Sydney Town Hall

FREE ORGAN RECITALS



12.30pm

Admission free

Specification of the organ

Information on the organ

City Council information on the organ

Enquiries: Robert Ampt 02 4758 6067
or 02 9256 9007 (STH office)



GRAND ORGAN CONCERTS - 2006

Please note that this year the concerts will start at 12.30pm and last for one hour



April, Wednesday 5th, 12.30pm - ROBERT AMPT (Organist, Sydney Town Hall)
Concert Etude (Bonnet), Melody in F (Rubenstein), Mariales (Hakim), Chopsticks for Organ, Concert Etude (Ampt), Toccatina (Yon), Adagio/Toccata Symph. V (Widor)


May, Monday 1st, 12.30pm - ROBERT GOODE (Organ) & JEANNIE KELSO (Soprano/Celtic Harp)
A delightful smorgasbord drawn from the contrasting worlds of classical, popular and folk music, with special guests IN LINE BOOTS line dancers


June, Monday 5th, 12.30pm - ROBERT AMPT (Sydney Town Hall)
Grand Choeur in G (Salome), Pastorale (Bach), Gaudeamus Igitur (Ampt), Nimrod (Elgar), Overture to the Occasional Oratorio (Handel), Trumpet Tune (Swann), Prelude & Fugue in g (Dupré)


July, Tuesday 25th, 12.30pm - MARK QUARMBY (St Andrew's Cathedral)
First movt Symph VI (Widor), Toccata & Fugue in F (Bach), Sweet for Mother Goose with narrator (Ackerley), In Dulci Jubilo (Karg-Elert), Lullaby (Hollins), Final Op. 27, (Dupré)


September, Wednesday 20th, 12.30pm - RUPERT JEFFCOAT (St John's Cathedral, Brisbane)
Wachet auf (Reger), Noel (Bossi), Priere (Langlais), Sei gegrusset (Bach), Repons pour le temps de Paques (Demessieux), Veni Creator (Leighton), Prelude (Beethoven), Selig sind die da Leid tragen (Karg-Elert), Lift up your heads (Guilmant )


October, Monday 23rd, 12.30pm - PAVEL KOHOUT (Czech Republic)
Versetti per il Gloria (Petrali), Vigília (Martinu), Impetuoso (Wiedermann), Concert Fantasy (Klicka), Bugatti-step (Jezek), Allegro con fuoco from "The New World" (Dvorák)


November, Wednesday 22nd, 12.30pm - ROBERT AMPT (Sydney Town Hall)
Marche Heroique (Bossi), Trois Pieces (Alain), Passacaglia (Bach), Benedictus (Reger), Canon (Pachelbel), Piece Heroique (Franck)


December, Thursday 21st, 8.00pm - CHRISTMAS AT THE TOWN HALL
Thrilling carols led by Grand Organ (Robert Ampt), NSW Police Band and 200-voice choir Central Coast Children's Choir) with music, readings and special effects, and guests Deborah Cheetham (Soprano), Stephen Schafer (Compere) and Vanessa Souter (Harp)


December, Friday 29th, 12.30pm - YOUNG ORGANISTS' DAY
Includes performances by prize-winners from the 2006 Sydney Organ Competition.


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For Inquiries: visit our website www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or telephone (02) 9265 9497

Previous years' recitals



Inquiries: City Info (02) 9265 9007 or visit our website www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au


 

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