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Bathurst Uniting Church Pipe Organ 150th Anniversary

Sun 10 March at 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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A Harmony of Legacy and Craftsmanship Unveiled in Bathurst’s 150th Pipe Organ Celebration

On March 10, 2024, Bathurst Uniting Church will resonate with the enchanting melodies of its historic pipe organ, celebrating 150 years of musical legacy. At both the commemorative church service in the morning and the ALL STOPS OUT concert in the afternoon, the organ will be played by Internationally acclaimed organist Christopher Wrench.   The afternoon concert will include an organ recital and The Allegri Singers.  The celebration promises to weave a narrative of history, passion, and extraordinary musical prowess.

These milestone events highlight the church’s treasured pipe organ, a masterpiece crafted in 1874 by William Davidson. One of only two remaining in its original form in New South Wales, meticulous restoration efforts have preserved this rare gem as a testament to colonial craftsmanship.

The Church service commemorates the organ as an instrument that inspires people in their worship of God.  The service will acknowledge the music-making of organist Judy Brooke, whose 62-year journey with the organ mirrors the church’s rich history. 

The concert is not just a musical event; it’s a living tapestry connecting the past, present, and future through the language of music. Join us for a day of soul-stirring melodies, and a celebration of 150 years of musical legacy.

For more information and to stay tuned for the ongoing celebrations, visit www.bathurstunitingchurch.com.au.

For ticket reservations to the All Stops Out Concert, visit www.allegrisingers.org.au/product/all-stops-out-pipe-organ-recital-ticket 

  • Sunday, March 10, 2024 (anniversary launch)

9:30 am: Sunday morning celebration service
2:30 pm: All Stops Out Concert, Tickets: $40.  Concession: $35.

  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024

5:00 pm: Pipe organ recital

Ongoing recitals and celebratory events throughout the anniversary year

VIDEO (6:46 mins)  – Bathurst Uniting Pipe Organ – 150 Years, 2024: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jGYDqzWPorhp8UcGpAdkPj8IWsyRYZi6/view


Bathurst Uniting Church and the Allegri Singers
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Bathurst Region
Music, Heritage, Aboriginal culture
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Event contact details (phone/ email)
Rev Keith Hamilton


Bathurst Uniting Church Hall
140A William Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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02 6332 1197
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