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April 2018

Grand Duo

6 April 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Artists Peter de Jager - Piano Lloyd Van’t Hoff - Clarinet Program Brahms - Clarinet Sonata, Op. 120 No. 2 Peter de Jager - New Work (World Premiere) Weber - Grand duo Concertant Inaugural winner of the Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, Peter de Jager, and winner of the 2015 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year award, Lloyd Van’t Hoff, team up to tackle Weber’s demanding Grand duo Concertant and its dazzling virtuosic elements. The program is completed…

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Lunchtime Concert Series: Cello Recital

13 April 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Artists Janis Laurs - Cello Lucinda Collins - Piano Program Strauss - Cello Sonata in F major, Op. 6 Barber - Sonato for Violoncello and Piano, Op. 6 Completed when he was just 19 years old, Strauss’ heroic cello sonata evokes shades of Beethoven, Schumann and Mendelssohn. Seasoned performers Janis Laurs and Lucinda Collins make a very welcome return to the Elder Hall stage.

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra

20 April 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Artists Elizabeth Layton - Violin/Director Michael Cox* - Flute Program JS Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Aaron Pelle - Divertimento for Strings (World Premiere) Grieg - Two Elegiac Melodies,Op. 34 CPE Bach - Flute Concerto in D minor *Professor of Flute – Royal Academy of Music, London; Principal Flute – BBC Symphony Orchestra Joined by internationally acclaimed flautist Michael Cox, the Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra present the thrilling flute concerto by one of Bach’s better known sons, Carl Phillip…

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Evening Concert Series – Australian String Quartet

23 April 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$15 – $22

Australian String Quartet with a Secondary School Chamber Orchestra Selected SA Secondary School students will be given the opportunity to join the ASQ at its home base for a day of workshops and rehearsals, culminating in a public performance in the Elder Conservatorium of Music’s Evening Concert Series.

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Piano Recital

27 April 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Artist Anna Goldsworthy - Piano Program Bach - Prelude and Fugue Nos. 17 – 24, from The Well-Tempered Clavier Seasoned soloist, chamber musician, writer and Elder Conservatorium lecturer Anna Goldsworthy performs a selection of Bach’s fundamental piano masterpiece The Well-Tempered Clavier. A staple for all aspiring pianists, Bach’s compositional genius shines in his exploration of all 24 musical keys.

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May 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – Music Is My Mistress – Essential Ellington

4 May 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Artists Mark Simeon Ferguson - Piano with leading jazz students from the Elder Conservatorium Join jazz piano lecturer Mark Simeon Ferguson and top jazz students from the Elder Conservatorium as they bring to life some of the most popular works of Duke Ellington. Prelude to a Kiss, Mood Indigo, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Satin Doll – timeless jazz classics from the pen of jazz’s most elegant composer.

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Evening Concert Series – Dreams in the Dusk

5 May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$19.50 – $30

Following the success of their collaboration in 2016, the Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra and the Band of the South Australia Police team up once again to present a program that includes works by Wagner, John Mackey, Biedenbender, and also featuring Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. PERFORMERS: Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra Band of the South Australia Police Luke Dollman and David Polain Conductors Jamie Grech Saxophone  

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Selby & Friends: Alchemy

6 May 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Australia’s unique chamber music series returns in 2018 for a season devoted to celebrating musical partnerships

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Galant et magnifique | Austral Harmony

6 May 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
North Adelaide Baptist Church, 154 Tynte St, North Adelaide, 154 Tynte Street
North Adelaide, SA 5006 Australia
$35

Austral Harmony on historical instruments perform music of intimacy and elegance from the great age and artistic environs of Louis XIV. Baroque oboe and harpsichord transmit fresh grace and lyricism with beautifully ornamented and subtly expressive pieces by distinguished composers of the French claveçin school d’Anglebert, Clérambault, Louis and François Couperin (whose 350-year anniversary we celebrate in 2018).

