On Thursday 17th November at 7.30pm the School is hosting the Schulze Organ Appeal Recital featuring Roger Fisher and the schools own music scholars.

Roger Fisher was Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chester Cathedral for 29 years and left there in 1996 to concentrate on his career as a recitalist, teacher and adviser on organ construction. From 1997 to 2004 he was Features Editor of Organists Review.

He studied at the Royal College of Music with Dr Harold Darke and Prof. Herbert Howells, winning the Geoffrey Tankard Prize for Organ playing. In 1959 he became Organ Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford and studied with Dr Sydney Watson, Dr Bernard Rose and Dr H. Kennedy Andrews.  Upon completion of the rebuilt organ in 1970 at Chester, he embarked on the first of many BBC broadcasts and numerous recordings. He tours frequently and extensively as a recitalist in Europe, Scandinavia and North America. He has a wide repertoire and specialises in the music of Bach and of the Romantic Era.

The recital will be held in the Colleges Big School Hall at 7.30pm, entrance is free and refreshments will be available during the evening.

Visit the Schulze dedicated website to hear more of the wonderful instrument or to donate and preserve its voice for the next generation http://www.schulzeorgan.co.uk

24th October 2011  Back to News