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Past Concerts - 2018

Monday 31st December 2018

New Year's Eve Concert

Helsinki Philharmonic Choir

Jonas Rannila, conductor

Helsinki Cathedral, Finland



22 December 2018

Kings Lynn Festival Chorus

Kings Lynn Minster, Norfolk, UK


15 - 20 December 2018

Handel - Messiah

15 December Grand Théâtre, Aix-en-Provence, France

16 December Theater an der Wien, Vienna, Austria

17 December Vaduz, Liechtenstein

18 December De Oosterpoort, Groningen, Netherlands

19 December De Singel, Antwerp, Belgium

20 December Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

The King's Consort

Robert King, conductor



27, 30 November 2018

4, 8, 11, 14, 19, 22 December 2018

Bizet, Carmen

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

(Children's Chorus - guest musical director)

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Leeds Lieder at Lunchtime

Royal Academy of Music Song Circle

The Venue, Leeds College of Music, Leeds, UK




Saturday 8 December 2018

Carols by Candlelight

City of London Choir

St John's Smith Square, London, UK


Tuesday 4 December 2018

Carers Trust Christmas Carol Concert

City of London Choir

St Mary-le-Bow Church, London, UK



Saturday 1 December 2018

Grand Music for Brass, Organ and Timpani

Rembrandt Brass

St Mary's, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, UK


Thursday 29 November 2018

Penna Carol Concert

Tenebrae Choir

St Bartholomew the Great, London, UK



Sunday 25 November 2018

Odes to St Cecilia: Purcell, Britten and Handel

The King's Consort

Robert King, conductor

Theatre Royal, Norwich, UK


Friday 16 November 2018

Maureen Lehane Competition Final

Stephanie Wake-Edwards, mezzo-soprano

Wigmore Hall, London, UK

Richard Gowers, piano

Saturday 10 November 2018

Duruflé Requiem

Barry Jordan, Leitung

Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany



Wednesday 31 October 2018

Transcending Borders VI - France

Academy Voices (Royal Academy of Music)

Italian Cultural Institute, London, UK


Sunday 21 October 2018

East Anglian Academy for Ancient Music

Organ Recital

St Michael's Church, Framlingham, UK

Sunday 14 October 2018

Westminster Cathedral

Organ Recital

Westminster Cathedral, London, UK

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Festival Toulouse-les-Orgues

Organ Recital

Église Notre-Dame du Taur, Toulouse, France

Sunday 23 September 2018

Duruflé Requiem

Rye, Kent, UK

City of London Choir

Hilary Davan-Wetton, conductor


Friday 21 September 2018 14:00


King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

On 21st September the new CD, Messiaen La Nativité du Seigneur, was launched in Cambridge during a live-stream event on Facebook.

Thursday 13 September 2018

Duruflé Requiem

St James's Church Sussex Gardens, London, UK

Deutsche Chor London


Friday 17, Saturday 18, Sunday 19 August 2018, 17:00

Don Giovanni

Waterperry Amphitheatre, Oxfordshire, UK

Waterperry Opera Festival

London Young Sinfonia

Bertie Baigent, conductor


Friday 27 July 2018

Duruflé Requiem

All Saints, Ryde, Isle-of-Wight, UK

City of London Choir


Wednesday 25 July 2018

Regis Campo Portrait Concert

Robinson College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Connections Ensemble

