Margaret gives a monthly concert at the English Organ School (image below showing the exterior of the EOS chapel), Milborne Port. As space is limited, admission is available only to members of the EOS Association, though there are occasional Open Days. For details of membership and concerts contact EOS on 01963 250022, or e-mail
Friday 18 January 2013, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 26 January 2013, 18.00: Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Margaret will give the Celebrity Recital at the conclusion of an afternoon's recitals and presentations entitled Toccata & Fugue+.
For more details see Organists Online Toccata
Saturday 2 February 2013, 19.30: St Alphage, St Alphage Walk, Montrose Avenue, Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 0DN
Recital to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening recital in January 2003.
Friday 15 February 2013, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Monday 25 February 2013, 13.00: St David's Hall, Cardiff St David's Hall, Cardiff
Tuesday 12 March 2013, 19.30: De Montfort Hall, Leicester Demontfort Hall
Friday 15 March 2013: St Bartholomew's Church, Dublin
Adjudication of the Organ Classes in the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil 2013
Friday 22 March 2013, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 19 April 2013, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 20 April: Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, London W1
Recital as part of a meeting of BIOS (British Institute of Organ Studies)
Friday 26 April 2013, Eskilstuna Kloster Kyrka, Sweden
13.00-16.00 Master class
Sunday 28 April 2013, 16.00: Maria Magdalena Kyrka, Stockholm
Sunday 5 May 2013, 18.00: St John's Cambridge
Friday 24 May 2013, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Thursday 4 July 2013, 18.00: Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway
Recital on the famous Joachim Wagner organ of 1741
15-21 July 2013: Oundle for Organists Summer School
As well as teaching throughout the week, Margaret will be giving a Bach concert on the opening day of the course.
Wednesday 24 July 2013, 17.00: Aarhus Cathedral, Denmark
Saturday 27 July 2013, 12 noon: Copenhagen Cathedral (Vor Frue Kirke), Denmark
Tuesday 30 July 2013, 20.00: Ribe Cathedral, Denmark
Thursday 1 August 2013: Varde, Denmark
Tuesday 6 August - Saturday 10 August 2013: Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion, Switzerland
Organ masterclasses with Margaret on a variety of instruments in a beautiful mountain environment. Further details from Website Email
Thursday 15 August 2013: Kendal Parish Church
Concert as part of the Lake District Summer Music festival.
Saturday 21 September 2013, 12 noon: Oslo Cathedral
Monday 23 September 2013: Masterclass in Røros, Norway
Tuesday 24 September 2013: Concert in Røros, Norway
Friday 7 December 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Thursday 22 November 2012
Masterclass for the students of the Esbjerg Musikkonservatorium
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 20.00: Concert hall of the Vestjysk Musikkonservatorium, Esbjerg, Denmark
Sunday 11 November 2012, 18.00: Härnösand Cathedral, Sweden
Both Cathedral organs were heard in this concert
Saturday 10 November 2012, 12.00: Härnösand Cathedral, Sweden
A short lunchtime recital on the new Ruffatti organ
Friday 2 November 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 6 October 2012: All Saints' Parish Church, Maidstone, Kent
Margaret adjudicated the competitions in the Kent County Organists' Associationís Organ Festival.
Friday 5 October 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 22 September 2012, 18.00: Lady St Mary Church, Wareham, Dorset
Recital to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Dorset Organists' Association.
Wednesday 5 September 2012, 19.00: St. Georgskirche, Kandel, Germany
Tuesday 4 September 2012: Prot. Kirche Oberotterbach, Germany
Monday 3 September 2012: Freckenfeld, Germany
Monday 20 August 2012: Haderslev Cathedral
Battle of the Organs, with Dame Gillian Weir
Friday 17 August 2012: Haderslev Cathedral, Denmark
Tuesday 14 August 2012, 19.30: Mariager Kirke, Denmark
Concert on the 2010 organ by Bernard Aubertin
Tuesday 7 August - Saturday 11 August 2012: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion, Switzerland
Masterclasses with Margaret in a beautiful mountain environment.
Tuesday 31 July 2012: IAO Congress Concert in Badminton Church and the Great Hall of Westonbirt House
Monday 23 July - Saturday 28 July 2012: International Organ Festival Haarlem, Holland
Margaret taught English organ music (1550-1760) in the Summer Academy, and Bach in the YoungTalents Masterclass.
