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November 2016

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1 Tue

2 Wed

3 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

4 Fri

5 Sat

6 Sun

7 Mon

8 Tue

End-of-year student recitals at Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium

10.00am - Michael Butterfield (VENUE: St Mary's Cathedral)
12.00 noon - Joshua Ryan (Verbrugghen Hall)
12.50pm - Sonia Chan (Verbrugghen Hall)

Further info:

9 Wed

10 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

11 Fri

12 Sat

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



3.00pm - St Mary's Cathedral

OMSS Member David Seward is the Representative in Australia for the charitable foundation 'Friends of Cathedral Music' (FCM). FCM celebrates its Diamond Jubilee this year and a special service has been arranged by David to commemorate this special time. Sydney's three Corporate choir members of FCM (St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Andrew's Cathedral and St. James' Church, King Street) are combining for a Choral Service of Celebration which will take place in St. Mary's Cathedral on Saturday 12th November at 3.00pm. The music, including an organ Prelude and Voluntary, will include compositions by Australian composers and some associated closely with FCM. Members of OMSS are warmly invited to attend.'



10.30 am, St Matthew's Anglican Church, Albury (as part of the Albury Chamber Music Festival)

CONCERT 4 – RHYS BOAK PIPE ORGAN RECITAL with guest appearances from Stephen O'Connell & Khayl Picard


Stephen O'Connell (soprano saxophone/composer)

Tempe Downs


with Helena Kernaghan (piano)


Rhys Boak (pipe organ)

J.S.Bach - Prelude and Fugue in E flat "St Anne" – BWV 552 – J.S. Bach

J.S. Bach (arr. Rhys Boak) - Arioso BWV 156

J.S. Bach - The "little organ fugue" in G minor BWV 578

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Prelude and Fugue in C minor Op. 37 No. 1

Alexandre Guilmant - Cantabile

Alexandre Guilmant - March on a theme of Handel


Khayl Picard (clarinet)

W.A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A major K 622 1st movement

with Grace Kernaghan (piano)


Rhys Boak (pipe organ)

Louis Vierne - Clair de lune from 24 Pièces de fantaisie

Louis Vierne - Carillon de Westminster from 24 Pièces de fantaisie

Marco Enrico Bossi - Ave Maria

C.M. Widor - Toccata from Symphonie No. 5 in F minor Op. 43 No. 1



13 Sun

  2.30pm - St Luke's Anglican Church, Ourimbah Road and Heydon Street, Mosman


Organ Music Society of Sydney Annual General Meeting.

Organ recital by the winner of the Sydney Organ Competition 2016 - Open Section will be presented prior to commencement of the meeting.

Afternoon tea will also be provided.

Notification of AGM

Nomination form for AGM



4pm St Mary's Cathedral

Kurt Ison

Max Reger (1873-1916) - Introduktion und Passacaglia in D Minor (composed 1899)
Brett McKern (1972- )* - Voluntary on 'Tallis' Canon' opus 118
JS Bach - Prelude and Fugue in B Minor BWV544
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Allegro Maestoso e vivace from Sonata no.4 in Bb Major, op.65, no.2


14 Mon

12.30pm - Sydney Town Hall

Robert Ampt with soprano and tenor soloists


15 Tue

1.15pm - St Paul's Anglican Church, Burwood


16 Wed

17 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry


18 Fri

19 Sat

20 Sun

2 - 3pm  Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney

Organ Recital Series on 3rd Sundays

Joshua Ryan (CCSL Organ Scholar)

Enquiries: 0430 372 990
Entry by note donation


3.30pm Great Hall, University of Sydney

Glebe Music Festival Concert

In Praise of St Cecilia

Amy Johansen with Viol Consort "Josie and the Emeralds

Preceded by carillon recital at 2pm, played by Edward Grantham, 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.



21 Mon

22 Tue

23 Wed

24 Thu

1.10 - 1.40pm St Andrew's Cathedral

$5 entry

25 Fri

1.10pm St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

Arwen Hur [Melbourne]

Program details

Donation welcome

Enquiries: 0413 166 803 (or email Mark Quarmby)

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