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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Organ recital: Hilary Punnett (Assistant Organist, Chelmsford Cathedral), 1pm, 8 March 2022

Making her first appearance at the Moot Hall, Hilary Punnett is a cathedral organist with a wide range of experience around Canada and the UK. No advance booking necessary; entry is free with retiring collection. Programme Fantasia in G major (‘Pièce d’Orgue’) – J.S. Bach (1685 – 1750) O Traurigkeit, O Herzelied – Ethyl Smyth […]

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Organ recital: Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music), 1pm, 8 February 2022

The first appearance of this distinguished organist at the Moot Hall. No advance booking necessary; entry is free with retiring collection. Programme Three Preludes and Fugues op. 193 (1923): no. 1 in C major – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924) Meditaciones Religiosas op. 122 (1858) – Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély (1817 – 1869)I AndanteII […]

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