2019 Celebrity Recitals

Free organ recitals

After the success of the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 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 organ maintenance.

Commencing 12.30pm in the Abbey

2nd July : Dr. Roger Tebbet

Selby Abbey

9th July : Dr. Richard Elliott

Principal Organist The Mormon Tabernacle

16th July : Geoffrey Coffin


23rd July : Dr Murray Forbes Somerville

Former Organist and Choir Master Harvard University

30th July : Nathan Laube
Eastman School of Music

6th Aug  : Philippe Lefebvre

Organiste Titulair  Notre Dame de Paris




The Harrison & Harrison Console, acquired from Manchester Cathedral.

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