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Many thanks to everyone who made OrganFest 2017  such a huge success
Comments received about OrganFest 2017
"It was... inspiring to be a part of last weekend's Fest and so encouraging to see a large crowd"
"I shall forever treasure in my mind the picture of FJ and his standing ovation: a very special moment"
"It was good so many people got to know about one of Hull's treasures"
"There was so much to enjoy and by which to be stimulated"
"Full marks... to all the organisers for providing such a sparkling programme of people, events and music"
A report with photos can be viewed HERE
Festival adviser:
JOHN SCOTT WHITELEY
Organist Emeritus,
York Minster

OrganFest acknowledges with thanks the generous financial support
of the Liz & Terry Bramall Foundation

Latest update: 20/09/2017
The complete FESTIVAL HANDBOOK may be downloaded HERE
Friday 8 Sept, from 5.30pm
  • Registration
  • Desert Island Organ Discs, with "live" performances of the music, and featuring BBC TV personality & organist HUW EDWARDS
  • Welcome from the promoters: BIOS, HEROG, IAO, RCO
  • Recital by COLIN WALSH
Saturday 9 Sept, from 10.00am
  • Recital of music by Hull-born Alfred Hollins
  • Forster & Andrews: Hull organ builders
  • Centenary of Dr Francis Jackson
Saturday 9 Sept, from
2.00pm
  • The project to complete Bach's Orgelb├╝chlein
  • Young Organists' Forum
  • Closing Recital by KEVIN BOWYER
Other contributors to include:
  • DARIUS BATTIWALLA
  • ANDREW McCREA
  • JOHN PEMBERTON
  • ROBERT POYSER
  • GORDON STEWART
  • ALAN THURLOW
  • JOHN SCOTT WHITELEY
  • COLIN WRIGHT
These, and future, organ concerts may be found on www.organrecitals.com
 
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