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May 2019

Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

27 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Single tickets: Standard $92 | Concession $72 | Under 30 $30 A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality. Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist…

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Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

28 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Government House Ballroom, Perth, St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Single tickets: Standard $92 | Concession $72 | Under 30 $30 A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality. Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

30 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Albert Hall, Canberra, Commonwealth Avenue
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the tempo indication: “not…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

31 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Berry Uniting Church Hall, Berry, 77 Albert Street
Berry, NSW 2535 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the tempo indication: “not…

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June 2019

Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

1 June @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
The Rose Room, 51 F Sunninghill Avenue
Burradoo, NSW 2576 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the tempo indication: “not…

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Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Pastoral | Vivid Sydney

1 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Youth (16-26 years) $23 | Child (5-15 years) $15 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $110 Join Willoughby Symphony Orchestra for an imaginative journey through time in PASTORAL. Beginning with Ravel's charming orchestration of his own Le Tombeau de Couperin, a work dedicated individually to friends and acquaintances the composer lost in in the first World War, this gorgeous suite is sure to have an emotional impact. Willoughby Symphony Orchestra is proud…

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Sydney Chamber Choir: A Royal Affair

1 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
The Great Hall, University of Sydney, Science Road
The University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 Australia
$25 – $75

Tickets: Premium Reserve Adult $75 | Premium Reserve Concession $65 | A Reserve Adult $60 | A Reserve Concession $55 | B Reserve Adult $50 | B Reserve Concession $45 | Student $25 PERFORMERS: Sydney Chamber Choir Sam Allchurch Conductor The Muffat Collective PROGRAM: Malcolm Williamson Love, The Sentinel Symphony For Voices Judith Weir A Blue True Dream Of Sky Love Bade Me Welcome The Song Sung True George Frideric Handel Dettingen Te Deum Zadok The Priest Masterworks from two…

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Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Pastoral | Vivid Sydney

2 June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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One event on 2 June 2019 at 2:00 pm

The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Youth (16-26 years) $23 | Child (5-15 years) $15 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $110 Join Willoughby Symphony Orchestra for an imaginative journey through time in PASTORAL. Beginning with Ravel's charming orchestration of his own Le Tombeau de Couperin, a work dedicated individually to friends and acquaintances the composer lost in in the first World War, this gorgeous suite is sure to have an emotional impact. Willoughby Symphony Orchestra is proud…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

2 June @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 269 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the tempo indication: “not…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

4 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Opera House: Utzon Room, Sydney, 2 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Standard $80 | Pensioner $70 | Senior $70 | Student $25 | Under 30 $35 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the…

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Ten Thousand Birds – ANAM

4 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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“The birds were my teachers,” says composer John Luther Adams, whose music is a natural extension of his long-time environmental activism. Birds have inspired composers from Mozart to Messiaen; in Adams’ case, it was hearing the song of a wood thrush for the first time that set him on his path as a composer inspired by the beauty and majesty of the natural world. In Adams’ words, Ten Thousand Birds is not a fixed composition, but “an atlas of musical possibilities for…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: French Twist

6 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle, cnr Auckland and Laman Streets
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble Experience the essence of eighteenth century France in this chamber music program of Devienne, Rameau, Jadin, Mozart and Haydn. Mozart’s Flute Quartet in A major opens this French feast of chamber music. Although not written in France, the last movement of this charismatic work contains a French style Rondo highlighting Mozart’s comical reputation with the tempo indication: “not…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

7 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Bay, 7 Onslow Avenue
Elizabeth Bay, NSW 2011 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $85 | Concession $75 | Member $65 Refreshments included; Doors open from 6.30pm. Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and…

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City Recital Hall presents: Concertos on Fire

7 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $59 | Concession $55 | City Recital Hall Member $49 | Under 30s $30 Concertos on Fire explores dynamic new directions in classical concert presentation. This concert features one of Australia’s most well-known violin concertos: Maninyas by Ross Edwards alongside the premiere of a brand new concerto Tale of The Firebird composed by Chloé Charody for fire-taming violinist Sonja Schebeck and interdisciplinary acrobatic ensemble The Freestyle Orchestra. Fire becomes an instrument of the ensemble, musicians fly and music…

