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  

£9.00 ( Concessions £7.50 ), 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


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 (Concession £ 7.50)

                                      Run time c 75 minutes -no interval



June 16th




12 noon

Michael Rhodes ( Victoria Hall Organist) and Ashley Mellor

The Jack Oliver Organ Prom     







Concert Variations - Bonnet  

Morning Song-Hollins

Te Deum M A Charpentier, War March of the Priest - Mendelssohn

Organ Concert no 5 in F  -Handel, Intermezzo 2  S. Coleridge-Taylor

Suite Gothique - Boëllmann    

Mozart Changes -Gárdonyi

Final  Symphony 1 - Vierne



July 21st




12 noon

                        “The Organist and the Organ Builders”

Michael Rhodes      John Ramsbottom     Iain Harvey           Philip Cartwright

















Concert Overture in C -Hollins

Prelude & Fugue in E flat (The St Anne) - Bach                                                             

Final (Symphony  6) - Vierne .

Chanson de Matin -Elgar , Dance of the hours-Ponchielli,

Waltz (Coppelia)-Delibes, Waltz No 2 Shostakovich                                                  

Tenor solos - Che Gelida Manina (La Boheme)- Puccini    

-Anthem by Andersson and Ulvaeus from "Chess"

- I'll Walk With God by Brodsky from "The Student Prince"

Litanies J Alain












 12 noon



Thomas Ospital   Titulaire of the Grand Organ at Saint-Eustache Church in Paris







Prelude &  Fugue in G BWV 541-Bach                                     

Trio Sonata No. 4 -Bach   

Adagio & Fugue K 546- & Andante K 616 -Mozart                                                   

Le monde dans l’attente du Sauveur  (Symphony 2  Op 23)- Dupre.  

Scherzo Op. 2 – Duruflé.   

Danse-tarantella styrienne – Debussy  

Prélude et fugue sur le nom d’Alain-Duruflé                                       



 September       15th      2018


 12 noon

                                            Duo  Prom   

Philip Adams (Suffolk)                                  David Lloyd (London)










Praeludium in D Buxtehude   BWV 139  .,Minuet-Luigi Boccherini arr Edwin Lemare 

Valse Mignonne- Karg-Elert ,Nun Danket - Karg-Elert.

Waltz (Serenade for strings)- Tchaikovsky, Allegretto- Wolstenholme.

Dam Busters March - Coates, Spring Song Hollins

Grand March from Aida -Verdi ,Crown Imperial -Walton   

Flower Duet-Delibes, Two English Dances- Arnold

Excerpts form Nutcracker Suite-Tchaikovsky







  12 noon

Jonathan Scott  Manchester






Fantasy-Overture Romeo & Juliet- Tchaikowsky

The Blue Danube Op. 314-Strauss II

Allegro Maestoso from Organ Sonata Op. 28 - Edward Elgar

In a Persian Market- Ketelbey

Finlandia Op.26- Sibelius Arr. Fricker




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


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’