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

Yesterday, 16:41
Jeremy Hunt officially unveils the plaque with the help of senior sister Liz Hall and nurses Charlene Hollingworth and Megan Lawrence.

A political VIP who headed the guest list at the official opening of the Lister Hospital’s new emergency department told staff this afternoon: New buildings are great, but it’s people that really make the difference.

Yesterday, 14:47
Youngsters from the Royston badger sett after a meeting on Tuesday.

A first aid charity overwhelmed with the response from Royston youngsters to the launch of a new group is now looking to reopen an adult unit on the back of its success.

Yesterday, 08:31
MP Sajid Javid

The American Air Museum at Duxford has closed for more than a year so that a major redevelopment project can take flight.

Yesterday, 11:00
Laurence and Tricia Crowley with children Rothia and Barnaby with mementoes of council service

Talented catering students at North Herts College were able to tickle the tastebuds of a VIP guest list when North Herts District Council chairman Tricia Cowley challenged them to host her civic reception on Friday night.

”North

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition today E-edition