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Sydney’s Winter Organ Festival

July 7 @ 3:30 pm - July 11 @ 8:00 pm

Change of venue: The Masterclass with Olivier Latry on 7 July, will now be held Sy Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney Square

The Organ Music Society of Sydney will be holding a Winter Festival from Sunday, 7 July till Thursday,11 July, 2024.

There will be several events during the festival, including a tour, concerts and talks. All concerts are free. There will be a Masterclass given by Olivier Latry, organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. (Details below).

The program:

Sunday, 7 July, 3.45pm: a tour of three instruments at Sydney University (including The Great Hall, Wesley College and St Paul’s College)

Monday, 8 July Two organ recitals by leading organists:

1.10pm St Philip’s Church Hill York Street, Sydney.  Organist Bailey Yeates will perform on the 1874 Walker organ that is 150 years old this year.

4pm St Patrick’s Church Hill Grosvenor Street, featuring Stacey Xiaoyu Yang

Tuesday, 9 July

1.10pm St Philip’s Church Hill York street, Sydney. Organist Marko Sever will perform on the 1874 Walker organ that is 150 years old this year.

4pm St Peter Julian’s Church Haymarket; the artist is Kurt Ison

Thursday 11 July Masterclass with Olivier Latry, organist at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. Held at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney Square, Sydney, from 6-8pm featuring advanced organ students from across the country. Admission is at the door $20 and $15 for concessions and organ society members.

More information.