St Barnabas Organ Festival 2012


The St Barnabas Organ Festival was being held on Sunday October 7th from 2 pm to 10 pm to celebrate the installation of our magnificent ‘Hill’ organ.  This wonderful instrument was previously in St Jude’s Southsea, and was dismantled and rebuilt here in 2011 by Nicholson & Co of Malvern.    Click here for full details of the organ.    The programme was as follows :

AFTERNOON SESSION : Sunday 7th October 2-6 pm

2.00 pm    Introduction and Welcome

2.10 pm    Martin Neary

Bach : Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Franck : Prelude Fugue and Variation Op 18
Farrington : Bluesday
Messiaen : ‘Transports de Joie’

2.40 pm     interval

2.55 pm    Paul Ayres 

Bach : Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543
Blow : Voluntary in C
Mendelssohn : Sonata in A major Op 65 no 3
Ayres : ‘Fantasia 150’

3.25 pm     interval

3.40 pm    Christopher Eastwood  

Bach : Fantasia & Fugue in G minor BWV 542
Ad Wammes : Miroir
Reger : Introduction & Passacaglia in D minor

4.10  pm    TEA IN THE HALL

4.50  pm    John Hudson
Bach : Fantasia in G major BWV 572
Easthope Martin : Evensong
Guy Eldridge : 2 Impressions

5.10 pm     interval

5.25 pm    Edward Tambling 

Bach : Fantasia & Fugue in C minor BWV 537
Karg-Elert : ‘Nun Danket alle Gott’
Vaughan Williams : Rhosymedre
Vierne : Finale from Symphony no 1 

6.00 pm     SUPPER IN THE HALL 

EVENING SESSION : Sunday October 7th 7-10 pm

7.00 pm Stuart Whatton     

Bach : Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 546
Walton : Three Pieces from Richard III
Boëllmann : Suite Gothique Op 25

7.35 pm     interval 

7.50 pm Paul Jeanes   

Bach : Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 549
Franck : Chorale no 3 in A minor
Dubois : Toccata in G major

8.20 pm     interval

8.35  pm    John Gibbons     

Bach : Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541
Reger : Toccata in D minor Op 59 no 5
Alain : Litanies
Franck : Pièce Héroïque
Dupré : Toccata ‘Placare Christe Servulis’ 

9.10         interval

9.25 pm    Hugh Mather     

Bach : Toccata in F BWV 540
Mozart : Fantasia in F minor K 608
Widor : Toccata from Symphony no 5

10.00 pm    CLOSE 


Location : St Barnabas church’s address is Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG.  It is situated on the corner of Pitshanger Lane and Denison Road. Parking is readily available in neighbouring streets, with no parking restrictions.   The nearest tube station is Ealing Broadway (on the Central and District Lines). From Ealing Broadway, use the E2 or E9 bus services.  Taxis are also available outside the station. 

All proceeds will go towards St Barnabas Church Funds.  Thank you in advance for your help.

Enquiries to Dr Hugh Mather on 020 8997 7691, 


All information is correct at the time of printing, but we reserve the right to alter the programme where necessary.