Victoria Hall Hanley  Organ Prom details  12 Noon on Saturdays ( c 75 minutes)

 

 

 

    Tickets are available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall Box Office on the day or before, for 10.50 (Concessions £9 ), and seats are unreserved: the price includes Tea or Coffee and a programme. The Victoria Hall is located in Bagnall Street Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AD.

 

There is a good car park opposite, pay on entry. Easy links to the M6, M1, A50, A52  & A34

Stoke-on-Trent railway station has frequent connections from London, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Crewe,

Liverpool, Manchester & Hereford. It is a 10 minute bus ride to the Victoria Hall

 

 

 

 

Organ Proms last for approximately 75 minutes unless otherwise stated

Email contact:     organ.proms@ntlworld.com

Victoria Hall Organist  & Organ Prom Director Michael Rhodes 07967 806 409  

 

VICTORIA HALL ORGAN PROMS 2020   

Played on the Grand 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ

A full specification  of the organ is available free of charge from Michael Rhodes before or after each Prom

 

                               

          Tickets are available on the day (unreserved) from the Victoria Hall Box Office

   £10.50 (concessions £9)- includes Tea/Coffee & Programme.

 The best seats for organ sound are in the Upper Circle-The Circle is also open -                  The stalls are closed               Programme run time c 75 minutes - no interval

 

   “The Joy of the Organ Proms -Music for Everyone” ........  (Staffordshire Sentinel)

 

  James Lancelot   Organist Emeritus    Durham Cathedral

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   Saturday February 22  2020 12 noon

 

                            Fantasia and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H - F Liszt                              Rondeau, Minuet and Air from Abdelazer -H Purcell                              Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 664 and 677 -J S Bach                              Plymouth Suite - P Whitlock,  Morning Song- A Hollins,                              Andantino (Moonlight and Roses)- E Lemare,                               Sonata in G, Opus 28 (first movement) - E Elgar,                               Final (Symphony No 1, Opus 14) L Vierne.

 

 

 

 

   Philip Rushforth     Organist Chester          Cathedral

 

                        Saturday March 14  2020 12 noon

 

                          Marche Européenne- David Sanger,

                           Scène et Fantaisie Pastorale in G-Louis Lefébure-Wély

                           The Four Winds-Alec Rowley

                          Largo (New World Symphony)-Antonín Dvořâk

                          Salut d’Amour -Edward Elgar

                          Grand Fugue in E flat “St Anne” (BWV 552)-J S Bach

                          Valse Mignonne-Sigfrid Karg-Elert

                          The Land of the Mountain and the Flood-H. MacCunn

 

 

 

 

    Jonathan Scott      Concert Organist

 

                        Saturday April 18  2020 12 noon

 

                         THE PLANETS G. Holst  arr. Jonathan Scott

Jonathan performs a symphonic spectacular to celebrate the centenary of the first complete public performance of Holst's The Planet's with the first performance of Jonathan's complete organ transcription of this epic masterpiece.                                                                                                                                         MARS-VENUS-MERCURY-JUPITER-SATURN- URANUS-NEPTUNE

 

 

 

        Ashley Grote

 Organist Norwich       Cathedral

 

 

 

                       Saturday May 9  2020 12 noon

 

              A recital for the 75th anniversary of VE Day

 

                     Marche Héroique-Herbert Brewer

                     Elegy -George Thalben-Ball

                     Prelude and Fugue ‘The Spitfire’ -William Walton,

                      Pièce Héroïque -César Franck

                     Nimrod -Edward Elgar

                     Prelude and Fugue in E flat J S Bach

                     Fantasia on British Sea Songs -Henry Wood

                     Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D-Elgar

 

 

 

   Liverpool Cathedral                 Choir

 

          Lee Ward       Director of Music

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

            Ian Tracey         Cathedral Organist

 

                      Saturday June 6  2020 12 noon

 

                        Liverpool Cathedral Choir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                A Programme of Music for Royal Weddings  

 

                 Includes Parry I was Glad, Handel Zadok the Priest,

                  Vaughan Williams Let all the World,                           

                  Sir William McKie-We wait for the loving kindness

                   Walton’s Crown Imperial, Widor’s  Toccata (5th Symphony)                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Pritchard

 

Michael Rhodes

 

Clive Roberts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Philip Smith Auckland Cathedral

 

                                    Saturday July 11  2020 12 noon

 

A Gala Organ Prom Celebrating 60 Years of the North Staffs Organ Society

 

                                          The Lost Chord-Sullivan,                                            Giant Fugue- J S Bach,

                                          Tuba Tune-N Cocker,                                             Evensong-Easthope Martin,

                                           March-N Choveau,

                                            Melody-Brig.C Dawson,                                             Choral in E- C Franck,                                             March & Finale- C H H Parry

                                          Toccata in C sharp (Symph. 2) – M Dupre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Sebastian Heindl             Leipzig

 

                                      Saturday August 22  2020 12 noon

 

