Author Archive | Andrew Gaitskell

Organ Concert – 21 July 2022 – Christopher Herrick

Programme notes for St John’s Upper Norwood 21.07.22 Mons Leidvin Takle (b.1942) – Yes! Based near Kristiansand in Norway, Mons Leidvin Takle studied in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Chicago, New York and at Stavanger Conservatoire. Not only a church musician, he is also a well-travelled concert organist and prolific composer of vocal, instrumental and widely performed organ […]

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Christmas Eve – Midnight Mass Services

9pm and 11.30pm Christmas Eve – MIDNIGHT MASS SERVICES The tradition of keeping a Mass in the evening before Christmas Day began in the East, and was observed in the late fourth century in Jerusalem by a Christian woman named Egeria on the night of January 5. The tradition reached the Western world in the […]

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