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Leichhardt Espresso Chorus: Pánta Kremámena – All Things Suspended

9 June @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
St James’ Church, 173 King St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $40 | Early Bird (available until May 26) $35 | Concession $35 | Student/Child (up to 18 years) $20 Pánta Kremámena draws from Judaeo-Christian liturgy, interweaving new music with the ancient practice of public worship: readings, petitions, psalms, sermons. The work is a meditation on the idea of creation, reckoning with our flawed design, and with our capacity to create terrible and beautiful things alike. LEC Artistic Director Michelle Leonard says: "Josephine Gibson has written a new innovative…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

11 June @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
Berry Uniting Church Hall, Berry, 77 Albert Street
Berry, NSW 2535 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Child under 15 - free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about…

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Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

11 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, 128 King William St
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Single tickets: Standard $85 | Concession $66 | Under 30 $30 A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality. Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

12 June @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Blue Mountains Historical Society Museum and Research Centre, 99 Blaxland Rd
Wentworth Falls, NSW 2782 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $20 | Child under 15 - free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

14 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Child under 15 - free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about…

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Matthew Fagan & Nicholas Young: España El Vito – The Spirit of Spain & Tango

15 June @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, 1 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $40 | Concession $35 | Student $30 | Child Under 16 $25 | Group 8+ $30 Continuing their ground-breaking 2018 tour collaborations including SOLD OUT shows at the Sydney Opera House, and Regional Australia Internationally acclaimed, award winning concert pianist, ‘Young Steinway Artist’ and Alumnus of the ANAM Professional Performance Program and Fellowship Nicholas Young joins internationally renowned 10-string virtuoso Guitarist Matthew Fagan, combining musical passion and virtuosity to celebrate the Spirit of Spain, El Vito and Tango.…

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Homage to Gideon Klein – ANAM

15 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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In 2019 the world of music celebrates the centenary of one of the most gifted composers to emerge from Czechoslovakia, Gideon Klein, whose career was tragically cut short by the Nazis. The music he produced in Theresienstadt concentration camp – under unimaginable circumstances – is powerful, original and captivating, and shows how greatly he was influenced by Czech master Janáček, whose suite Mládí is a gem of the wind ensemble repertoire. Dvořák’s influence on Janáček’s music was profound: how fitting then to…

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Matthew Fagan + band and orchestra: STAR SHOW – A Rock & Classical Journey Through The Universe

15 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, 1 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $50 | Concession $42 | Student $35 | Child 16 Under $30 | Group 8+ $40 per person A sound and visual spectacular, featuring 10 String Guitarist Matthew James Fagan (aka Lord of the Strings!) plus band and orchestra performing the music of Pink Floyd, Holst, War of the Worlds, ELO, Led Zeppelin, Queen, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alan Parsons, original compositions and more. Also starring Perry Vlahos – a leading astronomer and acknowledged expert in the night-sky.…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

16 June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST
North Adelaide Baptist Church, 154 Tynte St, North Adelaide, 154 Tynte Street
North Adelaide, SA 5006 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $30 Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about the pieces and their composers. The…

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Evergreen Ensemble & guests present a Scottish Music Workshop

16 June @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
North Adelaide Baptist Church, 154 Tynte St, North Adelaide, 154 Tynte Street
North Adelaide, SA 5006 Australia
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Tickets: $35 You may participate in the workshop at a discounted rate if you will also purchase a ticket to the 2pm concert at the church. (Tickets purchased seperately) | $20.00 Come & explore the unique sound world of 18th and 19th century Scotland with renowned Scottish musicians David McGuinness (keyboards) and Aaron McGregor (violin), as well as players from Evergreen Ensemble (Australia). You'll be taught the history and dance steps behind the tunes, as well as techniques and stylistic…

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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra: Baroque Oboe

20 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Iwaki Auditorium – ABC Southbank Centre, Southbank, Cnr Sturt Street and Southbank Blvd
Southbank, VIC 3000 Australia
$40 – $133

