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Organ Recital at St Peter’s Church, Caversham

Organ Recital St Peters Church

An Organ Recital by Christopher Cipkin will take place on 18 February 2017 at 4pm in St Peter’s Church, Caversham. This is a great opportunity to hear a recital on the wonderful new Regent Classic organ installed in 2016. You can read more about the installation here.

Christopher Cipkin, past organist at Reading Minster, Reading University and Wesley Methodist Church, presents a selection of music inspired by the Town Hall organ tradition. The recital will feature a selection of pieces arranged specifically for the organ and designed to demonstrate the skills of the organist and the capabilities of the organ.

The programme will include pieces by Mozart, Handel, Sullivan, Best and Elgar. Refreshments will be available during the interval.

Tickets are £5 and can be purchased from Mary Tucker 07999 023825 or Parish Office 0118 947 1703. Address to venue: St Peter’s Church, The Warren, Caversham RG4 7AQ.

 

About Christopher Cipkin

Chris_Cipkin_RoundChristopher Cipkin began his musical career as a boy chorister of Leeds Parish Church. His career as an academic librarian brought him to work at the University of Reading between 1997 and 2013 where he was also an organist, playing for most graduation ceremonies and accompanying many concerts.

Christopher gives solo recitals throughout the UK, including Reading Town Hall and many other venues in the Berkshire area. He has studied under several eminent British organists, including Michael Harris, James Lancelot, and Timothy Byram-Wigfield, and he has also studied choral conducting with leading Dutch director, JanJoost van Elberg.

Read more about Christopher on the St Peter’s Caversham event page.

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