Lunchtime Organ Series: Summer 2018

The Collegiate & Parish Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Tuesdays, 1.10pm

Free Admission



26th June       Dr William Reynolds (Director of Music, St Mary’s, Swansea)

                        Alexandre Guilmant Sonata No.3 in C minor, Camille Saint-Saëns Fantaisie in Eb



3rd July           John Wright (Cheltenham)

                        J.S. Bach Prelude & Fugue in G (BWV 541), Franck, C.H.H. Parry, and Eric Thiman


10th July         Elin Rees (Bury Parish Church, Lancashire)


17th July         Anthony Gritten (Head of Undergraduate Programmes, Royal Academy of Music)

C.H.H. Parry Chorale Prelude on ‘St Anne’, and music by Roth and Lefébure-Wély


24th July         James Gough (St Martin-in-the-Fields, London)

Featuring Bach’s Passacaglia, and works by Widor and Franck


31st July         Andrew Goodwin (St Mary’s, Swansea, St Gwynog’s, Llangennech, and Organist

Emeritus Bangor Cathedral)

J.S. Bach Prelude & Fugue in C (BWV 547), Handel, Mendelssohn, and a Free Improvisation on the Welsh hymn-tune, ‘Tydi a roddaist’



7th August      Dr Ian Rutt (Director of Music, Swansea University)

J S Bach Prelude & Fugue in C minor (BWV 546), Max Reger Benedictus, Marcel Dupré Cortege et Litanie, Huw Watkins Pièce d’orgue


14th August   Huw Tregelles Williams (St Mary’s, Swansea)

C. Hubert H. Parry Fantasia & Fugue in G, Jean Langlais, Percy Whitlock, Bach/Vivaldi


21st August    Martin Brown (Bangor Cathedral)

C. S. Lang Organ Sonata


28th August   Dr William Reynolds (St Mary’s, Swansea)

J S Bach Chorale Partita: Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig (BWV 768)



4th September Carl Grainger (Organist & Harpsichordist, Welsh Symphonia)

J S Bach Toccata & Fugue in D Minor (BWV 565), and works by Sweelinck, Schumann and Lefébure-Wély


11th September Dr Alan Sykes (St Mary’s, Swansea, and Uniting Church Sketty)

Joseph Jongen Sontata Eroica, J.S. Bach Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor (BWV 582)




Retiring collections towards the tunings, upkeep and general maintenance of the St Mary’s Organ

Come early to enjoy tea, coffee, cakes and light lunches on sale in our Café beforehand