On Sunday 18 August at 3pm Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music, gives a free organ recital at St Albans Cathedral

All are welcome; the recital will last around 60 minutes and admission is free, with a retiring collection in aid of Cathedral music funds.


Fantasia & Fugue in C K.394 Mozart

Chaconne in F minor Pachelbel

Diptyque Messiaen

Blue Rose Variations Peter Dickinson

Prelude & Fugue in E Henry Martin

Tom Winpenny is Assistant Master of the Music at St Albans Cathedral where his duties include accompanying the daily choral services and directing the acclaimed Abbey Girls Choir. He studied as Organ Scholar at King’s College, Cambridge and he was subsequently Sub-Organist at St Paul's Cathedral, where he played for many great state occasions. He has broadcast regularly on BBC Radio and has been featured on American Public Media's Pipedreams. Recent solo engagements include recitals in Grace Cathedral (San Francisco) and Hildesheim Cathedral (Germany). His many solo organ recordings include surveys of music by Judith Bingham, Malcolm Williamson, John Joubert, John McCabe, Peter Racine Fricker and Francis Grier. For Naxos he has recorded music by Olivier Messiaen: his recording of Messiaen’s Les Corps glorieux was awarded five stars in the French journal Diapason, and Messiaen’s Livre d’orgue recently gained the editor’s ‘Star Review’ in Choir & Organ.