Organ recitals

Organ recitals are held in the Abbey every Sunday afternoon. These 30-minute concerts are free of charge and a wide range of music is presented, showcasing the Abbey’s magnificent Harrison & Harrison organ.

This month's organ recitals

1st - 30th June 2022
Sunday, 5th June 2022
Day of Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Recital Series 1/iv

Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March Op 39 no 4
Harris Adagio espressivo (Sonata in A minor)
Bach Fugue in G BWV 577 'Gigue'
Walton Orb and Sceptre

Matthew Jorysz Assistant Organist

Sunday, 12th June 2022
Trinity Sunday
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Recital Series 2/iv

Handel arr O'Donnell Act III: Sinfonia ‘The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' (Solomon HWV 67)
Saint-Saëns Fantaisie in E flat
Bach Ricercar à 6 (The Musical Offering BWV 1079)
Vaughan Williams Rhosymedre
Walton Crown Imperial

James O'Donnell Organist and Master of the Choristers

Sunday, 19th June 2022
First Sunday after Trinity
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Recital Series 3/iv

Walton Suite from Henry V

i March
ii Passacaglia
iii Touch her soft lips and part

Harris Adagio espressivo (Sonata in A minor)
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
Parry Chorale Fantasia on The Old Hundredth

Charles Maxtone-Smith Organ Scholar

Sunday, 26th June 2022
Second Sunday after Trinity
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Recital Series 4/iv

Bliss arr Gower March (Things to Come)
Williamson Fantasy on 'O paradise'
Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness
Weir The Tree of Peace
Elgar arr Lemare Pomp and Circumstance March I in D Op 39

Peter Holder Sub-Organist

Everyone is welcome to attend these recitals, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.