Home and Abroad – A lecture on the decoration of Organ Pipes down the ages

After Evensong at St John’s, Hyde Park, on the 15th February we are excited to welcome Dr John Rowntree, consultant to the Betty Restoration Project, to speak on organ pipe decoration.

JRbigJohn has higher degrees from the Universities of Newcastle and Southampton and is an Associate of the Royal College of Music. His doctoral thesis was on organ design and performance in the 20th century. He has written extensively in the areas of music and liturgy, the history of the organ and organ advising and design.

Evensong is at 6:30pm and will include Responses – W. Smith, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C. – C. V. Stanford and Evening Hymn – B. Gardiner sung by St John’s choir.

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