Recitals

2005 -




Previous years' recitals




Friday March 18, 2005 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral


Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 149 - Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Voluntary in D minor - John Stanley (1712 - 1786)

Three Pieces for Organ - Nicholas Choveaux (1904 - 1995)

(i) March
(ii) Meditation
(iii) Introduction and Toccata

O Mensch bewein dein' Sünde groß - J S Bach BWV622 (1685 - 1750)

Toccata on O Filii e Filiae - Lynnwood Farnam (1885 - 1930)



European Choir Tour with St Andrew's Cathedral Choir

Thursday, 31 March, 2005 - 5.00pm - Evensong, Westminster Abbey

Friday, 1st April, 2005 - 5.00pm - Evensong, Westminster Abbey

Sunday, 3rd April, 2005 - 9.30 & 11.30am - Services at All Souls, Langham Place, London

Monday, 4th April - Friday, 8th April, 2005 - 5.30pm - Daily Evensongs, Canterbury Cathedral

Sunday, 10th April, 2005 - 10.30am - Choral Communion and Concert, Holy Trinity Pro Cathedral, Brussels




Friday May 20, 2005 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral




Wednesday 3 June 2005, 8pm
Kampong Kapor Methodist Church, Singapore


Recital as part of the Pipe Organ Encounter program in Singapore 1 - 4 June, 2005

Lecturing and teaching




Friday June 17, 2005 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral


Grand Chœur in D (alla Handel) - A Guilmant (1837-1911)

Voluntary No. 8 in D minor - J Stanley (1712-1786)

To His Servant Bach God Grants a Final Glimpse: The Morning Star - Graeme Koehne (1956- )

Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo - C Edgar Ford (1881-1976?)

Sortie in B flat - L Lefébure-Wely (1817-1870)




Saturday October 1, 2005 2.00pm
Pitt St Uniting Church, Sydney

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia Conference

Program includes the Australian première of George Akerley's "Sweet for Mother Goose".




Tuesday October 4, 2005 2.00pm
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Newcastle

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia Conference

Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo - C. Edgar Ford (1881-1961)
Commemoration March - Frederick Scotson Clark (1840-1883)


Sunday October 16, 2005 9.30am
St Paul's Anglican Church, Burwood

Opening recital of the restored 1891 Davidson organ
(held at the end of the rededication service)

Prelude in G BWV 568 - J S Bach (1685-1750)
Voluntary No. 8 in D - John Stanley (1712-1786)
Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling - Dale Wood (1934-2004)
Commemoration March - Frederick Scotson Clark (1840-1883)
Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo - C. Edgar Ford (1881-1961)
Prelude in Classic Style - Gordon Young (1919-1998)



Tuesday July 25, 2006 12.30pm
Sydney Town Hall

First movement from Symphony VI in G minor (Widor)
Toccata & Fugue in F BWV 540 (Bach)
Sweet for Mother Goose with narrator (Ackerley)
Chorale Improvisation on In Dulci Jubilo (Karg-Elert)
Christmas Cradle Song (Hollins)
Final (Sept Pièces) Op. 27, (Dupré)



Saturday September 30, 2006 1.30pm
Baptist Tabernacle, Auckland, New Zealand

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference



Wednesday October 4, 2006 12 noon
St Peter's School, Cambridge, New Zealand

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference



Friday February 23, 2007 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

     

Præludium in D BuxWV 139 - Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Clair de lune (from Pièces de fantaisie Op. 53, no. 5) - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Vesper Voluntary in D Op. 14, No. 8 - Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)

Pæan - A Song of Triumph (Fanfare) - Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884 - 1960)

Chant de Paix (from Neuf pièces Op. 40, No. 3) - Jean Langlais (1907 - 1991)

"When Johnny Comes Marching Home" - Edwin Lemare (1865 - 1934)



Sunday August 12, 2007 2.30pm
St John's Anglican Church, Beecroft


Recital as part of a concert to mark the centenary of the church.




