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WILL WALSHE-GREY at St Mary the Virgin, Olveston


Fri 26 Jan 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


St Mary's Church
2 Church Hill, Olveston, Bristol, BS35 4BX

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Friday January 26th at 7.00pm

Will Walshe Grey, organ scholar at St Mary Redcliffe is giving a recital to celebrate the completion of the major rebuild of the Walker organ at St Mary’s.

After Will’s recital the team from Walkers will give a short presentation outlining what they have done.
There will then be a Burns’ night supper of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties!  Admission is £10 per head, including the excellent supper.

Will’s programme:

  • Fantasy No.2 on ‘Aus der Tiefe’ – Kenneth Leighton
  • Das alte Jahr vergangen ist (BWV 614) – J.S. Bach
  • Fantasy No.4 on ‘St Columba’ – Kenneth Leighton
  • Pastorale – César Franck
  • ‘O Emmanuel’ from O Antiphon Sequence – Cecilia McDowall
  • Fantasy No.1 on ‘Helmsley’ – Kenneth Leighton

Will Walshe-Grey is an organist and accompanist in his second year reading Music at the University of Bristol, where he studies organ with Paul Walton. As organ scholar at St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, he sings regularly in the choir and has duties accompanying the choir and tutoring the choristers, as well as managing the music library. At the university, Will répétiteurs regularly for the Bristol University Opera Society, and has accompanied both the University Chamber Choir and Minerva Choir. In addition, Will enjoys singing with the prestigious University Singers as a bass. Recent recitals include St Laurence Falmer, St Mary Redcliffe and Bath Abbey.