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- Kenneth Tickell dies
British organ builder Kenneth Tickell died suddenly on 24 July, following a pulmonary embolism.
- Choir & Organ Composition Competition 2014 – Results
Seán Doherty has won the Choir & Organ Composition Competition 2014, held in partnership with Merton College, Oxford, with his carol A Nywe Werk.
- Change of date for C&O new music premiere
The premiere of Gareth Wilson's 'Prologue', in partnership with Merton College Oxford, will now take place on Thursday 30 October at Evensong and not on 12 October as previously advertised.
- Genesis Sixteen appoints first student conductor
The Sixteen’s young artists’ scheme, Genesis Sixteen, has announced the appointment of their first student conductor
- British firm to build the largest pipe organ in NewZealand
The Malvern firm of Nicholson & Co has been commissioned to build their largest organ so far, for Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Commemorating WW1: working party of the Manchester Regiment moving up to the trenches near Serre in France, January 1917. Photo: Imperial War Museum IWM Q 1792
ROGER WRIGHT: The outgoing Proms director wants to attract new audiences for classical music.GALLERY: A Spanish cathedral’s new organ blends the creative genius of Jean Guillou and the technical proficiency of Orgelbau Klais.