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Lunchtime Live Organ Recital – Cheltenham College Chapel
06/11/2018, 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
On Tuesday 6th November Cheltenham College Chapel will be hosting the 10th Lunchtime Live Organ Recital of 2018. This concert is being given by the renowned French organist Jean-Michel Bachelet who is from the city of Cambrai which is situated in the battlefield area of France. He is also the Organist at the great Basilica in Saint-Quentin which is on the river Somme and close to the battleground areas.
The concert will not only be a great musical occasion, but will provide also an opportunity to reflect and remember those who fell in the Great War. Cheltenham College lost 702 young men between 1914-1918 and later in that week the College will be holding an open-air act of Remembrance at 11am on 11th November. A new monument will be unveiled commemorating the fallen at this service.
Jean-Michel is a highly regarded and well-known organist in France. He is professor of organ studies at the National Conservatoire in Cambrai