Lunchtime at Redcliffe - Laurence Caldecote - February 14 2019

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St Mary Redcliffe

Laurence Caldecote

(All Saints, Northampton)

Thursday 14 February 2019

1.15-1.55 pm

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

Professional Practice.

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

from sheetmsuicplus.com.

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

Laurence Caldecote

(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)

Festival Toccata

Percy Fletcher (1879 – 1932)

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The Spring Series continues on Thursday 21 February

Mark Swinton

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


If you are a UK Tax Payer, please would you consider gift-aiding your donation

at the end of the recital? We are able to claim back 25p in every £1.

Envelopes and pens available at the back of church.

A donation of £5 with gift aid would be worth £6.25 to us,

A donation of £4 would be worth £5.

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