2017 Celebrity Recitals

Free lunchtime organ recitals

After the success of the 2015 and 2016 Recital Series, the Selby Abbey Trust has arranged a series of FREE Celebrity Organ Recitals to be performed for the first time on the historic William Hill Organ from the nave console.

This prestigious series of concerts will feature cathedral and concert organists from the UK and from Europe who are among the most distinguished performers in the world.

Commencing 12.30pm in the Abbey

June 6th  -  Graham Barber, St Bartholomew's, Armley

June 13th  -  Jan Van Mol, Mechlen

June 20th  -  Charles Harrison, Chichester Cathedral

June 27th  -  Paul Parsons, Pontigny Abbey

July 4th  -  Colin Walsh, Lincoln Cathedral

July 11th  -  Peter van de Velde, Antwerp Cathedral

July 18th  -  Kevin Bowyer, University of Glasgow

July 25th   -  Franz Hauk, Ingolstadt

August 1st  -  Paul Hale, Southwell Minister

August 8th  -  Philippe Lefebvre, Notre Dame de Paris

 

The Harrison & Harrison Console, acquired from Manchester Cathedral.

 "...to be performed for the first time on the historic William Hill Organ from the nave console."