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St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham – Thursday LIVE Organ Recital Online
March 4: 13:15 - 13:45
David Saint and Paul Carr 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.
Eugène Gigout (1844–1925)
Toccata in B minor
Marcel Dupré (1886–1971)
Prelude and Fugue in G minor
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676–1749)
Suite du Premier Ton: Basse et Dessus de Trompette
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
Organ Sonata no 1 in F minor
Allegro moderato e serioso; Adagio; Andante (Recitative); Allegro assai vivace
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.