Lunchtime recital, 12:00pm: Matthew Kelly, organ


Saturday 8th July
St Mary’s Church, CM9 5HP


Coronation March, 2023 Piers Maxim  (b. 1968)

Ballo del Granduca SwWV 319 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck  (1562-1621)

Organ Sonata No. 5 in D major Op. 65 No. 5 Felix Mendelssohn  (1809-1847)

Praeludium in Phrygian Mode BuxWV 152 Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Forlana (Five Bagatelles) Op. 23 No. 4 Gerald Finzi  (1901-1956) arr. Robert Gower

Prelude & Fugue in E flat major BWV 552 Johann Sebastian Bach  (1685-1750)

Performer: Matthew Kelley is an organist and composer from Worcester, currently serving as the Graham Rogers Organ Scholar at Chelmsford Cathedral. Interested in music from a very early age, he began learning the organ in 2010 under Christopher Allsop during his tenure as a Chorister with Worcester Cathedral Choir. He took on his first playing role as Senior Organ Scholar at Great Malvern Priory in 2015, and was later the 2017/18 Organ Scholar of Guildford Cathedral under the directorship of Katherine Dienes-Williams. More recently, Matthew graduated from Durham University in 2021 having studied Music there for three years. Whilst there, he held the post of Musical Director at St Chad’s College, and directed the Durham University Choral Society through 2020/21.