David Ponsford
Organist, Harpischordist, Musicologist
Performance Highlights - Current & Future Performances 


12-13 October 2019

Dorset Bach Cantata Weekend

Cantatas 34 & 11

David Ponsford (director)


5 November 2019, 1pm

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Organ Recital by David Ponsford

Bach, Mozart, Vierne, Durufle


Mid-November to early December 2019: Examining tour in China


15 December 2019, 7pm

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea,

Gower Chorale, William Reynolds (conductor), David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Handel: Messiah


21 December 2019, 6pm

Cirencester Parish Church

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Orchestra Pro Anima, Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor), 

David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Handel: Messiah


December 2019

NEW EDITION OF NICOLAS DE GRIGNY'S PREMIER LIVRE D'ORGUE PUBLISHED,

edited by David Ponsford (Ut Orpheus, Bologna, HS 280)


29-30 January 2020

Erddig, near Wrexham

Filming and audio recording of the 1865 Bevington organ for the 

National Trust


29 February 2020, 10am

British Institute of Organ Studies

Bernard Edmunds Research Conference, University of Birmingham

Lecture: 'On a new edition of Nicolas de Grigny's Premier livre d'orgue'


21 March 2020, 7.30pm CANCELLED

St Swithun's, East Grinsted

Dvorak, Stabat Mater ,

Tom Scratchley (conductor), David Ponsford (organ)


27 March 2020, 1.10pm CANCELLED

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh,

'The North German Legacy': Bruhns, Tunder, Buxtehude

Organ Recital by David Ponsford


April - May 2020:  Examining tour in Hong Kong  CANCELLED

3 July 2020, 7.30pm CANCELLED

Uppingham Parish Church

Arrangements for two harpsichords:

Couperin: L'Imperiale

J. S. Bach:  Organ Trio Sonatas & Concertos 

David Hill & David Ponsford


13 July 2020 CANCELLED

Cambridge Summer Music

Arrangements for two harpsichords:

Couperin: L'Imperiale

J. S. Bach:  Organ Trio Sonatas & Concertos 

David Hill & David Ponsford


25 July 2020 CANCELLED

Dunblane Cathedral

Organ Recital by David Ponsford


7-10 August 2020 CANCELLED

Madingley Hall, Cambridge

Weekend course and recital: 'The Golden Age of the French Baroque'


15 August 2020, 6pm CANCELLED

Hexham Abbey

Organ Recital by David Ponsford


Mid August to September: examining tour in Singapore CANCELLED


7 October 2020, 1.10pm HAPPENING!

Christ Church, Bristol

Organ Recital by David Ponsford

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat (BWV 552)

Mozart: Fantasia in F minor (K 608)


10 October 2020, 11am - 5pm CANCELLED

All Saints, Clifton, Bristol,

Royal College of Organists Diploma Study Day


11 October 2020, 3pm CANCELLED

The Lion Ballroom, Leominster, Herefordshire

The Zelenka Project

Ruth Bollister (oboe), Amy McKean (oboe), Meyrick Alexander (bassoon), David Stark (double bass)

David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Details & tickets: JohnBrain@espressivo.org.uk


14 October 2020, 1pm HAPPENING!

The Queen's College, Oxford

A recital of organ music by J. S. Bach to open the academic year

Fantasia in G major (BWV 572)

Chorale Prelude: Nun danket alle Gott (BWV 657)

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C (BWV 564)

Passcaglia & Fugue in C minor (BWV 582)


3 November 2020: Happening!

Royal Academy of Music

Lecture and master-class on Nicolas de Grigny's 

Premier livre d'orgue


17 November 2020

Stratford PlayHouse (formerly 'ArtsHouse'), Rother Street, Syratford upon Avon

Orchestra of the Swan

Filming/Recording session 

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1 December 2020, 1pm CANCELLED

Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London

Organ Music for Advent

David Ponsford (organ by William Drake)


5 December 2020

All Saint's Church, Clifton, Bristol

J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major

David Ponsford (harpsichord)


19 December 2020 CANCELLED

Cirencester Parish Church

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Orchestra Pro Anima, Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor), 

David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Handel: Messiah


20 December 2020

Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Orchestra Pro Anima, Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor), 

David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Handel: Messiah


6 March 2021

Syde Manor Tithe Barn, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Arrangements for two harpsichords:

Couperin: L'Imperiale

J. S. Bach:  Organ Trio Sonatas & Concertos 

David Hill & David Ponsford