With its lucid, penetrating tone, the oboe captivates the ear and touches the heart. Australia’s greatest oboe star, Diana Doherty, joins MCO for oboe masterpieces from the Italian Baroque by Vivaldi & Albinoni, with a new double concerto by popular Melbourne composer Joe Chindamo. PROGRAM: CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C minor Op 6 No 3 AVISON Concerto Grosso in E flat major Op 9 No 7 JOE CHINDAMO Sanctuary for oboe, cor anglais & orchestra* (*Victorian première season) VIVALDI Concerto…

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Winter Gala: Songs My Mother Taught Me

21 June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Concession $40 The Music Performance Unit’s inaugural Winter Gala will take place on June 21 in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium featuring Australian guest soprano Sara Macliver and Australia Ensemble pianist Ian Munro in a program all about women. Macliver is one of Australia’s most popular and versatile artists, appearing in operas, concert and recital performances and on numerous recordings. She most recently appeared with the Australia Ensemble in a program including the…

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Willoughby Symphony Choir sings Messiah

23 June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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$51

This is a performance of Handel’s Messiah with a difference. We are presenting the full symphonic orchestration by Sir Eugene Goossens which adds a remarkable depth to this much-loved oratorio. This is a very unique arrangement that has rarely been heard in Australia. The choir is accompanied by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, along with four wonderful soloists - Penelope Mills, Anna Dowsley, Robert MacFarlane and Christopher Richardson. In addition, we are also holding a pre-concert talk on Goossens at 1.00 pm…

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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra: Baroque Oboe

23 June @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
$40 – $133

With its lucid, penetrating tone, the oboe captivates the ear and touches the heart. Australia’s greatest oboe star, Diana Doherty, joins MCO for oboe masterpieces from the Italian Baroque by Vivaldi & Albinoni, with a new double concerto by popular Melbourne composer Joe Chindamo. PROGRAM: CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C minor Op 6 No 3 AVISON Concerto Grosso in E flat major Op 9 No 7 JOE CHINDAMO Sanctuary for oboe, cor anglais & orchestra* (*Victorian première season) VIVALDI Concerto…

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Art Song Canberra: Venus Unwrapped

23 June @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 20 National Circuit
Forrest, ACT 2603 Australia
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Individual tickets: $15 - $35 A concert in Art Song Canberra's the Season of Song series, with Sarahlouise Owens (soprano) and Natalia Tkachenko (piano). An exploration through the largely overlooked repertoire of female composers throughout history… A slice of what women have created, and are only now being increasingly acknowledged. Works from the 18th century onwards, featuring works by Lang, Rich, Greenaway, Viardot, Malibran, Tailleferre, Boulanger, Chaminade and Mendelssohn.

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Strathfield Symphony Orchestra: Romantics

29 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

Is there any greater celebratory work than the Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture? Strathfield Symphony Orchestra think not! How will they fit the cannons into the Strathfield Town Hall? You will have to be there to find out. Although technically pushing the boundaries of romanticism, William Walton’s Viola concerto joins the program. A tribute to Strathfield Symphony's fantastic viola section who boast the highest percentage of volunteers that help keep the orchestra running (our treasurer, secretary, vice president and concert caterer are…

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Strathfield Symphony Orchestra: Romantics

30 June @ 2:30 pm - 1 July @ 4:30 pm AEST
Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

Is there any greater celebratory work than the Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture? Strathfield Symphony Orchestra think not! How will they fit the cannons into the Strathfield Town Hall? You will have to be there to find out. Although technically pushing the boundaries of romanticism, William Walton’s Viola concerto joins the program. A tribute to Strathfield Symphony's fantastic viola section who boast the highest percentage of volunteers that help keep the orchestra running (our treasurer, secretary, vice president and concert caterer are…

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July 2019

Fauré Requiem and works by Debussy, Ravel, Saint Saëns and Fauré

6 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
All Saints Anglican Church, St Kilda, 2 Chapel Street
St Kilda, VIC 3222 Australia
$20

