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Upcoming Concerts

Friday 31 October 2014 @ 1:10 PM
Mark Quarmby - Sydney NSW

Venue: St Stephen's Uniting Church
Address: 197 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Performer/s: Mark Quarmby
Tickets: Admission is free - donations are kindly appreciated
Enquiries: 02 9221 1688
Details:

Friday 31 October 2014 @ 8:00 PM
The Phantom of the Opera - Perth WA

Venue: St Mary's Church, South Perth
Address: South Perth WA
Performer/s: Alessandro Pittorino - organ
Tickets:
Enquiries:
Details: For all details, please visit website: http://www.alessandropittorino.com/

Friday 31 October 2014 @ 8:00 PM
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR! - Melbourne VIC

Venue: St John's Church, East Malvern
Address: 5-7 Finch Street, Malvern East, Melbourne VIC
Performer/s: Thomas Heywood and Christopher Cook
Tickets: ALL PROCEEDS TO ANZCO. Adults $30; Conc $25; Under 18 FREE. Admission includes program.
Enquiries:
thomas.heywood@anzco.org
Details: Prepare to be treated with tricks on the Pipe Organ! From Bach to Boëllmann, via Bonnet and Mendelssohn, enjoy classic and gothic music sure to get you in the Halloween Spirit! Watch the performers LIVE on screen. Performed by Christopher Cook: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 Louis Vierne (1870-1937): Feux Follets [Will-o’-the-wisp] from Pièces de Fantaisie – Deuxième suite, Op. 53 No. 4 Jean Langlais (1907-1991): Stèle pour Gabriel Fauré from Mosaïque 1 (1975) Louis Vierne (1870-1937): Allegro vivace [4th movement] from Symphonie No. 1, Op. 14 Joseph Bonnet (1884-1944): Elfes from Douze Pièces Nouvelles [Twelve New Pieces], Op. 7 No. 11 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Prelude and Fugue in E minor – Notre temps, WoO. 13 Interval Performed by Thomas Heywood Félix Borowski (1872-1956): Allegro ma non troppo [1st mvt] from Première Sonate [Sonata No. 1] Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), transcribed by Arthur Eaglefield Hull (1876-1928): Prélude in C-sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2 Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843-1907), trans. Thomas Heywood (b.1974): Trolltog [March of the Trolls] from Lyrische Suite [Lyric Suite], Op. 54 Charles-François Gounod (1818-1893), trans. William Thomas Best (1826-1897): Marche Funèbre d’une Marionnette [Funeral March of a Marionette] Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843-1907), trans. Dr Charles William Pearce (1858-1928): Trolddans – In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite, Op. 46 Leon Boëllmann (1862-1897): Suite Gothique, Op. 25 i. Introduction – Choral ii. Menuet gothique iii. Priere à Notre Dame iv. Toccata

Sunday 2 November 2014 @ 2:00 PM
Richard Hills - Perth WA

Venue: Karrinyup Wurlitzer Theatre Organ
Address: Karrinyup Community Centre
Performer/s: RICHARD HILLS
Tickets: Details at: wurlitzer-karrinyup.com
Enquiries:
Details: RICHARD HILLS is regarded by many people as the most versatile United Kingdom theatre organist to have visited Australia. A huge talent with an ability to arrange and play music differently, Richard was organ scholar for Exeter College at Oxford University and recently made a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. He was assistant organist at Westminster Abbey in London and in 2013 was organist for the Royal Albert Hall Proms series

Sunday 9 November 2014 @ 2:30 PM
Planets - Fremantle WA

Venue: Basilica of St Patrick
Address: Fremantle
Performer/s: Jonathan Bradley – pipe organ Dominic Perissinotto – pipe organ
Tickets: pipeorganplus.com
Enquiries:
Details: Johann Sebastian Bach – Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565 arr. for 2 organs George Fredrich Handel – Organ Concerto in F HWV 295 “The Cuckoo & The Nightingale” arr. for 2 organs Josef Rheinberger – “Introduction & Passacaglia” from Sonata No 8 in E minor Op 132 (Dominic Perissinotto – organ) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Fantasia in F minor KV 608 arr. for 2 performers on 1 organ Maurice Duruflé – Prelude and Fugue on the name Alain Op 7 (Jonathan Bradley – organ) Johann Sebastian Bach after Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto in C BWV 594 arr. for 2 organs Gustav Holst – “Mars, The Bringer Of War” from The Planets Suite Op 32 H 125 arr. for 2 organs

