St John’s Burlington Methodist Church set to host anniversary organ concert

St John’s Burlington Methodist Church is preparing to host an anniversary organ concert.

Friday, 21st May 2021, 8:10 am
Jonathan Scott will perform at St John’s Burlington Methodist Church on Saturday, July 3
Jonathan Scott will perform at St John’s Burlington Methodist Church on Saturday, July 3

All proceeds from the concert will go to the NHS and the church.

The event, on Saturday, July 3 at 7pm to celebrate the 137th Anniversary of St John’s, will delivered by Jonathan Scott who will play the 1893 organ built by Forster and Andrews of Hull.

Jonathan enjoys a hugely varied performing career on a diverse spectrum of keyboard instruments with a repertoire spanning over 500 years of music, including a catalogue of over 400 of his own transcriptions and arrangements.

As Associate Artist of the Bridgewater Hall Manchester, he gives a series of lunchtime organ recitals which attract audiences approaching 1,000.

A spokesman said: “Born in Manchester, Jonathan studied piano and organ at Chetham’s School of Music before gaining a scholarship to attend the Royal Northern College of Music.

“In addition to his career as pianist and organist, Jonathan is a specialist in the music for the French art harmonium.

“This season’s performances include solo and concerto appearances across the UK as well as Germany, Spain, France, Hungary, Norway, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore.

“Jonathan also has a busy international concert schedule with his pianist brother Tom Scott, performing as Scott Brothers Duo.”

Admission to the concert is £12 (Child under 16 free). For more information and to buy tickets call 07540 705886.