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Sydney Town Hall

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Robert Ampt
(Sydney City Organist)

GRAND ORGAN CONCERTS

The concerts commence at 12.30pm and last for one hour

Admission is free



Specification and history of the organ

Enquiries
Robert Ampt 02 4758 6067
Town Hall Office
02 9265 9189


 

2017

12.30pm

 

Monday 3 April - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Monday 1 May - Andrej Kouznetsov (St John's Cathedral, Brisbane)

Monday 7 August - Alessandro Pittorino, Australia/USA

Monday 25 September - Robert Ampt

Monday 6 November - Organ (Robert Ampt) and Bagpipes (Sydney Bagpipers)

Friday 29 December - Young Organist's Day

Featuring the very talented winners from the 2017 Sydney Organ Competition.

 

 

 

2016

12.30pm

 

Monday 7 March – Hector Olivera (Argentina)

Monday 11 April – Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Monday 9 May - Christopher Wrench (Brisbane)

Monday 1 August - Alistair Nelson (St James', King Street, Sydney)

Monday 5 September - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Tuesday 4 October - School holidays special with Amy Johansen and Robert Ampt:

Children's Introduction to the Organ

Monday 14 November - Robert Ampt with soprano and tenor soloists

Tuesday 20 December at 8.00pm - Christmas at the Town Hall Hall

(tickets for this event will go on sale in October 2016)

Friday 30 December - Young Organists' Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

12.30pm

 

Monday 16th March – Robert Ampt

Monday 30th March – David Drury

Monday 20th April - Mark Quarmby and Anita Kyle (soprano)

Monday 10th August - Amy Johansen

Monday 28th September - Robert Ampt

Monday 2 November - Robert Ampt with Richard McGregor and Donald McKay (bagpipes)

Wednesday 30th December - Young Organists' Day

 

 

2014

Tuesday 15 April - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Monday 12 May - Amy Johansen (Sydney University Organist)

Tuesday 10 June - Pavel Kohout (International Czech Concert Organist)

Monday 29 September - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Monday 10 October - Thomas Wilson (St Mary's Cathedral)

Monday 3 November - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Tuesday 8pm - Christmas at the Town Hall with Robert Ampt

[$15 / $12 on sale in October at City Recital Hall Box Office]

 

 

 


Listen to and watch Kurt Ison play Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" BWV 565

 


Watch the City Organist, Robert Ampt, demonstrating the organ to English organbuilder, John Mander







Dates and times subject to change. Enquiries: 02 9265 9189 or www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au




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Information on the organ

City Council information on the organ

 

 

2013

Recitals resume in May after extensive cleaning and documentation of the organ

 

Monday 20th May - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Tuesday 11th June - Christopher Wrench (Brisbane)

Tuesday 16th July - Oliver Brett (St Mary's Cathedral)

Monday 26th August - Robert Ampt (Sydney City Organist)

Monday 21st October - Martin Setchell (City Organist, Christchurch, NZ)

Monday 11th November - Robert Ampt (City Organist) with Richard McGreggor



Previous years' recitals
2007
2008
2009
2010
   


No recitals held during 2008-2010
due to the building's restoration.