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June 2019

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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Twilight Musical Dialogues: Musical Kin – Husband & Wife

21 June @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm AEST
Adamstown Uniting Church, Adamstown, 228 Brunker R​oad
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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$35 – $50

Tickets: Adult $50 | Concession $35 Both stemming from musical families, husband and wife Ami Williamson and Clemens Leske join Artistic Director Sally Walker to share part of their artistic lives with us, with works by composers with extensive family trees: the Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Williamson families, including some of Ami’s original songs. “The family that plays together, stays together”. You will have heard of Bach, Schumann, Mozart and Mendelssohn, but have you heard of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Clara…

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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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Sensory Concerts® Cherrybrook

23 June @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am AEST
Inala, Cnr Franklin & Castle Hill Rds
Cherrybrook, NSW 2126 Australia
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$2 – $68

Experience a high-quality live classical concert, especially designed for children and adults with sensory/special needs. Performed by acclaimed musicians in a relaxed setting, with various seating options, retreat space, and on-site therapist support. Performers: Teije Hylkema (Principal Cello, Opera Australia Orchestra) Kees Boersma (Principal Double Bass, Sydney Symphony Orchestra) Grace Kim, (Creative director, piano) Onsite therapists: Josey Sharpe, Occupational Therapist,  Jenny Wu (Rehab Therapies) Presented by Your Music Inc. Enquiries: Louise Ph. 0456 25 9373 email: sensoryconcerts@gmail.com

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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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The Baroque Viola

29 June @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm AWST
Eileen Joyce Studio, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy
Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
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$12 – $30

Take part in baroque violist Katie Yap’s musical trip to Europe and back – before she takes the journey in person! Beginning with the sunrise theme of Handel’s first violin sonata (arranged for viola and cello), Katie and her travelling companions, violinist Shaun Lee-Chen and cellist Krista Low will explore beloved works from 18th Century Europe by J.S. Bach, Boccherini and Mozart. Then they’ll hop in the TARDIS to arrive in modern Australia, still armed with their baroque instruments! Discover…

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Austral Indigo: Threads Through Time

29 June @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
The Flute Tree, Sydney, Leichhardt, Suite 1, 111 Moore Street
Leichhardt, NSW 2040 Australia
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$30 – $45

Tickets: Early Bird Adult (available until 23 June) $40 | Early Bird Concession (available until 23 June) $30 | Standard Adult $45 | Standard Concession $35 A complimentary glass of wine is included in your ticket price. Experience the premier talents of music group Austral Indigo and get in the mood for a great night out with sumptuous music and complimentary glass of wine. Austral Indigo will take you on a journey through time and what a journey it is! Be transported from…

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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 - 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

Live at Lunch: Chansons Parisiens

3 July @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $33 | Concession $30 | Add Lunch for $17.50 Paris-based jazz singer Hetty Kate, joins flutist Jane Rutter and virtuoso pianist Simon Tedeschi in a concert of French music: Chansons and classical favourites. This is the fourth of seven concerts in the Live at Lunch 2019 series.

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Twilight Concert Series: Ecstatic Dances – Dimity Hall & Julian Smiles in Concert

4 July @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm AEST

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Concession $40 Program BACH Two-part Inventions for violin and cello (nos. 4, 13 & 8) EDWARDS Ecstatic Dances VASKS  Castillo Interior RAVEL Sonata for violin and cello HINDSON ‘1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8’ Join us for a drink post-concert with the artists About the artists Dimity Hall is well known to national and international audiences as a member of both the Goldner String Quartet and the Australia Ensemble@UNSW with whom she has performed, toured and recorded extensively, to critical acclaim.…

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Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus by CIRCA

6 July @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland, 2 -16 Middle Street
Cleveland, QLD 4163 Australia
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$19 – $24

​The thrill of the circus, the mayhem of Mozart Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist. To those who know him, he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing, pun-loving ratbag. To those who are watching and listening, he is the wigged genius Mozart. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through…

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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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ThoroughBass: Bach in Three

13 July @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, Corner Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Rd
Mosman, NSW 2088 Australia
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Music from the intricate and abstruse style of the great JS, to the florid and eccentric Emmanuel, to the lyrically lovely Christian.

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Sydney inSpires presents: Prom Praise

13 July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, 483 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: $29-$79 Under the energetic, dynamic direction of conductor Dr Noël Tredinnick, Prom Praise is a joyful fusion of classical and contemporary music performance with worship. In this year’s Prom Praise at Sydney Town Hall, CityAlight, Trevor Hodge, the National Youth Choir of Australia, and the RSCM Festival Choir will be accompanied by the Australian Gospel Orchestra, featuring Thomas Ospital (Organist of Saint-Eustache Church Paris) on the Town Hall Organ, bringing you a marvelous chorus of worship. This unique event…

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ThoroughBass: Bach in Three

14 July @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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Music from the intricate and abstruse style of the great JS, to the florid and eccentric Emmanuel, to the lyrically lovely Christian.

