Organist to raise the church roof

Organist Sarah Baldock.
Organist Sarah Baldock.

Once again St Martin’s Church in Brighouse is expecting to host a capacity audience for the celebrity organ recital to be given by Sarah Baldock.

She has held the post of organist and master of the choiristers ar Chichester Cathedral for the past six years and is currently a member of the music staff at the prestigious Cheltenham Ladies’ College.

Whilst holding these positions she has established an enviable reputation as an international recitalist and orchestral conductor.

The church’s two organs will be used for a programme which includes classical pieces and a number from a more modern era

Sarah will talk about the pieces and her reasons for choosing them.

The perfomance will take place on Saturday, October 23, starting at 7.30pm.

Sarah has directed choral workshops in the UK, US, Norway and Sweden. Performances have included concertos with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Hampshire County Youth Orchestra and solo concerts in the Channel Islands, Europe, US and Canada.

At the end of the recital there will be a buffet supper with wines and soft drinks.

Tickets are £10, concessions £8, and are available from 01484 715238 or on the door.