St Albans International Organ Competition Rounds

The two internationally renowned St Albans International Organ Competitions in Interpretation and Improvisation are amongst the longest running of their kind in the world. Read more

Rachel Podger by Candlelight

Rachel Podger has established herself as a leading interpreter of the Baroque and Classical music periods. By popular demand, she returns to St Albans International Organ Festival to open its 2019 series of late-night Concerts by Candlelight. Read more

Bach Corner at St Albans International Organ Festival

Join us for thirty minutes of uplifting music in the middle of the day, performed by outstanding young organists. Read more

"Dream Tryst" by Candlelight

The Choir of King’s College London presents three sets of secular partsongs by well-known English composers. All are united around themes of love, nature and the nocturnal — a heady mix for a late evening in July. Read more

Howard Blake 80th Birthday Celebration Concert

This special concert marks the recent 80th birthday of one of Britain’s best-loved living composers. Read more

Jury Recitals at St Albans International Organ Festival

Your chance to hear no fewer than six highly regarded international organists over the space of only one week. Read more

Il Pegaso

A programme of music by two hugely influential and pioneering Italian composers in the 17th century. Read more

Four Quartets

An unmissable evening with award-winning actor Simon Callow reading TS Eliot’s Four Quartets, interspersed with Beethoven’s late quartet opus 132, the stunning music that inspired what is arguably Eliot’s finest work. Read more

Harpsichords by Candlelight

Distinguished keyboardists David Hill and David Ponsford play four Trio Sonatas by JS BACH in arrangement for two harpsichords. Read more

Concerto Final, St Albans International Organ Festival

Your chance to hear the three finalists for the 30th St Albans International Organ Festival’s Interpretation Competition performing a Handel Concerto with orchestra. Read more