Nicholas Hare’s organ concert at St Albans church

10:01 08 March 2014

Nicholas Hare

Nicholas Hare

Archant

Local musician Nicholas Hare is the organ recitalist next Tuesday, March 11, in the next recital in a lunchtime series at Marlborough Road Methodist Church in St Albans.

Nicholas was a chorister at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, and read Music at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. After some years spent in music research and teaching, he started a new career in music publishing, going freelance in 1990.

For several years, he was a tenor lay clerk in the cathedral and regularly performs with St Albans Chamber Choir and St Albans Bach Choir. His programme on Tuesday features works by J S Bach, including the Prelude and Fugue in D minor BWV 539, and pieces from the Orgelbüchlein. As a contrast he will play movements from a Mass by Girolamo Cavazzoni with the alternate plainsong verses sung by Tony de Rivaz, formerly a lay clerk in the Cathedral Choir.

The recitals are arranged by the New School of Organ Studies and begin at 12.30pm with light refreshments available.

Admission is free, with a retiring collection in aid of the New School of Organ Studies and the church. For further details, contact (01727) 865979 or e.mail dulciana879@btinternet.com

0 comments

More news stories

39 minutes ago

A man who died in a collision on the A505 near Thriplow on Friday has been named by police

08:29

Most of the households in South Cambs will soon be allocated new bin collection days as part of reforms which the authority says will make the service more environmentally friendly and cost-effective.

Yesterday, 13:52

A 12-year-old ballet dancer from Heydon started rehearsals on Wednesday for an English Youth Ballet double bill – and will be playing a lead role in one of the shows.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

A Chrishall schoolgirl was so determined to help other children who had lost their hair to cancer treatment she waited a whole year for her own hair to grow long enough for it to be chopped off and donated.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter