Monday 19th August at 1 pm We welcome Bexley Phoenix Choir, from South-East London, to give an additional lunchtime concert of sacred and secular music. Directed by John Mackenzie Accompanied by Christine Diggens Programme for Monday 19th August: Look at the World – J Rutter Ubi Caritas – O Gjeilo Stabat Mater and Fac Ut Ardeat – G Pergolesi Thou Wilt Keep Him – S Wesley My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land – E Elgar Ecce Novum – O Gjeilo Deep River – Spiritual arr. A Simmons Lullaby of Birdland – G Shearing arr. A Carter . Free admission – retiring collection. Duration approx.More »

Tuesday 20th August at 1 pm We welcome back organists from the Winchester District Association of Organists. Martin Penrose March in D major – Alexandre Guilmant Andante in E flat – S S Wesley Myles Tyrrell Wedding – Graham Fitkin Fantasia Argenti – Francis Jackson Keith Tomkinson (organ) and Bryn Bridges (piano) Marche Militaire – F Schubert Keith Tomkinson Kyrie (from Requiem) – W Mozart Elizabethan Serenade – Ronald Binge Pachelbel’s other Canon . All welcome. Lunchtime recitals and concerts are free with a retiring collection. Duration approx. 40 minutes.More »

There will be no recital on Tuesday 13th August. The next Tuesday recital is on Tuesday 20th August at 1 pm when we welcome back organists from the Winchester District Association of Organists. Martin Penrose, Myles Tyrrell, Keith Tomkinson, and Bryn Bridges will give a programme of organ music including Mozart, Schubert, Wesley, and Binge. There is an additional Lunchtime Recital Concert on Monday 19th August at 1 pm as Bexley Phoenix Choir (from South-East London) will perform a programme of sacred and secular music. All welcome. Lunchtime recitals and concerts are free with a retiring collection.More »

Thursday 8th August, 12pm (Please note this a change to our usual day and time for lunchtime recitals!) We welcome David H Price (organ). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Thursday 8th August: Processional – William Mathias Prelude & Fugue in C major (BWV 547) – J S Bach Sonata No.2 in C minor Op.65 – Felix Mendelssohn Grave Adagio Allegro maestoso e vivace Fugue Grand Choeur Dialogué – Eugene Gigout The latest Lunchtime Recital programme is available at https://www.romseyabbey.org.uk/visit/concerts/More »

A programme of Lunchtime Recitals for Autumn 2019. We look forward to you joining us for these high-quality performances in the beautiful setting of Romsey Abbey. Recitals start at 1pm and last approximately 40 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection which supports the Friends of Romsey Abbey Music. All are welcome! Tuesday 10th September 2019, 1pm ~ Humoresque Quintet Programme – Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 – The Trout Tuesday 17th September 2019, 1pm ~ Helen Farrar – Piano www.pianist12.wixsite.com/helenfarrar Programme to be confirmed. Tuesday 24th September 2019, 1pm ~ Christopher Dew – Organ Programme to be confirmed. Additional dates to be confirmed…More »

Tuesday 16th July, 1pm We welcome members of Winchester and District Association of Organists (organ). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 16th July: Bryn Bridges Prelude on Bryn Calfaria – R Vaughan Williams David Hall Psalm Prelude Set 2 No 1 – Herbert Howells Myles Tyrrell Finale from Sonata No 1 – Josef Rheinberger Paul Isted Prelude and Fugue in D major (BWV532) – J S Bach Tim Rogerson Fidelis – Percy Whitlock War March of the Priests from Athalia – F Mendelssohn Free admission – retiring collection for Romsey Abbey Music Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. TheMore »

Tuesday 9th July, 1pm We welcome Students of Farnborough Sixth Form College Music Department (assorted instruments). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 9th July: Theodore Maher – Williams – Piano Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu posth 66 Josephine Connor – Flute Rhene-Baton, Passacaille Op.35 Joshua Ruddock – Piano Brahms, Intermezzo Op. 118 Sophie Kozlowska – Clarinet and Hollie Tibbotts – Flute Saint Saens, Tarantella for Flute and Clarinet Op. 6 Sophie Kozlowska – Clarinet Stanford, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano movement I, Op.129 Edward Tomlinson – Saxophone Phil Woods, Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano movement I Hollie Tibbotts –More »

Tuesday 2nd July, 1pm We welcome Bryn Bridges (organ). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry with a retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 2nd July: Spitfire Prelude – William Walton (arr. Morrell) Fantasia in eco – Adriano Banchieri Prelude on ‘Londonderry Air’ – Noel Rawsthorne Fugue in E flat major (St. Anne) – Johann Sebastian Bach Elegy – George Thalben-Ball Tuba Tune – Reginald Porter-Brown Two Intermezzi (XIX and XXIV) – Hendrik Andriessen .More »

Tuesday 18th June, 1pm We welcome Nina Rideout (Classical Guitar). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 18th June: MARTINI: Plaisir d’Amour arr. Mary Criswick BROUWER: Un Dia de Noviembre MYERS: Cavatina (The Deer Hunter) arr. John Williams LINNEMANN:    Soledad MARTINS: Triangular Situations arr. Edward Burgess BACH: Prelude BWV998 (from Prelude, Fugue and Allegro) PHELOUNG: Inspector Morse arr. Carlos Bonell TARREGA: Recuerdos do la Alhambra .More »

There is no lunchtime recital on Tuesday 28th May. Please join us for the next recital on Tuesday 4th June at 1pm, when we welcome Doctor Alan Ford (baritone) accompanied by Dee Matthews (piano). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for ‘The Wandering Baritone’ on Tuesday 4th June: Winter Journey – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Good Night The Linden Tree Spring Dream The Post The Crow The Inn Songs of a Wayfarer – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) Two songs from Mahler’s song cycle Sweet chance that led my steps astray – Michael Head (1900-1976)   I’m glad I’m not a Tenor – Ben Moore (1960-)More »