Recitals

RECITAL DIARY


The WOA Diary of Public Recitals in the Region from August 2022

(Concerts by or including WOA members are shown in bold italics and some recitals are still online at the date of publication – and highlighted as such)

2022

Sunday 1st August 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley  ONLINE
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Free, online donations accepted.

Tuesday 3rd August 1.00pm Tewkesbury Abbey
Simon Bell (Dean Close School, Cheltenham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Tuesday 3rd August 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral) In memory of Angus Smart.
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 5th August 1.15pm St Chad’s Birmingham ONLINE
Paul Carr & David Saint (Birmingham)
Free, online donations accepted.

Monday 9th August 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Mark Swinton (St Mary’s Warwick)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 10th August 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Sam Bayliss (Hereford)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 12th August 1.10pm Kidderminster Town Hall
TBC
Admission £6/£3

Monday 16th August 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Paul Leddington Wright (Coventry)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 17th July 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Alexander Trigg (St John’s College Cambridge)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Wednesday 18th August 12.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Upton upon Severn
Piers Maxim (Great Malvern Priory)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 19th August 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
First recital of the Hanley Organ Festival with Sebastien Heindl (Leipzig, Germany)
Admission £10.50/£9.00 or all six concerts for £60/£50 concessions.

Thursday 19th August 3.00pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Part of the Hanley Organ Festival with Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission £10.50/£9 concessions.

Friday 20th August 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Part of the Hanley Organ Festival with James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral Organist Emeritus)
Admission £10.50/£9 concessions.

Friday 20th August 3.00pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Part of the Hanley Organ Festival with Philip Rushworth (Chester Cathedral)
Admission £10.50/£9 concessions.

Saturday 21st August 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Part of the Hanley Organ Festival with Daniel Moult (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)
Admission £10.50/£9 concessions.

Saturday 21st August 1.00pm St Lawrence, Ludlow
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 21st August 3.00pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Final recital of the Hanley Organ Festival with Martin Baker (Cambridge)
Admission £10.50/£9 concessions.

Monday 23rd August 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Rachael Mahon (Coventry Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 24th August 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Roger Judd (Hereford)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 30th August 11.30am Hereford Cathedral
Jonathan Scott (Manchester)
Admission tba.

Monday 30th August 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Geoffrey Woollatt (Manchester Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 2nd September 1.15pm St Chad’s Birmingham
Paul Carr & David Saint (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 4th September 11.00am St Michael & All Angels, Ledbury
Carl Grainger (South Wales)
Admission free, retiring collection.

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

Sunday 5th September 3.30pm St Martin, Barcheston, Warwickshire
William Peart (St Peter, Wolverhampton)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 6th September 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
David Henning (St Martin’s Houston Texas USA)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 7th September 1.00pm Tewkesbury Abbey
James Lancelot (Tewkesbury)
Admission free, retiring collection

Tuesday 7th September 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Lawrence John (Exeter Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 13th September 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Daniel Greenway (Liverpool)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 14th September 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Johnathan Allsopp (Southwell Minster)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Wednesday 15th September 12.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Upton upon Severn
John Wright (Leckhampton)
Admission free, retiring collection

Thursday 16th September 1.10pm Kidderminster Town Hall
TBC
Admission £6/£3

Saturday 18th September 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Daniel Greenaway (Liverpool)
Admission £10.50/concessions £9.

Monday 20th September 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral – Organist Emeritus)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Tuesday 21st September 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Emily India Evans (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Friday 24th September 7.15pm Lichfield Cathedral
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission £10.

Saturday 25th September 7.30pm All Saints, Cheltenham
Alex Fishburn (All Saints, Cheltenham).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 26th September 3pm All Saints Church, Evesham (Evesham Concert Club)
Christopher Allsop (King’s School, Worcester)
Admission TBC

Monday 27th September 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Oliver Hancock (St Mary’s Warwick)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 27th September 1pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter
Admission £6

Tuesday 28th September 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral) Request recital.
Admission free, retiring collection.

Saturday 2nd October 7.30pm St Margaret’s, Olton, Birmingham
Paul Hale (Organist Emeritus – Southwell Minster).
Admission £10.

