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March 2020

Opera Lecture Series | Puccini and his Contemporaries

12 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 April 2020

Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10 – $330

Explore the fascinating world of opera with popular opera lecturer Murray Dahm. Since 2003, Opera Bites Co-Founder Murray Dahm has delivered accessible, friendly and informative lectures, drawing on its history, culture and music. Join him as he explores a variety of areas of operatic history from composers and voice types through to genres and quirky bits of opera history, utilising his extensive (and ever-growing!) CD and DVD collection. Puccini and His Contemporaries The final decade of the 19th century saw…

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Opera Lecture Series | Puccini and his Contemporaries

19 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 April 2020

Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10 – $330

Explore the fascinating world of opera with popular opera lecturer Murray Dahm. Since 2003, Opera Bites Co-Founder Murray Dahm has delivered accessible, friendly and informative lectures, drawing on its history, culture and music. Join him as he explores a variety of areas of operatic history from composers and voice types through to genres and quirky bits of opera history, utilising his extensive (and ever-growing!) CD and DVD collection. Puccini and His Contemporaries The final decade of the 19th century saw…

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Opera Lecture Series | Puccini and his Contemporaries

26 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 April 2020

Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10 – $330

Explore the fascinating world of opera with popular opera lecturer Murray Dahm. Since 2003, Opera Bites Co-Founder Murray Dahm has delivered accessible, friendly and informative lectures, drawing on its history, culture and music. Join him as he explores a variety of areas of operatic history from composers and voice types through to genres and quirky bits of opera history, utilising his extensive (and ever-growing!) CD and DVD collection. Puccini and His Contemporaries The final decade of the 19th century saw…

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April 2020

Opera Lecture Series | Puccini and his Contemporaries

2 April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 April 2020

Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10 – $330

Explore the fascinating world of opera with popular opera lecturer Murray Dahm. Since 2003, Opera Bites Co-Founder Murray Dahm has delivered accessible, friendly and informative lectures, drawing on its history, culture and music. Join him as he explores a variety of areas of operatic history from composers and voice types through to genres and quirky bits of opera history, utilising his extensive (and ever-growing!) CD and DVD collection. Puccini and His Contemporaries The final decade of the 19th century saw…

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September 2020

ANAM | The Power of Eight

4 September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

LED BY TABEA ZIMMERMANN, THREE FASCINATING MUSICAL VOICES ARE UNITED IN THIS PROGRAM THAT CELEBRATES THE VIOLA. Londoner York Bowen, a viola player himself, was also a fine pianist, and often acted as accompanist to the legendary violist Lionel Tertis. It was for Tertis and his students that Bowen composed this rhapsodic Fantasia Paul Hindemith was another viola-playing composer, and his final chamber work, the zesty Octet, includes not one but two violas; the finale features a particularly virtuosic part…

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ANAM | Dragons in the Sky

12 September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

A COMPELLING EVENING OF MUSIC FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION DIRECTED BY TWO INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONIC LEADERS – THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION CYNTHIA YEH AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S PRINCIPAL HORN, ANDREW BAIN. This diverse program takes you from the Venetian Renaissance, and the antiphonal music of Gabrieli, to music receiving its world premiere, a major new work commissioned by ANAM from Australian composer Gerard Brophy Morten Lauridsen’s contemporary classic – his choral setting of O Magnum Mysterium – shines…

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Strathfield Symphony presents Carmina Burana

19 September 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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One event on 20 September 2020 at 2:30 pm

Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

How can you possibly go past a concert of songs celebrating drinking, nature, love and lust inspired by the poetry and music of clerical students and scholars? Program Maurice Ravel – Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2 Carl Orff – Carmina Burana with the Excelsior and Sukura Choirs

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Strathfield Symphony presents Carmina Burana

20 September 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
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One event on 20 September 2020 at 2:30 pm

Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

How can you possibly go past a concert of songs celebrating drinking, nature, love and lust inspired by the poetry and music of clerical students and scholars? Program Maurice Ravel – Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2 Carl Orff – Carmina Burana with the Excelsior and Sukura Choirs

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Ensemble Q Sunday Series | Grand Facade

27 September 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, 140 Grey Street
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
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$10 – $45

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon concert in the beautiful Conservatorium Theatre at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University on South Bank. Ensemble Q is a professional Ensemble in Residence at QCGU, and all concerts are held in the perfect acoustics of this comfortable 550+ seat theatre. Directed by Paul Dean and Trish O’Brien, Ensemble Q brings the best national and international musicians together for world class performances charged with electricity. A ground breaking mentorship program puts future stars of Australian classical music right…

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October 2020

ANAM | The Seasons ***CANCELLED***

9 October 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

LAWRENCE POWER, ONE OF THE GREATEST VIOLISTS, RETURNS AFTER A JOYOUS ANAM DEBUT IN 2017 FOR THIS MULTI-FACETED PROJECT, PLAYING VIOLIN AND VIOLA WITH EQUAL MASTERY. The concert begins with two 20th century landmarks: Berio’s meditation on Sicilian folk song for viola, percussion and tape, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s most celebrated work for violin and strings Hartmann’s Concerto funebre expresses his despair at the rise of Nazism, yet contains a powerful thread of optimism. As he put it: “The intellectual…

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