Evening Recital Series

Various Thursday Evenings
Evening Recital Series

From June to November, every month Norwich Cathedral's organists will play a Thursday evening recital.

A retiring collection will be taken.

All performances will be at 7.30pm. 

The concerts below are currently planned to be open to an audience, with no ticket required, and live-streamed online. This is subject to current government guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic at the time of the recitals.

July 15 Ashley Grote (Master of Music)
Celebration – Cecilia McDowall 
Phantasie über den Choral ‘Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott’ Op 27 – Max Reger 
Recit de Tierce en taille – Nicolas de Grigny
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582 – J.S. Bach
Elegy – George Thalben-Ball
Fantasia on British Sea Songs – Henry Wood arr Harold Jackson

August 19 David Dunnett (Organist)
Allegro appassionato (Symphonie No.5) -A Guilmant
Concerto in D (BWV592) - J S Bach
    i  Allegro
    ii  Larghetto
    iii Allegro

Adagio (Sonata Pathetique) -  L V Beethoven
From ‘Animal Parade’ -  Iain Farrington
    i Giraffes
    ii Piranhas
     iii Penguins
      iiii Barrel organ monkey

St Bride Assisted by the Angels  - Judith Bingham
Andante sostenuto (Symphonie Gothique Op.70)  - C M Widor
Variations on I got rhythm -  H Britton

September 16 George Inscoe (Assistant Organist)
Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 541 – J.S. Bach
Folk Tune – P. Whitlock
Carnival of the Animals arr. Heinz-Peter Kortmann – C. Saint-Saëns
    - Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
    - Hens and Roosters
    - Wild Asses: Swift Animals
    - Tortoise
    - The Elephant
    - Kangaroos
    - Aquarium
    - Persons with Long Ears
    - The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
    - Aviary
    - Pianists
    - Fossils
    - The Swan
    - Finale

Claire de Lune – L. Vierne 
Final from Homage à Igor Stravinsky – N. Hakim 
October 21 Ashley Grote (Master of Music)
Fantasia and Fugue in G – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
‘The Spitfire’ Prelude and Fugue –
William Walton (1902-83), arr. Tom Winpenny
Pièce Héroïque –
César Franck (1822-90)
Suite Op. 5 –
Maurice Duruflé (1902-86)
   i. Prelude
   ii. Sicilienne
   iii. Toccata
November 18 David Dunnett (Organist)
Fantasie in E flat - C Saint-Saens
Praeludium in F# minor (BuxWV146)  - D Buxtehude
Répons pour le temps de Paquês  - J Demessieux
Intermezzo (Sonata No.4) - J Rheinberger
Antiphonies  - W Mathias
Larghetto (from Serenade for Strings)  - E Elgar
Preludio (Symphonie No.2) - M Dupré


All of the recitals will be available to view on the Norwich Cathedral Services YouTube Channel.