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Sunday / 1pm to 4pm

Weekly Organ Recitals

Every Thursday at 1.10 pm the Cathedral hosts a recital of the Grand Organ. Each week features a different organist and repertoire of music. In addition, we welcome organists from all over the world to play alongside our own renowned Music Department.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Box Office on 01244 500 959,  on the day at the Cathedral Welcome desk, or by clicking here.

June programme

3 June – John Hosking (Runcorn)

Suite Médiévale – Jean Langlais (1907-91)

Adagio (Hommage à Paris) – John Hosking (b. 1976)

Introduction, Fugue and Chorale on ‘Veni Creator Spiritus’ – Roger Wibberley (b. 1945)

10 June – Graham Eccles (St Asaph)

Praeludium in A (BuxWV 151) – Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Trio Sonata No 3 (BWV 527  – J S Bach (1685-1750)
(Andante; Adagio e dolce; Vivace)

In Praise of St Cecilia (First performance) – John Hosking (b. 1976)

Pastorale – Amedee Reuchsel (1875-1931)

Final (3ème Symphonie, Op 28) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)


17 June – Philip Rushforth (Chester Cathedral)

Three Pieces for Withycombe – Philip Moore (born 1943)
(Prelude; Sarabande: Postlude)

Three Short Pieces – Samuel Wesley (1766-1837)

Duetto I and IV (BWV 802 & 805) – J S Bach (1685-1750)

Concerto in A minor (arr. J S Bach, BWV 593) – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
(Allegro; Adagio: Allegro)

Cantilena Romantica (Op 101) – Thomas Dunhill (1877-1946)

‘Gigue’ fugue – J S Bach


24 June – Alexander Palotai

Prelude and Fugue in E-flat (BWV 552) – J S Bach (1685-1750)

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (BWV 663) – J S Bach

Gloria tibi trinitas – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Voluntary in B flat – Maurice Greene (1696-1755)

Fantasia in D minor – William Byrd (1540-1623)