Organ Recitals

Recitals are held on the fourth Sunday of the Month at 2.30pm, St Francis of Assisi, Paddington 

Praise for the new digital organ:

“This is truly a unique instrument and music creation”

Daniel Brace, Limelight Magazine 10 May 2021

25 April 2021

Thomas Wilson

 St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney

 St Mary’s Cathedral Lay Clerks 

directed by Thomas Wilson

Programme here 

“Wilson was incredible, technically and musically. A real one to watch as his career continues to unfold”

Daniel Brace, Limelight Magazine 10 May 2021

23 May 2021

James Goldrick 

Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City 

The Choir of St Francis, Paddington 

directed by Noel Debien 

Programme here 

25 July 2021

Brett McKern 

St John’s Anglican Church, Gordon

Organ sonata 2 in ‘c’ – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Elegy – George Thalben-Ball (1896-1987)

Psalm-Prelude Set 1, No. 1 – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Voluntary on Tallis’ Canon – Brett McKern (b. 1972)

Morceau de Concert (7 mvts) – Alexandre Guillmant (1837-1911)

Cantilène religieuse – Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Toccata in ‘G’- Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)  

Associate Artists: Consort 8, soloist, Tim Chung, countertenor 

22 August 2021

Bransby Byrne 

St Francis of Assisi, Paddington 

A Journey from Introspection to Jubilation

Frank Bridge; Herbert Howells; Peter Hurford; Francis Jackson

Jehan Alaine; Jeanne Demessieux; Nadia Boulonger; Cesar Franck

26 September 2021

David Drury 

St Paul’s College, Sydney University 

24 October 2021

Simon Niemiński

St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney 

28 November 2021

Bransby Byrne 

St Francis of Assisi, Paddington 


More information on the organs at St Francis here