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- Results of fifth NIIOC announcedAlexander Hamilton, organ scholar at St George's Chapel, Windsor, won the senior category of the fifth Northern Ireland International Organ Competition.
- Radio 3 launches Breakfast Carol Competition 2015Composers are invited to write a choral setting for ‘Comes the Light’, a poem commissioned specially for the occasion from Roger McGough.
- St Thomas Church summons candidates to auditionThe St Thomas Church, Leipzig has summoned four candidates to audition for the post of choirmaster.
- Second 'One Day One Choir' event approaches
The second 'One Day One Choir' event will take place on 21 September (World Peace Day). The global choral initiative encourages people to sing together in aid of peace.
- Genesis Sixteen appoints new conducting scholar
Sarah Latto will hold the position throughout 2015/16.
Contents for Choir & Organ
Philharmonia Voices (Photo: Benjamin Ealovega)
OBITUARY: JOHN SCOTT
COVER STORY: SPITALFIELDS
Behind the scenes of the 1735 Richard Bridge organ at Christ Church, restored to its former glory by William Drake Ltd. (COVER PHOTOGRAPH © S.R.B. HUMPHREYS)
Meet the polymath whose choral music is sung and loved worldwide – but this is only one aspect of his life and work.
THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL
Luminescent Mathias, and how the organ had a close shave with extinction.
The new Marcussen organ for the Danish city’s House of Music has a bold design mirroring the state-of-the-art architecture.
BRAZILIAN CHORAL MUSIC
Not just Villa-Lobos! The South American country has a canon of repertoire that is well worth choirs exploring.
SUPPLEMENT: SCHOLARSHIPS & VOICE TRIALS
Cathedrals, churches, colleges and schools for choristers, choral scholars and organists.
Visits to Alkmaar and St Albans reveal that the world of young organists is thriving.
Introducing the musical chameleons who can ‘change style on a sixpence’.
SUFFOLK ORGANS: 5
How did a Bishop & Son organ win the argument with a congregation opposed to instruments?
Head to Norway for a bird’s-eye view of liturgical music in Trondheim.