The Organ
The Alexandra Palace Organ Appeal
Registered Charity No.:285222, London N22 7AY
Wednesday 7th April 2010, 7.30 pm

Andrew Fletcher



Fanfare in G minor ~ enlarged by A I Fletcher Emma Louise Ashford [1850 – 1937]

Menuet (from ‘A Downland Suite’) ~ transcribed by A I Fletcher John Ireland [1879 – 1962]

Ballo della Battaglia ~Bernardo Storace [fl. 1660s]

Romance in B flat ~ William McKie [1901 – 1984]

Plymouth Suite
Allegro Risoluto — Lantana — Chanty Salix — Toccata ~ Percy Whitlock [1903 – 1946]


Postlude in C ~ Henry Smart [1813 – 1879]

Three Movements from ‘Heroic Music’
La Vaillance — La Grace — L’Armement ~ Georg Philipp Telemann [1681 – 1767]

Prelude & Fugue in D major BWV 532 ~ J S Bach [1685 – 1750]

Capriccietto in A ~ Leonard Butler [fl. 1896 – 1936]

Carillon-Sortie ~Henri Mulet [1878 – 1967]

Andrew Fletcher was educated in Birmingham and at Keble College, Oxford, where he was Organ Scholar. He is an FRCO prize-winner and holds the College’s choir-training diploma. He is a regular recitalist here and in the USA, and is in frequent demand as a service accompanist.

He has been involved in church music since the age of seven and has held posts in Warwick, Swindon, Birmingham, and Stourbridge. He directs the Solihull Choral Society, teaches piano, organ and theory, presents lectures, master-classes and choral workshops, and composes church and organ music, much of which is published by Peters Edition and Kevin Mayhew. He is also Organist to the University of Birmingham and Organ Adviser to the Diocese of Worcester.


The Alexandra Palace Organ Appeal will be selling copies of “The Finest Concert Organ in Europe” at £2.00 and “Alexandra Palace & People” by Fred Clarke at £2.00.

The Friends of the Alexandra Palace Organ Appeal will be providing opportunities to check the addresses of all Friends and to take the names of all those who wish to join.

Jean and Sid Perkins will be selling CDÂ’s, Cassettes and sheet music.

Future recitals

Thursday 15th July at 7.30 pm Dr. Francis Jackson CBE, Organist Emeritus York Minster

Wednesday 4th of August at 7.30 pm Two Bright Young Stars: Richard Dawson (Organ Scholar Elect, Emmanuel College, Cambridge); Laurence Williams (former Organ Scholar, St. George's Chapel, Windsor)

Wednesday 1st September at 6.30 pm Friends' Evening - Come and Play.

Wednesday 24th November at 5.30 pm Annual Supper followed by Donald Mackenzie, organist of the Odeon, Leicester Square, who will play a programme of solo items and accompany silent films.