FØNIX | Stahmer, Stormer and a Sonata

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

FØNIX:  A Talented Young Trio Emerges, comprising James Fortune, who has played the flute and piccolo for Opera Australia Orchestra for over 20 years, Tommasso Girotto, an exciting young guitarist, and Margie Iddison, a cellist, formerly with Opera Australia Orchestra.  (Simon Harker is not able to perform at this recital, hence the name-change.) As part of their program,…

Goldner String Quartet | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

The Goldner String Quartet has widespread recognition as not only Australia’s pre-eminent string quartet, but as an ensemble of international significance—their performances are acclaimed throughout Australia, the UK, Europe, USA, the Asia-Pacific, and New Zealand.  They appear regularly at major festivals at home and abroad, where they frequently premiere new works, commissioned from many of Australia’s leading…

Arcadia Winds | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

JOYFULLY CREATIVE:  “As Arcadia Winds took to the stage…I realised I was about to become part of something very special.” – CutCommon. Arcadia Winds, the country’s finest young wind ensemble, is in its element making its mark on Australia’s musical landscape with energetic and vivacious performances.  This superb group of musicians have released their eponymous…

Tinalley String Quartet + John Bell | Beethoven’s Letters

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

SELL-OUT’ MUSICAL NARRATIVE:  In addition to performing the great masterpieces of the quartet repertory, the Tinalley String Quartet has a passion for collaborating with artists outside of the classical sphere. Such projects include ‘Beethoven’s Letters’, that interweaves the quartets of Beethoven with eighteen of his own letters, read by Shakespearean actor John Bell, culminating with the devastating Heiligenstadt Testament.…

Karin Schaupp + Orava Quartet

Home of the Arts 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso Karin Schaupp joins forces with Deutsche Grammophon recording artists, Orava Quartet, in an unforgettable program of guitar quintets, string quartets and guitar solos from around the world. Karin and the Orava Quartet have been collaborating since first meeting at the Musica Viva Festival in 2015, sharing a love of both the…

Tinalley String Quartet | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

ADDICTIVE SOUND:  Internationally acclaimed for its intuitive music-making and technical virtuosity, the Tinalley String Quartet has established itself as one of Australia’s finest string quartets and most awarded classical music exports.  The Quartet has performed in concert halls throughout Australia, Europe, Canada and United States. During the COVID restrictions period in 2020, Justin Williams composed ‘Movement…

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra | Evoke – Blackheath

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

The early years of the nineteenth century saw a surge in popularity for works composed for larger chamber ensembles of winds and strings. Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, Op. 20, was considered the very peak of the genre: so successful was it that publishers released multiple arrangements of it for different-sized ensembles, prompting Beethoven to…

Nexas Quartet | The Ashes

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

Utterly startling…adrenaline fuelled. 4.5 stars.” – Limelight Magazine. ‘The Ashes’, a special Lunch Hour concert in Phillips Hall is part of the Blackheath Chamber Music Festival. As a leader at the forefront of chamber music, Nexas Quartet promotes vibrant existing repertoire for the saxophone quartet, as well as creating new ones.  The group’s success comes from a combination of…

Duo Chamber Melange | Contrasts

Melbourne Recital Centre Primrose Potter Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street, Melbourne

Duo Chamber Melange - Tamara Smolyar (piano) and Ivana Tomaskova (violin), performs works of contrasting beauty and constant imagination. It is a journey through time: from inventive early Beethoven sonata to a brand new work for solo piano by Melbourne composer Kenji Fujimura. It is also a journey of the heart: from Argentine tango virtuoso…

$15 – $40