Music at Lunchtime

Music at Lunchtime is a series of concerts given in the Farnham United Reformed Church building on Tuesdays between 1pm and 2pm.

There is no charge for admission to lunchtime concerts, but there is a retiring collection.

Programme

All performances 1-1.45pm

1 October 2019
Will Nisbet, organ

5 November 2019
Sarah Poole, soprano
David Heyes, double bass

10 December 2019 (in the Methodist building)
Yoon Seok Shin, piano

4 February 2020
Music students from
Lord Wandsworth College

5 May 2020 (in the Methodist building)
Dominic Clarke, trombone

Music Explored – Illustrated Piano Recitals

Every Wednesday from 1-2pm in the Farnham URC building

Every Wednesday during term-time, the Farnham-based composer and pianist Matthew Taylor is giving a series of illustrated piano recitals.  Previous talks have included music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Mozart, Berg and
Schumann.  Each recital comprises a very engaging, informative talk, time for discussions and very enjoyable piano playing.

£8, per session,  tickets on the door.

Mailing List

Details of our concerts are posted on this site, and also mailed to everybody on our mailing list.  If you would like to join our mailing list, please complete the form below.

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Specification of the Organ

The organ was built in 1906 by Henry Jones & Sons, South Kensington, renovated in 1986 by Bishop and Sons and rebuilt in 2005/6 by James Richardson-Jones.

 SWELL ORGAN  GREAT ORGAN  PEDAL ORGAN
1 Double Diapason 16 10 Open Diapason 8 17 Open Diapason  16
2 Open Diapason  8 11 Dulciana  8 18 Bourdon  16
3 Viol di Gamba  8 12 Rohr Flute* 8 19 Bass Flute (from no 18)†  8
4 Vox Angelica  8 13 Harmonic Flute 4 20 Super Octave (from no 17)†  4
5 Lieblich Gedact  8 14 Principal  4
6 Gemshorn  4 15 Fifteenth  2
7 Harmonic Piccolo  2  16 Mixture II†
8 Cornopean  8
9 Oboe  8
 Tremulant  Swell to Great   Swell to Pedals
  Swell Octave   Great to Pedals

Compass of Manuals C to g³, 56 notes
Compass of Pedals C to f¹, 30 notes
Mechanical action to manuals; electro-pneumatic action to pedals
Balanced Swell pedal†

* – misnomer for Clarabella
† – items new at the 1986 renovation