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Gentle like a breeze; ferocious like a typhoon
The Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ is featuring an eventful day on the 31st July 2017 from 11am onwards. The program begins with an organ presentation of the Town Hall Organ. Following, a performance by school students learning the organ, and concluding with a NextGen Young Organists' Lunchtime recital.
Experience the sound of 10 000 pipes
11am - All Stops Out! Organ Presentation
12pm - Best of Schools Performers 1pm - Gala NextGen Young Organists' Lunchtime Concert
There will also be tours of the organ conducted within the organ itself, presenting an interesting opportunity for those who are curious about the workings inside a pipe organ. Moreover, the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ one of the largest pipe organs in Victoria! The organ is four storeys high with some of the 10 000 pipes over three storeys high.
Itching to try out the organ for yourself? The public is welcome to have a go at the organ at designated times during the event and perhaps it could be a child's first contact with the King of Instruments.
Situated very close to Flinder Street Railway Station, it is accessible via a ten minute stroll along Swanston Street.