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Upcoming Concerts:

Please see the new Music in Wells 2017 leaflet for details of Concerts throughout the year.

Thursday 23 March 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)

BACH COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS: RECITAL 14

The fourteenth in the bi-monthly series of organ recitals surveying the complete organ works of J.S. Bach over six years, played by Matthew Owens (Organist and Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral): Fantasia in G major, BWV 571; Pedalexercitium in G minor, BWV 598; Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565; Chorale Preludes from the Neumeister Collection.

Admission: free. Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music.

Saturday 25 March 7.00 – 8.15pm (in the Quire)

EARLY MUSIC WELLS: OPUS ANGLICANUM – ANNUNCIATION

Opus Anglicanum’s final Wells Cathedral concert under the directorship of founder, John Rowlands-Pritchard, featuring beautiful music and readings for the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in the beautiful candlelit surroundings of Wells Cathedral Quire.

Tickets: £12.00; available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office 01749 672773 and at the door.

Thursday 6 April 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)

LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

Tom Winpenny (Assistant Master of the Music, St Albans Cathedral).

Admission: free. Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music.

Palm Sunday 9 April 3.00 – 4.00pm (in the Quire)

JOHN JOUBERT: ST MARK PASSION 

Performed by Wells Cathedral Choir, Peter Auty (tenor), Benjamin Bevan (baritone), Richard May (cello), Andrew-John Smith (organ), and Matthew Owens (conductor).

This major new setting of the St Mark Passion was given its World Premiere by Wells Cathedral Choir in 2016; it is presented again, within a service, shortly after the composer’s 90th birthday.

Admission: free. Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music.

Thursday 4 May 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)

BACH COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS: RECITAL 15

The fifteenth in the bi-monthly series of organ recitals surveying the complete organ works of J.S. Bach over six years, played by Matthew Owens (Organist and Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral): Trio in G major (after Telemann), BWV 586; Trio in C minor, BWV 585; Fugue in G major à la Gigue, BWV 577; Chorale Preludes from the Neumeister Collection.

Admission: free. Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music.