Sunday 22 July 2012: Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam
Joint recital with Jean-Claude Zehnder
Saturday 21 July 2012, 20.15: Leens, Holland
Wednesday 18 July 2012: Norden, Germany
Sunday 8 July 2012: Bergen Cathedral (evening concert)
Thursday 5 July 2012: Bergen Cathedral (lunchtime concert)
Wednesday 4 July 2012: St Johnís Church, Bergen, Norway
Thursday 7 June 2012, 18.30: St. Paulís Cathedral, London
Friday 25 May 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 19 May 2012, 18.30: Kingís College, Cambridge
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 13.10: Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, London W1
Recital to celebrate the restoration of the Chapel interior, and the 21st year of the William Drake organ
Friday 27 April 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 21 April 2012: Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Wanstead, London E11
13.00 - 16.00 Masterclass
19.30 Recital on the 2011 organ by Robin Jennings
Friday 23 March 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 3 March 2012: London Organ Day, Christ Church, Chelsea
To mark the completion of her Bach series, Margaret took part in a forum 'The challenges of recording J.S. Bach' together with Gary Cole and Will Fraser
Friday 24 February 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 20 January 2012, 11.30: The English Organ School and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 18 November 2011, 19.30: St Michael the Archangel, Lyme Regis
Concert on the new Skrabl organ which included the first performance of Six Bagatelles by Brian Chapple
Friday 11 November 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 14 October 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 7 October 2011, 19.30: Romsey Abbey
Sunday 25 September 2011, 17.00: St Alban's, Bodenheim, Germany
Concert as part of the Kultursommer Rheinland-Pfalz
Friday 23 September 2011: Kloster Altenberg (near Wetzlar), Germany
Concert as part of Bachfest Wetzlar 2011 (86. Bachfest der Neuen Bachgesellschaft) on the 1757 Schöler organ.
Sunday 18 September 2011, 17.00: Paulskirche, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany
Concert as part of the Kultursommer Rheinland-Pfalz
Friday 9 September 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 3 September 2011: St. Imier, Switzerland
Sunday 14 August 2011, 16.00: Dala-Husby, Sweden
Friday 12 August 2011: Svärdsjö, Sweden
Thursday 11 August 2011: Norberg, Sweden
Tuesday 9 August 2011: Oddernes Church, Kristiansand, Norway
Sunday 7 August 2011: Lillehammer, Norway
Saturday 6 August 2011, 12.00: Hamar Cathedral, Norway
Wednesday 3 August 2011: Kongsberg, Norway
Concert on the largest organ from the Baroque era in the Nordic countries, built by Gottfried Heinrich Gloger in 1765 and restored by Jürgen Ahrend in 2001
Friday 15 July - Tuesday 19 July 2011: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion, Switzerland
Masterclasses with Margaret in a beautiful mountain environment.
Tuesday 12 July 2011, 19.00: Westminster Abbey
Saturday 25 June 2011, 19.30: Borden Parish Church (near Sittingbourne, Kent)
Friday 3 June 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 6 May 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 1 April 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 4 March 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Friday 4 February 2011, 11.30: The English Organ and Museum, Milborne Port
Saturday 13 November 2010, 19.30: St Albans Cathedral
Margaret played Handel's Organ Concerto Op. 4 no. 4 as part of a concert in celebration of Peter Hurford's 80th birthday.
Friday and Saturday 22/23 October 2010: Trinity College Cambridge
Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies: Study Days on J.S. Bach's Orgelbüchlein led by Margaret Phillips.
Wednesday 29 September 2010, 20.00: Rozsa Centre, Calgary, Canada
Margaret gave the Opening Concert of the Calgary Organ Festival and Symposium on the 2006 Ahrend organ.
Programme included music by Praetorius, Sweelinck, Byrd, Tomkins, Bull, Buxtehude, Bruhns and J.S. Bach
Saturday 18 September 2010: St Andrew's Headington
Class on Boyce and S.S. Wesley for the Oxford Organists' Association
Friday 10 September 2010, 20.00: Finchcocks Musical Museum
Concert at the start of a weekend which celebrated the English Organ
Monday 9 August - Friday 13 August 2010: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion, Switzerland
Masterclasses with Margaret in a beautiful mountain environment
On 9 August at 19.00 Margaret took part in a Professors' concert, playing works by Tomkins, Bruhns and Heiller.