This concert combines Fauré's sublime Requiem, one of the best-loved of all choral works, with shorter secular pieces from the French repertoire. Debussy's sensitive settings of 15th century poems by Charles d'Orleans contrast with Ravel's exquisite Trois Chansons, where both the composer's own texts and music are full of archaic references. Fauré's witty Madrigal and a selection of Saint-Saëns' expressive songs complete the program. Rick Prakhoff conducts the Melbourne Bach Choir and Orchestra, with soloists Emilia Bertolini, soprano, and Jeremy…

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Sydney Youth Orchestra: Beethoven’s Fifth

7 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEST
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $50 | Concession $25 | Child $25 Performers & Programs The Sydney Youth Orchestra conducted by Alexander Briger AO BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 COPLAND Orchestral Suite from Appalachian Spring Those first four notes. Three short, one long. Instantly, classical music was atomised, the symphonic form stripped down and readied for an upgrade and a fresh install. Music from a little over two hundred years ago doesn’t get any more primal than this. No wonder it’s the most famous…

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Australian World Orchestra

26 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
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$79 – $209

The Australian World Orchestra returns to Hamer Hall for 1 spectacular performance Friday 26 July. This award-winning orchestra features Australia's finest musicians who play in the world's greatest orchestra, together on stage for their annual Australian concert tour. 2019 Guest Conductor Alexander Briger will lead the orchestra in a performance of: WESTLAKE, Nigel – Flying Dream JANÁČEK, Leoš – Taras Bulba, a Rhapsody for Orchestra SIBELIUS, Jean – Symphony No. 2, Op.43, D major Nigel Westlake’s Flying Dream is an original composition by Westlake,…

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August 2019

Sydney Mozart Society: Sydney Soloists

2 August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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The members of the Sydney Soloists are well known to Australian and international audiences for their orchestral, solo and ensemble performances

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

8 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Albert Hall, Canberra, Commonwealth Avenue
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet by Boccherini and Mozart’s much-loved String Quintet in G minor. It has been suggested that Mozart may have written his string quintets K.515 and K.516 to impress King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia and to surpass the quintets written by…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

9 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Berry Uniting Church Hall, Berry, 77 Albert Street
Berry, NSW 2535 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet by Boccherini and Mozart’s much-loved String Quintet in G minor. It has been suggested that Mozart may have written his string quintets K.515 and K.516 to impress King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia and to surpass the quintets written by…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

10 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Burrawang School of Arts 35 Hoddle Street, Burrawang, NSW 2577, 35 Hoddle Street, Burrawang
Burrawang, NSW 2577 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet by Boccherini and Mozart’s much-loved String Quintet in G minor. It has been suggested that Mozart may have written his string quintets K.515 and K.516 to impress King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia and to surpass the quintets written by…

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Sydney University Graduate Choir: Puccini – Messa di Gloria & 2019 Joan Carden Award

11 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
University of Sydney: The Great Hall, University of Sydney, University Place
University of Sydney, NSW 2008 Australia
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Tickets: Adults $50 | Pensioners (no Seniors Card) $40 | Children 16 and under & full-time students $25 Sydney University Graduate Choir's August concert features Giacomo Puccini’s youthful Messa di Gloria. This work, written as a graduation exercise, already reveals much of the mastery of his mature operatic works. It is thus a fitting work for a concert featuring the finalists of the 2019 Joan Carden Award competition. These exceptional young singers, at the beginning of their careers, will demonstrate…

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Collegium Musicum Choir 2

11 August @ 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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Song Cycles with Sara Macliver – ANAM

14 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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Here is a sublime collaboration between one of Australia’s finest sopranos and the pianists of ANAM, in a program which includes two glorious 19th century song cycles. If you love Grieg’s music for Peer Gynt or his piano concerto, you will be entranced by the songs he created about a young woman who is rejected by her lover and finds solace in nature and the powers of the underworld. When Grieg first read the poems which inspired these songs, he…

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YAMATO: The Drummers of Japan

