Sounds on Saturday

Organ Celebration

St Giles’ Cathedral will be opening its doors for the first time in over a year for indoor events on Saturday 22nd May. We will be hosting our Sounds on Saturday organ recital series, four concerts of organ favourites, performed by our Cathedral organists. All recitals begin at 5:30pm and will last around 45 minutes.

There is a limit of 100 people at each organ recital and 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 22nd May at 5.30pm

Michael Harris

Zsolt Gardonyi Toccata Veni creator spiritus (UK Premiere)
J.S.Bach Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV 676
J.S.Bach Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist BWV 667
Saint-Saëns Prelude and Fugue in C major
Alain Le jardin suspendu
Alain Litanies

Saturday 29th May at 5.30pm

Jordan English

Vierne Allegro risoluto (Symphonie II)
Karg-Elert Harmonies du soir
Böhm Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten
Dupré Prelude and Fugue in F minor
Nicholson Impromptu No.2
Mushel Toccata

Saturday 5th June at 5.30pm

Michael Harris

Smart Postlude in C
Muffat Toccata Undecima
J.S.Bach Concerto in A minor BWV 593
Franck Pièce Heroïque
Hollins A song of sunshine
Lanquetuit Toccata

Saturday 12th June at 5.30pm

Jordan English

Böhm Praeludium in D minor
Brahms Fugue in Ab minor
Franck Fantaisie in A
Messiaen Offrande au Saint Sacrement
Reger Dankpsalm