge musical talent and ability.

A former scholar at Worcester Cathedral School and head chorister of the Cathedral Choir, Peter was Organ Scholar at Merton College, Oxford from 2013-16. During this time, he gave a number of radio broadcasts and CD releases. He graduated with Honours in Music from the University of Oxford in 2016.

Peter became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists at the early age of nineteen having, previously, been awarded the Associateship with prizes. He gained the Licenciateship from the Royal School of Music with Distinction in piano.

Since coming to Bothwell Church, Peter is keen to further develop the congregation’s strong musical tradition.

New singers to the church choir are welcome and are offered the rare opportunity to receive such expert tuition in choral singing.

In support of the newly created Society of friends of Bothwell Parish Church, Peter is giving his Inaugural Organ

Recital on Sunday, 22 April 2018 at 4.30pm. Tickets can be purchased from the church office (854903) £10 or at the church door.

(Further info – please see attached poster)