Choir & Organ is the leading independent magazine for all professionals and amateurs in the choral and organ worlds – whether you are an organist, choral director or singer, organ builder, keen listener, or work in publishing or the record industry, Choir & Organ is a must-read wherever you live and work.

Every two months our expert contributors bring you beautifully illustrated features on newly built and restored organs, insights into the lives and views of leading organists, choral directors and composers, profiles of pioneering and well-established choirs, and topical coverage of new research, festivals and exhibitions. In keeping with our commitment to music at the cutting edge, we commission a new work from a young composer in every issue, making the score freely available for download and performance.

Our international news and previews, with breaking stories, key awards and forthcoming premieres, combine with reviews of the latest CDs, DVDs and sheet music, and listings of recitals, festivals and courses, to keep you up to date with events and developments around the world.

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The Neoclassical Organ and the Great Aristide Cavaillé-Coll Organ of Saint-Sulpice, Paris

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The eminent composer-pianist-writer was a ‘musical renaissance man’.


How this great British event has developed and attracted top artists and audiences over the course of 300 years.


A new Casavant organ has added a touch of chic to Montreal’s Maison Symphonique.


The vocal ensemble brings a fresh – and dramatic – twist to the madrigals of Gesualdo in a new production, Betrayal. COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MALCOLM WATSON


Two recent projects demonstrate the firm’s considered approach to restoration work.


Born at the time of the Singing Revolution, the Latvian youth choir explores past, present and future through song.


At home or abroad, there’s plenty to look out for in 2015. Take your pick from the many ways to enjoy good choral and organ music this year.


Turning the spotlight on organ case designer Jack Penton, whose art transformed village church interiors.


A new anthology from Edition Peters opens a fresh seam of repertoire for choirs and their directors.


Wherever you are in the City of London, you’re never far from an organ. Step back in time at St Michael’s Cornhill, and listen to rising stars at St Lawrence Jewry.

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