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June 2016

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1 Wed

2 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Kurt Ison (Mary Immaculate, Waverley)

César Franck- Choral no.2
Henry Purcell- Chaconne from King Arthur
CV Stanford- The Bluebird
BM McKern- Variations on Tallis Canon

$5 entry

3 Fri

4 Sat

5 Sun

2.00 pm - Orion Centre Theatre, Beamish St, Campsie

Chris Powell (UK)

Adults $35, Conc. $30, Members $25

6 Mon

7 Tue

8 Wed

9 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

10 Fri

11 Sat

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

Program details



2.00pm St Jude's Anglican Church, Bowral

A special treat for the Southern Highlands approaches with a rare screening of the earliest Shakespearean feature film adaptation: 104 years young!

On Saturday June 11 at 2pm the Festival and the St. Jude's Music Association are proud to celebrate the Bard's 400th Anniversary with a special Silent Screen Tribute.

Silent Silver Screen Tribute with live music to Shakespeare on Film, 1912-1926, in William Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary year.

Tickets $25 / $20 Online or call T 0419 267 318

The Church of St. Simon and St. Jude Bendooley St., Bowral

Accompanist: Dr. Paul Paviour OAM

The Pipe Organ at St Jude's.

"The Charles Richardson Pipe Organ had its first recital in 1899 and is also significant to the Southern Highlands in that it is the largest and most complete instrument of its kind in the area capable of handling most of the standard organ repertoire. It is used regularly for services as well as for recitals at the Mid-week Lunchtime Series, Music in Autumn, Music in Spring, an annual Sponsors' recital and in other Community Concerts in the Church."

Digital restorations

The Life and Death of Richard III (1912) 55 minutes USA Director James Keane and starring Frederick Warde Preserved by the American Film Institute
Accompaniment with organ

Bromo and Juliet (1926) 24 minutes USA With Charley Chase and Oliver Hardy
Accompaniment with grand piano

12 Sun

13 Mon

    Queen's Birthday Weekend, Monday 13 June 2016

Burwood Organ Ramble

10:00am to 12.15pm: St Paul's Anglican Church, Burwood Road (2 organs by Davidson & Fisher)

12.15pm Lunch (many cafes/restaurants in Burwood Road)

1.30pm Burwood Uniting Church, Burwood Road (Gray & Davison)

3.15pm Burwood Presbyterian Church, 46- 48 Belmore Street, Burwood (Hunter)

For the Queen's Birthday Ramble, all churches are within reasonable walking distance.
$10 donation for the day or part thereof.

14 Tue

15 Wed

16 Thu

Message from the Cathedral!

'Apologies, but today's advertised recital by Andrej Kouznetsov had been postponed until later this year. The building will be closed today and tomorrow for urgent electrical work, opening tonight only for Choral Evensong at 5.15pm.'

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

Andrej Kouznetsov (St John's Cathedral, Brisbane)

$5 entry

17 Fri

18 Sat

19 Sun

2 - 3pm  Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney

Organ Recital Series on 3rd Sundays

Dr Namhee Han (California, USA)

Entry by note donation


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sinfonia (from Cantata 146) (transcribed by Marcel Dupré)

Bruna, Pablo (1611-1679)
Tiento on the Litany of the Virgin (Tiento de 2° Tono por Gesolreut, sobre la Letanía de la Virgen)

Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852-1924)
Toccata, Op. 57

Howells, Herbert (1892-1983)
Master Tallis's Testament (from "Six Pieces for Organ")

Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Organ Sonata II, Op. 65

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in E flat Major, BWV 552 ("St. Anne")


Playing from the heart defines Namhee Han's approach to music making. She performed the opening solo concert for the prestigious Los Angeles Bach Festival at the First Congregational Church in 2013 and has played at the National and Regional Conventions of the American Guild of Organists (AGO). Constantly expanding the repertoire of her artistic expressions, she has performed with the Pacific Symphony, Los Angeles Master Chorale and the GRAMMY Award winning Southwest Chamber Music (harpsichord and harmonium).

A native of South Korea, Namhee studied the piano since young. After earning a Bachelor's in English education from Seoul National University, she came to the US to pursue graduate studies in linguistics. It was then that she encountered the organ and became immediately fascinated with its limitless tonal and expressive possibilities. She began organ study with Thomas Harmon in 1999 and completed Master's and Doctoral degrees in organ performance at UCLA. In addition, she holds Master's and Ph.D. degrees in applied linguistics from UCLA.

Dr. Han has coached with such eminent organists as Marie-Claire Alain, Jean Guillou, David Craighead, Hans-Ola Ericsson, Paul Jacobs, Marilyn Keiser, Michael Radulescu, Frederick Swann, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, and Todd Wilson among others.

As organist at Westwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles, Dr. Han is keenly interested in contributing to the music community in Southern California and actively collaborates with instrumentalists, choral groups and orchestras. She enjoys teaching piano and organ, and maintaining an intellectually stimulating and physically active life. More information including her recordings for the DVD "The story of the Walt Disney Concert Hall organ" and performance samples can be found at


4pm St Mary's Cathedral

Michael Butterfield



20 Mon

21 Tue

22 Wed

23 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

Philip Gearing (Brisbane)

24 Fri

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

Pastór de Lasala

Program details

Donation welcome

Enquiries: 0413 166 803 (or email Mark Quarmby)


25 Sat

26 Sun

2.30pm St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney.


27 Mon

28 Tue

29 Wed

30 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

Dr Wilbur Hughes (Bowral)




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