Gala opening recital at St Bartholomew's

Saturday, 10th Mar, 2018 3:00pm til 4:00pm

The gala opening recital on the new pipe organ in St Bartholomew's Church will be given at 3pm by Roger Fisher of Chester Cathedral.

Roger has chosen a varied programme of music lasting an hour to demonstrate the power and versatility of the new instrument.

Fantaisie in E flat         Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

(Con Moto - Allegro di molto e con fuoco)

Prelude - Händel und Gretel        Englebert Humperdinck (1854-1921) (arranged for organ by William Creaser (1844-1933)

Pastorale in F major (BWV 590)           J.S.Bach (1685-1750)

(Four movements)

Will O' the Wisp (Scherzo-Toccatina)          Gordon Balch Nevin (1892-1943)

Sonata no 1 in D minor (Opus 42)           Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

(Introduction & Allegro – Pastorale - Final)

Admission is free – retiring collection.