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 - 31st January 2022
Sunday, 2nd January 2022
Second Sunday of Christmas
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach In dulci jubilo BWV 729
Langlais Dans une douce joie
Bach from Orgelbüchlein:

Puer natus in Bethlehem BWV 603
Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ BWV 604
Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich BWV 605
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her BWV 606

Nivers Three versets on 'A solis ortus cardine'
Parry Chorale Prelude on 'Christe Redemptor omnium'
Baker Toccata-Gigue on the Sussex Carol

Charles Maxtone-Smith Organ Scholar

Sunday, 9th January 2022
The Baptism of Christ - First Sunday of Epiphany
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Litaize Epiphanie
Franck Choral II in B minor
Messiaen Dieu parmi nous (La Nativité du Seigneur)

Daniel Cook Durham Cathedral

Sunday, 16th January 2022
Second Sunday of Epiphany
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in D minor Op 37 no 3
Franck Prelude, Fugue, and Variation Op 18
Widor Toccata (Symphonie V in F minor Op 42 no 1)

Matthew Jorysz Assistant Organist

Sunday, 23rd January 2022
Third Sunday of Epiphany
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Alain Trois Danses

Peter Holder Sub-Organist

Sunday, 30th January 2022
Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Laurin Étude Héroïque
Bach Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 664
Franck trans Roth Rédemption (Interlude symphonique)

Simon Hogan St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield

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