Bach at Trinity – Anna Lapwood (Pembroke College, Cambridge)


Part of the Bach at Trinity Series a year-long celebration of the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and of the 40th anniversary of Trinity College’s chapel organ – completed in 1976 by the Swiss firm of Metzler Orgelbau – to be hosted by TCMS. The organ is renowned not only throughout the United Kingdom but across the world, and is regarded by many as the best instrument in the United Kingdom for playing the organ music of Bach.

  • Prelude and Fugue in G Minor BWV 535
  • O Lamm Gottes, unshuldig BWV 1085
  • O Lamm Gottes, unshuldig BWV 1095
  • Lamm Gottes, unshuldig BWV 656
  • Allein Gott in her Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV 711
  • Allein Gott in her Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV 715
  • Allein Gott in her Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV 716
  • Allein Gott in her Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV 717
  • Fugue in G Minor (‘Little’) BWV 578
  • Christus, der ist mein Leben (BWV) 1112
  • Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesus Christ BWV 1102
  • Wenn dich Unglück tut greifen an BWV 1104
  • Toccata and Fugue in D minor (‘Dorian’) BWV 538

Anna Lapwood is Director of Music at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Alongside her role at Pembroke, she continues to pursue postgraduate study specialising in organ performance… Read More


The Chapel

The Chapel, which dates from the reigns of Mary I and Elizabeth I, is the centre of religious life for the College. There are regular services and the Chapel is also used for concerts.

The Chapel was completed in 1567, and all the statues here are of famous people who studied at Trinity, including Sir Isaac Newton, Francis Bacon and Alfred Lord Tennyson. The painting at the east end depicts St Michael binding Satan.

Further information can be on the Chapel website:


Directions by foot:
Enter the College via Great Gate off Trinity Street, head through the Porters’ Lodge and the Chapel will be on your right

By car:
For those who have requested parking in College, further details of where to park will be sent by email in advance and directions to the Chapel will be available from the Porters on the day