Presented by the 31st St Albans International Organ Festival

The Bach Corner lunchtime concerts are presented in the calm of the Cathedral Crossing, and give a platform to outstanding young organists within the St Albans International Organ Festival.

Join us for thirty minutes of uplifting music in the middle of the day.

All four Bach Corner recitals are free and un-ticketed.

Series sponsored by Orgues Létourneau & Rogers Covey-Crump


8 July, 1.15pm | Hugh Rowlands, Senior Organ Scholar, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

JS Bach Ricercar a 6, BWV 1079

JS Bach Duetto I in E minor, BWV 802

JS Bach Dies sind die Heilgen zehn Gebot, BWV 678

JS Bach Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582

9 July, 1.15pm | Johannes Güdelhöfer, Bach Prize Winner, Northern Ireland International Organ Competition 2020

JS Bach Prelude in E minor, BWV 548, 1

JS Bach Partite diverse sopra: Sei gegrüsset Jesu gütig, BWV 768

JS Bach Fugue in E minor, BWV 548, 2

15 July, 1.15pm | Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ Scholar, Westminster Abbey

JS Bach Prelude and Fugue in A, BWV 536

JS Bach Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV 658

JS Bach Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 663

JS Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542

16 July, 1.15pm | Alexander Pott, WT Best Prizewinner, The Worshipful Company of Musicians 

JS Bach Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 550

JS Bach An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653b

JS Bach Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 718

JS Bach Toccata in E, BWV 566