2020 recitals & lectures

Paul Hale at Holy Rood Church, Swindon, September 2019

January 2020

Saturday, 18th January
Coventry Organists’ Association Annual Lunch
Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth
Speaker: Paul Hale

March 2020

Saturday, 14th March: 7.30 pm
St Mary the Virgin & All Saints’ Church, Potters Bar
Opening Recital on the T.C.Lewis / J.W.Walker organ, restored and installed by Henry Groves & Son

Fanfare John Cook (1918-1984)
Prelude in B minor, Air from Suite no. 3, Fugue in B minor J S Bach (1685-1750)
Voluntary in D John Stanley (1713-86)
Variations on ‘The Old Hundredth’ Denis Bédard (b. 1950)
War March of the Priests Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)
Choral no. 2 in B minor César Franck (1822-90)
Homage to Handel Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

Saturday, 21st March: 7.30 pm
St Chad’s Church, Ladybarn, Manchester
Opening Recital on the Harrison & Harrison organ, restored by Andrew Carter & Company

May 2020

Sunday, 3rd May: 3.30 pm
St Martin’s Church, Barcheston
Organ Recital
POSTPONED: date in 2021 to be confirmed

Thursday, 21st May: 1.00 pm
St Swithun’s Church, Retford
Organ Recital

Thursday, 28th May: 12.30 pm
Christchurch Priory
Organ Recital

June 2020

Wednesday, 3rd June: 7.30 pm
St Asaph Cathedral
Organ Recital
POSTPONED: date in 2021 to be confirmed

July 2020

Wednesday, 1st July: 1.00 pm
Bradford Cathedral
Organ Recital
POSTPONED with new date in 2021

August 2020

Sunday, 9th August: 6.00 pm
All Saints Church, Loughborough
30-minute Organ Recital

Improvisation No.7 Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Chorale Preludes (from ‘The Eighteen’) J S Bach (1685-1750)
‘Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist’
‘Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein’
‘Nun danket alle Gott’
‘Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend’
‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’
March ‘Rustic Cavalry’ Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)

September 2020

Tuesday, 8th September: 1.00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray
Organ Recital

Saturday, 12th September: 7.30 pm
St John the Baptist Chuch, Cookham Dean
Organ Recital

October 2020

Tuesday, 6th October: 1.00 pm
St Mary Magdalene Church, Clitheroe
Organ Recital
POSTPONED: date in 2021 to be confirmed

Saturday, 10th October: 11.00 am
St Peter’s Church, Nottingham
Song Recital
Stephen Cooper baritone, Paul Hale piano
Music by Thiman, Finzi and Somervell


Sunday, 18th October: 3.00 pm
St Philip & St James Chuch, Alderley Edge
Opening Organ Recital

November 2020

Saturday, 7th November
Somerset Organists’ Association AGM
St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton
Speaker: Paul Hale
POSTPONED: date in 2021 to be confirmed