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August 2016

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1 Mon

12.30pm - Sydney Town Hall

Alistair Nelson (St James', King Street, Sydney)

Alistair will be performing his own arrangement of Vaughan Williams' 'Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis', as well as his 'Trumpet tune for Claudia' and works by Bach, Saint-Saëns, Guilmant, Langlais, and Bossi.


2 Tue

3 Wed

4 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Heather Moen-Boyd (Scots Kirk, Mosman)

$5 entry

5 Fri

6 Sat

7 Sun

3.30pm Great Hall, University of Sydney

Amy Johansen (Sydney University Organist and Carillonist)

Ampt  - Fanfare for the Chancellor's Trumpet
Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 547
Duruflé - Chorale varié on Veni Creator
Handel - Organ Concerto in Bb Op 7 No 3
Johansen - Fanfare for Dame Leonie

Preceded by carillon recital at 2pm, played by Jane Stewart, Honorary Carillonist
A tour to the carillon follows at 2.45pm, as well as complimentary refreshments in the Anteroom before the 3.30 organ recital.

Admission is free, and no bookings are required. Entry via Quadrangle.


8 Mon

9 Tue

10 Wed

11 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Jeremy Woodside (ex Westminster Abbey & Repton School)

$5 entry

12 Fri

Saturday, 13 August


2.00 - 4.00pm St George's Anglican Church, cnr St George's Parade and Minnamorra Avenue, Earlwood

Sounds of a Lost Organ (Reimer Virtual Pipe Organ based on the St Barnabas' Broadway Hill & Son organ)

All was not lost when the 1879 Hill organ in St Barnabas Broadway was razed in a fire on 10 May, 2006. The organ, whose pipes were sampled weeks before it was destroyed, has been "superimposed" on an older Hill. Come to hear the virtual pipe organ at St George's Anglican Church (cnr St George's Parade and Minnamorra Avenue), Earlwood. After a demonstration of the instrument there will be an opportunity for members to have a play in an open console session.

Cover charge: $5 which includes afternoon tea. Bus routes 412 and 423.

(see Page 32 of current Sydney Organ Journal for full details).


6.00pm - 7.00pm Fine Music FM Organ Music Society Radio Program 102.5MHz Program details


14 Sun

3.00pm - Holy Trinity Anglican Church
92 Serpentine Road, Terrigal, 2260

A Winter's Concert
Music to warm the heart and stir the soul

Performers are Pastor de Lasala (Organ & Piano), Elke Hook (Soprano) and Mark Watson (Bass/Baritone)

Music by Jehan Alain, J S Bach, Rene-Louis Becker, Denis Bedard, W A Mozart, Louis Vierne, Pergolesi and others

Plenty of off-street parking available.
Light refreshments served at the conclusion of the concert.
Tickets are $30 & $20
Enquiries to Chris Sillince 0422 225 849

15 Mon

16 Tue

17 Wed

18 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Samuel Giddy (Prizewinner, Sydney Organ Competition)

$5 entry


19 Fri

20 Sat

21 Sun

2 - 3pm  Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney

Organ Recital Series on 3rd Sundays

Michael Deasey (formerly St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney)

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) - Passacaglia in D minor
J S Bach (1685-1750) - Prelude & Fugue in D major BWV 532
S S Wesley (1810-1876) - Andante in E minor
Felix Mendelssohn 1809-184 - Sonata No. 3 in A major
1. Allegro Maestoso ii. Andante
Marco Enrico Bossi (1861-1925) - Etude Symphonique
Gabriel Pierne (1863-1937) - Cantilène
Joseph Bonnet (1884-1944) - Ariel
Max Reger (1873-1916) - Introduction & Passacaglia in D minor

Enquiries: 0430 372 990
Entry by note donation

5.00pm - St Paul's Anglican Church, 205-207 Burwood Road, Burwood

Sunday 21st August 2016 5.00pm

with Associate Artists
Organist Edwin Taylor
Soprano Ria Andriani
Violinists Lorraine Jayasinghe and Annette Smith 'cellist Jameson Choe

The programme will include Haydn's 'Kleine Orgelmesse', motets and violin duos.
Director of Music: Sheryl Southwood

Entry by donation to the Church Warden's Appeal Light refreshments will follow in the Rectory

For further inquiries, please contact
the St Paul's Church Office:
Ph.: 9747 4327 / Email:

St Paul's is a historic Church designed by Edmund Blacket. It is famous for its beauty and spiritual ambience, and is the ideal venue to hear the music of the Masters, interpreted by our Sydney-based artists.




4pm St Mary's Cathedral

Paul Dean (UK)


22 Mon

23 Tue

24 Wed

25 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Paul Dean (UK)

$5 entry


6.30pm - at St Patrick's Church Hill, Grosvenor Street, Sydney.

Edith Yam - organ

26 Fri

1.10pm St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney.

Paul Dean (UK)

Program details

Donation welcome

Enquiries: 0413 166 803 (or email Mark Quarmby)



27 Sat

28 Sun

2.00pm - Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium

Edith Yam will be performing, as a guest artist, at the Fine Music Young Virtuoso Award 2016 Final at the Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium on Sunday 28th August at 2pm.

It is a very exciting afternoon of music performed by extremely talented young musicians. Be amazed!

It will be a special occasion for Edith, as not only is she celebrating her birthday, she farewells Sydney the following day to further her studies in pipe organ at the Amsterdam Conservatorium after receiving High Distinction for her B.Mus degree last year.

Do come and give support to our future generation of musicians.

Adults - $35

Concession - $20

Students - $15

Children under 12 - Free


29 Mon

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