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UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington

High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

August 2017

Australia Ensemble: Schubert’s Octet

19 August 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $50/$38/$30/$15 Schubert’s Octet is irresistible chamber music written on a vast scale. A rich and colourful instrumental palette helps sustain a broad structure which is an offshoot of the eighteenth century serenade tradition and realised with unmistakable Schubertian inflections. In contrast, the rest of the program explores exquisite, smaller-scale structures with Roussel’s compact and enchanting Divertissement for winds and piano, as well as the impressionistic delights of English composer Madeline Dring’s Trio. We are proud to feature the performance…

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September 2017

Australia Ensemble: The Sound of Pictures

16 September 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $50/$38/$30/$15 Presented by Radio National’s The Music Show host, Andrew Ford, this program represents a new offering from the Australia Ensemble: an exploration of music written by composers for film as well as concert music that makes use of the moving image as part of its presentation. We explore music by some of the famous names from the screen as well as music by Andrew Ford himself, and a new work by Felicity Wilcox that explore the sound of…

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Burgundian Consort Recital: Musica Dei donum

20 September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $14/$7 Choral Director: Sonia Maddock Artists: Burgundian Consort The Burgundian Consort has existed as an elite arm of the Collegium Musicum Choir for many years (since about 1985). The ensemble includes only a small number of singers (12-18), mostly (but not exclusively) undergraduate music students and sings challenging, unaccompanied repertoire. The Burgundian Consort presents a small annual recital in September of each year as well as being part of some concerts of the Collegium Musicum. In recent years, the…

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October 2017

UNSW Orchestra

13 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

$10-$40 plus booking fee $12-$45 at the door UNSW conductor: Steven Hillinger Artists: UNSW Orchestra Under the fearless leadership of conductor Steven Hillinger, the UNSW Orchestra draws its year to a close with Respighi's spectacular tone poem, Pines of Rome, with its immense lineup of brass players and generous orchestration. Young UNSW pianist Tara Chan wil also delight the audience with a performance of Schumann's sublime Piano Concerto Op.54, the program rounded out with Tchaikovsky's vivid Capriccio Italien. Definitely a…

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Australia Ensemble: Postcards

14 October 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $50/$38/$30/$15 Around the world in 80 minutes! The Ensemble will be sending postcards from Bali in Peter Sculthorpe’s wonderful work for wind quintet and percussion Tabuh Tabuhan, as well as the streetscapes of Argentina in Miguel del Aguila’s rhythmically-charged Salon Buenos Aires via more tranquil journeys with subtle Jewish inflections in Ernst Bloch’s Paysages. The season ends on a festive note with Tchaikovsky’s glorious string sextet Souvenir de Florence. Artistic Chair: Paul Stanhope Artists: Dene Olding (violin) Dimity Hall…

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UNSW Wind Symphony

20 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $20/$15/$10 UNSWWS conductor: Steven Capaldo Artists: UNSW Wind Symphony The UNSW Wind Symphony was founded in 1991 to perform works specially composed for wind ensembles with or without percussion. The Wind Symphony provides repertoire, largely dates from after 1900, with arrangements of works from all eras and styles, including jazz, popular and art-music forms. The Wind Symphony is home to many of the woodwind and brass players on campus, and comprises about 50 players at any one time. Program:…

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Collegium Musicum Choir: Sounds of England

22 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Tickets: $25/$22/$18.50 Choral Director: Sonia Maddock Artists: Collegium Musicum Choir Burgundian Consort The Collegium Musicum Choir's second program for the year includes works of twentieth century English choral composers Ralph Vaughan Williams and John Rutter. The Burgundian Consort will offer two choral works of Rutter, his Musica Dei Donum and Cantate Domino, with young soloists featured in Vaughan William's Mass in G minor for double chorus. The program is completed by the chamber ensemble version of Rutter's Requiem, never previously…

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November 2017

Collegium Musicum Choir: Festival of Carols

26 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia

Tickets: $25/$22/$18.50 Choral Director: Sonia Maddock Artists Collegium Musicum Choir Burgundian Consort UNSW Handbell Ensemble UNSW's annual Christmas concert begins the festive season with the Collegium Musicum Choir, Burgundian Consort, Handbell Ensemble, student performers, gingerbread, handmade gifts and a Christmas tree. A warm and joyful occasion for all.

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March 2018

Australia Ensemble | Out of the Depths

17 March 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Australia Ensemble launches its 2018 program with an examination of the deep emotional forces that serve as the foundation for enriching musical works.

