Lunchtime Organ Recitals - October 2017

Friday Lunchtime Organ Concerts October 2017
presented by The Friends of the Music of Leeds Minster

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This month there are four Friday Lunchtime Concerts at Leeds Minster. Admission is free to all and retiring collections are taken. The programme repertoire of the lunchtime recitals - now in their twentieth season - includes magnificent music by Herbert Howells, S S Wesley, Lefebure-Wely, Norman Cocker, Peter Planyavksy, Edward Elgar and Marcel Dupre. Minster Director of Music Paul Dewhurst gives the first and third recitals this month with guests Thomas Moore and Sean Montgomery playing in the intervening weeks.

Friday 6 October 12.30 Lunchtime Organ Music                                

Paul Dewhurst - Leeds Minster

Sidney S Campbell - Gaudeamus
Samuel Long - Lesson No 1 in A
Charles Callahan - Aria
J S Bach - Trio-Sonata I in E flat
Herbert Howells - Paean [Six Pieces for Organ]


Friday 13 October - 12.30 - Lunchtime Organ Music                                         

Thomas Moore - Wakefield Cathedral

Dietrich Buxtehude - Praeludium in G minor        
Paul Drayton -
David N Johnson - Trumpet Tune in E flat
Flor Peeters - Two Chorale Preludes
Samuel Sebastian Wesley - Choral Song
Bedrich Janacek - Chorale Preludes
Lefébure-Wély - Sortie in E flat

Friday 20 October - 12.30 - Lunchtime Organ Music                                         

Paul Dewhurst - Leeds Minster   

Norman Cocker - Tuba Tune
Louis Nicolas Clérambault - Suite du Deuxième Ton
Francis Alan Jackson - Hymn Prelude: Sine Nomine
Gordon Balch Nevin - Will o’the wisp
Peter Planyavsky -
Toccata alla rumba


Friday 27 October - 12.30 - Lunchtime Organ Music                                         

Sean Montgomery - Mytholomroyd

Edward William Elgar - Vesper Voluntaries
Charles-Marie Widor - Intermezzo [Symphonie VI]
J S Bach - Chorale-Trio
Marcel Dupré - Final [Sept Pièces]