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June 2008





1 Sun

GREAT HALL SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
Parramatta Road Free Admission

Von Beckerath 1972 M 3/53

Enquiries 02 4758 6067

*Free Carillon Recital every Sunday at 2pm

3.30pm - Amy Johansen - Sydney University Organist - and Celia Craig (Oboe)





ST STEPHEN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
211 Mowbray Road, Chatswood

$5/$2

Hill Norman and Beard 1929/1968 3/24

Enquiries: 02 9415 1727


First Sundays at 3pm - 4pm with Afternoon Tea


Andrej Kouznetsov (Organ Scholar, St James', King St)


2 Mon


3 Tue


4 Wed

1.15pm - 1.45pm St James', King St lunchtime recital More info Donation


5 Thu


6 Fri

1.10pm - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral lunchtime recital More info Donation


7 Sat

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend

Melbourne Organ Ramble


8 Sun

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend

Melbourne Organ Ramble

2pm Orion Centre, Campsie

Theatre Organ Society
Wurlitzer - 155 Beamish Street, Campsie

David Johnston - Melbourne in Concert $25 / $22

If you have never been to a TOSA Concert, you may apply for a free ticket in advance by mail to the Secretary, 18 Acres Road, Kellyville 2155. Please enclose a self addressed envelope.


9 Mon

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend

Melbourne Organ Ramble


10 Tue


11 Wed

1.15pm - 1.45pm St James', King St lunchtime recital More info Donation


12 Thu

11am St Luke's, Stanmore Rd, Enmore Wordsworth & Maskell 1883 M 2/11

A pleasant morning with friends gathering for morning tea, followed by a recital at 11.30am and lunch (RSVP) at 12 noon.

Enquiries: 02 9519 7428


13 Fri

1.10pm - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral lunchtime recital More info Donation


14 Sat

5.00pm - 6.00pm 2MBS-FM Organ Music Society Radio Program 102.5MHz Program details


15 Sun


16 Mon


17 Tue


18 Wed

1.15pm - 1.45pm St James', King St lunchtime recital More info Donation

Andrej Kouznetsov (Organ Scholar, St James) plays the Whitlock Sonata in C minor


19 Thu


20 Fri

1.10pm - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral lunchtime recital More info Donation


21 Sat

6.30pm - 7.30pm 2MBS-FM Organ Music Society Radio Program 102.5MHz Theatre organ Program details



7.30pm in St Luke's Church (Cnr Ourimbah Rd and Heydon St), Mosman.

$10 admission charge at the door.


Formed in 2008 by Sam Allchurch, the St Luke's Schola is a dynamic, new choir of young singers dedicated to the performance of the best choral music at the highest level. The choir gave its first performance earlier this year, featuring the Allegri Miserere. The choir will be presenting a concert of sacred choral repertoire from across the ages, incluidng Taverner's Song for Athene, Laurisden's O Magnum Mysterium and works by Howells, Victoria and others accompanied by Andrej Kouznetsov. Be sure to mark this date in your diaries, as it promises to be an exciting event.



22 Sun


23 Mon


24 Tue


25 Wed

1.15pm - 1.45pm St James', King St lunchtime recital More info Donation


26 Thu


27 Fri

1.10pm - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral lunchtime recital More info Donation


28 Sat

4.30pm Lindfield Uniting Church
cnr Tryon and Nelson Roads

$10

Fincham 1903 APO 2001 EP 3/39
Enquiries 9416 7225


The Pulsating Rhythms of Dance with Robert Goode at the Jackson Heritage Organ



29 Sun

3.00pm - ORGAN RECITAL - Entrance Free

WOLLONGONG TOWN HALL

Robert Ampt – Sydney City Organist
Lorraine Jones – Wollongong’s favourite organist
With associate artists - Karen Cummings – soprano (David Vance - piano accompanist)
Illawarra Chorale Society (Meryl Jackson-Kew – conductor)

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ROBERT AMPT:
God Save the King: Theme & 5 Variations/Finale - Johann Christian Rinck (1770 – 1846)
Sicilienne - Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759 – 1824)
Toccata - Theordore Dubois (1837 – 1924)

LORRAINE JONES:
Allegro Maestoso (from Water Music) - George Frederic Handel (1685 – 1759)
Prelude in a Classical Style - Gordon Young (1918 – 1998)
Land of Hope and Glory- Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934)

ILLAWARRA CHORAL SOCIETY & ROBERT AMPT
Jesu, Joy of man’s Desiring BWV 147 - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Jerusalem - C. Hubert H. Parry (1848 – 1918)

10-MINUTE HISTORIC FILM showing early years of the Wollongong Town Hall, including the opening.

~ INTERVAL ~

ROBERT AMPT:
The magnificent Herr Johann Sebastian Bach!
“Trinity” Fugue in E-flat major (BWV (552)
O Sacred Head Now Wounded (BWV 727) Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)

KAREN CUMMINGS:
Ich trage meine mine - Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)
Sure on this Shining Night - Samuel Barber (1910 – 1981)

ILLAWARA CHORAL SOCIETY & ROBERT AMPT
The Old Hundreth Psalm Tune - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)



Robert Ampt writes:

The decision some months ago to demolish the Wollongong Town Hall and relocate the Ron Sharp organ caused great public outcry. A fighting committee under the umbrella of the local branch of the National Trust has been successful in helping to overturn this decision. Help also came from the Wollongong City Council which made the original demolition decision; because of some of its questionable activities it has been sacked and replaced by Commissioners who were persuaded to overturn the demomiltion order. The National Trust has now also listed the building.

A concert (program attached) to demonstrate the level of support for the retention of the hall and organ has been organized for Sunday 29th June at 3.00pm. Entrance is free, which was the only way the concert was permitted to take place. Ron and Margaret Sharp will be present.

When the concert was first planned, it was as a protest. It has now turned into a celebration. All the same, a strong turnout will deliver a strong message. The saving of the very beautiful and exciting Ron Sharp organ in the favourable acoustic has been a triumph for both the organ world and the wider music establishment.




30 Mon


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