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Orange Chamber Music Festival 2021

Orange Orange

Come and celebrate the emerging and established musical talents the Orange Region has to offer. 8th to 11th April 2021 The Orange Chamber Music Festival is the new Art Music event of the Central West, featuring established Australian ensembles, domestic and local artists within a variety of locations, ranging from the concert stage to cellar…

Allegri Ensemble | Christ lag in Todes Banden

St Mary's Cathedral, Hobart 180 Harrington Street, Hobart

Allegri Ensemble’s first performance for 2021 is a meditative reflection on the rich Easter narrative of resurrection. The program begins in the emotional depths of Holy Week with Timor et Tremor, the first of Poulenc’s powerful motets for a time of penitence (1938). Poulenc’s music – shifting between anger, trepidation, and a yearning for salvation –…

$28 – $35

Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Enigma

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

It can sometimes be dangerous to be friends with a composer! In 1899, English composer Edward Elgar created his Enigma Variations, a set of variations on the one melody, with each one representing a different friend of his. From his wife to his music publisher, each friend was immortalised in music as their different personalities shone through.…

Orange Chamber Music Festival – Acacia Quartet

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall ONLINE

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall (To attend this concert in person, please visit the Orange Chamber Music Festival website) Internationally renowned Acacia Quartet have been delighting audiences both in Australia and abroad for 11 years. In this concert they will join forces with one of Australia's most exciting soloists Lloyd…

Rubiks Collective | Sideshow

Meat Market, North Melbourne 5 Blackwood St, North Melbourne

Based on the dark sideshows of Coney Island's amusement parks in the early part of the 20th century, 'Sideshow' is a meditation on virtuosity, freak shows, entertainment, spectacle, business, and the sacrifices one makes to survive in the world. Rubiks Collective proudly presents the Australian premiere of Steven Takasugi's spectacular theatrical work for amplified octet…

$20 – $25

Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Enigma

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

It can sometimes be dangerous to be friends with a composer! In 1899, English composer Edward Elgar created his Enigma Variations, a set of variations on the one melody, with each one representing a different friend of his. From his wife to his music publisher, each friend was immortalised in music as their different personalities shone through.…

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Australia Ensemble | Dream Tracks

UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington High St & Wansey Rd, Kensington

This program harnesses the agility and colours of the clarinet, paired with strings and piano, to evoke glimpses of place, culture and time. The journey begins with an arrangement of three English folksongs that reflect the traditional music captured by Grainger and his phonograph during tours of Lincolnshire and other English counties. Then Peter Sculthorpe’s Dream…