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Welcome to the Website of Nigel Potts

Nigel Potts has become renowned worldwide as “a consummate musician who knows how to communicate the essence of [the] music” (The American Organist), and whose “playing is assured and stylish” (Organists' Review, UK). He has built a reputation for his expressive, colorful and tasteful performances, always communicating and placing the music at the forefront with “…warm, sympathetic playing” (Choir & Organ, UK).

Critics are consistent in their remarks about his unique “sense of expression which never cloys” (The Sydney Organ Journal, Australia); broad command of tonal color” (The New Mexican, USA); “gift for extracting melody, highlighting the phrase and his exactitude in exploiting the vast palette of the tonal colour” (Organ News, New Zealand); and the way in which he uses the organs “extensive resources with imagination and taste”. (The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians, USA).

Please browse this site to discover more about his performances, recordings, transcriptions and other aspects of his career. For all enquires please email: nigel@nigelpotts.com

Latest News

Nigel announces the Music at Christ & Saint Stephen's 2013-2014 Series
Click here for the brochure of all details

Nigel's most recent recital: King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England.
NIgel performed a recital at the famous King's College Chapel in Cambridge. This program included music by: Wagner, Handel, York Bowen, Herbert Howells, Elgar and Sir William Walton. For the upcoming 2013-2014 season concerts, please see the 'Calendar' page for more information.


Announcing the 'Nigel Potts Transcription Series'!
Morning-Star Music Publishers launched the 'Nigel Potts Transcription Series' in 2013, with the release of Nigel’s transcriptions of Handel's Overture toThe Occasional Oratorio’, Rachmaninov's Vocalise and music by Purcell and Mozart. Please see the ‘Transcriptions’ page for more information or to order scores.

NEW 'LIVE' video clips on You-Tube
Watch Nigel performing Reger, Guilmant, Handel (transcribed Potts) & Howells, from a recital on the Lively-Fulcher organ at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville, TN in April 2012. Please see details and links on the 'Audio' page.

RACHMANINOV PIANO CONCERTO # 2 - for Piano & Organ- now 'live' on YOU-TUBE
Nigel Potts & Jeremy Filsell, pianist, offer a unique duo concert program featuring Rachmaninov’s ever popular Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor. In 2014, they will also be performing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.1.
The concerts (with Nigel performing his orchestral reduction on the organ) also includes Nigel's own transcriptions of Rachmaninov's Vocalise. For upcoming Rachmaninov Concertos duo concert dates, please see the 'Calendar' page. For more information or to enquire about hosting this rare concert program, please email: nigel@nigelpotts.com