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Lunchtime Organ Concert by Paul Hale

PROGRAMME

Flourish for an Occasion..........William Harris (1883-1973)
Passacaglia in d.........................Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Præludium in e..........................Nicolaus Bruhns (1664-1697)
Élévation and Offertoire...........François Couperin (1668-1733)
Marche Triumphale...................Théodore Dubois (1837-1924
In Paradisum..............................Théodore Dubois
Fiat Lux........................................Théodore Dubois

Paul Hale was Cathedral Organist & Rector Chori at Southwell Minster for twenty-seven years, having previously been Assistant Organist of Rochester Cathedral, Organist of Tonbridge School, Organ Scholar of New College, Oxford (studying under Sir David Lumsden) and a music scholar at Solihull School, where he began his life-long passion for playing and designing organs and for training choirs. He is now Southwell Cathedral Organist Emeritus.  Paul has been Musical Director of the Nottingham Bach Choir, a diploma examiner for the Royal College of Organists, President of the Nottingham & District Society of Organists, Chairman of the RSCM Southwell & Nottinghamshire Area, a Trustee of the Percy Whitlock Trust, of the Royal College of Organists and of the Nottingham Albert Hall Binns Trust.  He is an Accredited Member of the Association of Independent Organ Advisers and the current President of The Organ Club.  He holds the FRCO and ARCM performance diplomas and in recent years was awarded the FGCM and FRSCM honoris causa.  Organ Adviser to the dioceses of Southwell and Lincoln, Paul is in national demand as an independent organ consultant, with projects in cathedrals, churches, concert halls and schools all over the U.K. and beyond.  In 2017 the Archbishop of Canterbury conferred upon Paul the Lambeth Thomas Cranmer Award in appreciation of his contribution in furthering the music of the Church of England.
The recital will commence at 1.00pm, lasting about 45 minutes. Light refreshments will be available from 12.15pm.

Admission is free but a retiring collection is requested, the profit from which goes into the fund for the maintenance of this fine instrument.
St Swithun’s Church, Cannon Square, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 6PL
Thu 16 May
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