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August 2019

Elder Conservatorium of Music Lunchtime Concert | Ensemble Q

9 August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

Admission is $14, only available at the door from 12:30pm. Performers: Trish O'Brien | cello Paul Dean | clarinet Stephen Emmerson | piano with Elizabeth Layton | violin Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time In a welcome addition to the Lunchtime Concert Series, esteemed Brisbane trio Ensemble Q join with our own Elizabeth Layton to perform Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time Please note this concert will be 5-10 minutes longer than usual.

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Elder Conservatorium of Music Evening Concert | Fortepiano Recital

10 August 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$15 – $25

A rare opportunity to hear a fortepiano live! Its sound is gentler, drier, than the modern concert grand, and capable of great subtlety. Nicholas Mathew, specialist in early pianos, performs some of Beethoven’s early sonatas close to how they would have been heard over 200 years ago. Performers: Nicholas Mathew | fortepiano Program: C.P.E. BACH | Rondo in C minor from Kenner und Liebhaber V, Wq. 59 (1785) BEETHOVEN | Piano Sonata in G, Op. 14 No. 2 (1798) BEETHOVEN | Piano Sonata in E,…

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Elder Conservatorium of Music Lunchtime Concert | Australian String Quartet

16 August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

Lunchtime concert admission is $14 and single concert tickets are exclusively available at the door from 12:30pm. Where have I heard that before? Charles Ives' whimsical First Quartet is imaginatively based on popular hymn tunes from American church services and revival meetings. The Australian String Quartet then tweet their way through one of Haydn’s sweetest quartets. Music brimming with grace and humour. Program: Charles IVES | String Quartet No. 1 From the Salvation Army Joseph HAYDN | String Quartet Op. 33 No. 3 in C major,…

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Lunchtime Concert – Summer Holiday

23 August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

TICKETS: Lunchtime concert admission is $14 and single concert tickets are exclusively available at the door from 12:30pm. PERFORMERS: Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra Luke Dollman  conductor Samson Peng  horn*  PROGRAM: Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, K. 447* Brahms Symphony No. 2  Shake off the winter blues with this delightful package from a Northern Hemisphere summer. Brahms wrote his pastoral Second Symphony during a summer holiday in Austria, where pretty tunes were thick on the ground. Mozart’s Third Horn…

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Elder Conservatorium of Music Lunchtime Concert – Impressions

30 August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$14

TICKETS: Lunchtime concert admission is $14 and single concert tickets are exclusively available at the door from 12:30pm. PERFORMERS: Michael Ierace  piano PROGRAM: Grieg Selections from Lyric Pieces Ravel Gaspard de la nuit Adelaide pianist Michael Ierace conjures up a wealth of vivid images from the black box we call a piano. In Gaspard de la nuit, Ravel’s music evokes everything from water to wind in telling its ghostly fairytales. Grieg’s Lyric Pieces are like postcards from a dearly loved friend.…

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The Song Company | Mind Over Matter

31 August 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm AEST
Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, King William St,
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Tickets for this event are not currently available for purchase. A cartoonesque prequel to Anna’s Rapid Eye Movement (premiered by The Song Company in Sydney Opera House), Mind Over Matter is a family-friendly musical / chamber comic opera for 5 singers, speaking piano duet and computer operator, by the Company’s Artistic Director, Antony Pitts, with theatrical direction by Leonie Cambage. The story is set (not far) in the future: the world has been taken over by a giant computer corporation…

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September 2019

Selby & Friends: The Game Changers

8 September 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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selby & friends game changes

Exploring composers whose influence made a significant impact upon the world of classical music is the premise behind this extraordinary program of sonatas and trios by Kats-Chernin, Ravel, Britten and Dvorak.

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Australian String Quartet – Ives Westlake Debussy

9 September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ACST
Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, 128 King William St
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Single tickets: Standard $85 | Concession $66 | $30 under 30 The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals. Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led…

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ASQ + Arcadia Winds | Close Quarters @ Nexus Arts

12 September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ACST
Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, Lion Arts Centre; Corner North Terrace & Morphett Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$25

Presented by Australian String Quartet & Arcadia Winds, with special guest Stephen Newton (Double Bass) An Australian chamber music super-group! The Australian String Quartet & Arcadia Winds’ week-long residency in Adelaide culminates in a glorious performance of Close Quarters proportions! In this cabaret-style concert, the ASQ and Arcadia Winds musicians, along with double bassist Stephen Newton, will tag-team to perform a selection of their favourite musical works of the week. Come and see two of Australia’s top ensembles merge to become one…

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Elder Conservatorium of Music Lunchtime Concert – First Love

13 September 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra Elizabeth Layton  violin/director⁺ Yundi Yuan  piano* Owen Morris  trumpet* Andrew Groch conductor* Mozart Divertimento for strings in D major⁺ Finzi Romance in E flat Op 11 for strings⁺ Shostakovich Piano concerto No. 1 Op. 35* Young composers, young musicians, finding what they love best. The pure joy of music overflows in Mozart’s early Divertimento. Finzi’s Romance yearns for the quiet English countryside. Shostakovich finds a sharper voice in his idiosyncratic First Piano Concerto, played by recent…

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