Blenheim Palace
Organ Recitals

Organ Recitals

In the Long Library stands a magnificent organ by ‘Father’ Willis, built in 1891 to the order of the 8th Duke. This organ is the largest organ in private ownership in Europe, with four manuals and pedals, 2300 pipes and 53 speaking stops.

Visitors can enjoy demonstrations on the organ most Fridays from 12.00-13.00 and Sunday recitals on selected dates by a range of guest organists from 13.30-14.30.

Along with many of the treasures inside the Palace, the Willis Organ requires constant restoration and up-keep. An appeal has been launched allowing you to help restore this wonderful organ to its full glory by sponsoring one of the many pipes. Sponsorship starts at just £25. For further details of how you can help call 01993 810530 or email using the enquire button below. 

Date  Organist
 22nd January  Andrew Patterson
 12th February  Andrew Patterson
 19th February  Laurence Caldecote
 26th February  Keith Tomkinson
 5th March  John Wyatt
 12th March  Peter Siepmann
 19th March  Robert Anderson
 26th March  Edward McCall
 2nd April  Andrew Patterson
 16th April  Andrew Patterson
 23rd April  Robert Dixon
 30th April  Christian Gautschi

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