Monday October 1, 2007 8.45am
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Brisbane

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference



Tuesday October 2, 2007 5.15pm
St Stephen's Uniting Church, Maryborough

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference





Friday October 19, 2007 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

Malle Sijmen - Jan Sweelinck (1562 – 1621)

Andante from Organ Concerto Op.4, No. 1 - George F. Handel (1685 – 1759)

Adagio in F (from Symphony No. 1) - Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)

Cantilène Pastorale - Alexandre Guilmant (1837 – 1911)

Grand Solemn March - Henry Smart (1813 – 1879)

Echo Fantasia (Æolian) - Jan Sweelinck (1562 – 1621)

Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist BWV 671 (Clavierübung III) - J.S. Bach (1685 – 1750)




Friday November 16, 2007 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

Concerto in C major BWV 594, first movement - A.Vivaldi, arr. J.S. Bach (1685 -1750)
        Voluntary VIII in D minor - John Stanley (1712 - 1786)

Variations and Fugue on "God Save the Queen" - Max Reger (1873 - 1916)





Friday February 8, 2008 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral


Arrangements of popular hymn tunes by American composers


Toccata on "Amazing Grace"

"Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling"

Toccata on "Praise God, from whom all Blessings Flow" (Old 100th)

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" (Loben den Herrn)

"The Old Rugged Cross"

"God of Grace" (Cwm Rhondda)

"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me"

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Nun danket alle Gott)

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Cantata No. 79)



Christopher Pardini (1973 - )

Dale Wood (1934 - 2003)

Michael Burkhardt (1957 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz (1919 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

J S Bach arr. Virgil Fox (1912 - 1980)






Friday May 2, 2008 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

L'Ascension
- Olivier Messiaen





Thursday October 2, 2008 11.00am
Christ Church Anglican Church, Daylesford, Victoria

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference





Saturday October 4, 2008 9.15am
Long Gully Uniting Church, (Bendigo) Victoria

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia annual conference





Friday December 12, 2008 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

Olivier Messiaen Centenary recital

Apparition de l'Église Éternelle (Apparition of the Eternal Church)

Le Banquet Céleste (The Celestial Banquet)

Dieu parmi nous (God among Us) from La Nativié du Seigneur (The Birth of our Lord)





Friday April 17, 2009 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

Australian organ music - Part I

Mark Quarmby will be playing a program of Australian organ music as the opening recital
of the American Guild of Organists Convention in Phoenix, Arizona on June 22.
The second part of the program will be performed here on June 12.
The complete program will also be performed in St John's Cathedral, Brisbane on April 26 at 3pm.


Festive Toccata (1998) - Colin Brumby (b. 1933)

Captain Logan's Fancy (1988) - Colin Brumby (b. 1933)
Variations and Toccata for Organ on Moreton Bay

Soliloquy No 2 (2004) - Gordon Atkinson (b. 1928)

Toccata Aurora (1983) - Graeme Koehne (b. 1956)





Sunday April 26, 2009  3.00pm
St John's Cathedral, Brisbane


Festive Toccata (1998) - Colin Brumby

Captain Logan's Fancy (1988) - Colin Brumby
Variations and Toccata for Organ on Moreton Bay

O Sacred Head (2008) - Robert Ampt
(i) Lament
(ii) Dance – Moto Perpetuoso

Soliloquy No 2 (2004) - Gordon Atkinson

Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo (1916) - C. Edgar Ford

To his servant Bach, God grants a final glimpse: The Morning Star (1994) - Graeme Koehne

Toccata Aurora (1983) - Graeme Koehne




Friday June 12, 2009 1.10pm
St Andrew's Cathedral

Australian organ music - Part II


O Sacred Head (2008) - Robert Ampt (b. 1949)
(i) Lament
(ii) Dance – Moto Perpetuoso

Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo (1916) - C. Edgar Ford (1881 - 1961)

To his servant Bach, God grants a final glimpse: The Morning Star
(1994) - Graeme Koehne (b. 1956)

Toccata Aurora (1983) - Graeme Koehne (b. 1956)

 




Monday June 22, 2009 9.30am

Opening Recital
American Guild of Organists Region IX Convention,

American Lutheran Church, Sun City, Phoenix, Arizona


All Australian organ music program

Festive Toccata (1998) - Colin Brumby

Captain Logan's Fancy (1988) - Colin Brumby
Variations and Toccata for Organ on Moreton Bay

