Week beginning 22 July

By | 19th July 2019

We are absolutely delighted to say that our former Time for God volunteer, Johann Friedrich Roepke, will be our Lunchtime Concert performer next week on Wednesday 24 July at 1pm.   Joined for one piece by another member of our congregation, cellist Pippa Jones, his programme will be as follows:

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637–1707)
Prelude in D major, BuxWV 139

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
from “Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes”:
Rhosymedre

Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992)
from L’ascension:
I. Majesty of Christ praying that His Father should glorify Him
Father, the hour is come: glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee. (Prayer from Christ, The Gospel according to St John)

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1931)
Prière for Cello and Organ, op. 158
Cello: Philippa Jones

Léon Boëllmann (1862–1897)
Suite gothique, Op. 25
Introduction-Choral – Menuet gothique – Prière à Notre-Dame – Toccata

Johann Friedrich Roepke

Next week our Fair Shares Cafe closes its doors after almost 20 years – our grateful thanks to all our customers for sharing food and friendship with us. The concert series is continuing, of course, and we look forward to welcoming you every week to the church as usual.

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