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Imitations for Pipe Organ by Austin Buckett


Imitations for Pipe Organ by Austin Buckett

  • Date: Sunday, 5 November 2017, 4pm
  • Venue: Sydney Town Hall — 483 George St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

Sydney composer Austin Buckett has created a contemporary piece that explores the unique characteristics of Sydney Town Hall’s Grand Organ. This free public concert is the official premiere of the piece, Imitations for pipe organ. The piece was commissioned from the young composer to mark the 175th anniversary of the City of Sydney Council.

Audiences will be immersed in a soundscape of rich timbres and harmonics. The immersive minimalist composition will transport this historic instrument into the 21st century, showcasing how the Grand Organ can meaningfully function in contemporary music and art worlds. The work will showcase how the instrument can attract new and diverse audiences.

The piece will be performed by organist Grace Chan, with the assistance of two registrants. A Q&A with the composer Austin Buckett will follow.

4.05pm doors open
4.30pm welcome
4.35pm-4.45pm Imitations for pipe organ
4.50 composer Austin Buckett in conversation with City Historian, Dr Lisa Murray
5pm concert concludes

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

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User reviews & comments

Hello, Im just wondering what that piece was about Thank you

Posted by Kamini Singh [] on 6 November, 2017

Hello, Im just wondering what that piece was about  Thank you

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