Wednesday 4 August 2010, 19.30: Durham Cathedral
Programme included works by Bach, Mendelssohn, S.S. Wesley, Franck, Sixten, Lefébure-Wély and Litaize
19-24 July 2010: Oundle for Organists
Margaret gave classes for young organists during Oundle's summer course, now in its 25th year
20 July 2010, 21.00: Fotheringhay Church
Margaret played organ pieces by Bach and Buxtehude, interleaved with movements from Bach's Sonata in C for solo violin played by Pavlo Besnosiuk.
Wednesday 7 July 2010, 19.30: Christchurch Priory
Organ by Nicholson 1999
Programme included music by Bach, Weber, S.S. Wesley, Saint-Saëns, Franck, Sixten, Lefébure-Wély and Grison
Sunday 13 June 2010: Kloster Altenberg (near Wetzlar)
Organ by Schöler, 1757
Monday 31 May 2010, 11.30: Bromley Parish Church
Organ by J.W. Walker, 1991
Programme included music by Bach, S.S. Wesley, Saint-Saëns, Sixten, Bovet and Grison
Thursday 22 April 2010, 19.30: Reading Town Hall
Organ by "Father" Willis, 1864
Programme included music by Bach, Saint-Saëns, Lefébure-Wély and Guilmant
Tuesday 13 April 2010, 20.00: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton
Organ by Peter Collins, 1977
Programme included music by Bach, Schumann, Saint-Saëns, Alain and Litaize
Sunday 15 November 2009, 15.00: St Mary's Thorncombe, Dorset (near Chard)
Concert to mark completion of the refurbishment of the organ
Tuesday 3 November 2009, 13.00: St David's Hall, Cardiff
Programme included works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Guilmant and Litaize
Wednesday 14 October 2009, 11.30: St Saviour's Church, St Albans
Masterclass on Bach's Clavierübung III organised by the Assistant Cathedral Organists' Association.
Saturday 10 October 2009, 14.00 - 17.00: Bryanston School, Dorset
Masterclass on Bach's Orgelbüchlein organised by the Bournemouth Association of Organists.
Sunday 27 September 2009, 18.30: Chapel of God's Gift, Dulwich
Festival Evensong followed by organ recital to celebrate the restoration of the 1760 George England organ by William Drake.
- Sunday 13 September, Ehemaligen Klosterkirche, Lambrecht
- Friday 11 September, Evangelische Kirche, Klingelbach
Sunday 6 September 2009, 19.00: Protestantischen Kirche, Schweigen, Germany
Sunday 23 August 2009, 16.00: Uppsala Cathedral, Sweden
Friday 21 August 2009: Avesta Church, Sweden
Thursday 20 August 2009: Smedjebacken Church, Sweden
Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August 2009: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion, Switzerland
Saturday 4 July 2009: Brentwood Cathedral
14.00 - 16.00: Masterclass, 18.00: Concert
Friday 3 July 2009, 18.30-20.30: Chelmsford Cathedral
Saturday 16 May 2009, 17.00: All Saints Church, Maidstone
Programme included works by J.S. Bach, Weber, Mendelssohn, Guilmant and Litaize.
Saturday 9 May 2009, 19.30: Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, London W1
Handel and Haydn Organ Concertos with orchestra.
Sunday 26 April 2009, 15.00: Cheap Street Church, Sherborne
Concert celebrated the restoration of the organ
Monday 30 March 2009, 13.00: Birmingham Town Hall
Programme included works by J.S. Bach, Weber, Mendelssohn, Bonnet, Bourgeois and Fredrik Sixten.
Saturday 28 February 2009, 17.30: Merchant Taylor's School, Northwood, Middlesex
Concert on the restored 1982 Harrison organ
Programme included works by J.S. Bach, Reubke and Vierne.
Monday 2 February 2009, 13.00: Huddersfield Town Hall
Programme included works by J.S. Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, Bonnet, Bourgeois and Fredrik Sixten.