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Violin Recital

11 May 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Natsuko Yoshimoto, Concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Konstantin Shamray perform sonatas by the young Beethoven and Strauss. Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 3, belonging to a set of three sonatas dedicated to Antonio Salieri, is one of his earliest compositions for piano and violin. PERFORMERS: Natsuko Yoshimoto Violin Konstantin Shamray Piano PROGRAM: Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 3 in E flat Major, Op. 12/3 Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat Major, Op. 18  

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Musical Portraits | Austral Harmony

12 May 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ACST
The Little Music Room, Littlehampton, 35 Blakiston Road
Littlehampton, SA 5250 Australia
$40

Austral Harmony perform music by formidably gifted masters of the keyboard. Program included François Couperin, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre - French harpsichordist of extraordinary talent favoured with the patronage of Louis XIV, and one of the earliest eminent woman composers. Music of exceptional originality, with personalities and sentiments evocatively depicted by the character pieces, and a ‘Portrait of Love’ for the beautifully mellow tones of baroque oboe d’amore. An elegant afternoon tea setting celebrates Mother's…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Piano Trio

18 May 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Mozart brought the piano trio to maturity in his later years and his No. 3 in B flat major is lauded as one of the finest examples of the genre. Pianist Lucinda Collins and cellist Janis Laurs are joined by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Cameron Hill to bring this work to life alongside Mendelssohn’s precocious Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor. PERFORMERS: Cameron Hill Violin Janis Laurs Cello Lucinda Collins Piano PROGRAM: Mozart Piano Trio No. 3 in…

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Graduate Singers: Gloria! Handel & Vivaldi

19 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$30 – $35

GRADUATE SINGERS presents GLORIA! Program Handel - Dixit Dominus HWV 232 Vivaldi - Gloria RV 589 Two giants of the Baroque sit side by side in this program of choral masterworks. “Handel understands effect better than any of us — when he chooses, he strikes like a thunderbolt”. The words of Mozart ring loud and clear — Handel’s Dixit Dominus is a brilliant choral tour de force, bursting with musical effect that expertly conveys the power and conviction of the…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Days Of Our Youth

25 May 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Music from the days of our youth – whenever they occur! Beginning with Tormis’ cycle of songs from the young villagers of Finland & Estonia. Bernstein’s Officer Krupke shows rebellious youth at their best – or worst! And if innocence is the first casualty of war, youth is the second… PERFORMERS: Elder Conservatorium Chorale Carl Crossin OAM Conductor Karl Geiger Piano PROGRAM: Veljo Tormis - Ingrian Evenings Leonard Bernstein -  Officer Krupke from West Side Story Eric Bogle arr. Nicholas Buc…

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Evening Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

26 May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$19.50 – $30

Prize winning conductor James Lowe takes charge of the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra for two exhilarating works. Beethoven’s heroic Emperor Concerto, a perennial favourite, features honours pianist Simon Pazos Quintana. Rimsky Korsakov’s passionate and dramatic Scheherazade is inspired by tales of the Arabian Nights. PERFORMERS: James Lowe* Guest Conductor Simon Pazos Quintana Piano PROGRAM: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade * Chief conductor of the Prussian Chamber Orchestra (Germany) and Vaasa City Orchestra (Finland) Free concert to…

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June 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – Australian String Quartet

1 June 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

with Konstantin Shamray Piano Dvorˇák Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 Russian-born tour de force Konstantin Shamray joins with the Australian String Quartet for Dvorˇák’s stirring Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, and more.

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Popular Music Concert

8 June 2018 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Luke Harrald Director The talented students of the Elder Conservatorium’s Popular Music and Creative Technologies degree bring their original tunes to the Elder Hall stage in a vibrant celebration of contemporary music making.

