September to December 2018 Organ Programmes



Sept to Dec 2018


September 4th        MARTIN KASPAREK (Switzerland)


Organ duets                      John Rutter   (b.1945) 

Variations on an Easter theme              

Duet for Organ                 Samuel Wesley  (1766-1837)

   Allegro - Andante - Fuga Alla Capella

Spanish Dances Allegro brioso - Moderato – Bolero     Moritz Moszkowski


L'Esprit magique ( Love the 'you' you hide)                     David Loxley-Blount (b.1989)    

September 11th       LUKE BOND (Assistant Organist, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor)

Come and hear the organist who played for the recent Royal Wedding.


September 18th      CATHERINE ENNIS

Toccata and fugue in F BWV 540          Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

From: Pièces choisis pour Grand Orgue (1732)          Louis Marchand (1669-1732)

Plein jeu-; Fugue; Trio; Basse de trompette; Tierce en taille; Dialogue

Prelude and fugue in G minor               Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Two Chorale preludes: 1. On an Old English Tune 2. Hanover

Sir  Charles H.H.Parry (1848-1918)


September 25th      CATHERINE ENNIS

Voluntary in C                            John Stanley (1712-1786)

From Six Studies in Canonic Form, op. 56      Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

  1.Nicht zu schnell  4. Innig  6. Adagio

Sonata no.2 in D minor               Max Reger (1873-1916)

   i.Improvisation ii. Invokation iii. Introduktion und fuga


The first four recitals in October will feature past beneficiaries of the Eric Thompson Trust, and are given in support of the Trust. For repertoire, see separate leaflet.

October 2nd           OURANIA GASSIOU

October 9th              JOSEPH FORT

October 16th           HANNAH PARRY

October 23rd                    STEPHEN DISLEY


October 30th          STEFAN THERSTAM (Stockholm, Sweden)


St Lawrence Jewry announces a new departure for its Tuesday lunchtime organ series.  There will be screening a classic silent film, “The Red Balloon” (Albert Lamorisse, 1958), while Swedish organist STEFAN THERSTAM will improvise organ accompaniment.


November 6th        CATHERINE ENNIS

Sonata no. 6 in D minor                        Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Chorale variations and fugue; Andante

Prelude and fugue in B, op.99 no.2        Camille Saint- Saëns (1835-1921)

Variations on “Sei gegrüsset Jesu gütig” BWV 768     J.S. Bach (1685-1750)


November 13th      CATHERINE ENNIS

Prelude and Fugue, from Symphonie 1 in D    Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Orgelbüchlein and  Orgelbüchlein Project chorales:

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV

Toccata primi toni  (1951)           Einar Traerup Sark (1921-2005)


November 20th   CATHERINE ENNIS

Wachet auf                                  Max Reger (1873-1916)

Wachet auf BWV 645 (from Schübler chorales)

Pastorale (iii) and Allegro vivace (iv), from Symphonie no. 1 in D                    

Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Litanies                                                            Jehan Alain (1911-1940)


November 27th      SEBASTIAN HEINDL (Germany)

Toccata, Adagio and Fugue BWV 564                  J.S.Bach (1685-1750)

Variations sur un Noël                                           Marcel Dupré (1886-1972)

Choral fantasy and fugue on "Wie schön leucht’ uns der

Morgenstern"                                                         Max Reger (1873-1916)


December 4th        JAMES CARPENTER (London)


December 11th       CATHERINE ENNIS

Fugue on the Magnificat BWV 733;

Les anges, les bergers, les mages (from La Nativite du Seigneur)         

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Adagio and Final, from Symphonie no.1 in D            Louis Vierne (1870-1937)



Featuring the renowned choir of St. Lawrence Jewry directed by Catherine Ennis

With readings for Christmas contributed by the Vicar, Canon David Parrott