Sunday 9 November 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Tony Way - Melbourne VIC

Venue: All Saints’ Church, East St Kilda
Address: cnr Chapel Street and Dandenong Road, East St Kilda (opposite the Astor Theatre).
Performer/s: Tony Way
Tickets: Free
Enquiries: 03 9510 7689
Details: A series of free Organ concerts are held on the second Sunday of the month, duration approximately 50 minutes. Evensong and Benediction follows at 5.00pm. The organ at All Saints' Church is one of the largest parish-church organs in Melbourne, with 48 speaking stops. All Saints' Church has a fine acoustic and outstandingly-beautiful ambience. Enquiries: 9510 7689.

Friday 14 November 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Thomas Wilson - Sydney NSW

Venue: St Mary's Cathedral
Address: Sydney NSW
Performer/s: Dave Elton (trumpet), Oliver Brett (organ/piano), Thomas Wilson (organ)
Tickets: Retiring collection
Enquiries:
Details:

Saturday 15 November 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Organ in the Shed - Perth WA

Venue: Clackline Valley Olives
Address:
Performer/s:
Tickets: Barbeque lunch (bookings essential for catering)
Enquiries: 08 9574 0410
Details: Wander through the olive grove and enjoy the Paul Hufner / Pipe Organs of WA pipe organ

Saturday 15 November 2014 @ 2:00 PM
Joseph Nolan - Perth WA

Venue: St Mary In The Valley, Kelmscott
Address: Kelmscott
Performer/s: Joseph Nolan
Tickets: Tickets $40 / $35 (includes refreshments)
Enquiries:
Details: Celebrating the restoration of the church's 18th Century Pipe Organ

Sunday 16 November 2014 @ 2:00 PM
Richard Hills - Sydney NSW

Venue: Christ Church St Laurence
Address: 812 George Street, Railway Square, Sydney
Performer/s: Richard Hills (London)
Tickets: Admission by note donation
Enquiries:
Details:

Sunday 16 November 2014 @ 2:30 PM
Thomas Heywood - Melbourne VIC

Venue: St Andrew's Church, Brighton
Address: Cnr New and Church Streets, Brighton VIC
Performer/s: Thomas Heywood
Tickets: Admission at the door includes program: Adult $30 / Concession $25
Enquiries:
simone@concertorgan.com
Details: SEASON YOUR SENSES #4 - SPRING 2014 Season your Senses is a unique Melbourne series of Four Sunday Grand Organ Concerts in Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring! The Spring Concert at St Andrew's Church, Brighton is: "Festive Fantasies" (con spirito!) Don’t forget - you can watch the hands and feet of the  “Ironman der Orgel” live on screen! www.concertorgan.com

Sunday 16 November 2014 @ 3:30 PM
Amy Johansen - Sydney NSW

Venue: Great Hall
Address: University of Sydney NSW
Performer/s: Gregory van der Struik and Amy Johansen
Tickets: Free
Enquiries:
Details: GLEBE MUSIC FESTIVAL 25th anniversary organ recital Music for Trombone and Organ. Gregory van der Struik (Principal Trombone, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra) and Amy Johansen

Friday 28 November 2014 @ 1:10 PM
Oscar Smith - Sydney NSW

Venue: St Stephen's Uniting Church
Address: 197 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Performer/s: Oscar Smith
Tickets: Admission is free - donations are kindly appreciated
Enquiries: 02 9221 1688
Details:

Sunday 30 November 2014 @ 2:00 PM
A Tale of Two Organs - Melbourne VIC

Venue: Melbourne Town Hall and Regent Theatre
Address:
Performer/s: Richard Hills (UK) and Tony Fenelon with special guests.
Tickets: Bookings through Ticketmaster or 1300 11 10 10. A Reserve $75; B reserve $55; C Reserve $35. Your ticket covers both the Melbourne Town Hall and Regent Theatre sections of the performance.
Enquiries:
Details: 1st Act at the Melbourne Town Hall, then 50 minute interval, 2nd Act at the Regent Theatre.

