St Mary Redcliffe
(All Saints, Northampton)
Thursday 14 February 2019
Born and educated in the Home Counties, Laurence started piano lessons age
4, cello lessons age 9, and organ lessons age 11. He held his first organist post
the following year. Having studied music composition with Robert Ramskill at
Coventry University, he graduated with a 2:1 in Music Composition and
Laurence is Assistant Organist at All Saints’, Northampton and an experienced
accompanist, specialising in choral accompaniment and work with solo
vocalists. He studies organ with Richard Brasier in Upminster, and previous
organ tutors include Dr. Martin Moxham, Geoffrey Holroyde, Tim Campain,
and Kerry Beaumont. He is an active recitalist, and has played venues in the
UK, including Brecon, Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, and Winchester,
and Norway and the USA.
He is also an accomplished pianist as well as an active and published
composer; his choral music is published by Chichester Music Press, with some
psalm chants published in a new volume entitled ‘Cantica Novum 2’, in 2017.
His organ compositions are available to buy and download
Laurence is a member of the Royal School of Church Music’s committee in the
Northampton and Peterborough area. In his free time, Laurence enjoys
swimming, walks in the countryside, photography and reading about the
political and architectural history of Britain, especially churches and public
buildings. A member of the National Trust, Laurence enjoys visiting the
properties and the surrounding areas.
Please turn off mobile phones before the concert begins
Please do not take photos during the performance.
No Recordings can be made of this concert
without the permission of the performers
(All Saints, Northampton)
Thursday 14 February at 1.15pm
March of the Bowmen
E Frederic Curzon (1899 – 1974), arr. Caldecote
Prelude in E flat
William Harris (1883 – 1973)
Organ Concerto V in F, Op. 4 (Larghetto; Allegro; Alla Sicilianna; Presto)
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759)
Psalm Prelude Set 2, No. 1 ‘De Profundis’
Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
Bourée in D
Wallace Sabin (1869 – 1937)
Simplicitas from Four Miniatures for Organ
Arthur Clifford Harker (1912 – 1999)
Percy Fletcher (1879 – 1932)
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The Spring Series continues on Thursday 21 February
Nu la os takke Gud - Egil Hovland (1924-2013)
Agnus Dei - Frank Martin (1890-1974)
12. Orgelsonate (Des-dur) - Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
i. Phantasi ii. Pastorale iii. Introduktion und Fuge
Spring Term 2019
21 Mark Swinton St Mary’s Warwick
28 Samuel Ali Royal College of Music
7 Mar Pavlos Triantaris Bristol
14 Graham Alsop St Mary Redcliffe
21 Richard Walker St Chad’s Shrewsbury
28 Andrew Kirk St Mary Redcliffe
4 Apr Samuel Bristow Birmingham
11 Martyn Rawles Lichfield Cathedral
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