Harrison Organ - Halifax Minster
Prof Ian Tracey
Alan Horsey
Darius Battiwala - Leeds Town Hall
Prof. Graham Barber
Snetzler Chamber Organ
The 1766 Snetzler Chamber Organ now in the Holdsworth Chapel at Halifax Minster

‘Thursday at One’ Recital Season 2022



March 10th  –  Prof. Ian Tracey

Patron of the Harrison Organ at Halifax Minster and Liverpool City Organist


April 14th  –  Adam Field

Music for Holy Week and Easter by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Reger & others


May 12th  –  Prof. Graham Barber

Curator of the world-famous Schulze organ at St Bartholomew’s Church Armley.


May 26th  –  David Barker

St Paul, King Cross, Halifax


June 2nd  –  Alan Horsey

A special concert to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, given as part of the Minster’s Flower Festival Weekend.


June 9th  –  Duncan Glenday

Manchester University, Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music.


June 16th  –  Graham Thorpe

Bradford Cathedral


June 23rd  –  Sam Barber

Christ Church, Kensington and Brentwood School.


June 30th  –  Students from Rishworth School

Rishworth has been a partner of the Minster for many years – today’s concert features some of their best musical talent!


July 7th  –  George Parsons



July 14th  –  Jill Crossland (piano)

Yorkshire born concert pianist, Jill Crossland adds some variety to our predominantly organ-based season….


July 28th  –  Christopher Newton

Leeds and Armley


August 4th  –  TBC


August 11th  –  Adam Field

Organ Scholar – Selwyn College, Cambridge


August 18th  –  Prof. David Baker

A special recital given on the Snetzler organ in the Holdsworth Chapel

August 25th  –  Ted O’Hare

Durham University


Sept 8th  –  Sean Montgomery

A special recital as part of this year’s Heritage Open Day weekend


Sept 22nd  –  William Campbell

Organ scholar, Leeds Minster


Oct 13th  –  Alexander Woodrow

Leeds Minster


Nov 10th  –  Alex Berry

Bradford Cathedral


Dec 8th  –  Tom Moore

A Christmas themed concert to conclude our 2022 season, surrounded with the sites and scent of the Minster’s 30+ Christmas trees!

Performers at the organ console can be viewed on our big screen so none of ‘the action’ is missed!

A light lunch is available from 12.15pm.

The recital is free, but a retiring collection is taken to support the work of the Music Department and the Organ Fund.
If you would be interested in sponsoring an individual recital (£50) to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or in memory of a loved one, please email admin@halifaxminster.org.uk