This exciting new disc gives fresh voice to one of Sydney’s best preserved historic organs, with a very wide variety of pieces that showcase the instrument’s dual personalities as both a Liturgical and concert organ. Kurt Ison is the Convener of the Christ Church St Laurence Sydney’s successful monthly organ […]
The choice of music in the first commercial recording of the 1877 Hill & Son concert organ at Tanunda has been influenced by works performed on the organ when it was placed in Adelaide Town Hall and played upon by distinguished local and overseas performers up to the visit of […]
The establishment of the OHTA Foundation Fund was formally approved by OHTA Council at its meeting in September 2017. Donations and Bequests to the Fund are invited to support the work of OHTA into the future. The proposal for an Australian Pipe Organ Centre was first raised in OHTA News in January 2014, and was approved […]
This book has been published to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the foundation of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia in 1977. It provides a pictorial record of pipe organs in Australia that have been lost through various agencies. Some have simply been removed and broken up, others have been […]
THE ORGAN HISTORICAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA ABN 99 005 443 372 NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia will be held on Tuesday 26 September 2017 at 9.00 am at St Mark’s Anglican Church, 250 George […]
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The Organ Historical Trust of Australia greatly regrets the non-receipt of the January 2017 issue of OHTA News which has been mislaid in transit by Australia Post. Members will be sent replacement hard copies shortly. Please click on the cover to download the latest issue.
The conference will start on Monday 25 September, with registration from 9.00 am at St Paul’s Cathedral. It will conclude in Ballarat on Saturday 30 September at 12.15 pm and after a lunch break the coach will drop participants at Melbourne airport by 3.00 pm and then central Melbourne. As […]
The page of the 1890 Kirkland organ at Carcoar has been updated. Thanks to Mark Quarmby. There are before and after shots of the organ’s restoration. The specification has been updated.
The organ in St Jude’s Anglican Church, Carlton, Melbourne was very seriously damaged in a fire lit by arsonists on the evening of Friday 17 October 2014. This organ is of enormous significance as the earliest example of an organ built in Melbourne by George Fincham to remain substantially intact. […]