Concerts 2019

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Monday 13 May, 1pm

Leeds, St Anne’s Cathedral


Liszt: Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen

Bach: Schmucke Dich, o liebe Seele

           Trio on “Herr Jesu Christ”

Messiaen: L’Ascension

Sunday 9 June, 3pm

Sheffield City Hall


Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Black Dyke Band

Dr Nicholas Childs, conductor*

Wilby: Cinema - for organ and brass band*

Paul Mealor: Paradise

Wilby: The Holy Face

Saturday, 13 July, 11am

St Nicholas, Bradfield


Thursday 16 May, 7.30pm

Halifax, Square Chapel

Silent film improvisation - piano

Helen of Four Gates (1922)

Friday, 15 November, 7.30pm

Moscow, Great Hall of the Conservatoire


Gala concert

Wednesday 31 July, 7.30pm

Kendal, St George’s Church

Silent film improvisation - organ

Lake District Summer Music Festival

Metropolis (Fritz Lang 1927)

Mendelssohn: Sonata I in F minor

Bach: Schmucke Dich, O liebe Seele; Trio on Herr Jesu Christ...

Fela Sowande: Go Down, Moses

William Farley Smith: Wade in duh Wadduh!

Wilby: From Organ Hours: The Inward Face; Sun, Moon and Stars - Jack and the Knights of Old

Lemare: From Summer Sketches: Twilight; Evening

Eric Coates: From London Suite: Westminster; Knightsbridge March

Thursday 5 September, 1pm

London, St John Smith Square


Mendelssohn: Sonata I in F minor

Philip Wilby: Organ Hours: Contrapuntal exercises after the medieval clock at Wells Cathedral

Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C BWV545

Fela Sowande: Kyrie

Durufle: Toccata (from Suite op 5)

Monday 16 September, 1.05pm

Leeds Town Hall


Thursday 17 October, 7.30pm

Manchester, RNCM

Silent film improvisation - Organ

Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock 1929)

Monday 14 October, 1.05pm

Leeds Town Hall


Clocks and Cathedrals

Stanford: Fantasia & Toccata in D minor

Haydn: Three pieces for musical clocks

Karg-Elert: Ave Maria; Lauda Sion (from Cathedral Windows)

Wilby: Organ Hours - Contrapuntal Exercises after the Medieval Clock at Wells Cathedral

Howells: Psalm Prelude set 1 no 1

Vierne: Carillon de Westminster (Pieces de Fantaisie)

Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor

Grainger arr DB: Spoon River

Mendelssohn: Sonata 1 in F minor

Lemare: From Summer Sketches: Twilight; Evening

Lemare: Concert Fantasia on “Hanover”

Monday 4 November, 1.05pm

Leeds Town Hall


Looking East

Glinka arr DB: Overture Ruslan and Ludmila

Bedrich Janacek: Two Chorale Preludes

Tchaikovsky arr DB: Scherzo from Symphony IV

Liszt: Fantasia on “Ad nos, ad salutarem undam”

Monday 18 November, 1.05pm

Leeds Town Hall

Silent film improvisation - Organ

Leeds Film Festival - programme TBA

Sunday 1 December, 7.30pm

Halifax, Victoria Hall


Halifax Choral Society

Black Dyke Band

Christmas Concert

Saturday 14 Decmber, 2pm and 5.30pm

Sheffield, City Hall


Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus

Black Dyke Band

Christmas Concert

Monday 16 December, 1.05pm

Leeds Town Hall


250 years of French organ music

Couperin: Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux

Lefebure-Wely: Offertoire in D minor

Franck: Priere

Durufle: Prelude & Fugue sur le nom d’Alain

Widor: Andante Cantabile (Symphonie IV)

Vierne: Intermezzo (Pieces de Fantaisie)

Messiaen: Desseins Eternels; Dieu Parmi Nous (La Nativite du Seigneur)