O Sacred Head (2008) - Robert Ampt
(i) Lament
(ii) Dance – Moto Perpetuoso

Soliloquy No 2 (2004) - Gordon Atkinson

Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo (1916) - C. Edgar Ford

To his servant Bach, God grants a final glimpse: The Morning Star (1994) - Graeme Koehne

Toccata Aurora (1983) - Graeme Koehne




Australia Day Recital
26th January 2010


St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

10.30 - 11.00am


Festive Toccata - Colin Brumby* (1933- )

Concerto in B flat Op 4, No 2 - George F Handel (1685-1759)

(i) A tempo ordinario, e staccato
(ii) Allegro
(iii) Adagio
(iv) Allegro, ma non presto

Grand Chœur en D alla Handel - Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

To His Servant Bach, God Grants a Final Glimpse: the Morning Star - Graeme Koehne* (1956- )

Tu es Petra - Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

* Australian composer


Organ Historical Trust Conference Recital

All Saints' Anglican Cathedral, Bathurst

Wednesday, 7th April, 2010


8.15 pm


North American organ music based on hymn tunes



Toccata on Amazing Grace - Christopher Pandini (1973 - )


Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me - Dale Wood (1934 – 2003)


Toccata on O Filii et Filiæ - Lynnwood Farham (1885 - 1930)



 

Organ Historical Trust Conference Recital

St John's Anglican Church, Young


Friday, 9th April, 2010


3.30 pm


Air - Jonathan Battishill (1738 - 1801)


Hornpipe - Samuel Wesley (1766 – 1837)


A Poynte - John Shepherd (1520 – 1563)


Voluntary in A minor - Anon (18th century)


Allegro - Thomas Arne (1710 – 1778)


Trumpet Voluntary - John Travers (1703 – 1758)


Voluntary in F - William Hine (1687 - 1730)




26th February, 2010
1.10pm

St Stephen's Uniting Church
Macquarie St, Sydney

Compositions based on popular hymn tunes by American composers


Toccata on "Amazing Grace"

"Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling"

Toccata on "Praise God, from whom all Blessings Flow" (Old 100th)

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" (Loben den Herrn)

"The Old Rugged Cross"

"God of Grace" (Cwm Rhondda)

"Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me"

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Nun danket alle Gott)

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Cantata No. 79)


Christopher Pardini (1973 - )

Dale Wood (1934 - 2003)

Michael Burkhardt (1957 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz (1919 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

J S Bach arr. Virgil Fox (1912 - 1980)




30th July, 2010

1.10pm

St Stephen's, Macquarie St



Præludium in D BuxWV139 - Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)

Concerto in G BWV 592 - J S Bach (1685 - 1750) after Johann Ernst
(i) Allegro - (ii) Grave - (iii) Presto

Adagio (2nd movt) from Sonata No. 1 in F minor Op. 65, No. 1 - Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)

Fugue on "God Save the Queen" - Max Reger (1873 - 1916)

Clair de lune - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Carillon de Westminster - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)



 

26th January, 2011

2.30pm

St Stephen's, Macquarie St

 

Improvisation sur le Te Deum - Charles Tournemire (1870 - 1939)

Voluntary in D minor Op. 7, No. 8 - John Stanley (1712 - 1786)

Prelude in G, BWV 568 - J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

To His Servant Bach, God Grants a Glimpse: The Morning Star - G. Koehne (1956 - )

Andante (from Sonata No. 6 Op. 65 in D) - Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)

Carillon de Westminster - Louis Vierne (1870- 1937)




Christ Church St Laurence

George St, Sydney

Sunday 15th May, 2011

 

Festive Toccata  - Colin Brumby  (1933 - )

Voluntary in D minor No. 8 in D minor - John Stanley (1712 - 1786)

To His Servant Bach God Grants a Final Glimpse: the Morning Star - Graeme Koehne (1956 - )

Allabreve in D BWV589 - J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

Moto Perpertuo and Intermezzo - C. Edgar Ford (1881 - 1961)

Méditation - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Commemoration March (from "Fifteen Marches") - Frederick Scotson Clark (1840 - 1883)

Verset Op. 19 - Alexandre Guilmant (1937 - 1911)

Variations on an American Air - Isaac van Vleck (1844 - 1909)




 

26th January, 2012

11.00am

St Stephen's, Macquarie St

 

Toccata - Gaston Bélier (1863 - 1938)

Voluntary in C No.1 - John Stanley (1712 - 1786)
[300th anniversary of birth]

Soliloquy No. 2 - Gordon Atkinson (1928 - )
[Australian composer]

Sweet Sixteenths - William Albright (1944 - 1998)

'Final' from Symphony No.1 in D - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)
[75th anniversary of death]

 

 


 

12th April, 2012

9.30am

St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Claremont, Perth WA

 

Recital as part of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia conference.

