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Fortnightly lunchtime recitals at St. Matthew’s Church, Albury

Recitals returned in 2021!

St Matthew’s Church, Albury, is home to lunchtime recitals from 1.10pm – 1.50pm every fortnight*.

Dates, performers and programmes will be made available on this site during the course of the year. We hope to see you there!

* Most of the time! Please confirm dates here in case there is a shorter or longer gap between recitals.

James Flores
Recitals convener

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2021 recitals

DatePerformer(s)Instruments
January 12 2021SWELL VOXOrgan, Piano & Choir
January 26 2021James Flores & Thomas SummerfieldPiano
Feburary 9 2021Callum KnoxOrgan
Feburary 16 2021James Flores & Thomas SummerfieldOrgan & Piano
Feburary 23 2021Hamish WagstaffOrgan
March 9 2021Stephanie Johnston; Paul Tasker (accompanist)Voice
March 23 2021Arthur HullVoice
April 6 2021James FloresOrgan
April 20 2021Stephan BulmerClassical Guitar
May 4 2021Lachlan McIntyreVoice
May 18 2021Malcolm HalfordOrgan
June 1 2021Ethan PorterCello
June 15 2021Rhys MckeeSaxophone
June 29 2021Aylish JorgensenCello
July 6 2021Tim AdkinsGuitar
July 20 2021Tony Smithtbc
August 3 2021James Flores & Thomas SummerfieldOrgan & Piano
August 17 2021tbctbc
August 31 2021Bulmer Family (tbc)Classical Guitar
September 7 2021Thomas SummerfieldPiano
September 21 2021James StrachanPiano
Oct 5 2021Thomas SummerfieldOrgan
Oct 19 2021Malcolm Halford (tbc)Organ
Nov 9 2021Ruth & Mattea LittleViolin
Nov 23 2021James FloresOrgan

23 March 2021 - Arthur Hull, voice

Programme:

Accompanist: Thomas Summerfield

New York state of mind - Billy Joel

You got a friend in me - Randy Newman arr. Bublé

Beach - Arthur Hull & Thomas Summerfield

Can’t help falling in love - Elvis Presley

Feeling good - Nina Simone arr. by Bublé

House of the rising sun - The Animals

Scene - Arthur Hull & Thomas Summerfield

Sorry seems to be the hardest word - Elton John

Bridge - Simon and Garfunkel

9 March 2021 - Stephanie Johnston, voice

Programme:

Accompanist: Paul Tasker

Musik For a While

1. Lascia La Spina, Handel
2. Show Me, Lerner and Loewe
3. Nuit D'Espagne, Massenet
4. If Music Be the Food of Love, Purcell
5. Domine Deus, Vivaldi
6. Pie Jesu, Faure
7. Caro Mio Ben, Giordani
8. Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again, Lloyd Webber and Hart
9. Plaisir D'Amour, Martini
10. I Whistle a Happy Tune, Rogers and Hammerstein
11. Sure on this Shining Night, Barber
12. I Feel Pretty, Bernstein and Soundheim

23 February 2021 - Hamish Wagstaff, ORGAN

Programme:

Offertoire sur les Grand Jeux, from Messe pour les Paroisses – François Couperin (1668-1733)

Trio Sonata No. 2 in c minor, BWV 526 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
I. Vivace
II. Largo
III. Allegro

Variations sur un thème du Clément Jannequin – Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Laudes – Francis Pott (b. 1957)

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Hamish Wagstaff commenced his organ studies in 2012 with Robert Wagner as a student of Sydney Grammar School. He is currently studying for a Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under Philip Swanton, where he holds the Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Scholarship. In addition to his studies, Hamish is Assistant Organist at Christ Church St Laurence, where he accompanies and regularly conducts the renowned Choir in the weekly pattern of services. He was previously Organ Scholar and subsequently Acting Director of Music
at St John’s, Dee Why. Hamish was selected to perform in the 2017 HSC Encore Showcase at the Sydney Opera House, and maintains an active schedule as a recitalist. Recent engagements include performances at Sydney Town Hall and a recital tour of the United Kingdom.

9 February 2021 - Callum Knox, ORGAN

Programme:

Pierre Dumage
Premier Livre d’Orgue
Plein JeuFugueTrioTierce en TailleBasse de TrompetteRecitDuoGrand Jeu
Max Reger
Toccata and Fugue in D minor

A pianist since the early age of 5, and an organist from 12, Callum Knox is one of the fine young organists of Sydney, based at St James’ Church King St where he has recently accepted the position of Organ Scholar for 2020. Aged 17, he also won a scholarship to the Sydney Conservatorium’s Rising Stars program in 2019, as well as formerly occupying the position of Junior Organ Scholar at St Andrew’s Cathedral.

Callum recently won second place in the intermediate section of the Sydney Organ Competition at the Shore School Chapel, and earned a place at the Sydney Conservatorium for tertiary study in Organ in 2020. Callum has recently graduated St Andrew’s Cathedral School, where he also earned full marks for his performances in organ for HSC Music Extension.

Callum has also performed highly-regarded organs around Australia and beyond, such as in the Sydney Town Hall on multiple occasions, as well as St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne, St. Paul’s Cathedral London, St George’s Chapel Windsor Castle, and St Eustache in Paris. Callum is also a trained vocalist, as well as an avid long distance runner and surfer.

16 February 2021 - Thomas Summerfield / James Flores

Programme:

Organ - James Flores 
Twist - Impromptu - Marcia della Corona 
Buxtehude - Passacaglia, BuxWV 161
Bach - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Bach - O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß, BWV 622

Piano - Thomas Summerfield
Schubert - Impromptu in G-flat, Op. 90 No. 3

Piano Duet - Thomas Summerfield & James Flores
Fauré - Berceuse, Op. 56 No. 1 
Brahms - Waltz in A, Op. 39 No. 15
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5

26 January 2021 - Thomas Summerfield / James Flores

Programme:

James & Thomas
Improvisation on Waltzing Matilda
Debussy - Première Arabesque

Thomas
Chopin — Nocturne Op. 15, No. 2
Mancini arr. Koller – Pink Panther

James
Twist — Prelude No. 1
Chopin — Polonaise Op. 40, No. 1

James & Thomas
Liszt — Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

12 January 2021 - SWELL VOX

Programme:

Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 531

Rutter - The Lord bless you and keep you
Handel - O Salutaris Hostia
Rutter - All things bright and beautiful
Handel - Where e’er you walk
Rutter - For the beauty of the earth

Mendelssohn - Sonata No. 3, Op. 65 (i. Con moto maestoso)

Contact

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