Herman Jordaan, first prizewinner at the 2003 St Albans International Organ Festival | Sunday 15 August, 3pm 

Join us for this free organ recital. 

Programme to include Bach’s Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, and Dupré’s Symphonie–Passion.


Dewi Rees, Organ Scholar | Sunday 1 August, 3pm 

Join us for this free organ recital. 

Programme to include Sonata on the 94th Psalm Julius Reubke.


Our Assistant Master of the Music, Tom Winpenny and our Organ Scholar, Dewi Rees have put together a programme of online organ recitals. 

Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music | Wednesday 21 April

Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music, plays a recital including music for Easter on 1962/2009 Harrison & Harrison organ of St Albans Cathedral.

Paean – Herbert Howells

Les eaux de la grâce (from Les Corps glorieux) – Olivier Messiaen

Concerto in G BWV 592 – JS Bach (after Prince Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar)

O filii et filiae (Variations) – Jeanne Demessieux

Fête op. 51 – Jean Langlais

YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66-Sa3OnvpQ

A full programme and notes are available below.

Programme

Tome Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music | Wednesday 31 March

Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music, plays a sequence of music for Passiontide and Holy Week on the 1962/2009 Harrison & Harrison organ of St Albans Cathedral.

Fantasia in C minor BWV 562 –  JS Bach

Chorale Prelude on ‘Rockingham’ – CHH Parry

Chorale Prelude on ‘Vexilla Regis’ – Jeanne Demessieux

Chorale Prelude & Fugue on ‘O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid’ – Ethel Smyth

Herzlich tut mich verlangen op. 122 no. 10 – Johannes Brahms

O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig BWV 656 – JS Bach

YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JLjrLyoF5Q

A full programme and notes are available below.

Programme

Dewi Rees, Organ Scholar | Wednesday 17 March

A recital given by Dewi Rees, Organ Scholar, on the 1962/2009 Harrison & Harrison organ of St Albans Cathedral, March 2021. The recital includes Toccata & Fugue in D minor – Max Reger (1873-1916), Trio Sonata no. 6 – JS Bach (1685-1750) and Fugue in A flat minor – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).

YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G13rG5wiFoo

A full programme and notes are available below.

Programme

Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music | Wednesday 24 February

A recital given by Tom Winpenny, Assistant Master of the Music, on the 1962/2009 Harrison & Harrison organ of St Albans Cathedral, February 2021. The recital includes Chorale Prelude on ‘Schmücke dich’ by Peter Hurford (1930-2019), Prelude & Fugue in E flat op. 99 no. 3 – Camille Saint-Saëns and W. A. Mozart's Adagio & Allegro in F minor/F major.

YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU3dP9aTqh8

A full programme and notes is available below.

Programme

Dewi Rees, Organ Scholar | Wednesday 10 February

In the first of our series of online organ recitals, our Organ Scholar, Dewi Rees, performs JS Bach's Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541 and the Prelude, Sicilienne and Toccata from Maurice Duruflé's Suite op. 5.

YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8kGykR9MvM

A full programme and notes is available below.

Programme