Early Music Day: Rachel Mahon (organ)
Saturday 23 July 2022
Soroptimists International of King’s Lynn
Bach Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 546
Widor Adagio from Symphony No.5
Bales Petite Suite
Parry Chorale prelude on ‘Martyrdom’
Mendelssohn Sonata No.6, Op.65
Bach O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross, BWV 622
Rachel Laurin Toccata from Symphony No.1
The 2022 Early Music Day begins with an hour-long organ recital by Coventry Cathedral’s director of music, Rachel Mahon. She will play the Henry Willis organ, the last instrument on which Father Willis worked on before his death.
Rachel Mahon is Assistant Director of Music at Coventry Cathedral, where she works with the Cathedral Choir and curates the organ recital series. Prior to this she was Assistant Organist at Chester Cathedral and Organ Scholar at St Paul's Cathedral in London, where she gave recitals and regularly played and conducted for services, working with the world-famous Cathedral Choir in the daily cycle of worship.
St Nicholas' Chapel
St Nicholas' Chapel, St Ann's Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1LT
- Uneven paving on approach to doors.
- Toilet facilities now available in the chapel.
- Wheelchairs accessible through the main door.
- A limited number of wheelchair spaces are available and must be booked in advance - please specify when booking.
The nearest car park is Chapel Street and Tuesday Market Place. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee. Current charges are available on the borough council website: https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/
Seating is unreserved. The acoustic is excellent throughout the chapel but an unrestricted view of the performance area cannot be guaranteed from all seats - in some cases, the view is extremely restricted.
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