Victoria Hall Hanley  Organ Prom details  12 Noon on Saturdays ( c 70 minutes)

 

 

 

    Tickets are available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall or Regent Theatre Box Offices on the day or before for  

£9.50 ( Concessions £8 ), or in advance by telephone 0844 871 7649 (booking fee)

 

The Victoria Hall is located in Bagnall Street Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AD.

There is a good car park opposite, pay on entry. Easy links to the M6, M1, A50, A52  & A34

Stoke-on-Trent railway station has frequent connections from London, Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Crewe,

Liverpool, Manchester & Hereford. It is a 10 minute bus ride to the Victoria Hall

 

 

 

 

 

Organ Proms last for approximately 70 minutes unless otherwise stated

Email contact:     organ.proms@ntlworld.com

Victoria Hall Organist  07967 806 409  

The 2019 season of Victoria Hall Organ Proms on the fine 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ

                        VICTORIA HALL ORGAN PROMS 2019     Season 26

                      Launch of the next 25 years of Hanley Organ Proms

 

             Tickets available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall Box Office

                                                 £9.50 (concessions £8)

                                 Run time c 70 minutes - no interval

Saturday

 

February

     23

    2019

 12 noon

Donald Mackenzie Organist The Odeon Leicester Sq

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thunder & Lightning Polka- Straus II

Concerto No. 2 in B flat major-G F Handel

Flute Tune -T Arne

Theme and Variations in A - J Schneider

Voices of Spring- J Strauss II

Springtime Suite - E Coates

Sweden in Springtime- F Hartley

Puffing Billy - E White

Grand Scottish Fantasia -arr. D Mackenzie

 

Saturday

 

 March

   23

 2019

 12 noon

Michael Rhodes Consultant Organist Victoria Hall Hanley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Console visit by the audience follows this Prom                                                       Toccata-E Gigout

Prelude & Fugue in E minor (the Wedge)-J S Bach

Rustic Scherzo-A Rowley, Cantilene-Salome,

March Old Glory-G Blackmore, Voluntary in C minor-  M Greene, -Prom Request Medley-

(Greensleeves-Rowley, Mazurka & Waltz

Coppelia-Delibes, -Dance of the Hours-Ponchielli,)

March in C - L Lefebure-Wely, Canon-R Schumann,

Imperial March-E Elgar

 

Saturday

 

  April

13

2019

 12 noon

 

         Jonathan Scott   Concert Organist Manchester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overture to The Thieving Magpie-G Rossini

Adagio in g minor-T Albinoni

Final from Symphony No.1 -L Vierne

Organ Symphony No.3 in c minor- C Saint-Saëns-

First performance of the complete symphony in a spectacular arrangement for solo organ by Jonathan Scott.

1. Adagio – Allegro moderato – Poco Adagio

2. Allegro moderato – Presto – Maestoso – Allegro

 

Saturday

 

May

11

2019

 12 noon

Thomas Trotter City Organist Birmingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March: Sound and Vision-E Coates

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C -J S Bach  

Pastorale -C Franck    

Rustic Suite - A Rowley      

Walking Song - K Volans   

Overture: Poet & Peasant -F von Suppé

 

Saturday

 

June

8

2019

 12 noon

 

The Scott Brothers Duo  Tom- Piano Jonathan- Organ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday

 

July

13

2019

 12 noon

 

Dr Philip Smith  Organist  Auckland Cathedral New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trumpet Tune & Air – H Purcell

Overture to Hansel & Gretel-E Humperdinck

Organ Concerto 4 (1st movement) – G F Handel

Have mercy on me O Lord God – J S Bach

Largo, Allegro, Aria & Variations – M Festing

Choral in E Major – C Franck

Andantino Op.51- L Vierne

Paraphrase du Psaume 136 -L de Saint-Martin)

Stornello-R Pick-Mangiagalli

Variations de Concert- J Bonnet

 

Saturday

 

August

10

2019

 12 noon

 

Gert van Hoef  Concert Organist-The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marche d’Athalie - F Mendelssohn,Gigue Fuga- Bach,     

