Lunchtime Organ Music for Spring 2019

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We are pleased to have a series of monthly lunchtime concerts in place for spring 2019. Most of these will be '4th Thursdays', but this time we also have an extra concert to be on a Friday lunchtime, which will be part of the launch the Methodist Modern Art Collection's month-long visit to Leicester during May and early June.

Concert List:-

  • Thursday March 28th, Lunchtime Organ Music: 1.00-1.30: Rev Simon Lumby, parish priest at St Aiden's, New Parks, to include pieces by Bach, Vierne and Choveaux.
    — to be followed at 2.00 by a performance of Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs, in which Simon Lumby will be joined by Baritone soloist John Thawley.
  • Thursday April 25th: tba.
  • Friday May 3rd, Afternoon Organ Music: 2.00-2.40: Ralph Dransfield, organist at Garston Park Church, Liverpool (also a rota organist at Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow). to mark the start of the 'Wondering Soul' Exhibition of Modern Art.
  • Thursday May 23rd, Lunchtime Organ Music: 1.00-1.40: Timothy Lees, organist at St Mary's, Humberstone, and sometime organist to the Sultan of Oman.

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