Lincoln Cathedral Grand Summer Organ Recital Series 2022 presents a recital by Dr Colin Walsh, Organist Emeritus, Lincoln Cathedral.
As always, there’ll be a big screen so you can enjoy images of the recitalist in action in the organ loft, and during the evening there will be the opportunity to meet Colin.
For more information about the other performances in our Grand Summer Recital series, please click here.
The programme for the evening includes:
Tournemire reconstituted Durufle: Improvisation sur le ‘Te Deum
Franck: Fantaisie in A
Bach: Toccata in C BWV 566
Saint Saens: Fantaisie in D flat
Vierne: Pastorale, Allegro vivace and Final from Symphony 1
About Colin Walsh
Colin Walsh’s association with cathedral music goes back nearly fifty years. He has served, in various capacities, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Christ Church, Oxford ( where he studied with Simon Preston and Nicholas Danby), Salisbury Cathedral( as assistant to Richard Seal) and St Albans Cathedral. He went to Lincoln Cathedral in 1988 as Organist and Master of the Choristers, becoming Organist Laureate in 2003 and Organist Emeritus in 2021.
As an organ recitalist he has played across the UK, most European countries, the USA, Australasia, Hong Kong and Russia. His studies in Paris with Jean Langlais inspired him to specialise in 19th and 20th century French organ music. His recordings as a choral conductor, accompanist and soloist number over forty over many years and various labels.
He teaches in Cambridge and elsewhere and is an honorary Doctor of Music from the University of Lincoln.