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Special ConcertSpecial Concert

Saturday 10th October

Kings Lynn Minster have a special concert this evening featuring Michael Hankinson, Conductor Laureate of The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

The organ, partly by Snetzler, has recently been greatly enlarged with the addition of a new 32’ reed and a tuba amongst other stops. To celebrate this work they are presenting a concert of three organ concertos – Vivaldi – Handel & Poulenc together with the Albinoni Adagio.

Tickets are £5 available at the door and ch... Read more.

New Agent For The Ringway RS600 OrganNew Agent For The Ringway RS600 Organ

Friday 2nd October

Musictraders (Paul Carman, Esquin Jonker & Matt Carman) are pleased to announce that Top organist Tony Stace has taken an interest in the Ringway RS600 and Tony and his wife Louise have agreed to become an agent for the Ringway RS600. This will make it easier for people in the North of England who are interested in the instrument to have a look and listen to the Ringway RS600 without having to travel to the Midlands showroom.

Tony and Louise have a Ringway RS600 in their studio and anybody in the North of... Read more.

New CD from Leigh WilbrahamNew CD from Leigh Wilbraham

Thursday 24th September

After a 20 year break Leigh Wilbraham has released a new CD entitled Highway.

This brand new CD is recorded on Yamaha Tyros5 and features sounds from the sound packs expansion voice range. Tracks on the CD include:

1. Goodness Gracious Me/ I Love You And Don’t You Forget It
2. Step Inside Love
3. Folsom Prison Blues/I Walk The Line
4. Goin’ Out Of My Head
5. I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love/Downtown
6. A Love So Beautiful
7. Nostalgia/Are You Lonesome Tonight
8. You Lost That Loving Feeling
9. Time In A Bottl... Read more.

Troxy Silent ScreamsTroxy Silent Screams

Wednesday 23rd September

Sunday 1st November will be the first opportunity to sit back and enjoy the Troxy Wurlitzer organ in use for its original purpose, to provide a full orchestral soundtrack to a classic movie. Most people know the story of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, but you’ll never have experienced it like this before. World renowned organist Donald MacKenzie will be performing his magic at the console. There will even be a short concert of favourite modern day film soundtrack classics before the main event.

The venue will also be offering cocktails & artisan pie n mash, the perfect potion to c... Read more.

Wow!Wow!

Friday 18th September

September 27th will see Tony Stace & Andrew Nix perform their unique "DUET SHOW" at the Hamworthy Club, Canford Magna in Dorset. (BH21 3AP). This superb venue was the home of WOW (Wessex Organ World) and has a fantastic concert room plus there is ample free car parking. The Sunday afternoon show starts at 2pm (Doors 1.15pm) and tickets at £8 will be available on the door. The whole show consists of highly rehearsed arrange... Read more.

Leamington Film NightLeamington Film Night

Tuesday 15th September

Tony Whittaker has informed us that he will be providing live piano accompaniment to Buster Keaton’s classic silent film ‘The General’ at the Royal Spa Centre Cinema, Leamington Spa on Friday October 16th at 8.00 pm.

The evening is a special event to run alongside this year’s Leamington Comedy Festival and this landmark silent film (from 1926) is considered by many to be the last great comedy of the silent... Read more.

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