2018 Celebrity Recitals

Free organ recitals

After the success of the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Recital Series, the Selby Abbey Trust has arranged a series of FREE Celebrity Organ Recitals to be performed on the historic William Hill Organ from the nave console.

This prestigious series of concerts will feature cathedral and concert organists from the UK and from Europe who are among the most distinguished performers in the world.

There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Selby Abbey Organ Appeal.

Commencing 12.30pm in the Abbey

June 26th  -  Aleksandr Nisse, The Carmelite Church, Dublin

July 3rd  -  Ashley Grote, Norwich Cathedral

July 10th  -  Robert Sharpe, York Minster

July 17th  -  John Scott Whiteley, York Minster

July 24th  -  Daniel Cook, Durham Cathedral

July 31st  -  Michael Overbury, Newark

August 14th - Christopher Too, Ampleforth Abbey, sponsored by the Young Organ Scholars' Trust

Commencing 19.00pm in the Abbey

"The Battle of the Organs"

September 14th -  D’Arcy Trinkwon & John Scott Whiteley




The Harrison & Harrison Console, acquired from Manchester Cathedral.

 "...to be performed  on the historic William Hill Organ from the nave console."