 


 

28th September, 2012

1.10pm

St Stephen's, Macquarie St

Festival Prelude & Fugue on Old 100 - Clarence Eddy (1851 - 1937)

Three pieces for Musical Clocks - Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)

Voluntary No. 2 in D major - James Hook (1746 - 1827)

Postlude in D - Henry Smart (1813 - 1879)

Verset Op.19 - Alexandre Guilmant (1837 - 1911)

Méditation (Trois Improvisations) - Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)

Final (Sept Pièces Op. 27) - Marcel Dupré (1886 - 1971)

 

      26th January, 2013

      12.00 noon

      St Stephen's, Macquarie St

       

      Prelude in G BWV 568 - J S Bach (1685 - 1750)

      Variations from Organ Concerto Set 1, Op.4, No.1 - G F Handel (1685 - 1759)

      Three Pieces for Musical Clocks - J Haydn (1732 - 1809)

      Commemoration March - F Scotson-Clark (1840 - 1883)

      Moto Perpetuo and Intermezzo - C Edgar Ford * (1881- 1961)

      Soliloquy No 2 (2004) - Gordon Atkinson (1928 - ) *

      Toccata on Placare Christe Servulis Op. 38, No. 16 - M Dupré (1886 - 1971)

      * Australian composers

       


      23rd June, 2013

      4.00pm


      St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

       

      Widor - Symphony No. 5 (1879 edition)

       


       

      18th August, 2013

      2.00pm


      Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney

      Widor - Symphony No. 5 (1879 edition)

       


       

      27th September, 2013

      1.10pm


      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      Widor - Symphony No. 5 (1879 edition)


       

      31st October, 2014

      1.10pm


      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      Today's program has been requested to highlight the recently added
      organ stops in works written by mostly unfamiliar composers.

      Rigaudon - André Campra (1660 - 1744)

      Pæan - Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884 - 1960)

      'Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is calling' - Dale Wood (1934 - 2003)

      'Nun danket alle Gott' - arr. from Bach's Cantata by Virgil Fox (1912 - 1980)

      'Adagio' from Concert in D minor for Oboe - Alessandro Marcello (1669 - 1747), arr. J.S. Bach

      Postlude on Psalm Tune No. 2 'London New' - Harvey Grace (1874 - 1944)

      Prelude for Organ 'Meditation' - Dorothy Young Riess (1932 - )

      'Nun danket alle Gott' - Paul Manz (1919 - 2009)

      Festival Toccata - Percy Fletcher (1879 - 1932)


       

      11th December, 2014

      1.10pm


      St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

       

      Chorale Improvisation on 'In dulci jubilo' Op. 75, No. 2 - Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

      Christmas Cradle Song - Alfred Hollins (1865-1942)

      Carol of the Manger - Dale Wood (1934-2003)

      Dieu parmi nous (God among us) from La Nativité - Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)


       

      26th January, 2015

      11.00am

       

      Australia Day Recital

       

      Mark Quarmby (organ) &

      Ruth Lockley (soprano)

      Festive Toccata - Colin Brumby (1933 - )

      Exsultate, Jubilate - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791)

      Pæan - Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884 - 1960)

      Pie Jesu - Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)

      Alleluia - W A Mozart (1756 - 1791)

      Choral Improvisation on 'In dulci jubilo' - Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877 - 1933)

       


      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney


       

      16th April, 2015

      St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

      1.10pm

       

      Toccata on the Easter hymn 'O Sons and Daughters' - Lynnwood Farnam (1885 - 1930)

      Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March - W. T. Best (1826 - 1897)

      Three Pieces for Organ - Nicholas Choveaux (1904 - 1995)
      March
      Meditation
      Introduction and Toccata on 'Lasst uns erfreuen'

