Concerts & Recitals

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Music@StWoolos organise and promote many of the concerts and recitals on our music calendar.
Others are arranged independently, or may be part of special events or performances.


The Music @ St Woolos concerts and recitals are usually free, with a retiring collection.

We hope that our audiences give generously, in a way that reflects their enjoyment, as all profits from these performances go to the Cathedral’s funds to restore and maintain the fabric of the building and enable it to continue to fulfil its role in the community.

After the mid-day performances there is usually an opportunity to meet the performers over a cup of tea or coffee.

Evening performances usually have an interval during which refreshments are available.

If you are not yet on our contact list and would like to receive details of these concerts by email please complete a slip in the St Mary Chapel as you leave, and place it in the box provided, or email your details to

Dates for your diaries

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There is to be an exciting organ recital given by James McDowell-Scott
at the Cathedral on Thursday 28th February at 7.30 p.m.

The programme will include:

Sinfonia from Cantata  Nun danket alle  Gott  -  JS Bach
Pastorale - JS Bach
Prelude, Fugue and Ciacona  -  DietrichBuxtehude
Vater Unser Im Himmelreich  - Georg Bohm
Sonata in c minor  -  Giovanni Batista Pescetti
Aria  -  Flor Peeters
Grand Choeur in d  -  AlexandreGuilmant
Will  o the Wisp  -  Gordon Nevin
Fantasia and Fugue on Ad Nos ad Salutarem undam  -  Franz Liszt
Noel  -  Henri Mulet
Adagio and Toccata Symphonie V  -  Charles Marie Widor

Admission is free, with a leaving collection. Please make a date in your diaries!

The next recital in our Saturday Midday series will be given on March 16th

The Philomel Orchestra is a student-led string orchestra at the Purcell
School for Young Musicians in Bushey. Their programme will include:

Warlock-Capriol Suite
Humperdinck-Evening Prayer
Tchaikovsky-Elegy for Strings
Alex Papp-Three Emotions (New Commission)
Elgar-Serenade for Strings
Vaughan Williams-Rhosymedre
Respighi-Ancient Airs and Dances