Organ Elevenses is a monthly Saturday morning recital series. Come and enjoy coffee, tea and cake served from 10.30am and a 40-minute recital on the newly-restored organ of the parish church from 11am with a large screen projection of the performer. The recitals are given in aid of the parish church organ fund. Occasionally recitals are also given by other solo musicians and choirs.
Suggested donation £5 on the door, under 18s free of charge.
Saturday 11 March - Paul Walton (Bristol Cathedral)
February's Organ Elevenses recital is given by Paul Walton, Assistant Organist of Bristol Cathedral.
Paul's programme is as follows:
G. F. Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from ‘Solomon’)
John Stanley- Voluntary in D major (op.5, no.5)
J. S. Bach - Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein (BWV 668)
Mendelssohn - Prelude and Fugue in C minor (op.37, no.1)
Franck - Pastorale (op.19)
Lefébure-Wély - Bolero de Concert (op.166)
Dates for your diary
Saturday 22 April - recitalist to be confirmed
Saturday 17 June - Nigel Davies (Dursley)
Saturday 11 March at 7.30pm
*Sold out* Concert by the Bristol Millennium Orchestra in St Monica’s concert hall, Cote Lane, including Elgar’s Enigma Variations.
Saturday 6 May at 7.30pm
Concert by Westbury Singers and the Parish Church Choir in church
Sunday 11 June at 6.30pm
A celebratory Songs of Praise service. All welcome
Sunday 1 October at 8am
A live BBC Radio 4 broadcast of Harvest Festival service from Holy Trinity Church
Saturday 7 October
A concert given by early music consort The Waites of Gloucester in church
Saturday 14 October at 7.30pm
Exultate Singers performs a concert of music specially chosen for the 1300th anniversary celebrations
For future local and national concerts, see www.organrecitals.com