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Festival: Westminster Abbey Summer Organ Festival


July 17 - August 14 2018

The Westminster Abbey Summer Organ Festival is an annual five-week concert series showcasing the Abbey’s magnificent five-manual Harrison and Harrison organ. Following a break to undertake major refurbishment on the instrument in 2017, the festival returns this summer to showcase and celebrate this ‘the king of instruments’.

This season features performances by Roger Sayer, Organist and Director of Music at London’s Temple Church and Vincent Dubois, organiste titulaire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, alongside Westminster Abbey’s Organist and Master of the Choristers James O’Donnell, Sub-Organist Peter Holder, and Assistant Organist Matthew Jorysz.

Each concert takes place weekly between in July and August in Westminster Abbey. See listings for full details.

For full information, visit the Westminster Abbey website.

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