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Claudia Hirschfeld ConcertClaudia Hirschfeld Concert

Sunday 8th February

Claudia Hirschfeld will be performing a Concert in the RC Cathedral Church of St Michael and St George (the RC Cathedral for HM Forces) in Aldershot on Sunday 12th April 2015 commencing at 4.00pm. Proceeds will be for the local hospice - the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. Her special guest will be a leading German tenor, Johannes Gross who will be making his England debut at this concert.

Further to the above, Andreas, Claudia's husband/manager, has said that it will be a special afternoon with Johannes joining her since the idea is to make a promotional video of the concert to have some... Read more.

Club Relaunch!Club Relaunch!

Thursday 5th February

December 2014 saw the closure of Milton Keynes Organ Society after 44 years of concerts.

However, all is not lost - organist Matthew Bason is relaunching the concerts under the banner of " 'An Evening With' Concert Series " with all proceeds going to charity.

The first, of what will hopefully be many concerts, is on Thursday 12th February 2015 at 7.30pm with BRETT WALES, with proceeds going to Thames Valley and Chiltern Air... Read more.

Now Home For IOWNew Home For IOW

Wednesday 28th January

The Isle Of Wight Keyboard & Organ Club has a new musical home. All further club nights will be hosted at the The Wight Montrene Hotel in Sandown. You can be sure of a great night and a warm welcome at this friendly club. Don't forget you don't have to live on the Island, if you are going on holiday there pay them a visit!

Longest Serving Committee Member?Longest Serving Committee Member?

Tuesday 27th January

Alan Pilgrim, the president and one of the founder members of the Colchester Organ Society has just turned 80. He has been with the society since it`s inception and as the club has recently celebrated its 45th aniversary we believe he is the countries longest serving committee member (unless of course you know someone else - let us know). From all at OrganFax Happy Birthday Alan!

 The 4th Cirencester International Organ Festival The 4th Cirencester International Organ Festival

Monday 26th January

18th - 25th April 2015

The Willis organ was built as a three-manual instrument in 1895, incorporating a small amount of pipework from previous instruments by John Gray, Samuel Green and by Gray & Davison. It was rebuilt by Harrison & Harrison, and opened in 2010 and this spectacular instrument will be showcased through a variety of events designed to demonstrate its versatility and importance.

You can see Naji Hakim, one of the world’s leading concert organists, composers and improvisers open the 2015 Cirencester International Organ Festival. There will be a we... Read more.

New Venue for LeamingtonNew Venue for Leamington

Saturday 24th January

Leamington & District Organ Society has had bit of a shock as the local community centre which hosts their concerts has closed down without warning.

Fortunately they have managed to find a replacement venue for the up coming show on January 28th with Andrew Nix. The Radford Road Church, Radford Road, Leamington Spa CV31 1NF will host this show. We will of course keep you informed as soon as Tony Whittaker and the committee let us know if this is to be a permanent arrangement!

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