07. November 2020 - 12:00 till 13:00
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Neil Taylor (organ) Cathedral Classics | St Laurence's Church | Saturday, 07. November 2020

Neil is a sought after and renowned choral director, organist, piano accompanist, teacher and coach, based in the North West of England. 
After winning a Scholarship to the Royal College of Music, he held appointments at St Albans and Norwich Cathedrals, and was Organist and Director of Music at Sheffield Cathedral until 2016. During his time in Sheffield, the cathedral choir toured both at home and abroad (including Germany, Holland, France, Hungary, the Czech Republic and the USA) and broadcast frequently on BBC Radios 2, 3 & 4. His CD Recordings include Music for a Millennium, a Classic FM Magazine CD of the Year Award Winner, and numerous releases as organist and conductor, all to high critical acclaim.
 As solo organist, he has played at many of the major venues in the UK, and has worked with the Hallé, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Orchestra of Opera North, Huddersfield Choral Society, and the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera.
 He is Music Director of St George’s Singers, Manchester, and Keele Bach Choir; he appears frequently with the BBC as Musical Director and Organist on Songs of Praise, Daily Service and Sunday Worship.
 In his spare time he enjoys reading and walking. A keen cook, he is also an enthusiast of real ales and good wines.
Cathedral Classics is a series of six organ recitals by some of the country’s most eminent organists. These concerts are in support of our Organ Appeal and arranged by The Friends of St Laurence’s Church. These will take place at St Laurence Church from April to November on Saturdays at 12 noon followed by lunch.