St Mary's Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
The Organ Project: Organ Recital given by Andrew Caskie
Our 2022 Organ Recital series continues with a recital given by Andrew Caskie, Managing Director of Nicholson & Co. Ltd.
**FREE ENTRY - no booking required - glass of wine or juice**
Andrew Caskie was born in Glasgow in 1979 and studied organ with Robert Lightband and David Sanger. He is managing director of Malvern-based Nicholson & Co. Ltd, one of the UK’s oldest and foremost organ-building firms. Outside work, Andrew is a keen cyclist; he is also regularly seen in the choir bass section and on the organ bench at Great Malvern Priory.
He recently concluded a two-year term as chairman of the Worcestershire Organists’ Association and is now a trustee of the Institute of British Organ Building.
Prior to joining the Nicholson firm in 2016, Andrew was based in Scotland and was director of music at Palmerston Place Church in Edinburgh for over 12 years. He was also chairman of the Scottish Federation of Organists organ advisory team, and served as president of the Edinburgh Society of Organists.
Andrew holds an honours degree in mechanical engineering and is a chartered engineer. He and his wife Rebecca live in Worcester with their two musical sons.
Finale - in modo Festivo (from Baroque Suite) - J.H. Reginald Dixon
Ach blieb bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 649 - Bach
Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom himmel herunter BWV 650- Bach
Benedictus - Alec Rowley
Church bells beyond the stars - Cecilia McDowall
Scherzo - Alfred Hollins
Organ Sonata No.5 in C minor - Alexandre Guilmant
Join us for a FREE evening recital, performed on our recently-restored 1889 J.W. Walker & Sons pipe organ. Refreshments included, no booking required.
Donations in aid of The Organ Project (theorganproject.org) - c/o St Mary's Church Music Foundation (registered Charity no. 1020088)