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Pitt St Uniting Church

264 Pitt Street, Sydney
(near Town Hall Station)




Fridays 1.10 - 1.50 pm

Admission by gold coin donation

Various local and visiting organists 



Artistic Directors: Kurt Ison and Stacey Yang


Recital enqiries: Kurt Ison volleswerk@hotmail.com

 or 0430 372 990‬



Specification and History of the organ



Pitt Street organ recitals


2023


10 March

Opening Gala Concert Stacey Xiaoyu Yang

(organ, piano, violin and violoncello -
works including William Walton’s ‘Crown Imperial’
and movements from the Rheinberger organ Trio and
Mendelssohn piano trio in D Minor)

17 March

Hans Uwe Hielscher (Germany)

 

24 March

Ross Cobb

 

14 April

Cynthia Bui and Bailey Yeates

(prize winners in the 2022 Sydney Organ Competition)

 

21 April

David Drury 

 

 

19 May

Colin Andrews (USA)

 

 

2 June

Andrej Kouznetsov 

 

 

9 June

Simon Nieminski

 

 

 

 

2022

 

20 May

Kurt Ison

Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847) - Prelude for organ in F Major (1829) 

Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968) - Attende Domine
(from 12 Choral-preludes on Gregorian chant themes, opus 8) 

Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937) - Prélude (Trois Pièces op. 29) 

Alfred Hollins (1865-1942) - Pastorale  

Louis Vierne (1870-1937) - III Stele pour un enfant défunt (from ‘Triptyque’ opus 58) 

Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) - (from 12 Monologues, opus 162, 1890), no. III in E Major 

JS Bach (1685-1750) - Prelude and Fugue in A Major BWV536  

Paul Manz (1919-2009) - God of Grace (Cwm Rhondda)

 

3 June

Stacey Yang

Charles- Marie Widor (1844-1937) - Symphony for Organ No. 6 
(Symphonie VI pour orgue) in G minor, Op.42, No. 2 (1878)
(Allegro. Adagio)

JS Bach (1685-1750) - Prelude and Fugue in D Major BWV532

Alfred Hollins (1865-1942) - A Trumpet Minuet

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Excerpt from Sonata opus 65, no.4 in Bb Major
(Allegro maestoso e vivace)

 

10 June

Heather Boyd

Offertoire in D - Edouard Batiste (1820-1876)

Spring Song - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Priere et Berceuse - Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Marche Militaire - Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Prelude in C# minor - Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)

Traumerei - Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Fantaisie in E flat - Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

 

17 June

David Drury

Improvisations
Fanfare
Melody
Arabesque
Dance
Interlude
Gregorian
Song without words 
Gloomy night 
March


5 August

Simon Nieminski





12 August

Sam Giddy

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847) – Prelude and Fugue in C Minor Op. 37

César Franck (1822 - 1890) — Prière Op. 20

Samuel Giddy (b. 1999) – Choral and Variations

Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937) — Berceuse No. 19 from 24 Pièces en style libre Op. 31

J.S. Bach (1685 - 1750) – Pièce d’Orgue BWV 572

 

19 August

Andrej Kouznetsov

Fantasia in G, BWV 572 - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Study in A minor, Op.56 No.2 - Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Hymne à la splendeur des clartés - Jean-Jacques Grunenwald (1911-1982)

A Lullaby for Phyllida - Harold Wylde (1888-1975)

Prelude and Fugue in D, ‘Hallelujah’ - Franz Schmidt (1874-1939)



 

2 September

Brendon Lukin







 

2021

 

All recitals cancelled due to Covid