2015-16 THURSDAY LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITALS AT 1:10pmAt St. Nicolas Church, Newbury
NOVEMBER 12th Jonathan Holl (Windsor) Programme as follows: 1. Tuba Tune by N. Cocker (1889 – 1953) 2. Recit de Tierce en taille by N. de Grigny (1672 – 1703) 3. i) Toccata in C ii) Adagio in A minor BWV 564 by J.S.Bach (1685 – 1750) 4. Carillon by W. Mathias (1934 – 1992) 5. Scherzo (Symphonie IV) by C-M. Widor (1844 – 1937) 6. Le jardin suspendu by J. Alain (1911 – 1940) 7. Sortie in G minor by A. Lefébure-Wély (1817 – 1870)
DECEMBER 10th Jill York (Reading)
2016 JANUARY 14th John Halsey (Windsor Parish Church) FEBRUARY 11th Gillian Blythman (Thatcham) MARCH 10th Christine Wells (St. Mary the Virgin, Hambleden) APRIL 14th John Mountford (Chapel Organist, Bradfield College) JUNE 9th Alistair Davis (St. John’s, Stockcross) JULY 14th Rosemary Evans (St. John the Evangelist, Newbury)
OTHER EVENTS 2015
Friday 30 October *** Note change of date/time *** 12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ian Hillier. Admission free. Retiring collectionin aid of the restoration of the Minster Church Father Willis instrument.
Wednesday 4 November 1pm - 1.50pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Rosemary Evans (Newbury). £5 including booking fee. Reading Arts 0118 960 6060. Programme as follows: Festal Prelude, Op.38 No.2 by Thomas F. Dunhill (1877-1946) Cantilène from Organ Sonata No.11 in D minor, Op.148 by Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) Allegro maestoso e vivace & Fuga from Sonata No.2 in C minor, Op.65 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Menuets I & II from Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frederick Händel (1685-1759) arr. Harrison Oxley The Sweet Rivelet by Francis Jackson (born 1917) Bridal March from The Birds of Aristophanes by C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918) arr. W.G. Alcock Cantilène by Malcolm Archer (born 1952) Sortie in E flat major by Louis Lefébure-Wély (1817-1870)
Saturday 14th November12 noon for 12:30pm NDOA Lunch at The Bowler’s Arms, Newbury. Please send your completed menu requests to Ann Turner – copy attached.
Saturday 14 November ** BOA Event ** 7.00 for 7.30pm. Stirrups Country House Hotel, Maidens Green, RG42 6LD. Annual Dinner with guest speaker Andrew Millington, recently retired from Exeter Cathedral after 40 years working in cathedral music. Members should return their booking forms by 30 October at the latest.
Friday 20 November *** Note change of time *** 12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ben Giddens. Admission free. Retiring collection.
Saturday 28 November *** BOA Event *** 7.30pm. St Peter's Church, Church Road, Earley. Organ recital by Nathaniel Keiller. Part of the BOA Local Recital series. Programme will last about an hour followed by refreshments. Admission free. Retiring collection.
Saturday 28 November 7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Emmer Green. Concert by Gratis Choir, directed by Jeremy Rawson, with accompanist David Miller. Programme includes Jesu Meine Freude (J.S.Bach) and music for Advent. Admission free. Retiring collection. www.gratischoir.org.uk
Friday 4 December *** Note change of date/time *** 12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Christine Wells. Admission free. Retiring collection.
Thursday 10 December 1.10pm. St Nicolas' Church, Newbury. NDOALunchtime Organ Recital by Jill York. Admission free. Retiring collection.