Events Diary

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Organ Recital: Simon Hogan

Organ Recital by Simon Hogan, Assistant Director of Music at Southwell Minster

Simon was born and educated in Bristol, becoming a member of the choristers of St Mary Redcliffe as a young boy. He was an Organ Scholar at Bristol and Salisbury Cathedrals, before obtaining a first in music at the Royal College of Music. Simon has featured on many commercial recordings, with his debut solo recording released in 2015.



Edward Bairstow - Prelude in C

Judith Bingham - St Bride, assisted by angels

Francis Jackson - Toccata, Chorale and Fugue

J.S. Bach - Prelude and ‘Fiddle’ Fugue in D minor, BWV 539

Alexandre Guilmant - Sonata No 8

  1.     Introduction et Allegro risoluto
  2.     Adagio con affetto
  3.     Scherzo (Vivace)
  4.     Andante sostenuto
  5.     Intermède et Allegro con brio


Tickets: £10 adults, £8 concession, available online above or from the visitor desk on 0191 338 7178 or


Durham Cathedral's summer organ recital series continues with:

David Halls: 4 September, 7.30pm

Daniel Cook: 11 September, 7.30pm

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