Saturday 2nd October 7.30pm Gloucester Cathedral
Adrian Partington (Gloucester Cathedral).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 3rd October 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Monday 4th October 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Alastair Stone (Pembroke College Oxford)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 10th October 3.00pm Huntingdon Hall, Crowngate, Worcester
Christopher Allsop (Kings School, Worcester)
Admission £17 (A Worcester Concert Club event)

Monday 11th October 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
William Fairbairn (Truro Cathedral)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Monday 11th October 1pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter
Admission £6

Wednesday 13th October 7.30pm Gloucester Cathedral
James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral Organist Emeritus).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 14th October 1.10pm Kidderminster Town Hall
TBC
Admission £6/£3

Monday 18th October 12.30pm Coventry Cathedral
Alex Norman (Holy Trinity Coventry)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Wednesday 20th October 12.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Upton upon Severn
Christopher Allsop (Kings School Worcester)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 23rd October 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Donald MacKenzie (Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square. London)
Admission £10.50/concessions £9.

Saturday 23rd October 7.30pm All Saints with St Michael, Castlefields, Shrewsbury
Keith Hearnshaw (St Mary the Virgin, Hanbury)
Admission free, retiring collection

Monday 25th October 1pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter
Admission £6

Saturday 30th October 7.30pm All Saints, Cheltenham
Christopher  Strange (Peterborough Cathedral).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 31st October 8pm Birmingham Town Hall
Donald Mackenzie – Phantom of the Opera (Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square London)
Admission £13

Sunday 7th November 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Wednesday 17th November 12.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Upton upon Severn
Carleton Etherington (Tewkesbury Abbey)
Admission free, retiring collection

Wednesday 17th November 7.30pm Gloucester Cathedral
Alexander Ffinch (Cheltenham College, Gloucester).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 18th November 1.10pm Kidderminster Town Hall
TBC
Admission £6/£3

Saturday 20th November 10.30am St John’s Bromsgrove
Keith Hearnshaw (Droitwich)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 20th November 12pm Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Ian Tracey (Liverpool City & Cathedral)
Admission £10.50/concessions £9.

Monday 22nd November 1pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter – Celebration of Saint-Saens
Admission £6

Saturday 27th November 7.00pm Coventry Cathedral
David Briggs (St John the Divine, New York City USA) (Organ Appeal opening concert)
Admission tbc.

Saturday 4th December 1.15pm Hereford Cathedral
Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral) Christmas Sparkle!
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 5th December 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Monday 6th December 1pm Symphony Hall
Thomas Trotter and the choir of St John’s College, Cambridge.
Admission £13

Sunday 12th December 6.00pm Gloucester Cathedral
Jonathan Hope (Gloucester Cathedral) plays Messiaen: La Nativite du Seigneur.
Admission free, retiring collection.

Thursday 16th December 1.10pm Kidderminster Town Hall
TBC
Admission £6/£3

Monday 20th December 1pm Birmingham Town Hall
Thomas Trotter & sing along with the choir of Lichfield Cathedral
Admission £13

2022

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

Sunday 6th February 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Sunday 13th February 3.00pm All Saints, Leamington Spa
Christopher Allsop (Kings School Worcester)
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 6th March 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Sunday 3rd April 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 30th April 7.30pm All Saints, Cheltenham
Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 1st May 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge 
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 14th May 12pm Gt Malvern Priory
Andrew Caskie (Worcester).
Admission free, retiring collection.

Sunday 5th June 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Sunday 3rd July 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Sunday 7th August 3.00pm Holy Trinity, Wordsley, Stourbridge  ONLINE ONLY
Paul Carr (Birmingham)
Admission free, retiring collection

Further details on the events above will be added progressively as and when it becomes available, along with details of any new recitals.

The Worcestershire Organists’ Association makes every effort to ensure that the information it publishes is accurate but cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions: potential audience members are always advised to check the venue or organiser’s website before making final arrangements to travel to an event.

There is a new national web site live from May 2022 which you can view at www.organrecitals.uk