Wednesday 3 December 2008, 18.30: St Giles in the Fields, London WC2
Margaret made a return visit to play the historic organ, restored by William Drake in 2007
Wednesday 1 October 2008, 13.10: The Building of Bath Museum, The Paragon, Bath
Music by Bach, Buxtehude, Stanley, Ethyl Smyth, Hugo Distler and Mendelssohn on the Telford organ in The Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel
Friday 19 September 2008: St Peter's Limpsfield, Surrey
Wednesday 27 August 2008, 18.00: Sainte-Croix, Bordeaux, France
Concert on the organ built in 1748 by Dom Bedos de Celles
Friday 18 July - Tuesday 22 July 2008: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion
Thursday 17 July 2008, 20.00: St Martinskirche, Wehr, Germany
Concert on the Metzler organ completed in 2007
Tuesday 15 July 2008, 20.00: Evangelische Kirche, Oberotterbach, Germany
Concert on the 1753 organ by Johann Michael Hartung
Thursday 10 July 2008, 20.00: Altenberger Dom, Germany
Programme, on the renovated Klais organ, including works by J.S. Bach, Saint-Saëns, Bairstow and Messiaen
Sunday 29 June 2008, 14.00: Börstil Church, Sweden
Concert on the 1783 organ by Olof Schwan
Saturday 28 June 2008, 15.00: Leufstabruk Church, Sweden
Concert on the 1728 organ by Johan Niclas Cahman
Friday 13 June 2008, 19.30: The Priory Church of St Andrew, Stogursey, Somerset
Programme including works by Böhm, Buxtehude, Pachelbel, J.S. Bach, S. Wesley, and Mendelssohn.
Saturday 7 June 2008, 20.00: Kumla Church, Sweden
Performance of Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 with the Västerås Sinfonietta
Friday 6 June 2008: St Nicolai, Örebro, Sweden
13.00: Organ Concert
14.30: Masterclass on Messiaen's La Nativité du Seigneur
Thursday 5 June 2008, 17.00: Kumla Church, Sweden
Saturday 24 May 2008, 15.30: Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, London W1
This concert launched volumes three and four of Margaret's recordings of the complete organ works of J.S Bach, including chorale preludes from the Clavierübung part III, and the Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV 540.
Tuesday 22 April 2008: Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, London EC1
Harpsichord and organ concert including music by Byrd, Gibbons, Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Rameau and Mendelssohn.
Wednesday 5 December 2007, 18.30: St Giles-in-the-Fields, London
Organ: Anon. 17thC, Gerard Smith 1734, Gray and Davison 1856, reconstructed by William Drake 2007
Saturday 29 September 2007, 19.00: St John the Baptist, Westbourne, Emsworth
Lecture recital: 'Mendelssohn Rediscovered'
Event organized by the West Sussex Organists' Association
Thursday 13 September 2007, 19.30: Wells Cathedral
Programme including works by Buxtehude, Mendelssohn, Parry, Forbes and Langlais
Sunday 19 August 2007, 12.00: St Wenzel, Naumburg, Germany
(1746 organ by Zacharias Hildebrandt)
Wednesday 15 August 2007, 20.00: Frauenkirche, Dresden
Programme including works by Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Parry and Forbes
Friday 10 August 2007, 21.00: St Bartholomäuskirche, Dornum, Germany
Works by Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Scheidt, Byrd, Bull, Purcell and Stanley played on the 1711 organ by Gerhard-von-Holy.
Sunday 29 July - Saturday 4 August 2007: EOS, Milborne Port, Sherborne
Canford Summer School of Music held an organ course at EOS, taught by Margaret.
Tuesday 17 July - Saturday 21 July 2007: Academie de Musique Tibor Varga, Sion
Sunday 15 July 2007, 17.00: Marmoutier Abbey, Alsace, France
(1710 organ by Andreas Silbermann)
Saturday 16 June 2007, 19.00: Blessed Sacrament Church, Aintree, Liverpool
This concert was cancelled owing to repairs being carried out to the church.
Sunday 3 June 2007, 15.00: Farnborough Abbey
Programme including music by J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Langlais and Mulet.
Friday 25 May 2007, 13.10: Truro Cathedral
Margaret played both the Tickell chamber organ and the Father Willis in works by Scheidt, Byrd, Buxtehude, Parry, Saint-Saëns and Langlais.
Saturday 19 May 2007, 19.30: Brentwood Cathedral
Celebrity Organ Recital
Programme including works by Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Parry, Guilmant, Dupré, Saint-Saëns and Mulet.
Friday 18 May 2007, 18.00 - 19.00: Brentwood Cathedral
Organ Master Class
Saturday 17 March 2007
Workshop on the organ music of Mendelssohn.
Event organized by the Oxford and District Organists' Association
Saturday 3 March 2007, 17.30: St Albans Abbey
Programme including works by Buxtehude, Bach, Franck (Grande Pièce Symphonique) and Langlais
Tuesday 20 February 2007: Hope College
Lecture recital on Mendelssohn
Monday 19 February 2007: Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA
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