Victoria Hall Hanley  Organ Prom details  12 Noon on Saturdays ( c 70 minutes)




    Tickets are available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall or Regent Theatre Box Offices on the day or before for  

£9.50 ( Concessions £8 ), or in advance by telephone 0844 871 7649 (booking fee)


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 70 minutes unless otherwise stated

Email contact:

Victoria Hall Organist  07967 806 409 n

This is the 25th Season of Victoria Hall Organ Proms on the fine 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ

                VICTORIA HALL ORGAN PROMS 2018  25th     Season


              Tickets available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall Box Office

                                                 £9 (concessions £7.50)


                     25th Celebration Season of  Victoria Hall Organ Proms

             Tickets available at the box Office on the day.  £9.50 (Concession £ 8)


                                      Run time c 70 minutes -no interval



November     24th     2018


 12 noon

Ian Tracey Liverpool Cathedral & City Organist Liverpool






Chorale Prelude 'In dulci jubilo' (BWV 729)  J.S.Bach

Noel number 10 in G 'Grand Jeu et Duo'  Louis Claude d’Aquin

Wie schön leuchtet der morgenstern   Dietrich Buxtehude

Fugue on The Magnificat (BWV 733)   J.S.Bach

Chorale Prelude 'Es ist ein 'ross entsprungen'  Johannes Brahms

Noel (Essquisses Byzantines)    Henri Mulet

Variations on 'I saw Three Ships Come Sailing In' Richard Elliott

Chorale Prelude 'The Star Proclaims the King is Here' Flor Peeters

Carol (from the Makin Album 'Liverpool Lollipops') Ian Wells

Pastorale 'King Jesus hath a Garden' ('Liverpool Lollipops') Ernest Pratt

Clog Dance       Herold/Tracey

Toccata Prelude ‘Von Himmel hoch da komm ich her' Garth Edmundson






 12 noon

Donald Mackenzie Organist The Odeon Leicester Sq








Thunder & Lightning Polka- Straus II

Concerto No. 2 in B flat major-G F Handel

Flute Tune -T Arne

Theme and Variations in A - J Schneider

Voices of Spring- J Strauss II

Springtime Suite - E Coates

Sweden in Springtime- F Hartley

Puffing Billy - E White

Grand Scottish Fantasia -arr. D Mackenzie







 12 noon

Michael Rhodes Consultant Organist Victoria Hall Hanley








A Console visit by the audience follows this Prom                                                                                                                                                Toccata-E Gigout

Prelude & Fugue in E minor (the Wedge)-J S Bach

Rustic Scherzo-A Rowley, Cantilene-Salome,

March Old Glory-G Blackmore, Voluntary in C minor-  M Greene, -Prom Request Medley-

(Greensleeves-Rowley, Mazurka & Waltz

Coppelia-Delibes, -Dance of the Hours-Ponchielli,)

March in C - L Lefebure-Wely, Canon-R Schumann,

Imperial March-E Elgar







 12 noon


                             Jonathan Scott   Concert Organist Manchester








Overture to The Thieving Magpie-G Rossini

Adagio in g minor-T Albinoni

Final from Symphony No.1 -L Vierne

Organ Symphony No.3 in c minor- C Saint-Saëns

1. Adagio – Allegro moderato – Poco Adagio

2. Allegro moderato – Presto – Maestoso – Allegro







 12 noon

Thomas Trotter City Organist Birmingham










March: Sound and Vision-E Coates

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C -J S Bach  

Pastorale -C Franck    

Rustic Suite - A Rowley      

Walking Song - K Volans   

Overture: Poet & Peasant -F von Suppé







 12 noon


The Scott Brothers Duo  Tom- Piano Jonathan- Organ









Overture to The Barber of Seville-G Rossini


Clair de Lune – C Debussy

Premier of a new work-Tom Scott                                                                                 

Rhapsody in Blue- G Gershwin                                                                                                                                                Finale from Concerto Gregoriano-P Yon                                                                                                                                               Polovtsian Dances-A Borodin







 12 noon


                    Dr Philip Smith  Organist  Auckland Cathedral New Zealand










Trumpet Tune & Air – H Purcell

Overture to Hansel & Gretel-E Humperdinck

Organ Concerto 4 (1st movement) – G F Handel

Have mercy on me O Lord God – J S Bach

Largo, Allegro, Aria & Variations – M Festing

Choral in E Major – C Franck

Andantino Op.51- L Vierne

Paraphrase du Psaume 136 -L de Saint-Martin)

Stornello-R Pick-Mangiagalli

Variations de Concert- J Bonnet







 12 noon


Gert van Hoef  Concert Organist-The Netherlands







Marche d’Athalie - F Mendelssohn,Gigue Fuga- Bach,     

Arrival of the Queen of  Sheba -G F  Händel,      

Trumpet Minuet - A Hollins,

Excerpts from Swan Lake-P Tchaikosvky,                                  

Allegro appassionato Sonata  5-A Guilmant

Overture ‘William Tell’ - G Rossini                                                                                     

Londonderry Air - arr G van Hoef  

Finale Symphony 3 - C Saint-Saëns





September 14th


 12 noon


                             George Gillow -Organ Scholar Clare College Cambridge &                                          Alex Goldsmith  St John the Baptist Barlaston                    The ‘Jack Oliver Organ Prom’































 12 noon

               Ian Tracey Organist Liverpool Cathedral, City Organist Liverpool











            ‘Toccata Spectacular’     

Toccata in D minor -J S Bach                                                                                                                                                 Salix, Chanty & Toccata - P Whitlock  

Menuet, Priere & Toccata - L Boellmann

In Paradisum & Toccata -T Dubois  

Postlude & Toccata Giocosa - W Mathias

Meditation & Toccata -N Choveau  

Toccata in F (Symphonie V)-C Marie Widor




November 23th


 12 noon

                                   Cathy Lamb Lichfield Cathedral














Ride of the Valkyries – R Wagner                                


Three quiet Pieces - P Whitlock


Prelude and Fugue in D minor - F Mendelssohn                                                                                                                      

Battle Hymn of the Republic – J Langlais                                                                                                                                       

Finlandia –J  Sibelius,


Toccata Giocosa - W Mathias                                                                                                                                                 Trumpet March - G Bush, Will O’ the wisp - G Nevin


Carillon de Longport- L Vierne                                                                                                                                                             


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

Queries to  or 07967 806 409

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

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

For the NSDOS details and contact - go to the website


                                          CD Recording  &  YouTube performances

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 :                    

                          See demo clip  -

                              Jonathan Scott  Victoria Hall 2016  ‘Bizet Carmen Fantasy’


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


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





Prélude and Fugue in C Minor- F Mendelssohn

Communion in A minor & March – L Lefébure-Wely

Pièce Héroïque -C Franck,                                

Power of Life -M Tackle                                                                                 Overture to Occasional Oratorio - G F Handel                                                                                 Voices of Spring Waltz - Strauss Jr                                                                                 Finlandia – Sibelius

Grand Choeur No. 1 – A  Hollins