For ten days in January, historic and modern venues of Ballarat and surrounds will be alive with the sound of fine music. This year, Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields are celebrating the 25th annual festival, created under the direction of internationally renowned artistic director Sergio de Pieri OAM. The event will include a wide variety of recitals by leading Australian and international artists including Genevieve Lacey, Massimo Scattolin, Elisabetta Ghebbioni, Stefan Cassemenos, Sally-Anne Russell, The Australian Chamber Choir and Murphy’s Pigs. This year’s event includes a range of exciting venues from the the newly refurbished grand Civic Hall to the tiny historic church at Yandoit.
The festival includes choral and fine music performed on a wide array of instruments including organ, harp, violin and guitar. A social highlight of the 2020 festival will be the celebratory dinner catered for by renowned chef Stefano de Pieri, brother of Sergio.