Sydney Town Hall

 

FREE ORGAN RECITALS

Eight colourful and exciting concerts on the amazing 126-stop, 5 manuals & pedals, 1890 Wm Hill & Son Grand Organ. Each Lunchtime concert comprises two different half-hour programs.

12.15 - 12.45pm and 1.15 - 1.45pm

Admission free


Enquiries: Robert Ampt 02 4758 6067 or

02 9256 9007

cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

 

 

 

 

Information on the organ

 

2001 program

 

2002 Program


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April - Monday 8th 12.15pm & 1.15pm
ROBERT AMPT, Sydney City Organist: Toccata (Mushel), Berceuse (Lemare), Mariales (Hakim), Rondeau (Purcell), Toccata (Gigout), P&F in c, Bist du bei mir (Bach), Allegro - Symph VI (Widor)
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May - Tuesday 28th 12.15pm & 1.15pm
DAVID BRIGGS, British Concert Organist: Mastersingers Overture (Wagner), Hungarian March (Berlioz), Adagio, Cello Concerto (Elgar), Daphnis et Chloe (Ravel), Improvization on submitted themes
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June - Tuesday 11th 12.15pm & 1.15pm
ROBERT AMPT: Paean (Preston), Ciacona in d (Pachelbel), P&F in c (Bruckner), Verset (Guilmant),
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Air on the G String (Bach), Fantasia on BACH (Reger)
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August - 5th Monday 12.15pm & 1.15pm
ROBERT AMPT: Nun danket (Karg-Elert), La Fete-Dieu (Dubois), Expressions (Langlais), Coronation March (Myerbeer), Petite Suite Francaise (Sanger), Trois Pieces (Alain)
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September - Monday 2nd 12.15pm & 1.15pm
ROBERT GOODE & JEANIE KELSO (soprano), Sydney favourites, in an enchanting smorgesbord drawn from the Classical, Celtic and Caberet repertoire
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October - Monday 21st 12.15pm & 1.15pm
DANIEL DRIES, St Stephen's, Macquarie St, SCEGGS, Darlinghurst: Sinfonia, Can. 29 (Bach), Concerto in F (Handel), Canon in b (Schumann), Cortege et Litanie, Noel Variations (Dupre), Berceuse, Carillon de Westminster (Vierne)
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December - Wednesday 18th 8.00pm
CHRISTMAS AT THE TOWN HALL: "heart-warming", "traditional", "spectacular", "dramatic" - carols and readings with Sydney University Graduate Choir, Central Coast Chorale, Central Coast Childrens' Choir, Celeste Lazarenko (Soprano), Robert Ampt (Grand Organ)
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December - Monday 30th 11.00am
YOUNG ORGANISTS' DAY - includes performances by 2002 Sydney Organ Competition winners and tours inside the Grand Organ
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Inquiries: City Info (02) 9265 9007 or visit our website

www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au


 

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