CANCELLED: Organ Recital – Professor Dr. Ian Tracey

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled.


Professor Ian Tracey

Has had a lifelong association with Liverpool Cathedral and its music and with his two illustrious predecessors, continues the tradition of an almost apostolic succession. He became the youngest cathedral organist in the country in 1980, succeeding his immediate predecessor Dr, Noel Rawsthorne.

In 2007 after 27 years service the Dean and Chapter created the post of ‘Organist Titulaire’ allowing hime the freedom to playing, lecturing , recording and writing. He has played all over the world since his appointment in 1980, and recent tours have included concerts in new York, Seattle, San Franciso, Bermuda, Paris, The Netherlands, Holland, Jersey, Germany, Spain and Italy

He is a frequent broadcaster with the B.B.C., has recorded the Cathedral Organ for E.M.I., CHANDOS and PRIORY. He holds fellowships worldwide, and in 2008, the Royal School of Church Music and in 2009, the Guild of Church Musicians awarded him fellowships for distinguished service to church music and his international reputation as a church musician. He was commissioned as a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Merseyside in 2015.