Christmas concert

Church of St Fort, Saint-Aigulin, Charente-Maritime, France5 December 2021 J S BachToccata & fugue in D mineurChoral Prelude – Jesu Meine FreudeMichel CorretteMagnificat du 5ème tonSiegfried Karg-Elert2 Improvisations on advent choralesL C DaquinNoël X sur les flûtesLeon BoëllmannSuite Gothique The organ of Saint-Aigulin The organ was originally built by Auguste Commaille around 1890 for the […]

César Franck – Choral No 2 in B minor

In September 2019 I gave a lunchtime recital at Chester Cathedral, including music by Sweelinck, Bach, Franck, Brahms and Léfébure-Wely. This is a live recording of the centrepiece of that programme, César Franck’s Choral No 2 in B minor. Carl Grainger’s excellent account of Franck’s Second Choral had all the space it needed. His excellent […]

Dandrieu – 3 Noëls

An extract from my 2019 Christmas concert on the delightful organ at Saint-Aigulin in Charente-Maritime, South-West France. I’m playing 3 Noëls by Jean-François Dandrieu: Adam fut un pauvre homme,Le Roy des Cieux vient de naître À minuit fut fait un reveil. Saint-Aigulin is a small town of less than 2,000 people. They do wonderfully well […]

Bach-Vivaldi – Concerto in A minor (BWV 593)

I’m preparing for a series of recitals in he UK during August and early September 2019. Here’s a little taste, the first movement of Bach’s arrangement of a double violin concerto by Vivaldi (BWV 593). I’m also working on music by Buxtehude, Brahms, Franck, Dubois, Stanford, Alain and some 18th century English voluntaries. It’s a […]

Michel Corrette – Magnificat du cinquième ton

In 2020 many organ recitals have been cancelled because of the Covid 19 pandemic. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to perform at Portsmouth Cathedral in September and the programme included this delightful, six-movement Magnificat by Michel Corrette. Listen out for the charming nightingale stop towards the end of the third movement.. I […]

Previous Concerts

10 September 2020Lunchtime Organ Recital – Portsmouth Cathedral 15 December 2019Christmas organ music at St. Aigulin, Charente Maritime 5 September 2019Lunchtime organ Recital at Chester Cathedral 4 September 2019Organ Recital at St Asaph Cathedral 2 September 2019Lunchtime organ Recital at St Giles, Wrexham 23 August 2019Lunchtime Organ Recital at Brecon Cathedral 14 August 2019Lunchtime Organ […]