Friends of St Mary's Church - Sunbury on Thames



Organ Lollipops - an evening with David Saint

19:30hrs - 21:30hrs

St Mary's Church , Church Street

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Organ Lollipops - an evening with David Saint

This evening we will be joined by the legendary organist David Saint.


David Saint studied the organ with Clifford Hartley, Dr Alan Spedding and Dame Gillian Weir. He was awarded the Royal College of Organists’ Turpin Prize for the FRCO diploma at the age of 20 and was the first organ Scholar to be appointed to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Since 1978, David has been Organist and Director of Music at St Chad’s Cathedral and until 2015 he was Principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Recent recitals include Sankt Wendel Basilika (Germany), St-Eligius Völklingen (Germany), St-Lawrence Dahn (Germany), Frankfurt Dom, St Lawrence Alton, McEwan Hall Edinburgh, Keimyung University (Korea), St George’s Hanover Square, Queens College Oxford, and Blackburn, Leicester, St Edmundsbury and Westminster Cathedrals.

David is a former Trustee and past Chairman of the Royal College of Organists, he was awarded FRSCM in 2012 and Fellowship of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (FRBC) in 2015. David is Chair of the Incorporated Association of Organists (IAO) and was the 2018-19 President of the incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)

The proposed programme for the evening is as follows:



1. Sonata no.3 in A major -  Felix Mendelssohn

(1809-47) Con motomaestoso - Andante tranquilo

2. Cornet Voluntary in G major -  William Walond


3. Adagio for Strings and Organ -  Tomaso Albinoni


4. Andante from Organ Concerto in G major, op.4 no.1 -  George Frederic Handel


5. Toccata and Fugue in D minor Johann - Sebastian Bach


6. Crown Imperial -  William Walton


7. Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) -  Sir Edward Elgar


8. Rhapsody in C sharp minor - Herbert Howells


9. Adagio (Suite Modale) -  Flor Peeters


10. Toccata (5th Symphony) -  Charles-Marie Widor


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19:30hrs - 21:30hrs

St Mary's Church , Church Street