More light on Harold Darke – an October celebration

Harold Darke One hundred years ago, Harold Darke (1888-1976) began his fifty-year stint as Director of Music at St. Michael’s Cornhill, in the City of London.  The church is celebrating this event all through October.  James McVinnie will open with an all-Bach recital in tribute to Darke on Monday 3rd October at 1pm. On Saturday 15th October afternoon an RCO workshop, directed by Richard Brasier, will study the English Romantic style via the music contained in A Little Organ Book for Hubert Parry (1918), composed as a memorial to the Director of the Royal College of…

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