Music at St Peter’s January – June 2018

A series of concerts in St Peter’s Wolvercote raising money for Wolvercote Young People’s Club (WYPC)

Malcolm Pearce Organ Recital Sunday 18 March 4.00pm

Organist Malcolm Pearce is a recitalist, accompanist and choral director. Tea and home-made cakes available. Admission free with retiring collection for WYPC.

Prelude & Fugue in G – J S Bach (1685-1750)

Chorale Prelude – Georg Bohm (1661-1733)

Voluntary – John Stanley (1713-1786)

Choral Song & Fugue – S S Wesley  (1810-1876)

Short interval

English non-sacred repertoire from 1st half 20th century by Goss-Custard, Wolstenholme, Ireland, Whitlock, Dyson

Carillon de Westminster – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Malcolm Pearce received his early musical training as a Quirister at Winchester College. He studied at King’s College, London and the Royal College of Music, winning the Walford Davies prize for organ performance in his final year. He was Director of Music at Magdalen College School, Oxford from 1981 to 2007. Currently, he is conductor of the choir of Oxford University Press and is involved in diverse projects, ranging from the early music to contemporary repertoire. In addition to accompanying and continuo work, he has given solo and concerto performances on the organ at home and abroad and has made CD recordings. As a composer he is regularly commissioned and his work has been published, recorded and broadcast on Radio 3.

Easter Songs of Praise Sunday 29 April 6.30pm

Sing your favourite Easter hymns. Arrive 5:00pm for practice with the choir.

Choral Evensong – Chapel Choir of Summer Fields School & Organ Concert May tbc

Gareth Price, Summer Fields Director of Music directs his Chapel Choir in a cathedral-style evensong then gives a taste of his wide recital repertoire.

What’s in the Box o’Whistles? June tbc

Christopher Fletcher-Campbell explains the workings of the organ and demonstrates the range of St Peter’s wonderful new instrument.

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Annual fete photographs

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