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Evening Concert Series: Violin Recital

9 June 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

Three fascinating works and two brilliant virtuosi set the scene for one of the highlights of our 2018 concert calendar. Join the Australian String Quartet’s first violinist, Dale Barltrop, and pianist Daniel de Borah for what promises to be a thrilling musical event. Artists Dale Barltrop - Violin Daniel de Borah - Piano Program Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 2 Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2 Prokofiev - Violin Sonata No. 1 in…

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July 2018

Selby & Friends: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Romantic

1 July 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Australia’s unique chamber music series returns in 2018 for a season devoted to celebrating musical partnerships

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Evening Concert Series: Schubertiade

7 July 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

In the return of our annual Schubertiade, internationally renowned Australian musicians Andrew Goodwin and Daniel de Borah are sure to delight with selections from Die Schöne Müllerin and Liederkreis. Join us for a cozy winter’s evening of fine music with mulled wine on arrival and Viennese Sachertorte and coffee during interval. Artists Andrew Goodwin - Tenor Daniel de Borah - Piano Program Schubert - Die Schöne Müllerin (abridged) Schubert - Impromptus D. 935, No. 1 and No. 2 Schumann -…

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August 2018

Selby & Friends: Tormented Souls

26 August 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Elder Park, Adelaide, King William Road
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Australia’s unique chamber music series returns in 2018 for a season devoted to celebrating musical partnerships

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September 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra

7 September 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

ELDER CONSERVATORIUM WIND ORCHESTRA PERFORMERS: Luke Dollman  Conductor Nikolai Leske  New Work (World Premiere) PROGRAM: Gustav Holst  Hammersmith Morten Lauridsen  O Magnum Mysterium Adam Gorb  Dances from Crete The flowing beauty of a London river sets the backdrop for Holst’s Hammersmith, followed by a premiere from Elder Conservatorium composition student Nikolai Leske. The moving O Magnum Mysterium and the lively and spirited Dances from Crete will enthral both the mind and the body.

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Evening Concert Series: Requiem

8 September 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

The Elder Conservatorium Chorale joins with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra in what promises to be a captivating evening of French music. Honours student Madeleine Stewart is set to dazzle in Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute. The concert culminates in a performance of Fauré’s serene Requiem, conducted by Carl Crossin OAM. Artists Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra Luke Dollman - Conductor Madeleine Stewart - Flute Elder Conservatorium - Chorale Carl Crossin - Conductor Program Dukas - Fanfare to La Peri Chaminade -…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Australian String Quartet

14 September 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

PROGRAM: Schubert  String Quartet No. 13 in A minor ‘Rosamunde’ The internationally renowned Australian String Quartet once again grace the Elder Hall stage with their magnificently rich sound performing the lyrical and mournful sentiments of Schubert. His captivating thirteenth string quartet takes its name from an unpublished play which tells of the sufferings of the cursed Cyprian princess Rosamunde.

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Song Company: Four Colour Season

15 September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, Lion Arts Centre; Corner North Terrace & Morphett Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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The Song Company is joined by a duo of dancers from Thomas E.S. Kelly’s Karul Projects to trace the course of the Earth’s annual journey in movement and song

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Percussion Concert

21 September 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Elder Conservatorium Percussion Students Guided by Head of Percussion Amanda Grigg, the talented percussion students of the Conservatorium present a selection of their favourite works.

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Evening Concert Series: Melba Quartet

22 September 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

Elgar’s expressive quintet, full of nuance and passion, is brought to life by Lucinda Collins, Head of Keyboard at the Elder Conservatorium, and the Melba Quartet. Beethoven’s thirteenth string quartet is bold and unpredictable, and performed here as originally intended – with the magnificent Grosse Fuge as the final movement. Artists Lucinda Collins - Piano Program Elgar - Quintet in A minor for Piano and String Quartet, Op. 84 Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13 in B flat Major, Op.…

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October 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – The Adelaide Connection

