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Lunchtime Organ Recital - James Anderson-Besant

Lunchtime Organ Recital - Michael James Trust Recital

James Anderson-Besant, Organ Scholar, Gloucester Cathedral

Thursday 13 July, 12.30pm

James is Organ Scholar at Gloucester during his gap year. He plays for the Cathedral Choir once a week and in the absence of either Adrian or Jonathan, and also accompanies the new Girl Choristers and the Junior Choir. James assists the Singing Development Leader, Nia Llewelyn Jones, in the Cathedral’s programme of outreach in local primary schools, and is also accompanist to the Wycliffe Choral Society. After this year he will take up the Organ Scholarship at St John’s College, Cambridge, where he will read Music.

Admission is free with retiring collection in aid of Cathedral Music

The Organ: Gloucester Cathedral’s mighty organ was originally constructed in 1666 by Thomas Harris. It is the only complete 17th century Cathedral organ case surviving in this country, and the pipes displayed on the front of the case still speak to this day.

Future Organ Recitals at Gloucester Cathedral

Lunchtime Organ Recitals, May - August 2017

Bank Holiday Monday 28 August, 1:00pm - Adrian Lucas, Worcester

Evening Organ Recitals 2017

Wednesday 20 September, 7:30pm - Adrian Partington, Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral

Wednesday 11 October, 7:30pm - Daniel Cook, Sub-Organist, Westminster Abbey

Admission to all our organ concerts is free. A retiring collection will be taken in support of the music of this Cathedral.

Please give generously using the Gift Aid envelopes provided, which increases the value of your generous gift to us by 25%.


Organ Concerts & Recitals
Webpage icon Bank Holiday Lunchtime Organ Recital - Adrian Lucas, Worcester
Webpage icon Celebratory Evening Organ Recital - James Anderson-Besant
Webpage icon Evening Organ Recital - Keith John, International Concert Organist
Webpage icon Lunchtime Organ Recital - Keith Hearnshaw