Saturday 13 December 2014 @ 8:00 PM
St Lucia Concert - Melbourne VIC

Venue: Toorak Uniting Church
Address: 603 Toorak Road, Toorak, 3142
Performer/s: Music directed by Organist Camilla Hellgren of the Swedish Church
Tickets: St Lucia Concert – A Celebration of Light in darkness with music directed by Organist Camilla Hellgren of the Swedish Church. Traditional Swedish Christmas refreshments to follow.
Enquiries: 0410 844 552
Details:

Sunday 14 December 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Oliver Brett - Sydney NSW

Venue: St Mary's Cathedral
Address: Sydney NSW
Performer/s: Oliver Brett
Tickets: Retiring collection
Enquiries:
Details: La Nativité du Seigneur - Messiaen

Tuesday 16 December 2014 @ 1:00 PM
Organ &... Brass & Wind - Melbourne VIC

Venue: Melbourne Town Hall
Address: Swanston Street, Melbourne
Performer/s: Conductor: Matthew Shelley; Organ: Brendon Lukin.
Tickets: Free entry. No bookings required.
Enquiries:
Details: The musical might of Australia’s military will be on display as the Air Force Band performs a Christmas-tinged program of works for symphonic band and the Grand Organ. Favourites by Richard Strauss and Edward Elgar will be matched with lesser known works by Percy Grainger and Kenneth Alford. A highlight of this free concert will be the world premiere of a commissioned work by Melbourne composer Stuart Greenbaum, entitled The gradual slowing of the Earth. Organ aficionados will appreciate Marcel Dupré’s Prelude and Fugue in G Minor Op.7 No.1 and Eugène Gigout’s heroic Grand Choeur Dialogue. The Air Force Band has a proud history dating more than sixty years. Its mission is to promote and enhance the image and culture of the Air Force through music and ceremony. Under the sixth Director of Music, Squadron Leader Mathew Shelley, the band regularly gives free public concerts as well as supporting the armed services both in Australia and abroad.

Friday 19 December 2014 @ 1:10 PM
David Tagg - Sydney NSW

Venue: St Stephen's Uniting Church
Address: 197 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW
Performer/s: David Tagg
Tickets: Admission is free - donations are kindly appreciated
Enquiries: 02 9221 1688
Details:

Sunday 21 December 2014 @ 2:00 PM
David Drury - Sydney NSW

Venue: Christ Church St Laurence
Address: 812 George Street, Railway Square, Sydney
Performer/s: David Drury (St Paul's College, University of Sydney)
Tickets: Admission by note donation
Enquiries:
Details:

Welcome to ANZCO

Welcome to the website of the Australian and New Zealand College of Organists - ANZCO.

Building the future for the pipe organ in Australasia, ANZCO encourages everyone to discover the 'King of Instruments' - the largest and most valuable musical instruments in the world! 

We present concerts and educational programs around Australia and New Zealand to ensure that Pipe Organs are cultural assets to be enjoyed by all. 

There is an ever-growing and unique heritage of over 2,500 pipe organs in Australasia, including the largest musical instruments in the Southern Hemisphere.  ANZCO is the only pipe organ related organisation working internationally in Australia and New Zealand with links around the world.

We invite you to go All Stops Out with ANZCO!

You can find out about ANZCO in Australia or ANZCO in New Zealand, see the only comprehensive listing of Organ Concerts and related events throughout Australasia including MUSOC - the Melbourne University Series of Organ Concerts, and contact the people involved in the College.

You can read about our distinguished and inspirational heritage of celebrated Australian and New Zealand organists in the Australasian Pipe Organ Hall of Fame, a world-first initiative within the international "organ world".  You will soon be able to see a listing of Landmark Organs around Australasia as part of the ANZCO Landmark Organs Register.

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 Adelaide - South Australia: Town Hall Grand Organ

 

 

Adelaide - South Australia: Festival Theatre Grand Organ

 

 

 Auckland - New Zealand: Town Hall Grand Organ 

 

 

Brisbane - Queensland: City Hall Grand Organ 

 

 

Brisbane - Queensland: QPAC Grand Organ

 

 

Dunedin - New Zealand: Town Hall Grand Organ

 

 

Hobart - Tasmania: Town Hall Grand Organ

 

 

Launceston - Tasmania: Albert Hall Grand Organ

 

 

Melbourne - Victoria: Town Hall Grand Organ

 

 

Melbourne - Victoria: Haileybury Grand Concert Organ

 

 

Perth - Western Australia: Concert Hall Organ

 

 

Sydney - New South Wales: Town Hall Grand Organ 

 

 

Sydney - New South Wales: Opera House Concert Hall Organ

 

 

Wellington - New Zealand: Town Hall Grand Organ

 

...and many more to be listed soon on the ANZCO Landmark Organs Register.