Sounds on Saturday

Organ Colours

Following the success of our spring series, St Giles’ Cathedral will be opening its doors for a summer Sounds on Saturday recital series starting on 24th July. All recitals begin at 5:30pm and will last around 45 minutes.

Face masks must be worn in the building, unless medically exempt.

Tickets cost £6 and can be booked online at Please note we can only accept card payment for tickets bought at the door.

All proceeds from the recitals will go to the St Giles’ Cathedral Covid Recovery Fund.

Saturday 24th July at 5.30pm

Michael Harris

J.G.Walther Concerto del Signor Meck
J.S.Bach Wir glauben all an einen Gott BWV 680
Mendelssohn Sonata VI
Alain Scherzo (Suite pour Orgue)
Vierne Final (Symphonie I)

Saturday 31st July at 5.30pm

Jordan English

Buxtehude Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 149
Messiaen Le Banquet Celeste
Preston Alleluyas
Karg-Elert Clair de lune
Langlais Trois Méditations sur La Sainte Trinité

Saturday 7th August at 5.30pm

Michael Harris – Organ

Franck Choral I
J.S.Bach Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn BWV 648
J.S.Bach Fuga sopra il Magnificat BWV 733
Morandi Introduzione, Tema con variazioni e Finale
Wagner arr. Lemare Overture Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Saturday 14th August at 5.30pm

Jordan English – Organ

J.S.Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 549
Cochereau Berceuse à la mémoire de Louis Vierne
Howells Master Tallis’ Testament
Baker Evocation I
Vierne Final (Symphonie VI)