17 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland, 2 -16 Middle Street
Cleveland, QLD 4163 Australia
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$30 – $40

A world never seen before, music never heard before … awaken all five senses! YAMATO, a group of dozens of musicians, start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a 400 year-old tree, moving their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. YAMATO was formed in 1993, debuting at a Shinto shrine festival in the group’s hometown and in 2018 celebrated their 25th anniversary having performed to…

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September 2019

ANAM Presents: Clara

11 September @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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Clara Schumann was one of the great musicians of the 19th century. Acclaimed for her pianism by the crowned heads of Europe in her 20s, she went on to become one of the most respected performers and teachers of her age, in a life in which she was also a composer, wife and muse to Robert Schumann, mother to their eight children and, after Schumann’s death, mentor and muse to Brahms. Her few compositions have a unique, poetic beauty, which…

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October 2019

Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Sounds from the Deep

3 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland, 2 -16 Middle Street
Cleveland, QLD 4163 Australia
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$35 – $50

​Water – sometimes peaceful, sometimes turbulent,always captivating You will experience all of this as Queensland Symphony Orchestra transports you into the world of water – a small trickle that transforms into a flowing river, a royal barge gliding down the Thames, the frozen expanses of Antarctica, and of course, the one and only Beautiful Blue Danube. Join us for a memorable concert as our musicians conjure up all these images and more. You can book your tickets in person at RPAC…

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November 2019

Sydney University Graduate Choir: Sydney Sings™… Brahms – A German Requiem

10 November @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, 483 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adults $50 | Pensioners (no Seniors Card) $40 | Children 16 and under & full-time students $25 Sydney University Graduate Choir's 2019 Sydney Sings...™ concert presents Brahms’ A German Requiem, a timeless work, full of comfort and hope. Not based on the traditional Latin text, this Requiem focuses rather on the living, beginning with the words ‘Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted’. Brahms himself admitted that he would gladly have named the work ‘A Human…

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Strathfield Symphony Orchestra: The Future

23 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

50 is the new 30! Strathfield Symphony at 50 years young is looking towards the next 50 years. They come together and perform through a love of music, collaboration and community. This concert is all about a bigger and better future and you can’t get much bigger than Mahler’s Symphony No.5. And just because that doesn’t give the brass nearly enough to do, they will introduce the concert with Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. Onwards and upwards!

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Strathfield Symphony Orchestra: The Future

24 November @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

50 is the new 30! Strathfield Symphony at 50 years young is looking towards the next 50 years. They come together and perform through a love of music, collaboration and community. This concert is all about a bigger and better future and you can’t get much bigger than Mahler’s Symphony No.5. And just because that doesn’t give the brass nearly enough to do, they will introduce the concert with Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. Onwards and upwards!

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Collegium Musicum Choir 3

24 November @ 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 performs familiar repertoire including oratorios, masses, requiems and other sacred works, and secular works appropriate to a large choir.

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December 2019

Sydney Youth Orchestra: Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet

8 December @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $50 | Concession $25 | Child $25 Performers & Programs The Sydney Youth Orchestra conducted by Alexander Briger AO PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet ELGAR 'Enigma' Variations SYO Philharmonic conducted by Brian Buggy OAM BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture op. 80 The 2019 season finale from the Sydney Youth Orchestra brings together young love, a testimony to friendship, and heart-stopping action in a program directed by SYO Chief Conductor Alexander Briger. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has been channelled into countless…

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Sydney University Graduate Choir: Schumann Mass in C Minor & Rheinberger Star of Bethlehem

8 December @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
University of Sydney: The Great Hall, University of Sydney, University Place
University of Sydney, NSW 2008 Australia
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Tickets: Adults $50 | Pensioners (no Seniors Card) $40 | Children 16 and under & full-time students $25 The final concert of the Choir’s 2019 season features two rarely performed masterworks from the German Romantic period which deserve to be heard more often: Schumann’s powerful and very individualistic Mass in C minor and Rheinberger’s lyrical and very personal Star of Bethlehem. The latter is based on words by the composer’s poet wife and presents a heart-warming and joyful portrayal of…

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