Every third Monday of the month a lunchtime recital is held from 1 pm to 1.30 pm, which usually comprises great music played on Handel’s historic organ.
Malcolm Keeler will be playing organ music for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany.
Nun komm der heiden heiland BWV 661 – in Organo pleno J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Nun komm der heiden heiland BWV 659 – Chorale prelude J. S. Bach
In dulci jubilo BWV 608 J.S. Bach
In dulci jubilo BWV 729 J.S. Bach
Desseins éternels (Eternal purposes) Olivier Messiaen (1908 – 1992): No. 3 from La Nativité du Seigneur (The Birth of the Saviour)
Christmas Cradle Song Alfred Hollins (1865 – 1942)
Marche de Rois Mages Théodore Dubois (1837 – 1924)
Epilogue on ‘Dix’ William Harris (1883 – 1973)
Variation on In dulci jubilo Denis Bedard (b. 1950)
Malcolm Keeler is Principal Organist of Holy Trinity Church. He also plays regularly at St. Mark’s Church, North End. He has been conductor of the Portsmouth Baroque Choir since 2008, and is also the assistant conductor of the Renaissance Choir. He has performed as a tenor soloist for a number of local choirs, including Lee Singers, Hayling Choir and the Midhurst Music Society. He has accompanied visiting choirs at a number of Cathedrals including Manchester, Durham, Newport, Llandaff, Salisbury, Wells, Winchester and St.Paul’s, and is the regular accompanist for Wessex Cantorum.