Works by Mahler, Debussy and Régis Campo


Sunday 8 July 2018

Matilda Lloyd and Friends

St Clement's Church, Sandwich, Kent, UK

Deal Festival

Matilda Lloyd, trumpet

Kirkman Quartet

Joe Cowie, double bass

Richard Gowers, organ

Saturday 7 July 2018

Brahms Requiem

Dreikoenigskirche, Dresden, Germany

Runby Singers

Colin Durrant, conductor

Jonathan Lilley, Richard Gowers, piano

Saturday 30 June 2018 19:30

Dvorak, Stabat Mater

St Mary's Putney, London, UK

Fulham Camerata

James Day, conductor

Thursday 28 June 2018 13:05

Ravel, Histoires Naturelles

David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK

Hannah Bennett, soprano

Paul Grant, baritone

Richard Gowers, piano

Monday 25 June 2018 20:00

Opening of the International Summer Music Festival

Organ Recital

Dom, Meldorf (Schleswig-Holstein), Germany

Works by Bach, Liszt, Gowers, Whitlock, Messiaen and Reubke

Sunday 17 June 2018 17:45

Recital at Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey, London, UK

J. S. Bach/Schoenberg - Prelude in E-flat BWV 552
Wagner, arr. Lemare - Tannhäuser: Lied an den Abendstern
Liszt, arr. L. Falk - Liebestraum nr. 3 in A-flat
R. Strauss, arr. Gowers - Feuersnot: Zwischenspiel/Liebesszene


Thursday 31 May 2018 19:30

Boulanger Psalm 130, Fauré Requiem

Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

CBSO, Mirga Gražintyė-Tyla

CBSO Chorus


Sunday 27 May 2018

Furitsu Fumin Hall, Kyoto, Japan

Cello works by Schumann, Elgar and Chopin

Rebecca McNaught, cello

Richard Gowers, piano

Friday 27 April 2018

Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, Finland

Saturday 28 April 2018

Tapiola Church, Espoo, Finland

Carmina Burana/Chichester Psalms

Helsinki Philharmonic Choir

Jonas Rannila, conductor

Richard Gowers, Hans-Otto, Ehrström, pianos


Wednesday 25 2018

Tapiola Church, Espoo, Finland

Thursday 26 April 2018

Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki, Finland

From Bruckner to Kurt Weill

Manifestum Choir

Jonas Rannila, conductor


Tuesday 24 April 2018 13:05

Songs and Arias by Haydn, Loewe and Ravel

David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Royal Academy of Music, London, UK

Lunchtime Recital

Mariamielle Lamagat, soprano

Tom Bennett, bass

Richard Gowers, piano

Saturday 21 April 2018 10:15

East of England Organ Day

Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk, UK
Transcriptions of Ballet music for organ duet

Richard Gowers, Henry Websdale, organ

Thursday 19 April 2018

Handel, Dixit Dominus

Tata Hall, NCPA, Mumbai, India

Trinity Laban Chapel Choir

Ralph Allwood, conductor


Friday 6 / Saturday 7 April 2018 19:30

Bernstein Mass
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK

Marin Alsop, conductor


Wednesday 28 March 2018

Humperdinck, Hansel & Gretel

St John the Baptist, Witheridge, Devon, UK
Transcribed for organ accompaniment

Sarah Walker, director


Saturday 24 March 2018 19:30

Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Thierry Fischer, conductor


Sunday 18 March 2018 19:00

Walton, The Twelve, Belshazzar's Feast

St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London, UK

Transcribed for organ

Voce Chamber Choir

Suzi Digby, conductor

Richard Gowers, organ

Sunday 11 March 2018 16:45

Recital at St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

Liszt Fantasie und Fuge über 'Ad nos ad salutarem undam'


Saturday 10 March 2018 18:40

Nico Muhly Première

King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK
Nico Muhly The Lenten Gospels

Andrew Hammond, voice

Richard Gowers, organ

World Première


Saturday 17 February 2018 13:30

The Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK

& Sunday 18 February 2018 13:15

Old Royal Naval College Chapel, London, UK

Duo Recital: French works for Violin and Piano

Messiaen Theme and Variations

Fauré Violin Sonata no. 1, Op. 13

Ravel Violin Sonata no. 2

Pia Rossel, violin

Richard Gowers, piano

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Lunchtime Recital

St Bride's Fleet St, London, UK

Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel

Michael Hickman, baritone

Richard Gowers, piano

Monday 5 February 2018

Recital in Huddersfield
Huddersfield Town Hall, UK

Kirklees Concert Season 2017-18


Saturday 3 February 2018

Messiaen - Oiseaux Exotiques

King's College, Cambridge

Joshua Ballance, conductor

Richard Gowers, piano

Saturday 27 January 2018

Recital at Bloomsbury Organ Day
Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London, UK


Tuesday 16 January 2018

Messiaen - La Nativité du Seigneur

Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, UK


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