5.00pm - Fine Music Sydney Radio 102.5FM
"Society Spot" is the Organ Music Society's very own hour-long radio programme, which goes to air at 5pm on the second Saturday of the month on Fine Music Sydney, 102.5FM. It is presented by Society member John Hanna. It can be heard live, or streamed online by going to Fine Music Sydney's website here https://finemusicsydney.com/
It can also be heard on demand here https://finemusicsydney.com/programs/
5.30pm Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney
Organ Recital Series on 3rd Sundays followed by Choral Evensong at 6.30pm
Andrej Kouznetsov (Brisbane)
Admission is by note donation at the door.
12.30pm - Sydney Town Hall
Toccata from Suite No 1
Ralph Driffill (1870 – 1922)
Pastorale Op. 19
Cesar Franck (1822 – 1890)
Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor BWV 582
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Improvisation Caprice Op 37
Joseph Jongen (1873 – 1953)
Bohemian Rhapsody arr. Hector Olivera
Freddie Mercury (1946 – 1991)
Improvisation on a submitted theme
Hector Olivera is known as one of the most exciting organists of the 21st century. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mr. Olivera has performed solo concerts throughout the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and Latin America and as guest soloist with prominent symphony orchestras worldwide. At age 5 he performed for the legendary Evita Perón in his native Argentina, at age 16 he enthralled heads of state and celebrities, and at age 17 he won a scholarship to the prestigious Juilliard School of Music, Three years later, he won the American Guild of Organist's National Improvisation Contest, marking the start of his international concert career.
Having previously performed on the majestic Sydney Town Hall Grand Organ, Mr. Olivera proudly states that it is one of his favourite organs worldwide.
1.10pm St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney.
Stacey Yang (organ)
Entry by note donation
Enquiries: 0413 206 803 (or email Mark Quarmby)
Inaugural recital following the completion of the final stage of the restoration of the historic Wordsworth and Maskell Organ of 1883
David James Reccia Chynoweth (organist)
Works by Bach, Beethoven, Franck, PD da Bergamo and Guilmant
Refreshments following the recital
Admission $15/$10at the door.
3.30-4.30pm - Great Hall, University of Sydney
Organist Amy Johansen - Celebrating Bach
Come early for Carillon at recital 2pm, refreshments in Anteroom from 3pm!
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