5 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Join the Adelaide Connection, Australia’s first jazz choir, and their new director Anita Wardell, for an afternoon of jazz standards, contemporary jazz, and a touch of bebop. Anita Wardell, a member of one of the first incarnations of the Adelaide Connection, has recently returned from London to teach in the Elder Conservatorium’s jazz program following her celebrated career as one of the UK’s premier jazz vocalists. PERFORMERS: THE ADELAIDE CONNECTION Anita Wardell  Vocals/Director Entry to this lunchtime concert is available…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Traveller’s Tales

12 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

TRAVELLER’S TALES… Baroque duo Dual Aura, comprising violinist Ben Dollman and Danish recorder player Monica Schmidt Andersen, invite the audience on an exciting journey exploring Celtic and Danish traditional folk music, as well as works by Telemann and Ross Edwards. PERFORMERS: Dual Aura Ben Dollman  Baroque Violin Monica Schmidt Andersen  Recorder Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could save up to 30% by purchasing…

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Evening Concert Series: The Spanish Tinge

13 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

Join the Elder Conservatorium’s large ensembles, jazz staff and special guest Fabian Hevia as they celebrate the Spanish tinge in jazz. Fabian Hevia is one of Australia’s most celebrated Latin and jazz percussionists, having played with leading Latin and Latin jazz groups. Repertoire will include works by W.C. Handy, Jelly Roll Morton, Juan Tizol, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria and Chick Corea. Artists University of Adelaide Big Band, Latin Ensemble and Jazz Staff with special guest Fabian Hevia on…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

19 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

PERFORMERS: ELDER CONSERVATORIUM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Luke Dollman  Conductor Elizabeth Layton  Violin PROGRAM: Mendelssohn  Violin Concerto Wagner  Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde The lyrical melodies of Mendelssohn’s masterful violin concerto will ring through Elder Hall, as the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Luke Dollman, perform with Head of Strings Elizabeth Layton. Then, let the dramatic sounds of Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde enchant you. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at…

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Selby & Friends: Four Seasons

21 October 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Elder Park, Adelaide, King William Road
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Australia’s unique chamber music series returns in 2018 for a season devoted to celebrating musical partnerships

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Top Class

26 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

TOP CLASS Experience the youthful energy and abundant talent of the next generation of Australian classical music as the top performing students of the Elder Conservatorium showcase the highlights of their year. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could save up to 30% by purchasing a Gold Pass subscription!

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Evening Concert Series: Guitarissimo

27 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$15 – $22

Guitarissimo has become an important and much treasured event for Adelaide’s music lovers and guitar aficionados. Elder Conservatorium of Music’s classical guitar students and the Elder Conservatorium Guitar Ensemble present a stylistically diverse programme of solo and chamber music ranging from gems of the Renaissance and Baroque to more recent repertoire favourites. Artists Elder Conservatorium of Music Guitar Ensemble and Classical Guitar Students Oliver Fartach-Naini - Director

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February 2019

Evergreen Ensemble: Flying Dutchman Sessions

15 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
La Boheme, 36 Grote Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Special guest Krishna Nagaraja joins Evergreen Ensemble on Baroque viola with folk baroque music from Sweden and Finland.

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Evergreen Ensemble: Flying Dutchman Sessions

16 February @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
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La Boheme, 36 Grote Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Special guest Krishna Nagaraja joins Evergreen Ensemble on Baroque viola with folk baroque music from Sweden and Finland.

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Evergreen Ensemble: Flying Dutchman Sessions

16 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
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La Boheme, 36 Grote Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Special guest Krishna Nagaraja joins Evergreen Ensemble on Baroque viola with folk baroque music from Sweden and Finland.

