Organ recital: Weston Jennings (Concert Organist, Tyler, Texas USA), 1pm, 9 August 2022

Weston makes a keenly anticipated return to the Moot Hall, after a gap of several years, to give a recital at 1pm on Tuesday 9 August 2022. Free entry, retiring collection. Programme Präludium V (Fantasia) – Johann Christian Kettel (1732-1809) Sonata II in C minor Op. 65 – Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) GraveAdagioAllegro maestoso e vivaceFuga […]

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Organ recital: David Poulter, 1pm, 10 May 2022

A recital by David Poulter, formerly Director of Music at the cathedrals of Coventry, Chester and Liverpool. Free entry, retiring collection. Programme Orb and Sceptre (Coronation March 1953) – William Walton (1902 – 1983) Prelude on ‘Greensleeves’ – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958) Prelude on ‘Rhosymedre’ – Vaughan Williams Pomp and Circumstance, Military March […]

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Music for Holy Week: Organ recital by Ian Ray (Hon Borough Organist), 1pm, 12 April 2022

Colchester’s Hon Borough Organist Ian Ray presents a recital of music for Holy Week. Free entry, retiring collection. Programme Les Rameaux (No. 3 of Trois Poèmes Evangelique) – Jean Langlais (1907 – 1991) A tone poem depicting the noisy, jostling excitement of the crowd’s ‘Hosannas’ greeting Christ’s entry on a donkey into Jerusalem marked annually […]

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