The President’s Evening 2018

Westminster Cathedral’s Grand Organ Festival 2017 ended on Wednesday 29 November with a recital by the Cathedral’s Master of Music, Martin Baker. In his role as RCO President, Martin arranged for this also to be an occasion for members of the College’s Anniversary Circle and other supporters to enjoy a pre-concert talk and post-concert reception in the atmospheric surroundings of the Clergy House Library. In his talk Martin introduced the Cathedral’s Grand Organ, mentioning Marcel Dupré’s key role in its conception and some of the many distinguished players who have performed on it, before handing over to William Whitehead who outlined the Orgelbüchlein Project,…

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