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Opening Organ Recital

OPENING ORGAN RECITAL


On Saturday 4th June at 7.30pm, Professor Ian Tracey, Organist Titulaire of Liverpool Cathedral will give the opening organ recital on the recently installed Makin Organ at Holy Trinity Church, Hoghton Street, Southport. He will play works by composers including Gigout, J. S. Bach, Schumann, Bossi, Franck, Howells, Whitlock and Mulet. Admission is £5 which includes a glass of bubbly! The installation of the organ was made possible through a £50K grant from the John Pilling Trust and other generous benefactors.
Ian Wells Director of Music at Holy Trinity said, “This is a marvellous opportunity to hear Ian Tracey who is one of the finest organists in the country. He is playing a fantastic programme which is sure to put the new organ through its paces. We are looking forward to a fantastic evening”



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Music for 22nd and 25th May

SUNDAY 22nd MAY PARISH EUCHARIST 10.15am

Setting: Sumsion in F
Motets : Adoramus te, Christe – G. P. da Palestrina
             We adore thee, O Lord Christ
             Lord I trust thee – G. F. Handel
Voluntary: Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C BuxWV 137 – D. Buxtehude

WEDNESDAY 25th MAY CHORAL EVENSONG 7.15pm
Celebrating 25 years of service in the choir by Mark Lovelady
Introit: There’s a wideness in God’s mercy – M. Bevan
Responses: Neary
Psalm: 119 vv 81-88
Office Hymn: 140
Canticles: Brewer in D
Anthem: How lovely are they dwellings fair – J. Brahms

We welcome Daniel Bishop, Associate Organist of Liverpool Cathedral who is accompanying the service this evening.

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Music for 15th and 18th May

SUNDAY 15th MAY PARISH EUCHARIST 10.15am
Setting: Wadely in G
Motets : Adoramus te, Christe – L. da Viadana
             We adore thee, O Lord Christ
             Surrexit Christus hodie – S. Scheidt
             Our Lord is ris’n again. Alleluia!
Voluntary: Grand Jeu – P. Dumage

WEDNESDAY 18th MAY CHORAL EVENSONG 7.15pm
Responses: Neary
Psalm: 47
Office Hymn: NEH 113
Canticles: Wood in D
Anthem: That Eastertide with joy was bright – Trad. French arr. H. G. Ley

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NORTH WEST AREA RSCM FESTIVAL - METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE KING, LIVERPOOL, 7th MAY 5.00pm

The choir are taking part in the North West Area RSCM Festival on Saturday 7th May in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool at 5.00pm. They will be joining with other choirs to perform:-
I was glad - C. H. H. Parry
Psalm 150 - C. V. Stanford
Gloria - J. Rutter

The choir will perform Blessed are the pure in heart by Malcolm Archer as a solo item.

Other musical items being performed include:
Jubilate Deo in C - B. Britten
Ex ore innocentium - J. Ireland
Laudate Dominum  - W. A. Mozart
View me, Lord,  a work of thine - R. Lloyd

Admission is £5 on the door
Look forward to seeing you there!

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Music for 8th and 11th May

SUNDAY 8th MAY PARISH EUCHARIST 10.15am
Attended by the Royal Naval Association
Setting: Rawsthorne in F
Motets :  Victimae Paschali
               Christians, to the Paschal Victim offer thankful praises
               Ave Verum Corpus – William Byrd
               Hail, true body, born of the Virgin
              This Joyful Eastertide – Trad. arr. P. Ledger
Voluntary: Carillon – H. Murrill

WEDNESDAY 11th MAY CHORAL EVENSONG 7.15pm
Responses: Neary
Psalm: 119 vv33-40
Office Hymn: NEH 100 (Omit vv5+6) Tune 128
Canticles: Sumsion in A
Anthem: This Joyful Eastertide – Trad. arr. P. Ledger