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Recent performances have included world premieres of music by Firehead composers Frederick Frahm, Nicholas Wibberley and Huw Morgan.  Robin's new recording of European Renaissance organ music (on the 1558 Zefferini organ of Florence Abbey) is now available to buy on the Pettirosso label, email info@theorganist to order and for more information. 

Robin has performed: Helsinki Organ Summer, Athens Spring Organ Series, Bergen Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Bath Abbey, Blackburn Cathedral, St John's Smith Square...


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2019

9th March, Saturday

Cantate Choir Concert, St Nicholas' Church, Sevenoaks
Handel Dixit Dominus, and works by Pachelbel including the famous Canon

Robin conducts the prize-winning Cantate choir again join forces with Vivace! period instrument ensemble to an evening of stunning music by Handel and Pachelbel.
Soloists:  Kate Semmens, Jamie Laing, David Bagnell, Alistair Bamford

11th March, Monday

Robin leads a vocal workshop with the Stapleford choral Society, working on technical aspects of choral singing as they prepare for their performance of Haydn's Missa Solemnis

For further details please email.

16th March, Saturday

Corpus Christi Choir Paris tour concert

Robin conducts the Corpus Christi Choir in a special concert at the Chapelle St Louis in the Ecole Militaire in Paris.  Entry by prior booking only.  

4pm concert, entry fee with a collection for the upkeep of the chapel

6th April, Saturday

Ipswich Choral Society at Snape Maltings

Mozart Requiem and the World Premiere of "Affirming Flame" by Tom Randle

Ipswich Choral Society return to Snape Maltings after their acclaimed performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah in 2017 to perform Mozart's great Requiem mass, to be conducted by the choir's President, international conductor Cem Mansur,  with the ICS Festival Orchestra and soloists:
Gillian Keith, Natalie Davies, Tom Randle and Trevor Eliot Bowes

The evening includes the premiere of Tom Randle's new choral cantate, written especially for Ipswich Choral Society, conducted by Robin Walker

7.30pm, ticket prices vary

Tickets available from the Snape Maltings box office: https://snapemaltings.co.uk/whats-on/ipswich-choral-society-mozarts-requiem/

May 29th to June 3rd

Ipswich Choral Society concert tour to Umbria, Italy

Robin directs the choral society as they perform in Umbria, ccompanied by Organist William Baldry.
More details soon.

15th June, Saturday

Ipswich Choral Society Concert

The choral society give a 'home-coming' performance of their tour repertoire, including music by Parry, Elgar, Bruckner, Mamillan, Gesualdo and many more!

More details to follow

22nd June, Saturday 

Cantate Choir Concert
tbc

13th July, Saturday

Afternoon Organ Recital

Royston Methodist Church

Robin performs a suitably fun and enjoyable 1 hour programme for this special tea-time concert.  
Programme details tbc

2.30pm, Royston Methodist Church:  http://www.royston-methodist.org.uk/

23rd August, Friday

Harpsichord recital

In the historic chapel on the bridge in St Ives Huntingdonshire

Come for an intimate concert in the beautiful 15th century chapel, one of only a few remaining in the UK.  Robin performs a mixed programme (tbc) on a single manual Italian harpsichord built by Mark Ransom and Olive Sandig in 2013.

8pm, entry by tickets, numbers limited

5th November, Tuesday

Lunchtime Organ Recital

Grosvenor Chapel, London

Come for some musical fireworks, on the William Drake organ in this stunning London church.  A 40 minute programme, details tbc

1.10pm, free entry

17th November, Sunday

Ipswich Choral Society

Afternoon concert - Choral on Stage
ICS perform music from early Opera through Operetta to Musicals in a programme to delight and entertain!

3pm, Ipswich School Concert Hall
More details tbc

December 14th, Saturday

Cantate perform Bach!

Robin directs Cantate and Vivace! in a period instrument performance of Parts 1, 2 & 3 of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

7.30pm, more details soon

 

 
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