A trio of the best musicians in Australia – if not the World

A glorious Autumn afternoon in leafy Turramurra and a live concert featuring three of the best musicians in Australia if not the World – one needed to pinch oneself to be sure it wasn’t a dream. Dene Olding and Julian…

 
Musica Viva’s exquisitely fragile and brutally beautiful program a resounding success

Konstantin Shamray & ANAM Orchestra, Sophie Rowell and Harry Ward Musica Viva National Livestream Saturday 15th May 2021 Musica Viva’s second national concert tour for 2021 involved a programme of intensely heartfelt music featuring the young violinist and composer Harry…

 
Marais Project: Blending the old and the new in the Art of Monody

At 3pm Sunday May 16,  2021, at Mosman Art Gallery The Marais Project present ‘The Art of Monody’ featuring the world premiere of ‘Christchurch Monody’ by Gordon Kerry. Founder and principal artist Jenny Eriksson speaks about the upcoming concert. For…

 
Review: Latitude 37 | Syncopation, exoticism & ingenious violin techniques

Latitude 37 – Passions of the Soul Part 1 Thursday 11th February 2021 on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Held at the Melbourne Athenaeum to audiences both live and via computer technology, Latitude 37 (a group specialising in 17th- and 18th-century…

 
Profile | Kieran Welch

Kieran Welch is a violist, curator, event producer, DJ, teacher and writer. Regularly performing across Australia as part of the indie-chamber septet Nonsemble, Kieran also curates the Brisbane-based concert series ‘Dots+Loops’, exploring the spaces in between a classical concert and…

 
Profile | Violinist: Anna McMichael

Anna McMichael is an Australian born violinist who returned to live in Australia in 2010 after 17 years in Europe performing in many of the major ensembles and orchestras.

 
Musician | Kate Worley

Kate Worley is the recipient of the Nora Baird audition bursary at the Queensland Conservatorium. Entering her 2nd year of study under the tutelage of Michele Walsh.

 
Profile | Violinist: Robin Wilson

A sought after teacher, his students are prizewinners of many important regional, national and international competitions, including recently the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition. Previously he lectured in violin, chamber music and pedagogy at the Australian Institute of Music while…

 
Profile | Violinist: Rachael Beesley

Violinist, Rachael Beesley is one of Australia’s most versatile and dynamic performers. Based in The Netherlands over the last 14 years, she has established an exciting career as concertmaster and soloist with the finest European orchestras specialising in Early Music.…

 
Profile | Violinist: Alice Evans

Alice Evans was born in Perth and began to learn the violin at the age of five. At fifteen she became a student at the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music, from which she graduated with the degree of Bachelor of…

 
Profile | Violinist: Skye McIntosh

She has a wide range of experience with historical performance having worked with many distinguished baroque/classical specialist performers such as Catherine Mackintosh, Stefano Montinari, Neal Peres De Costa, Danny Yeadon, Elizabeth Wallfisch, Monica Huggett, Richard Egarr, Catherine Mackintosh and Lawrence…

 
Profile | Violinist: Myee Clohessy

Myee began learning the violin at the age of ten with Ernest Llewellyn, OBE. Within eight years she had won 1st Prize at the QYO National Youth Concerto Competition and had joined the Australian Chamber Orchestra. However, in 1989 Myee…

 
Profile | Violinist: Kerry Martin

Kerry Martin currently works with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and casually with the Sydney Symphony. Kerry received a . She was the First Prize Winner of the New Zealand National Concerto Competition in 2001 and a prize-winner at…

 
Profile | Violinist: Marianne Broadfoot

Marianne has been a member of the Sydney Symphony first violin section since 2008. She is currently completing her PhD in Music Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium under full scholarship studying with Wanda Wilkomirska. She received her Bachelor of Music…

 
Profile | Violinist: Lisa Stewart

Born in Sydney, Lisa began playing the violin at the age of five with Suzuki teacher Hiroko Primrose. She continued with Yasuki Nakamura, performing solos throughout Australia and represented Suzuki Australia in Japan, the United States and New Zealand, performing…

 
Profile | Violinist: Julia Fredersdorff

Melbourne born violinist, Julia Fredersdorff, studied baroque violin with Lucinda Moon at the Victorian College of the Arts, before travelling to the Netherlands to study with Enrico Gatti at The Royal Conservatorium, in The Hague. Recently repatriated having been based…

 
Stan Kornel

At 12, Stan formed with his elder siblings the Kornel String Quartet, performing in Canberra and Sydney.

 
Heloise Meisel

[divider] Heloise’s concerts [events_list limit=5 pagination=1 tag=1019, 754] Blog posts and interviews with Heloise [display-posts tag=”heloise-meisel” image_size=”thumbnail” wrapper=”div” include_date=”true” date_format=”M j, Y” include_excerpt=”true”] We asked Heloise a few questions [list type=’arrow’] How old were you when you decided to be…

 
Helen Ayres

Helen Ayres is a Doctoral graduate from the University of Melbourne where she studied with Mark Mogilevsky and completed research into the music of the Romanian violinist and composer George Enescu. She served as Acting Head of Strings in 2007…