Organ Recital – Martin Baker – Monday 1 May

Martin Baker organ

Lemmens   Fanfare in D
Byrd   Fantasia in D minor
Robin Holloway   Corale-prelude on ‘Alle Menschen müssen sterben’
JS Bach   Alle Menschen müssen sterben BWV643
Reger   Toccata and Fuge from Zwölf Stücke Op 59
Whitlock   Allegretto, Folk tune and Scherzo from Five short pieces
Jongen   Chant de mai Op 53 No 1
Jongen   Toccata Op 104
Walton   Orb and Sceptre
Martin Baker   Improvisation on themes by Sergei Rachmaninov


Martin Baker is an Honorary Fellow of Downing College Cambridge, a past President of the Royal College of Organists, and former Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral. He has forged a reputation as one of the foremost improvisers of his day, winning first prize in that category at the St Albans International Organ Festival in 1997 and international renown not only as an innovative recitalist but also in his equally-acclaimed role as a choral director.

Generously supported by the Friends of All Saints Music

Free entry | Retiring collection

Rachel Mahon (organ)

Rachel Mahon organ

Director of Music, Coventry Cathedral

Rachel Laurin   Toccata from Symphony No 1
Parry   Chorale Prelude on “Martyrdom”
JS Bach   Prelude & Fugue in C minor BWV546
Whitlock   Scherzo & Paean from Five Short Pieces
Vaughan Williams   Prelude on ‘Greensleeves’
Bales   Petite Suite
Widor   Adagio & Toccata from Symphony No 5

A whirlwind programme for our annual Bank Holiday organ recital of music spanning five centuries, which features Preludes, Fugues, and Toccatas from the very greatest composers for the instrument.

Generously supported by the Friends of All Saints Music

Free entry | Retiring collection

Organ Recital – Christopher Cromar

Christopher Cromar organ

Vaughan Williams   Prelude & Fugue in C minor
Howells   Psalm Prelude Op 32 No 1
Howells   Sonata for Organ (1st mvt): Vivo, energico ed agitato
Simpson   Eppur si muove

A Festival Feast of English music.

Generously supported by Dr J Fenlon, Dr Sara Liptai and Mrs N Kohler

Free entry | Retiring collection

Mark Swinton (organ)

St Mary’s Church Summer Recitals Series


JS Bach   Prelude and Fugue in E minor BWV 548

JS Bach   Andante from Sonata No 4 BWV 528

Saint-Saëns   Prélude et Fugue Op 99 No 2

Leighton   Et Resurrexit (Theme, Fantasy & Fugue)


Free entry (retiring collection)


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Concert will run straight through with no interval

CANCELLED – Francesca Massey Organ Recital

Mozart   Fantasia in F minor K608
Haydn   Pieces for a Musical Clock
Boulanger   Trois Pièces
Sylvie Bodorová   Emek ha-bacha
Judith Weir   Wild Mossy Mountains
Arvo Pärt   Trivium
Eben   Moto Ostinato from Sunday Music


Retiring collection · Coffee and cake available

Nicholas Wearne organ

Bach Toccata in C BWV564
Parry Two Chorale Preludes from the Second Set
Martinů Vigilia H382
Janáček Adagio and Varhany solo from Glagolitic Mass
Brahms Two Chorale Preludes Op post 122
Mendelssohn Overture to Paulus Op 36