£5 season-opening organ recital at St Paul's Cathedral on May 3

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Offer highlights:

  • The first in a series of summer recitals, the season opener features internationally renowned French organist Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, who will be playing St Paul’s 140-stop organ, one of the finest musical instruments in the world.
  • St Paul’s mobile organ console will be positioned under the dome, allowing audience members a rare close-up glimpse of the instrument in use.
  • Unwind after work to the majestic music as it fills one of the capital’s best-loved landmarks. Works by Duruflé, Franck, Gigout and others will be performed.

More details:


Whether you want to listen to some of the best classical and improvised organ music, or simply want to experience a performance under the historic dome of St Paul’s Cathedral, snap up today’s Time Out Offer and attend the first in a series of celebrity organ recitals.

Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin — Titular Assistant of the Grand Orgue of St Sulpice in Paris; Titular of the Grand Orgue of St Jean-Baptiste de la Salle in Paris; and Organ Professor at the Royal College of Music in London — has drawn on her vast experience to produce a varied and exciting program. Experience a rare close-up view of the intricacies and skills required to master the instrument during this one-hour performance.

The following works will be performed: 'Prélude from Suite (Op.5)' - Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986); 'Fantaisie in A major' - César Franck (1822-1890); 'Toccata in B minor' - Eugène Gigout (1844-1925); 'Rédemption (Interlude Symphonique)' - César Franck (1822-1890); 'Preces' - Jean-Jacques Grunenwald (1911-1982); 'Suite Gothique' - Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897).

Need to know:

  • This voucher is for one admission to the May 3, 2012 organ recital only.
  • Doors open at 6pm, show at 6.30pm. Entrance via the northwest doors (wheelchair-accessible entrance is located in the south churchyard).
  • Please present your printed voucher at the entrance on arrival (required for entry).
  • Vouchers cannot be cancelled, exchanged or extended.
  • All seating is unreserved.
  • Photography is not permitted inside the cathedral.
  • The recital lasts approximately one hour.

Location:

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD
St Paul's tube
Phone 020 7246 8350
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