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Maiden Voyage | Peninsula Summer Music Festival
6 January @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEDT
Kyla Matsuura-Miller and Adam McMillan are at the forefront of a new generation, recently winning the prestigious MRC 2017 Great Romantics Competition.
Kyla is an Emerging Artist with the ACO Collective; Adam started playing at the age of four and hasn’t stopped since, collecting a swathe of awards and accolades along the way.
Together they present a program showcasing the vigour of Bach, the lyricism of Australian composer Christopher Healey, and the passion and tenderness of Richard Strauss.
- BACH Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 3 in E, BWV 1016
- CHRISTOPHER HEALEY New Work (Title TBA)
- STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat, Op. 18
About the Peninsula Summer Music Festival:
From fiery flamenco and French baroque opera, to the majesty of Grieg and gregarious Gypsy-Balkan swing, the 11th Peninsula Summer Festival (PSMF) presents a cornucopia of musical delights across Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, from 1 – 8 January 2018.
In her 11th and final year as Artistic Director, Julia Fredersdorff has gathered more than 50 Australian and international artists for 16 performances that will fill the region’s wineries and churches with music spanning centuries and continents.
International guest performers include, from France, harpsichordist and Baroque specialist Aline Zylberajch and conductor, organist and harpsichordist, Martin Gester; along with celebrated Italian virtuosic guitarists, Massimo Scattolin and Andrea Vettoretti.
Australian artists include baroque violinist Julia Fredersdorff, London based Australian born international acclaimed Mezzo soprano Lotte Betts-Dean, cellist Zoe Knighton -founding member of Flinders Quartet, one of Australia’s finest chamber ensembles; Australian- Canadian Soprano Hannah Dahlenburg – renowned for her performances as Queen of the Night; one of the world’s leading baroque performers, violinist Lucinda Moon; Soprano Bethany Hill – a passionate exponent of early music and Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos, one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians.