The meeting started with an organ recital by our member Dr. James Lancelot D.Mus, FRCO, the retired organist of Durham Cathedral. The AGM  followed at 3.15pm.

GOA Recital by James Lancelot

Buxtehude:  Toccata in F, BuxWV 157

Sweelinck:  Toccata No 21 in G minor 

Bach: Wir danken dir, BWV 623

Bach: Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund, BWV 621

Bach: Herr Gott, nun schleuß den Himmel auf, BWV 617

Bach: Christ, der uns selig macht, BWV 620

Rheinberger:  Sonata No.4 in A minor, Opus 98

Frank Martin:  Passacaille (1944)


After James’ recital, Ian Fox thanked James and presented him with a bottle of claret on behalf of the Association.

The AGM marked the retirement of Brian Basham after over 50 years of Secretarial work with the GOA. He is pictured here receiving a framed Certificate to marks this. Brian also received a badge denoting his new role as Secretary Emeritus. In this he will be responsible for the production of the Association Newsletters.

Three new Committee members were voted in and a complete list of the Committee appears elsewhere on this website. .  .