Arrival of the Queen of  Sheba -G F  Händel,      

Trumpet Minuet - A Hollins,

Excerpts from Swan Lake-P Tchaikosvky,                                  

Overture ‘William Tell’ - G Rossini                                                                                     

Londonderry Air - arr G van Hoef

Sonata 5 -A. Guilmant

  

     

 

Saturday

 

September 14

2019

 12 noon

 

                             George Gillow -Organ Scholar Clare College Cambridge &                                          Alex Goldsmith  St John the Baptist Barlaston                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘The Jack Oliver Organ Prom’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday

 

October

12

2019

 12 noon

Ian Tracey Organist Liverpool Cathedral & City Organist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            ‘Toccata Spectacular’     

Toccata in D minor -J S Bach                                                                                                                                                 Salix, Chanty & Toccata - P Whitlock  

Menuet, Priere & Toccata - L Boellmann

In Paradisum & Toccata -T Dubois  

Postlude & Toccata Giocosa - W Mathias

Meditation & Toccata -N Choveau  

Toccata in F (Symphonie V)-C Marie Widor

 

Saturday

 

November 23 2019

 12 noon

                                   Cathy Lamb Lichfield Cathedral

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ride of the Valkyries – R Wagner                                

 

Three quiet Pieces - P Whitlock

 

Prelude and Fugue in D minor - F Mendelssohn                                                                                                                      

Battle Hymn of the Republic – J Langlais                                                                                                                                       

Finlandia –J  Sibelius,

 

Toccata Giocosa - W Mathias                                                                                                                                                 Trumpet March - G Bush, Will O’ the wisp - G Nevin

 

Carillon de Longport- L Vierne                                                                                                                                                             

 

The Victoria Hall Organ Proms are promoted by  Stoke-on-Trent Theatres Ltd  and  the Victoria Hall Consultant Organist  (07967 806 409), with the support from the Harding & Dronsfield Trusts, MR Organ Promotions, the Victoria Hall Organ Prom Patrons & the NSDOS

Queries to  organ.proms@ntlworld.com  or 07967 806 409

Victoria Hall Organ Proms linked with thanks to the UK’s greatest organ recital excellent website - www.organrecitals.com

  Local Organ Events for organists are organised by the North Staffs & District  Organ Society.

For the NSDOS details and contact - go to the website www.iao.org.uk/nsdos

 

                                          CD Recording  &  YouTube performances

A CD of  ‘DUOS for  PIANO & ORGAN’ recorded at the Victoria Hall by the Scott Brothers Duo, is available either at the venue after each  Organ Prom for £10, or directly from :                              http://www.scottbrothersduo.com/RECORDINGS.htm

                          See demo clip  -  https://youtu.be/bVccuZNBmMo

                              Jonathan Scott  Victoria Hall 2016  ‘Bizet Carmen Fantasy’

                     https://youtu.be/GKNoVOBgVbI

     Jonathan Scott Victoria Hall June 2017   ‘Night on a Bar Mountain-Mussorgsky’

                                https://youtu.be/oOZJZFwC9jQ

      Scott Duo at the Victoria Hall      November 2017   ‘Peer Gynt Suite - Grieg’

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_rjVxPOcQw&feature=youtu.be

                   

 

 

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Prélude and Fugue in C Minor- F Mendelssohn

Communion in A minor & March – L Lefébure-Wely

Pièce Héroïque -C Franck,                                

Power of Life -M Tackle                                                                                                                                       Overture to Occasional Oratorio - G F Handel                                                                                                                                       Voices of Spring Waltz - Strauss Jr                                                                                                                                       Finlandia – Sibelius

Grand Choeur No. 1 – A  Hollins

              Overture to The Barber of Seville-G Rossini

                    Clair de Lune – C Debussy

               Premier of a new work-Tom Scott                Rhapsody in Blue- G Gershwin                Finale from Concerto Gregoriano-P Yon                Polovtsian Dances-A Borodin