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April 2018

UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony

13 April 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The repertoire of the Wind Symphony features works from all eras and styles, including jazz, popular and art-music forms. The Ensemble comprises about 50 woodwind and brass players on campus.

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Australia Ensemble: French Connections

14 April 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Sophistication is the hallmark of all French musical cuisine, encompassing a vivid spectrum of intellect, curiosity, wit, and sensuality.

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May 2018

Australia Ensemble: Robert and Clara

12 May 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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A musical legacy in and of itself, this concert pays homage to the nature of artistic inheritance and influence that left many composers overlooked in favour of former colleagues.

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UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony

25 May 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The repertoire of the Wind Symphony features works from all eras and styles, including jazz, popular and art-music forms.

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June 2018

Collegium Musicum Choir: War and Peace

1 June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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This program pays homage to the victims of war both past and present. The poignant subtext of Haydn’s Mass in Time of War is no less pertinent now as it was when it was written in 1796.

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August 2018

Australia Ensemble: Brahms and Mozart

11 August 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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A musical legacy in and of itself, this concert pays homage to the nature of artistic inheritance and influence that left many composers overlooked in favour of former colleagues.

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September 2018

Australia Ensemble: Schubert and the Guitar

15 September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The relationship between Schubert and the guitar may appear tenuous at best, however it forms the basis of a beautiful program, one which draws together music from the nineteenth century with sparkling Australian chamber works for guitar.

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Burgundian Consort Recital: The Spheres

19 September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Burgundian Consort has existed as an elite arm of the Collegium Musicum Choir for many years (since about 1985).

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October 2018

Australia Ensemble: Forces of Nature

13 October 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Veering away from the famed Four Seasons of Vivalidi, this program explores composers which have been inspired to embody the rapture of the natural world.

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UNSW Orchestra

19 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical (1750-1810) and Romantic (1810-1910) eras.

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UNSW Wind Symphony

26 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The UNSW Wind Symphony was founded in 1991 to perform works specially composed for wind ensembles with or without percussion.

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Collegium Musicum Choir: And on Earth, Peace

28 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Collegium Musicum Choir’s second program for the year includes the liturgical works of Alexander Grechaninov and Anton Bruckner.

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November 2018

Collegium Musicum Choir: Festival of Carols

25 November 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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UNSW's annual Christmas concert begins the festive season with the Collegium Musicum Choir, Burgundian Consort and Handbell Ensemble

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March 2019

Australia Ensemble: The Age of Steam

16 March 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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With the Industrial Revolution in full swing, art and philosophy were free to investigate grandly romantic ideals, and many of the most famous chamber pieces stem from this time.

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April 2019

LIME1: UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony

12 April 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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UNSW wind symphony

The repertoire of the Wind Symphony features works from all eras and styles, the Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical and Romantic eras.

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Collegium Musicum Choir: Dvořák | Janáček

14 April 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Collegium Musicum performs familiar repertoire including oratorios, masses, requiems and other sacred works, and secular works appropriate to a large choir.

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Australia Ensemble: No Strings Attached

27 April 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The wonderful colours and personalities of wind instruments are brought to the fore here, celebrating some of the finest chamber music for woodwind.

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June 2019

Australia Ensemble: Folksong

8 June 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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AE welcome one of Australia’s most sought-after mezzo sopranos, Fiona Campbell, together with world-renowned harpist and regular guest, Alice Giles.

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August 2019

UNSW Wind Symphony | Riffs and Revolutions

2 August 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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UNSW wind symphony

The Wind Symphony provides repertoire, largely dates from after 1900, with arrangements of works from all eras and styles

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UNSW Orchestra Concert: 30 Years In The Making

9 August 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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UNSW orchestra

The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical (1750-1810) and Romantic (1810-1910) eras.

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Collegium Musicum Choir | Mozart & Vivaldi

11 August 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The choir also presents less familiar works but by important composers, to introduce both the singers and the audience to another side of choral music

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Australia Ensemble: Cool Fire

17 August 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Much-loved Australian composer Miriam Hyde’s Trio for flute, oboe and piano, sets the tone of neoclassical elegance in this program of contrasts.

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September 2019

Australia Ensemble: Heart*Beat

14 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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AE premiere new commission by Sydney-based composer Jessica Wells, who is well-known in the commercial music world on the ABC's Q&A

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