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Update from the Harrison & Harrison Workshop

The Cathedral Organ is now in Harrison & Harrison’s workshop in Durham. Update from H&H (Nov 17) ‘Whilst the workshop continue to make progress on the console and mechanism, the pipework is now beginning to filter through the metalshop where it has been cleaned and repaired, and the first pipes are now going on the…

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Welcome to the Fieri Consort

St Peter’s Cathedral Adelaide will welcome young London-based ensemble the Fieri Consort this week. The group, who have recently won the Cambridge Early Music Prize at the 2017 York Early Music Festival International Young Artists Competition, will be the Choir-in-residence at the Cathedral from the 17th to 20st  August. The group previously performed their first international concert in The…

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Chorister for a Day 2017

On Saturday 9 September 2017 at 2:00pm St Peter’s Cathedral Choir is holding auditions for girls and boys from 7 to 12 years of age.Prior to the audition, children are invited to experience an afternoon in the life of a Cathedral Chorister, including singing Choral Evensong in the Cathedral Choristers make lifelong friendships and receive…

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Organ Dismantling

Work continues on the dismantling process by the team from Harrison & Harrison – sorting, packing and carefully labelling. Despite our hopes and expectations it looks as though we will get no more than a tantalising glimpse of the St Cecilia Window. Last week another team member arrived bringing the team up to full strength….

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We’re ORGANised – Organ Restoration Appeal Update

Click the link below to read the very first edition of “We’re ORGANised” – a letter dedicated to the Restoration of the Cathedral Organ and providing feedback and information to all who have donated to the Organ Restoration Appeal. On behalf of the Organ Fund-raising task Force – we thank you for your continuing support….

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Opportunity: Organ Scholar 2017

An opportunity is available to organists and pianists to be the St Peter’s Cathedral Organ Scholar in 2017. The position encourages skilled keyboard players to establish the necessary skills for working as a professional organist in an Anglican cathedral context. The successful candidate will be either an organist of at least AMEB grade 5 standard,…

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Chorister for a Day 2016

St Peter’s Cathedral Choir is holding auditions for girls and boys from 7 to 12 years of age. Prior to the audition, children are invited to experience an afternoon in the life of a Cathedral Chorister, including singing Choral Evensong in the Cathedral. Choristers make lifelong friendships and receive excellent musical training. For all enquiries…

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Organ Restoration Contract – Signed!

Way back in 2008 four organ builders were invited to visit St Peter’s Cathedral and offer quotes on the restoration of our Hill, Norman and Beard pipe organ installed in 1930. By 2010 Cathedral Council had decided to offer the contract to Harrison & Harrison Ltd of Durham, UK. For all sorts of reasons it…

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A Royal Sing-along

A Service of Celebration in Word and Music for HM Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday, Sunday June 12th 2016, 6.00pm What better time than the Queen’s Birthday weekend to make your way to St Peter’s Cathedral in North Adelaide. The iconic building will host a celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday, on Sunday June 12th at 6pm, and…

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