Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Inc. stages an annual ten day summer Festival of Classical Music in the historic buildings and locations in Ballarat whilst showcasing the region’s heritage to visitors from many parts of Australia.
Leading Australian and international musicians present a wide ranging program of fine music during 24 different 60 minute recitals. Supporters can also attend popular festival meals which are offered in unique venues.
Monday 16 January
10am and repeated at 12 noon St John’s Anglican Church, Dunolly.
Recital for Organ and Trumpet Rhys Boak organ and Bruno Siketa trumpet
An early Fincham mechanical action organ in a heritage goldfields church.
Morning tea available in the former Sunday school in support of St John’s before the 10am recital and also between 11am and 12 noon.
10am and repeated at 12 noon Dunolly Historic Precinct-Town Hall
Babaganoush Gypsy Ensemble followed by a visit from Queen Victoria.
Babaganoush report that their audience members often find the urge to dance irresistible.
Heritage listed buildings in Dunolly include the Historic Precinct which contains the recently restored former Court House, early jail and police stables.