Organ recital at St Mary’s SEC Hamilton

ORGAN RECITAL ON MONDAY 19th AUGUST 2019 AT 6.00pm

On Monday 19th August we are hosting a 45 minute organ recital by Shrewsbury Abbey organist Nigel Pursey.  This is one of a series of recitals he is playing during his End2End Cycling and Organ Playing challenge, cycling the 990 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats with recitals at four stage end points.  This challenge is to raise funds for the Shrewsbury Abbey Organ Appeal  –  the Abbey’s fine 1911 Hill organ needs restoring and completing and money has still to be raised fully to fund the work.  Entry is free but there will be a retiring collection.

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Cinema Organ concert

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life is pleased to host Richard Hills on Thursday 8 August 2019 from 7pm. Richard will be playing the recently restored Compton Cinema Organ. Concert is free but must be booked due to limited spaces by calling ‪01236 638467‬ or emailing mcnairl@culturenl.co.uk stating number of seats.

Paisley Abbey recital

Saturday 16th February at 12.30pm.

The recital on Saturday sees the welcome return to the Abbey of Peter Wilson (tenor).

Accompanied by George McPhee on piano, the programme is called ‘On Wings of Song’.

On Wings of Song

On Wings of Song

If it’s ever Spring again Christopher le Fleming

The Ash Grove arr. Quilter

The Cloths of Heaven Dunhill

Oft in the stilly night

The gentle Maiden arr GMcP

Willie’s gane tae Melville Castle arr. GMcP

Scots wha hae arr GMcP

Loch Lomond arr GMcP

I’ll walk beside you

The end of a perfect day

The next recital will be on March 9th, with a programme by Gordon and Cheryl Cree.

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.