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Don't miss our recitals

The following is a list of the lunchtime organ recitalists who will be playing in St Mary's Church, Meton Mowbray, next year.

Recitals commence at 1pm and will run for approximately 45 minutes. Admission is free and refreshments are available. A retiring collection will be taken for the Organ Fund. For further details on the lunchtime recitals contact the Parish Office or email colin.beavis@ntlworld.com

8th January: Ivan Linford, Oakham;
22nd January: Ian Imlay, Organist, St Nicholas', Leicester;
12th February: David Hill, a former Master of Music,Winchester Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral and former Director of Music, St John's College, Cambridge;
26th February: Iain Harvey, Charles James Organs;
12th March: Brian Varley, Organist, St Amdrews Bishop Auckland;
26th March: Michael Overbury, a former Director of Music, Worksop Priory;
9th April: Edward McCall, Director of Music, Radcliffe College;
23rd April: Simon Headley, former Assistant Director of Music, Leicester Cathedral;
14th May: Anne de Graeve, a former Director of Music, St Mary's, Melton Mowbray;
28th May: Ian Orr, Organist Emeritus, St Thomas' Leicester and Nicky Booth, pianist from Staffordshire;
11th June: Stephen Power, Director of Music, Brecon Cathedral;
25th June: Nigel Stark, Director of Music, St Martin's and St Mary's, Stamford;
9th July: James Gutteridge, Director of Music, St Mary's Melton Mowbray;
23rd July:  David Price, Thailand (This recital forms part of David's 2019 UK tour);
13th August: Kevin Slingsby, Director of Music, Oakham Parish Church;
27th August: Laurence John, Organ Scholar, The Queens College, Oxford;
10th September: John Keys, Director of Music, St Mary's Church Nottingham;
24th September: Keith Morgan, a former Director of Music, St Mary's, Melton Mowbray;
8th October: Keith Hearnshaw Concert Organist;
22nd October: Tim Lees, Director of Music, St Mary's Humberstone, Leicester;
12th November: Chris Ouvry-Johns, Director of Music, Leicester Cathedral.
10th December: James Gutteridge, Director of Music, St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, with choir. A Festive Recital.

*Find out the full facts about the refurbished and extended Malcolm Sargent Memorial Organ by clicking here.

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