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Selby & Friends: Root Position

24 February @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Selby & Friends’ season-opener incorporates works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Smetana which outline a basic musical chord in root position

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March 2019

Lunchtime Concert – Sound the Organ

22 March @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

PERFORMERS: Kemp English  organ PROGRAM: Mons Leidvin Takle Our 2019 season roars to life with the mighty sound of Elder Hall’s pipe organ, expertly handled (and pedalled) by alumnus Kemp English. And did you know the King of Instruments can dance? From grand to groovy, the virtuosic organ music of Norwegian composer Mons Leidvin Takle is full of surprises. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts,…

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Lunchtime Concert – Two Memorials

29 March @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

PERFORMERS: Elizabeth Layton  violin Pei-Sian Ng  cello Konstantin Shamray  piano PROGRAM: Martinů Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3, H. 340 Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 Three of Adelaide’s favourite musicians unite in a concert of contrasting memorials. Both composers dedicated these pieces to the memory of departed friends: Martinů’s Third Cello Sonata is delightfully warm and sunny, but Shostakovich’s Second Piano Trio has an icy clarity, cold enough to send chills down your back. Entry…

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April 2019

Lunchtime Concert – Rags and Rhapsodies

5 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

PERFORMERS: Ensemble Liaison PROGRAM: Kats-Chernin Ballade, Zee Rag, Russian Rag Novacek Four Rags for Two Jons Gershwin (arr. Ensemble Liaison) Rhapsody in Blue Ensemble Liaison stride into town with a colourful collection of rags. Sometimes mischievous, sometimes melancholy, their toe-tapping syncopations may prove contagious – and a special arrangement of Gershwin’s beloved Rhapsody in Blue is unlikely to provide a cure! Soft-toed shoes recommended… Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on…

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Evening Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra with Pei-Shan Ng

6 April @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$19 – $30

PERFORMERS: Luke Dollman  conductor Pei-Sian Ng  cello* PROGRAM: Anne Cawrse Musaic Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1* Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 Anne Cawrse (composer) and Pei-Sian Ng (principal cello of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra) are both alumni of the Elder Conservatorium making waves in the wider world. Cawrse’s dance-inspired Musaic contrasts with the chilling intensity of Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto. Rachmaninov’s richly melodic Second Symphony offers a blissful experience for orchestra and audience alike.

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Lunchtime Concert – The Song Collectors

12 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

PERFORMERS: Rosalind Martin  soprano Jamie Cock  piano PROGRAM: Settings of folksongs by Britten, Brahms, Bartók and Grainger  No matter how well you can compose, there’s something about a good folksong that can’t be topped. Britten, Brahms, Bartók and Grainger all devoted time to collecting and arranging some gems they could never have written themselves. Rediscover these ‘songs of the people’ with two of Adelaide’s most expressive musicians. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If…

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Lunchtime Concert – Australian String Quartet

26 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

PROGRAM: Paterson  Quartettsätze Two Movements for String Quartet  (SA premiere) Brahms  String Quartet, Op. 51 No. 1 in C minor  The Australian String Quartet, Elder Hall and Brahms – a combination to cherish! And complementing Brahms’ elegant, refined First Quartet is an exciting new work, performed in South Australia for the first time: Paterson’s Quartettsätze. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could save up…

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May 2019

Lunchtime Concert – Piano Duo

3 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

PERFORMERS: Lucinda Collins  piano Konstantin Shamray  piano PROGRAM: Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Lutosławski Variations on a Theme by Paganini Two fabulous pianists combine their skills to bring us Ravel’s colourful Spanish fantasy and Lutosławski’s flamboyant Variations on a Theme by Paganini. This will be a dazzling program that is sure to make the most of our twin Steinways. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could…

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Selby & Friends: Love & Devotion

5 May @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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A powerful program presented by three extraordinary performers, this concert explores the music of both Clara and Robert Schumann

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Quey Percussion Duo

15 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$15 – $25

PERFORMERS: Elder Conservatorium Percussion Students PROGRAM: Gene Koshinski As One Gene Koshinski Impressions of Chinese Opera Emmanuel Sejourne Khamsin Gene Koshinski In the End Tim Broscious Jabal Al aal’a II  The Elder Hall stage will be filled with instruments of all shapes and sizes as Quey, an innovative American percussion duo, join forces with the Elder Conservatorium’s percussion students. Watching percussionists at play is a great way to be reminded of music’s inherent power and physicality.

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June 2019

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

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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