Midlands Organ Day

  • Admit One Member to IAO Organ Day and Organ Recital, Lunch and Supper (SAVE £2) 10.00am to 7.00pm
    £45
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  • Admit One Non-Member to IAO Organ Day, Organ Recital, Lunch and Supper (SAVE £2) 10.00am to 7.00pm
    £47
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  • Admit One Member to IAO Organ Day 10.00am to 5.00pm
    £18
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  • Admit One Non-Member to IAO Organ Day 10.00am to 5.00pm
    £20
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  • Admit One Under 18 and/or Full Time Student to IAO Organ Day 10.00am to 5.00pm
    £10
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  • Café Guides can provide a sit down 'formal lunch' from 12.30pm to 2.30pm in the on site Parish Hall for just £5 per person. “Formal” lunch - Homemade soup with warm rolls and salad bar buffet, with a dessert. Tea and coffee will be available. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if known no later than 10 days in advance, including vegan and vegetarian. As far as possible Café Guides use local produce, if this is not achievable then produced in the UK. Their packaging is all compostable or recyclable.
    £5
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  • Café Guides can provide a 'Picnic bag' from 12.30pm to 2.30pm in the on site Parish Hall for just £4 per person. “Picnic” bags- these will include sandwiches, packet of crisps or snacks, fruit, bottle of water, piece of cake/biscuit. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if known no later than 10 days in advance, including vegan and vegetarian. As far as possible Café Guides use local produce, if this is not achievable then produced in the UK. Their packaging is all compostable or recyclable.
    £4
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  • Café Guides can provide an evening supper from 5.00pm to 7.00pm in the on site Parish Hall for just £8 per person. Supper – A two course hot meal with tea/coffee to follow. An example of this: Beef cooked in ale, served with oven roasted new potatoes with butter, sea salt and cracked black pepper and seasonal vegetables. Dessert, apple flapjack crumble and custard. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if known no later than 10 days in advance, including vegan and vegetarian. As far as possible Café Guides use local produce, if this is not achievable then produced in the UK. Their packaging is all compostable or recyclable.
    £8
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  • Admit One to Organ Recital - 7.00pm Saturday 26th September 2020
    £16
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  • Admit One under 18 and/or Full Time Student to Organ Recital - 7.00pm Saturday 26th September 2020
    £8
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Schedule

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Saturday, 26 September 2020

10:00am – 5:00pm Event 1 : IAO Midlands Organ Day

10.00 Registration and welcome. Tea & coffee available at £1 per cup.

10.30 The St. Matthew’s Walker Organ: an introduction by Justin Miller, Andrew Reid, and short recital by Callum Alger.

11.00 Masterclass 1: hymns, psalms (plainsong and/or Anglican chant) and liturgical improvisation.

12.30 Lunch: lunch or picnic bags available at St. Matthew’s Parish Rooms ~ pre-booking required.

Open Consoles will be available throughout the lunch break at St. Matthew’s, St. Gregory’s, All Saints’ and New Testament Church of God, Northampton.

2.30 Masterclass 2: with the choristers of St. Matthew’s church: accompanying choral repertoire.

4.00 Break: Tea & coffee available at £1 per cup.

4.30 Finale: performance of music worked on during Masterclasses.

5.00 Supper available at St. Matthew’s ~ booking required.

Open console at St. Michael and All Angels.

Pre-concert talks: Harrison & Harrison about restoration of the St. Matthews organ; and Anna Hallett on The Organ Manual.

There will be opportunities during the breaks throughout the day to try state-of-the-art digital organs, and to browse and buy organ music, DVDs and CDs, from Church Organ World.

St. Matthew's Church,
12:30pm – 2:30pm Lunch

Cafe Guides can provide a sit down 'formal lunch' from 12.30pm to 2.30pm in the on site Parish Hall for just £5 per person. “Formal” lunch - Homemade soup with warm rolls and salad bar buffet, with a dessert. Tea and coffee will be available. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if known no later than 10 days in advance, including vegan and vegetarian.

St. Matthews Parish Hall
12:30pm – 2:30pm Picnic Bags

“Picnic” bags- these will include sandwiches, packet of crisps or snacks, fruit, bottle of water, piece of cake/biscuit.

St. Matthews Parish Hall
5:00pm – 7:00pm Supper

Cafe Guides can provide an evening supper from 5.00pm to 7.00pm in the on site Parish Hall for just £8 per person. Supper – A two course hot meal with tea/coffee to follow. An example of this: Beef cooked in ale, served with oven roasted new potatoes with butter, sea salt and cracked black pepper and seasonal vegetables. Dessert, apple flapjack crumble and custard. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if known no later than 10 days in advance, including vegan and vegetarian.

St. Matthews Parish Hall
7:00pm Event 2 : Organ Recital

Pre-concert Talks by Andrew Reid or another representative from Harrison & Harrison about restoration of the St. Matthew’s organ and H&H’s current major projects, and/or a talk by Anna Hallett on The Organ Manual and/or open console at St. Michael and All Angels, Perry Street.

Event 2 : Recital Celebrating 125 Years of the iconic Walker organ at St. Matthew’s 7.00 Simon Johnson, Richard Pinel, Andrew Reid and Callum Alger showcase the Walker organ in a spectacular joint recital featuring duet transcriptions of Duruflé’s Trois Danses, and Neptune from Holst’s The Planets.

St. Matthew's Church,