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Nicholas Edwards

Nicholas Edwards

Mon 5 October
Leeds Town Hall

Nicholas Edwards
Winner London Organ Competition

Bach - Prelude & Fugue in C major BWV545 Listen
Vierne - Pièces en style libre: Lied, Scherzetto, Carillon Listen
Saint-Saëns - Improvisation No 4 Listen
Ad Wammes - Vallée des danses, Triptych Listen
Walton - Crown Imperial Listen

Programme duration approximately 50 mins. Please note there will be no interval.

Nicholas Edwards is the Senior Organ Scholar at Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he plays an active role in accompanying and directing the choir. He began playing the organ at the age of 13, and subsequently joined the Royal Grammar School, Guildford as the King’s Music Scholar. During his time there, he accompanied the school chamber choir in evensongs, including at St Paul’s Cathedral.

More recently he has performed as a soloist at the Royal Hospital School, and has accompanied the Choir of Christ’s College at St Martin-in-the-Fields, as well as on tour in Singapore and New Zealand.

Nicholas was awarded first prize in the senior category of the London Organ Competition in 2017 and won the Bach and Solo categories at the Godalming Music Festival the following year.

Besides studying for a degree in Linguistics, Nicholas maintains a busy and varied schedule of musical activities. He currently studies the organ with Stephen Farr, having previously been taught by Philip Scriven and Joseph McHardy.

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We believe that music really is for everyone. To reflect this, our Leeds Lunchtime Organ Music and Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music series are free to attend. We are always grateful to accept cash donations after each lunchtime concert, which go directly to supporting these series. However, if you would prefer to donate online you can do so at any time here. 

Coronavirus Information

As a result of fast changing Government directions in response to the pandemic and increased infections rates, there is an ever present possibility that our events run the risk of being cancelled at short notice. Customers are advised to check that the event they have booked for is going ahead prior to setting off. Therefore to avoid disappointment and inconvenience please visit our website, social media channels or call the Box Office on 0113 376 0318 (Mon-Fri between 10am to 4.00pm).

This indoor concert is a crucial part of the process in helping live music performances return safely for both artists and audiences. The following measures are now in place at Leeds Town Hall to ensure the safety and comfort of the audience during their visit:

- Hand sanitising stations on entry and around the venue
- Clearly marked one-way system around the venue
- Socially distanced seating arrangements with predetermined entrance times
- Socially distanced toilet facilities. We ask that customers access the toilet facilities before the concert as re-entrance during the performance may not be possible.

Face Coverings: everyone is expected to wear a face covering unless excused for reasons of age, health or disability.

If you are feeling unwell (or suspect you have coronavirus) please do not attend the concert.

Latecomers cannot be admitted.

Lift access to the stalls and gallery areas is available through the Box Office entrance. This is limited to one person/one family unit or for accessibility access.

Photography is not permitted during the event.

Customers are kindly requested to stay seated during the performance and remain seated at the end of the concert until staff advise you of your exit route.

Please be aware that there will be no bars/refreshment stations open before or after the concert and there is no interval.

NHS Test and Trace

Customer contact details and the time you are present in our building will be recorded for NHS Test and Trace purposes. In accordance with NHS requirements this information will be held for 21 days and, if asked, we will provide them to NHS Test and Trace.

Please be reassured that your information will be stored securely, in line with data protection laws, and will not be shared with anyone else. We will also not use your data for anything else like marketing. We are doing this to help reduce the risk of any local outbreak - by sharing your information NHS Test and Trace can quickly identify people who have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 and ask them to take the necessary precautions. 


Admission is free.

Due to limited capacity and current social distancing measures, advance booking is required. We regret that booking tickets on the door is not currently an option. 

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