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May 2019

Melbourne Musicians presents Mozart’s Piano Concerto in F major

17 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
MLC: James Tatoulis Auditorium, Kew, 207 Barkers Rd
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Student $25 Juilliard-trained pianist Elyane Laussade has embarked on a project of performing every Mozart piano concerto. This is the second of three she will play with The Melbourne Musicians in 2019. PROGRAM HAYDN 12 German Dances (Premiere) MOZART Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K.459 DITTERSDORF Symphony in F major Kr.70 HAYDN Symphony No.55 in E flat major ("Schulmeister")

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The Song Company: Power Chords Attached

18 May @ 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 $65 | Concession $60 | Under 30 $40 Join The Song Company and Melbourne metal band The Omnific with the rising bass guitar duo, Matthew Fackrell and Toby Peterson-Stewart in Power Chords Attached playing the sounds of 12th-century composer Magister Pérotin for the second national tour for 2019. Song Company singers join forces with The Omnific for a resonant mix of plainchant, dynamic basslines, and 12th-century organum from Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. An ethereal and earthy combination of…

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Zelman Symphony Orchestra: Mozart’s Clarinet

18 May @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre, Xavier College, Kew, 135 Barkers Road
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia

After two exhilarating performances in 2010 and 2012, Zelman Symphony Orchestra had to invite soloist David Griffiths for a repeat performance of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto - Mozart at his quintessential best. They will reprise Harry Sdraulig's Sinfonietta, a work he composed in 2015 for this orchestra as the Zelman Symphony - Melbourne University Emerging Composer in 2015. The evening will close with Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony. Despite Tchaikovsky initially concluding it was a failure, the symphony has become a staple…

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The Phoenix Collective: The Baroque Bizarre

19 May @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Greenway Chapel and Memorial Gardens, 460 Avoca Drive
Green Point, New South Wales 2251 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $28 | Child 0-17 years $15 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $86 Performed by The Phoenix Baroque Trio, this concert will highlight the quirky, intoxicating and virtuosic nature of the Baroque: great works by master composers BACH and VIVALDI, and just as impressive works by lesser-known composers CASTELLO, BIBER and SCHMELZER. This is an eclectic program exploring the realms of tone colour, experimentation and virtuosity. Featured in this concert are a newly restored…

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Caro String Quartet

19 May @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Christ Church, Lavender Bay, Lavender Bay, 10-12 Walker St
Lavender Bay, NSW 2060 Australia
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Join Caro String Quartet for an afternoon of "dynamic energy and passion" as they perform music by Maurice Ravel, Karol Szymanowski, and Erich Korngold. About the program: SZYMANOVSKI String Quartet no.2 is an exciting work written in 1927, drawn from folk music RAVEL String Quartet in F Major (1903) - the most famous work in our program is a sublime piece of music KORNGOLD String Quartet no.2 in E flat major Op.26 evokes Viennese charm About the performers: First established in 2009, Sydney-based…

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The Song Company: Power Chords Attached

19 May @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Wollongong Art Gallery, 46 Burelli Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $55 | Under 30 $30 Join The Song Company and Melbourne metal band The Omnific with the rising bass guitar duo, Matthew Fackrell and Toby Peterson-Stewart in Power Chords Attached playing the sounds of 12th-century composer Magister Pérotin for the second national tour for 2019. Song Company singers join forces with The Omnific for a resonant mix of plainchant, dynamic basslines, and 12th-century organum from Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. An ethereal and earthy combination of…

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Artsong Canberra: Russian Lullaby

19 May @ 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 Concert in the Season of Song series of Artsong Canberra, with Songmakers Australia with Merlyn Quaife (soprano), Christina Wilson (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Goodwin (tenor) and Andrea Katz (piano). Nursery rhymes and lullabies are insightful windows into the parent-child relationship. Love and death, desires and fears are reflected in the lyrics, some of them allegoric, some outright confronting. Songs and duets by Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Mussorgsky and Kabalevsky frame the centrepiece of this program, Shostakovich’s most touching, unusual…

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Acacia Quartet: Testament

19 May @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 269 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $48 | Concession $30 | Student $25 | Child under 16 $17 Mozart’s String Quartet in C Major, K465, nicknamed ‘Dissonance’ was written between 1782 and 1785 and is the last one in a set of six quartets, dedicated to Joseph Haydn. Testament by Lebanese-Armenian Tigran Mansurian is a five-minute Lento, written in 2004 as a tribute to ECM Records-founder and producer Manfred Eicher. Australian composer Alice Chance is becoming well-known and her piece is a new commission…

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Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

21 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, 140 Grey Street
South Bank, Queensland 4101 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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CANCELLED | The Song Company: Power Chords Attached

22 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
The Berry School of Arts, Berry, 19 Alexandra St
Berry, NSW 2535 Australia
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It is with great sadness that classikON has learned that the Song Company has been placed in Voluntary Administration. A statement on the group's website says: "The Directors and Management of the Company intend to collaborate with the Administrators in order to assess whether the Company could enter into a Deed of Company Arrangement with other organisations, thereby providing the Company, its management, employees, partners benefactors and creditors the opportunity to turn the business around and maintain the brand that…

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Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

23 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 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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Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: And Love Will Steer The Stars | Vivid Sydney