       


       

      20th April, 2015

      Sydney Town Hall

      Mark Quarmby - organ

      Anita Kyle - soprano

       

      Toccata on the Easter hymn 'O Sons and Daughters' - Lynnwood Farnam (1885 - 1930)

      'Jewel Song' from Faust - Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)

      'Pie Jesu' from Requiem - Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948 - )

      'Un bel di vedremo' from Madama Butterfly - Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)

      Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March - W. T. Best (1826 - 1897)

      'Czardas' from Die Fledermaus - Johann Strauss (1825 -1899)

      'I Could have Danced All Night' from My Fair Lady - Frederick Loewe (1901 - 1988)

      The Holy City - Stephen Adams (1841 - 1913)

      Three Pieces for Organ - Nicholas Choveaux (1904 - 1995)
      March
      Meditation
      Introduction and Toccata on 'Lasst uns erfreuen'

       

       

      Bold text shows organ solos


       


      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      17th July, 2015

      1.10pm

       

      Judith Rough – soprano

      Mark Quarmby – organ

      O qui coeli terraeque serenitas - A. Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
      Motet for soprano, strings and basso continuo

      Ruhe Sanft, Mein holde Leben - from Zaide - W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)

      Laudate Domine. KV. 339 - W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore

      Laudate Domine. KV. 321 - W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      from Vesperae de Domenica

      Per pietà, bell'idol mio - concert aria KV. 78 - W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)

      Alleluia - from Exsultate Jubilate - W.A. Mozart (1756 - 1791)

       

       


       

      31st July, 2015

      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney


      1.10pm

       

      Brett Brown – bass-baritone

      Mark Quarmby – organ

       

      Va tacito e nascosto
      Cesare's aria from Giulio Cesare | Libretto by Nicolo Francesco Haim

      O Sleep, why dost thou leave me?
      Semele's aria from Semele | Libretto by William Congreve

      Organ Concerto in B flat major – part 1
      A tempo ordinario; Allegro | HWV 290, Opus 4 no 2

      Revenge, Timotheus cries
      Bass aria from Alexander's Feast | Libretto by Newburgh Hamilton

      Organ Concerto in B flat major – part 2
      Adagio; Allegro, ma non presto | HWV 290, Opus 4 no 2

      Scherza infida
      Ariodante's aria from Ariodante | Librettist unknown, after Antonio Salvi

      Where'er you walk
      Jupiter's aria from Semele | Libretto by William Congreve

       


       

      25th September, 2015

      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      1.10pm

      Brett Brown – bass-baritone

      Mark Quarmby – organ

       

      Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist [Lord have mercy, God the Holy Spirit]
      J.S Bach, BWV 671 | from Clavierübung III

      Ich habe genug [I have enough or I am content]
      J.S. Bach, Cantata BWV 82

      Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott [Come, Holy Spirit, Lord God]
      J.S Bach, BWV 651 | from the Eighteen Chorales



      27th September, 2015

      St Paul's Anglican Church, Stockton

      9.00am

      Recital as part of the 'Organ Historical Trust of Australia' Annual Conference

       


      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      18th December 2015

      1.10pm

       

      Brett Brown – bass-baritone

      Mark Quarmby – organ

      Chorale Prelude on 'In dulci jubilo' BWV 729
      Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

      Thus saith the lord;
      But who may abide the day of his coming?

      From Messiah HWV 56
      Text: Haggai 2: 6-7; Malachi 3: 1-2`
      Music: George Frederic Handel (1685 - 1759)

      Christmas Cradle Song
      Alfred Hollins (1865 - 1942)

      Stille Nacht
      Text: Joseph Mohr
      Melody: Franz Xaver Gruber (1787 - 1863)

      Großer Herr, o starker König [Mighty Lord of all Creation]
      From Weinachts-Oratorium [Christmas Oratorio] BWV 248
      Music: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

      Noël: Quand Jésus naquit à Noël [When Jesus was born at Christmas]
      Claude Balbastre (1727 - 1799)

      The Holy City
      Words: Frederic Weatherly
      Music: Stephen Adams (1841 - 1913)


       

      St Stephen's, Macquarie St, Sydney

      26th January 2016

      11.00am

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

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