The organisers of the Notting Hill Festival have been in touch to let us know of a major feature concert that will be a part of their 2013 celebrations.
This will be the first concert at the newly refurbished classical organ at St John's Church in Notting Hill Gate. The programme that will include Bach, Elgar, and Messiaen and the evening will open with the launch of the new permanent exhibition about the history of the organ and its links to William Wilberforce, the history of St John’s, and the history of Notting Hill. This will be followed by a short talk entitled ‘The Curious History of the St John’s Organ’ by organ specialist John Norman, who will explain the historical provenance of the organ at St John’s Church.
Thomas Trotter Organ Concert (with lecture by John Norman) Saturday 11th May, 7.00pm (7.30pm: Talk, 8.00pm: Concert, followed by a drinks reception).
Venue: St John's Church Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London, W11 2NN Nearest tube: Holland Park, Notting Hill Gate.
Admission: £18 (full), £15 (concession) Website bookings can be made here
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