25 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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) | Family (2 adult + 2 child) $110 | Special ticket (family & friends) $42 The first man on the moon, Woodstock, President Nixon, The Beatles’ Abbey Road, John and Yoko’s Bed In, the Cold War …1969 was a year when the world was entering a new era, all to the soundtrack of some of the most seminal rock and pop music. Join the Willoughby…

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CANCELLED | The Song Company: Power Chords Attached

25 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
St George’s Cathedral, Perth, 38 St George's Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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It is with great sadness that classikON has learned that the Song Company has been placed in Voluntary Administration. A statement on the group's website says: "The Directors and Management of the Company intend to collaborate with the Administrators in order to assess whether the Company could enter into a Deed of Company Arrangement with other organisations, thereby providing the Company, its management, employees, partners benefactors and creditors the opportunity to turn the business around and maintain the brand that…

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Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

26 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place
Parkes, ACT 2600 Australia
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Single tickets: Standard $81 | Concession $71 | 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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The Marais Project: Time & Seasons – A Prelude in Tea concert

26 May @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 269 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia
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Tickets (includes afternoon tea served from 2:30pm): Adult $49 | Concession $32 | Under 30 $32 | Student $22 | Child under 12 $17 "Times and Seasons" celebrates The Marais Project's 20 years as one of Australia's most creative early music ensembles. The concert features international guest, Swedish gambist, Leif Henrikson, and Eriksson's accomplished electric viola da gamba ensemble, Elysian Fields, in a concert that explores the many aspects of the viola da gamba. The Marais Project - works for…

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Rising Young Pianists

26 May @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church Forestville, 9 Currie Rd
Forestville, NSW 2087 Australia
Free – $25

Two rising talents of the Australian piano scene, Maggie Wang and Rieko Makita perform some of the greatest piano music by Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel as well as Beethoven’s remarkable Appassionata Sonata. Award winning pianist Maggie Wang and Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney) graduate is an active soloist and chamber musician, performing regularly at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Lunchtime Concert Series. Rieko Makita is an emerging pianist who has performed as a soloist in the Sydney…

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Wyvern Music Forestville presents: Rising Young Pianists – Maggie Wang & Rieko Makita

26 May @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church Forestville, 9 Currie Rd
Forestville, NSW 2087 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession $20 | Student $15 | Children under 16 are free Includes refreshments at interval Two rising talents of the Australian piano scene, Maggie Wang and Rieko Makita will perform some of the greatest piano music by Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel as well as Beethoven’s remarkable Appassionata Sonata. Program: Maggie Wang - piano BEETHOVEN | Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 Appassionata Allegro assai Andante con moto Allegro ma non troppo — Presto Interval Rieko…

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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 OAM says: "Josephine Gibson has written a new…

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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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Impressions du ciel – Music At Mosman Art Gallery

16 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, Corner Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Rd
Mosman, NSW 2088 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession $20 | Child under 12 $5 | Group of 4 $65 A delectable selection of favourite French Impressionist composers: Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, Poulenc and Satie. Featuring the voices of: Jacqueline Ward | soprano Lana Kains | soprano Elias Wilson | tenor Jeremy Boulton | baritone with Fiona Loader, pianist. Watch the promotional video below for a taste of Impressions du ciel!  

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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

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Concession $40 The Music Performance Unit’s inaugural Winter Gala features 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 premiere of Ian Munro’s commissioned work Three Birds. The program will include…

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A Novocastrian Rhapsody

22 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle, cnr Auckland and Laman Streets
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
$25 – $30

A Novocastrian Rhapsody, Brendan Collin’s Australian Premiere commission will be presented by the Newcastle Wind Orchestra. Brendan has channelled the music of his childhood and explored the expressive and virtuosic qualities of the music of Monti, Weiniawski and Sarasate. The rich and vibrant music of these masters enabled him to produce the Gypsy-like themes, harmonies and structures that became the basis of the new work, A Novocastrian Rhapsody. PROGRAM:  El Camino Real - Alfred Reed Industrial Loops - Brian Balmages…

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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

Tickets: Adult $51 | Youth (16-26yrs) $23 | Junior (5-15yrs) $15 | Family of 4 (admits 4) $110 This is a performance of Handel’s Messiah with a difference. Willoughby Symphony Choir 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. This orchestration adds a grand, lush quality to the much-loved arias and choruses. These remain as integral…

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Steel City Strings meets the South Coast Big Band

23 June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
Chevalier College Performing Arts Centre, Burradoo, 566 Moss Vale Road
Burradoo, NSW 2576 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $45 | Concession $40 | Student $20 | Child under 18 $10 | Family $100 In this spectacular show, Steel City Strings joins forces with South Coast Big Band, filling the hall with music from a variety of different styles including Classical, Blues, Jazz and Film music. This is a rare experience that should not be missed. Steel City Strings is a truly unique not-for-profit chamber orchestra of local musicians bringing the highest quality chamber music to the…

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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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Plexus Collective: Psalmodic

24 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Tickets: $50 adults | $40 concession PLEXUS heralds its newly minted choral ensemble, Vox Plexus, as guest artists for a world premiere arrangement of Stravinsky’s epic neoclassical masterpiece Symphony of Psalms, a Russian émigré’s response to the atheism of his motherland. Of the same decade, but from the opposite pole of the Soviet aesthetic sphere are drawn selections from Shostakovich’s lush Suites for Jazz Orchestra, in a world premiere reimagining for PLEXUS. Shostakovich’s onetime pupil Galina Ustvolskaya was later acknowledged…

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