Events in 2015

The Binns organ in the
Albert Hall, Nottingham, UK

The Binns organ in the Albert Hall, Nottingham

We want to share with you our enthusiasm for this wonderful Edwardian instrument in the Albert Hall, Nottingham. Read about the history and construction of the organ, browse the stop list, hear it being played. And why not plan to attend one of this year's concerts?

Initial details of the 2015 Concert Series are now available.

"Towards a Modernist Organ", a new DVD featuring works played on the Albert Hall organ by the Custodian, David Butterworth, is now available for purchase.

"Fanfare for Nottingham", a new CD of works played on the Albert Hall organ by John Keys is also available for purchase.

A set of downloadable recordings made in 2011 are also available.

Timothy Byram-Wigfield plays the Binns organ

David ButterworthDavid Butterworth MA Mus.B. FRCO CHM
The Custodian of the organ is David Butterworth, a prominent local organist who has advised on several organ projects in the district including St Mary's Nottingham, Worksop Priory, St Mary's Hucknall and St Mary's Clifton. He oversaw the rebuilding of the Binns organ by Harrison & Harrison in 1992/93 and continues to supervise the maintenance of the organ. He also arranges the annual series of concerts by local, national and international recitalists.

The Binns Organ Trust
Patron - Richard Hills

Board of Trustees

Hilary Silvester (Chair)David Butterworth (Custodian)
Ian Wells (Treasurer & Secretary)Bob Chaffin
Paul HaleJohn Keys
June Whitesides

Minutes secretary - Joan Orton

EMOR mailing list

If you are interested in receiving email notification of organ recitals in the East Midlands, then why not subscribe to EMOR? "East Midlands Organ Recitals" is a mailing list which will send you occasional emails containing details of recitals in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. To join, simply send an email to emor-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

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