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St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham – Thursday LIVE Organ Recital Online
January 7: 13:15 - 13:45
David Saint, Paul Carr and Nigel Morris play the JW Walker organ in St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham.
Thursday Live Organ recitals usually take place on the first Thursday in every month but are suspended currently due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile we are offering these short ‘as live’ videos as an alternative.
Johann Strauss II (1825–1899)
Die Fledermaus: Overture [Arr. Paul Carr]
Frank Bridge (1879–1941)
Six Short Pieces: Andantino & Allegro marziale e ben marcato
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Vocalise [Arr. Paul Carr]
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Orgelbüchlein: In Dulci Jubilo BWV 608 & In dir ist Freude BWV 615
Any proceeds from the series go towards the upkeep of the cathedral organ which, of course, still has to be maintained at this time.
If you would like to support us in this, there are two ways of doing so:
The first is to make an on-line donation: (between 1.30pm – 4.00pm on the first Thursday of the month):
1) Visit the Cathedral homepage www.stchadscathedral.org.uk
2) Click ‘Donate to your Cathedral’
3) Follow link to the diocesan website
4) Select ‘Make a single donation’
5) On ‘Payment Details’ page select the ‘Donating to’ drop down menu and choose ‘Birmingham: Cathedral’ On-line donations made between 1.30pm and 4.00pm (UK time) on the first Thursday of the month will be directed towards the series.
The second way to donate is to send a cheque, payable to ‘St Chad’s Cathedral Choir’ to: The Director of Music, St Chad’s Cathedral, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU.