Ashton-under-Lyne: Albion United Reformed Church
There will be a recital on Sunday 7th July at 3.00 p.m. by Hans Uwe Heilscher (Organist of the Marktkirche, Wiesbaden). Admission free; retiring collection.
This is part of Hans' recital tour in North-West England. He gave a excellent and varied recital at Bolton Parish Church some years ago, and this event can be well-recommended.
Recitals on Wednesdays at 1.00 p.m.
Bolton Parish Church
Lunchtime recitals Tuesdays 1.15 to 1.50. Admission free: retiring collection.
April 30 Paul Greenhalgh (piano)
May 7 Estelle Pass and William Martin (Bolton Parish Church organ scholars)
May 14 Jerome Ness (guitar)
May 21 Gary Hulme (organ - Prestwich Parish Church)
May 28 Karl Greenall (organ - Wigan Parish Church)
June 4 Peter Morrison (organ - Chorley)
June 11 Linda Carrington (organ - Lytham-St Annes)
June 18 Royal Northern College of Music Junior School Students
June 25 Adam Taylor (piano)
July 2 Stephanie Ives (soprano) and Catherine Hall-Smith (piano)
July 9 Vivien Chasey (violin) with Robin Bowman (piano) and Claire Bowman (soprano)
July 16 Marc Murray (organ - Bury Parish Church)
July 30 Sigrid & Michael Pain (Music of the 60s and 70s)
(Including a 50th Anniversary commemoration of the Moon Landing in music,
with organ, and narration by Michael Tatman)
Saturday morning recitals at 11.00 am - admission £6 (concessions £4)
May 4 Michael Pain (Bolton Parish Church)
June 8 Shaun Turnbull (Assistant, Blackburn Cathedral)
July 6 John Hosking (North Wales)
See also vacancies at the foot of this page
Bury Parish Church
Lunchtime concerts every Friday at 12.30 commencing January 11th
A variety of instrumental or vocal soloists and instrumental ensembles
Light lunches (soup & sandwiches) available in the Blackburne Hall from 11.30
Thursdays at 1.05 p.m. every week (unless Christmas Day falls on a Thursday!)
Organ recitals by resident or visiting organists.
Regular recitals: Thursdays at 1.00 - guest recitalists
Huddersfield Town Hall Mondays at 1.00 p.m. - admission £5
March 25th: Gordon Stewart
Recitals on Fridays at 12.30 p.m.
Manchester City Centre: St Ann's Church
Tuesdays at 1.00 p.m. from 15th January
Organ recitals by Simon Passmore (Director of Music) and invited guest recitalists.
Rochdale Town Hall
Saturdays at Noon
Recitals on the celebrated four-manual J.J.Binns organ
(Arranged by the Oldham, Rochdale & Tameside Organists' Association)
(Future dates to be confirmed)
A history of "The Organs of Bolton Parish Church" (by our web-master) was published in 2015 and was very favourably reviewed in the Organ Club magazine. It is
available at Association meetings and recitals at Bolton Parish Church for £3.50. (or £4.75 including postage from the webmaster: phone or email for details)
The Scott Brothers Duo have re-mastered a number of their you-tube clips and put them on DVD. Organ solos, organ & piano, piano duets, piano & harmonium and harmonium solo.
Music by Albeniz, J S Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Guilmant, Liszt, Rossini and Saint-Saens.
Organs featured: The Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), Albion U.R.C. (Ashton-under-Lyne) and Bolton Parish Church.
Price £9.99 - see www.scottbrothersduo.com for further information
Bolton Parish Church
This town centre church with a fine choral tradition and cathedral style repertoire is offering a small number of Choral Scholarships aimed at school age pupils (male or female) ideally in years 10 to 13, to the value of £500 per annum.
Senior and Junior Organ Scholars have now been appointed.
For details of these, write to the Director of Music, c/o Bolton Parish Church Office, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PS, or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org