Christopher Stokes

Fri 15 July 2022

Organ

J Bonnet Variations de Concert

C Saint-Saёns Fantaisie in E flat

H Howells Psalm Prelude Set 1 No. 1

W Mathias Toccata Giocosa

G Thalben-Ball Tune in E

N Cocker Tuba Tune

P Whitlock Folk tune

F Liszt Fantasie und Fuge über das Thema B-A-C-H

Christopher Stokes is Organist & Master of the Choristers at Manchester Cathedral and has previously held posts at two of London’s leading churches, as Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields and at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey.  He’s a renowned conductor, organist, pianist, and harpsichordist who has performed with the major British orchestras and has given solo recitals across the UK and abroad.  He is a regular organist on the Daily Service on BBC Radio 4 and Songs of Praise.

From Bonnet to Whitlock, Saint-Saëns to Herbert Howells, Christopher’s programme takes us on a journey of virtuosic works by some of the world’s greatest composers for organ.

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