Bach for Holy Week #2

Bach for Holy Week #2

Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639 My organ tutor once suggested that almost every composer that ever lived would be happy with their output if this were the only piece they’d ever composed. The stunning simplicity and beautiful violin-like figures make this one...
Bach for Holy Week #1

Bach for Holy Week #1

Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 – Chorale and Partitas VI and VII The Chorale Partita BWV 768 is a tour de force in the organ repertoire, where Bach explores the expressive possibilities in a set of variations (Partitas) on a simple Lutheran chorale melody. During...
prayers around the cross

prayers around the cross

Holy Week in hard times Every day of the week from today onwards Roger will be leading ‘Prayers around the Cross’ at 9am and 5pm. Early in the week we shall reflect on the ‘Songs of the Servant’ and then enter into the story of Jesus’ passion and resurrection,...
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

What if everyone on Sunday April 5 in the morning, puts a branch on the door of their house or on the window, to celebrate Palm Sunday? It could be any green branch you can get. This would help, despite the social distancing, to be connected as we enter into the...