Chris Nickol - organist

Future Concerts at St Marys’

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Concerts and events will normally start at 3pm and we we will have a cup of tea ready for you after the concert.  We ask for donations in lieu of a ticket or entry price, so that your donation may (if you wish) qualify for Gift Aid

The Programme for 2018

Sunday 20 May, 3.00 p.m.: Chris Nickol, Organ

Christopher Nickol was born in Cambridge and gained an organ scholarship to the college chapel of Royal Holloway College (University of London). He is currently the organist and Music Director at New Kilpatrick Parish Church. He has a diverse career outwith the Kirk as a teacher, recitalist, conductor and accompanist.  He has performed with many of Scotland’s major choirs and orchestras, and plays frequently at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery. His repertoire includes an imaginative mix of contemporary pop culture pieces with the classics. He has given recitals throughout the UK and overseas, broadcast on BBC Radio and TV, and has recorded five CDs.

Chris Nickol

Chris Nickol

His recital on Sunday 20thMay will include:

  1. A. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st movementJ. Stanley: Concerto in C: Adagio-Allegro-Largo-PrestoJ. S. Bach: Siciliano, from Sonata 2 for flute, arr. A. M. HendersonJ. S. Bach: ‘Gigue’ Fugue

    Three pieces by Masters of the King’s/Queen’s Music:-

    1) Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness

    2) E. Elgar: Andantino in F, from ‘Vesper Voluntaries’

    3) W. Boyce: Trumpet Tune in D

    J. S. Bach: ‘Jesu, joy of man’s desiring’, & ‘Wachet auf’

    F. J. Haydn: 4 pieces for musical clocks

    E. Satie: Trois Gymnopedies

    J. Rutter: Toccata in Seven

Sunday 18 June, 3.00 p.m.: NO CONCERT


Sunday 16 July, 3.00 p.m.: Feis Fhoirt:

Young traditional ceilidh musicians playing fiddles, clarsach, guitar, and mandolin, with some beautiful Gaelic singing.


Sunday 19 August, 3.00 p.m.: Organ Recital, Details to follow


Sunday 16 September, 3.00 p.m.: Alastair Savage and Friends.

We are priviledged that, once again, these musicians of the highest calibre are visiting St. Mary’s to perform their choice of ancient and newly written pieces in the Scottish fiddle tradtion.


Sunday 21October, 3.00 p.m.: Monzani Trio (flute, violin, cello);

Lee Holland, Flute • Rachel Spencer, Violin • Feargus Egan, Cello. The Monzani Trio is an exciting new partnership between three good friends, all successful performers in their own right, who have a passion for chamber music and an interest in exploring the diverse repertoire for flute, violin and cello.


Sunday 18 November, 3.00 p.m.: St. Petersburg Resurrection Choir

Following their acclaimed visit three years ago, it will be a pleasure to welcome back this Russian choir, with their varied repertoire of classical and traditional folk singing.

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