                                                 Sinfonia from Cantata 29- J S Bach                                                   Variations sur un Noel- Marcel Dupré                                                   Overture to ‘Egmont’ -Ludwig van Beethoven                                                   Scherzo op. 2- Maurice Duruflé
                                                  Final (from Six Pieces)- César Franck                                                   Valse Mignonne op. 142- Sigfrid Karg-Elert                                                  The Ride of the Valkyries- Richard Wagner

 

 

 

 

    Keith Hearnshaw       Concert Organist

 

                                     Saturday September 12  2020 12 noon

 

                                Londonderry Air Arr J. Stuart-Archer 

                                Sortie in E flat - A. Lefébure Wely

                                Ofertorio - J. Guridi

                                Hymn Fallen from “Saving Private Ryan” - J. Williams 

                                Chelsea Fayre - R. Goss-Custard 

                                Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV 543 - J.S. Bach

                                Christos Patterakis - R. Perry

                                Pomp & Circumstance No.4 in G - Sir Edward. Elgar

 

 

  Scott  Brothers Duo        Tom -Piano      Jonathan -Organ

 

                                  Saturday October 10  2020 12 noon

 

                                 Overture to 'The Italian Girl in Algiers' -Rossini

                                  Dances for Organ & Piano- Tom Scott

                                 Organ Concerto in g minor Op.4 No. 1- G F Handel

                                  Danse Macabre- Camille Saint-Saëns

                                 Variations on 2 Themes for Piano and Organ-Dupre

                                  Ave Maria D.839 / Op.52, No.6- Franz Schubert

                                  The Sorcerer's Apprentice- Paul Dukas

 

 

 

      Graham Eccles      Bangor Cathedral

 

                                  Saturday November 21  2020 12 noon

 

                                      Fanfare in D - C S Lang                                        Comes Autumn time- Leo Sowerby                                         3 Pieces-Gabriel Pierné                                        Adagio Cantabile & Scherzo (Symph No 1) E  Lemare                                        Pavane- Maurice Ravel arr. G. Eccles      

                                      In Praise of St Cecilia- John Hosking,                                         Elves - J Bonnet,                                              Mission Impossible-Schifrin/ Paul Ayres   

 

 

      Victoria Hall Organ            console

 

                                      Full specification of the organ is available from the VH Organist-Michael Rhodes or at the Organ Proms.                                                                                                                                       

 

                       Organ Proms in 2020

         

Tickets available on the day ( unreserved)  at the Victoria Hall Box Office    

£10.50 (concessions £9) includes Tea/Coffee & Programme

 

Join the ‘Patrons of the Victoria Hall Organ’ mailing list ( £5 p.a.) and receive mailing of the Organ Prom programmes and support the continuance of the Proms Contact Michael Rhodes, 07967 806 409 or mike52@ntlworld.cpm for further details.

 

 

 

The Victoria Hall Organ Proms are promoted by  Stoke-on-Trent Theatres Ltd  and  the Victoria Hall Consultant Organist  (07967 806 409 or mike 52@ntlworld.com), with the support from the Harding & Dronsfield Trusts, MR Organ Promotions, the Victoria Hall Organ Prom Patrons & the NSDOS

Queries to  organ.proms@ntlworld.com  or 07967 806 409

Victoria Hall Organ Proms linked with thanks to the UK’s greatest organ recital excellent website - www.organrecitals.com

  Local Organ Events for organists are organised by the North Staffs & District  Organ Society.

For the NSDOS details and contact - go to the website www.iao.org.uk/nsdos

 

           Victoria Hall Organ Performances on YouTube -copy and paste in the browser       

Gert van Hoef

                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria hall Organ Prom-15-8-2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HowudzPGfc

 

Victoria Hall  Organ Prom-12-8-2017 -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvbLO9fnSoU

 

Victoria Hall organ Prom -10-8-2019- awaiting upload

 

Gert van Hoef is returning to play at the Victoria Hall Hanley in August 2021

 

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       Victoria Hall Organ Performances on YouTube -copy and paste in the browser

 

                                         Scott Brothers Duo & Jonathan Scott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                            Jonathan Scott    Victoria Hall Hanley 13/4/19  First performance of Jonathan's arrangement of Saint-Saëns complete Organ Symphony No 3 in C minor    

 

                                       https://youtu.be/QT7dQy2YT6Y

 

                              Jonathan Scott  Victoria Hall 2016  ‘Bizet Carmen Fantasy’

                     https://youtu.be/GKNoVOBgVbI

     Jonathan Scott Victoria Hall June 2017   ‘Night on a Bar Mountain-Mussorgsky’

                                https://youtu.be/oOZJZFwC9jQ

      Scott Brothers Duo at the Victoria Hall      November 2017   ‘Peer Gynt Suite - Grieg’

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_rjVxPOcQw&feature=youtu.be

                   

A CD of  ‘DUOS for  PIANO & ORGAN’ recorded at the Victoria Hall by the Scott Brothers Duo, is available either at the venue after each  Organ Prom for £10, or directly from : www.jonathanscott.co.uk/index.html

 

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