Recitals

RECITAL DIARY

The WOA Diary of Public Recitals in the Region from January 2023

(Concerts arranged by or including WOA members are shown in bold italics)

2023

Sunday 1st January 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) New Year’s day
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 5th January 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Dr Ed Jones (Wakefield Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 5th January 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Nigel Morris (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 12th January 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Paul Trepte (Worcester)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 14th January 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Part of the WOA Cesar Franck anniversary event commencing at 11.00am with refreshments.
Richard Brasier (London).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 16th January 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist).
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Wednesday 18th January 12.15pm St Peter & St Paul, Upton upon Severn
John Wright (Cheltenham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 19th January 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Benjamin Cunningham (Westminster Abbey)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 21st January 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Cathy Lamb (Lichfield Cathedral)
Admission £12/concessions £10.50.

Saturday 21st January 2.30pm St Peter, Cradley, Black Country
Members of Cannock Chase Organ Club
Admission free, retiring collection 

Saturday 21st January 7.30pm Worcester Cathedral – The Quire organ 14th anniversary recital
James Lancelot (Tewkesbury & Emeritus organist Durham Cathedral).
Admission £15, students under 18 free.   Including refreshments sponsored by WOA.

Monday 30th January 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 2ndh February 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Jordan English (St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 2nd February 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 4th February 12noon Great Malvern Priory
Callum Alger (St Peter, Wolverhampton)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 5th February 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) A trip around Europe
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 13th February 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Saturday 18th February 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission £12/concessions £10.50.

Monday 27th February 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 2nd March 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
David Saint (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 5th March 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Bach for Lent
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 11th March 12noon Great Malvern Priory
Samuel Hudson (Worcester Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 13th March 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 23rd March 12.15pm Worcester Cathedral
Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection

Monday 27th March 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Sunday 2nd April 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Palm Sunday
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 3rd April 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 13th April 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 17th April 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist) with Lichfield Cathedral choir
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Saturday 22nd April 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Philip Adams & David Lloyd
Admission £12/concessions £10.50.

Saturday 22nd April 7.30pm Pershore Abbey
Robert Quinney (New College, Oxford)
Admission tba.

Thursday 4th May 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Charles Francis (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 7th May 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Be Organised!
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 13th May 12noon Great Malvern Priory
Piers Maxim (Great Malvern Priory)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 13th May 2.30pm St Peter, Cradley, Black Country
Michael Haynes (Hexham Abbey)
Admission free, retiring collection 

Saturday 20th May 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Ian Tracey (Liverpool)
Admission £12/concessions £10.50.

Monday 22nd May 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist) with Oboe
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 1st June 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 4th June 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Widor Symphony No 5
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 5th June 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Monday 19th June 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Sunday 2nd July 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Capriccio
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 3rd July 1.00pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter (Birmingham City organist)
Admission £6/£5 under 30s and volume discounts available.

Thursday 6th July 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Martyn Rawles (Lichfield Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 3rd August 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 6th August 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) Audience requests
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 10th August 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Andrew Wyatt (Truro Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 17th August 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
John Pryer (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 24th August 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
David Saint (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 28th August 12noon Great Malvern Priory
Kai Krakenburg (Husum, Germany)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 29th August 1.00pm Tewkesbury Abbey
Keith Hearnshaw (Hanbury)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 31st August 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Anthony Pinel (St Chad’s Shrewsbury)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 3rd September 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham) S.A.O.M 20th anniversary
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 7th September 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Claudia Grinnell (Winchester Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 23rd September 2.30pm St Peter, Cradley, Black Country
James Turner (St Stephen’s, Armonk, New York State, USA)
Admission free, retiring collection 

Thursday 5th October 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 7th October 2.30pm St Peter, Cradley, Black Country
Compton organ 90th birthday concert
Admission free, retiring collection. 

Saturday tba October 7.30pm Worcester Cathedral – The Quire organ 15th anniversary recital
Margaret Phillips (London)
Admission £15, students under 18 free.   

Saturday 28th October 12noon Great Malvern Priory
Paul Trepte (Worcester)
Admission free, retiring
collection.

Thursday 2nd November 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
David Saint (St Chad’s Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 18th November 7.00pm St Peter, Cradley, Black Country
Silent Movie ‘the General’ with David Ivory at the console
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 7th December 1:15pm Thursday Live St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Changes and details of any new recitals will be made at the beginning of each month.

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