Music and the Choir

Summer Organ Festival 2013: James O'Donnell

30th July 2013 at 19:00

“O’Donnell is a master of his craft… with exceptional command of light and shade.” Irish Times


J P E Hartmann - Allegro marcato from Sonata in G minor
Buxtehude - Praeludium in F sharp minor BuxWV 146
Nielsen - Commotio
Messiaen - Le banquet céleste
Franck - Final
and three works from The Orgelbüchlein Project by Roxanna Panufnik (world première), Thierry Escaich, and Giles Swayne

This concert is followed by a reception in aid of the Nicholas Danby Trust. Admission is by separate ticket, available from


Single tickets £12 (concessions £8)
Season tickets £48 (concessions £32)
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Tickets are also available from the Westminster Abbey Shop and on the door

General information

Entry is through the Great West Door from 6.30 pm.
Concerts last approximately 65 minutes with no interval.
All seats are unreserved.

Booking conditions

Concessions apply to children, full-time students, disabled and senior citizens, and members of the Royal College of Organists (on presentation of membership card).
Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.