Tuesday 3rd May, 2016|
Freddie James, the current Nicholas Danby Organ Scholar, will play the opening recital (1:00-1:45) in the prestigious series of John Hill Memorial Concerts at St Lawrence Jewry-Next-Guildhall, London EC2V 5AA. His programme consists of major works by Cesar Franck (Grande Piece Symphonique) and Max Reger (Phantasie uber den Choral "Straf' mich nicht in deinem Zorn"). Admission is free and supporters of the Danby Trust are invited to join John Hill subscribers and Freddie for sandwiches and wine afterwards.
Sunday 7th June, 2015
James O'Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey, gave an organ recital in aid of the Trust at Douai Abbey. To read a review of the concert, click here. For details of how to support the work of the Nicholas Danby Trust and make a donation or set up a regular standing order, please click the "DONATE" link at top right.
This year's Nicholas Danby Scholarship has been awarded to Freddie James, and the Bursary to Max James... [more]
Thursday 10 July 2014
Following Thomas Trotter's celebrity recital at St Paul's Cathedral, a reception in aid of the Trust was given at Scandinavian House, by kind invitation of Sir Roger Gifford.
The Nicholas Danby Bursary 2013 has been awarded to Richard Gowers... [more]
The Nicholas Danby Bursary 2012 has been awarded to Domenico Gioffre... [more]
The Nicholas Danby Scholarship 2011 was awarded to Richard Brasier, of London... [more]
23 June 2011 - Southwark Cathedral
A reception in aid of the Trust was held following a recital by Olivier Latry of Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris.
30 October 2010 - Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 4:00
In the last of his 2010 series of recitals in aid of the Trust, Christopher Nickol played the Binns organ at this central London venue.
10 September 2010 - York Central Methodist Church, 7:30
In the second of his recitals in aid of the Trust, Christopher Nickol played music by Buxtehude, Reger, Howells, Franck, Burgeon, and Saint-Saens.
5 September 2010 - New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden, Glasgow, 6:30
Christopher Nickol gave a recital in aid of the Trust. The concert included music by Bach, Franck, Haydn, Jongen, Leighton, and Sweelinck played on the church's two organs.
24 June 2010 - The Temple Church
Stephen Disley gave an organ recital in aid of the Trust and in memory of his friend Paul Smith. Around 80 people attended the concert and buffet reception afterwards.
8 February 2010 - Southwark Cathedral
Former Nicholas Danby organ scholar Christain Wilson gave a lunchtime recital.
The first Nicholas Danby Bursary was awarded to Freddie James, of London... [more]
28 July 2009 - Westminster Abbey
Following a recital by the Abbey's Organist, James O’Donnell, a reception in aid of the Trust took place in the Jerusalem Chamber by kind permission of the Dean of Westminster.
24 September 2008 - Westminster Cathedral
A reception in aid of the Trust was held following a recital given by Professor Jon Laukvik.
25 November 2007 - Westminster Abbey
Nicholas Danby Trust scholar Christian Wilson's recital at the Abbey was followed by a reception in Cheyneygates, by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter.
3 November 2007 - King's College Chapel, Cambridge
Christian Wilson, Nicholas Danby Trust scholar, gave a recital of music by Josef Holbrooke and Sigfrid Karg-Elert.
The third Nicholas Danby Scholarship was awarded to Christian Wilson... [more]
22 July 2007 - Douai Abbey
Peter Wright, Organist of Southwark Cathedral, gave a Summer Celebrity Recital in aid of the Nicholas Danby Trust. His prgramme included music by Bach, Frescobaldi, Mendelssohn, Franck, Bairstow, Widor, and Cochereau.
The second Nicholas Danby Scholarship was awarded to Petros Bakalakos, of Greece... [more]
23 August 1999
The Trustees announced that the first Nicholas Danby Scholarship was awarded to Rafal Salamon, of Cracow, Poland... [more]
The 2015 Newsletter|
is still available here.
The 2016 Newsletter will be available soon.
THE 2016 BURSARY Application Format is available here (closing date: 1st May, 2016).
THE 2017 SCHOLARSHIP Application Format is available here (closing date: 1st May, 2017).