HE’S a multi-talented musician and conductor who also edits the best-selling journal Organists Review.
Paul Hale will doubtless receive a warm welcome when he arrives at Huddersfield Town Hall on December 3 to play the lunch hour concert.
Paul not only plays organ recitals but conducts and reviews, as well as being in national demand as a consultant.
He is cathedral organist and Rector Choir at Southwell Minster in Nottinghamshire.
In addition to his daily cathedral duties and busy recital schedule he is conductor of the Nottingham Bach Choir, diocesan organ adviser to Southwell and Lincoln (South), a diploma examiner for the Royal College of Organists, president of the East Midlands Choirs Charitable Trust, an accredited member of the Association of Independent Organ Advisers, a trustee of the Percy Whitlock Trust and chairman of the RSCM Southwell and Notts Area.
As a player and choral conductor he has performed in most English cathedrals and concert halls, playing also in Europe and the USA, as well as on the main UK television and radio channels.
In his performance at Huddersfield Town Hall Paul will be playing the Fanfare (Percy Whitlock ), Passacaglia in D minor (Buxtehude),
Suite from Messe pour les Couvents (Couperin), Chant de Mai, (Joseph Jongen), Sonata No III in C minor (Alexandre Guilmant) The Angel’s Farewell from The Dream of Gerontius by Elgar and Carillon-Sortie (Henri Mulet).
The concert begins at 1pm, with tickets at £3 (£2 concessions) from Kirklees booking offices, on 01484 223200, or from the Town Hall box office on the day of the concert. Lunches will be available in the Old Court Room from noon.