St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Sebastian Thomson - organ

Friday, 28 February at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Sebastian Thomson - organ

Sebastian Thomson - organ




O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross  (BWV 622)


Fugue in E flat major "St Anne" (BWV 552)


Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele (Op. 65)


Pièce Héroïque             

Sebastian Thomson is Head of Academic Music and Assistant Director of Music at Bloxham School. He was a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford before moving to Harrow School
with the top music scholarship.  Between 2005-2009, Sebastian was Director of Music at St
Matthew's Church, Northampton, whilst teaching piano, organ and theory at Eton College.  

Sebastian currently directs and accompanies a number of Oxford's finest professional choirs,
examines for the RSCM, and is a staff member for the Eton Choral Courses. Sebastian combines
this with a busy recital schedule which has recently included, Westminster Abbey, Westminster
Cathedral, King's College Cambridge and St Paul's Cathedral.

In 2006, Sebastian made an appearance as organist and speaker on Radio 3 to critical acclaim.  His debut solo organ CD "A theme of Vittoria" was released in 2008 with excellent reviews.  As well as being a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO), Sebastian was a prize winner in the Choral Training Diploma (DipCHD) examination from the College.