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Twilight Concert Series: Four Hands – Ian Munro & Tamara-Anna Cislowska in Concert

18 July @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm AEST

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Concession $40 Program MOZART Sonata in D K381 SCHUBERT Fantasy in f minor D940 MOSZKOWSKI Spanish Dances RAVEL Mother Goose Join us for a drink post-concert with the artists About the artists Ian Munro is one of Australia’s most distinguished and awarded musicians with a career that has taken him to thirty countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia. His award in 2003 of Premier Grand Prix at the Queen Elisabeth International…

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Bluebeard’s Castle starring Adrian Tamburini & Zara Barrett, conducted by Christopher van Tuinen

24 July @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$40 – $60

Tickets: Adults $45-$60 | Concession $40-$50 A story of misogyny and toxic masculinity or a musical journey into the deepest shadows of the feminine psyche? Only you can decide. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the premiere of Béla Bartók’s thrilling opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, presented by Pure Harmony Music & Events with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. A masterwork of the 20th century, Bluebeard’s Castle has dramatic, richly descriptive music and a deep psychological narrative - love poised…

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Burgundian Consort: Lunch Hour Recital

25 July @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
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The Burgundian Consort will explore a selection of Australian composers, each portraying the rugged musical landscape of their homeland

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Bluebeard’s Castle starring Adrian Tamburini & Zara Barrett, conducted by Christopher van Tuinen

25 July @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$40 – $60

Tickets: Adults $45-$60 | Concession $40-$50 A story of misogyny and toxic masculinity or a musical journey into the deepest shadows of the feminine psyche? Only you can decide. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the premiere of Béla Bartók’s thrilling opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, presented by Pure Harmony Music & Events with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. A masterwork of the 20th century, Bluebeard’s Castle has dramatic, richly descriptive music and a deep psychological narrative - love poised…

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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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Australian World Orchestra

27 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra, William Herbert Place
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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$76.50

Individual tickets: $68 - $145 There is no orchestra quite like the Australian World Orchestra; they’re a unique and unforgettable experience. Once a year the AWO assembles Australia’s finest musicians from the world’s great orchestra to present exhilarating classical concerts. In their short history they have won multiple awards and attracted some of the greatest conductors of our time including Sir Simon Rattle, Maestros Zubin Mehta & Riccardo Muti and Simone Young AM. The Australian World Orchestra reunites for their first Canberra performance, with…

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Polyphonic Voices & Melbourne Chamber Orchestra: Schubert Mass in G

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

Inspired by Schubert's divine gift for melody, Schubert's Mass in G is a pure ray of heaven on Earth. Melbourne choir Polyphonic Voices has gained a reputation for collaborations, and joins forces with Melbourne Chamber Orchestra for these concerts, which also feature Schubert's joyous Symphony No 3 William Hennessy AM DIRECTOR & VIOLIN Michael Fulcher DIRECTOR Polyphonic Voices Program: BACH Violin Concerto in E major BWV 1042 SCHUBERT Mass No 2 in G major D167 SCHUBERT Symphony No 3 in…

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Virtuosi Tasmania: Convict Monologues

30 July @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST
Riverdale Estate, Cambridge, 222 Denholms Road
Cambridge, Tasmania 7170 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Student $15 Convict Monologues is the result of a ten-month collaborative project in 2017 between Risdon Prison Creative Learning Program and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Outreach Program. Led by volunteer creative writing tutor, the Tasmanian author and playwright Paul McIntyre, inmates researched, wrote and performed a series of monologues based on the life and times of convicts who overcame the odds and forged a successful life in Tasmania post transportation. TSO Australian Composers’…

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Australian World Orchestra – AWO Six Chamber Concert

30 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$63

The Australian World Orchestra presents AWO SIX, an impressive lineup of six virtuoso musicians, formed to showcase the limitless talent of Australia’s classical musicians. After presenting large scale orchestral concerts in Melbourne and Canberra, the AWO strips down to the bareness of a beautiful intimate chamber setting for Sydney audiences. AWO SIX will perform one night only at City Recital Hall where the audience will experience the brilliance of true musical mastery in an unforgettable chamber concert. Mendelssohn’s String Quintet No.2 in B…

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August 2019

Polyphonic Voices & Melbourne Chamber Orchestra: Schubert Mass in G

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

Inspired by Schubert's divine gift for melody, Schubert's Mass in G is a pure ray of heaven on Earth. Melbourne choir Polyphonic Voices has gained a reputation for collaborations, and joins forces with Melbourne Chamber Orchestra for these concerts, which also feature Schubert's joyous Symphony No 3. William Hennessy AM DIRECTOR & VIOLIN Michael Fulcher DIRECTOR Polyphonic Voices Program: BACH Violin Concerto in E major BWV 1042 SCHUBERT Mass No 2 in G major D167 SCHUBERT Symphony No 3 in…

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A Gateway to the Sublime – ANAM

2 August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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In the history of music there can be few examples of a composer ‘exceeding the brief’ with results as astounding as Schubert in his Octet. It was commissioned by one of the composer’s patrons, Count Ferdinand von Troyer, a talented amateur clarinettist who had played in the premiere of Beethoven’s celebrated Septet some 20 years earlier. He suggested Schubert compose a companion piece for Beethoven’s work, which he did faithfully – while also creating one of the richest works in…

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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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LIME3: UNSW Orchestra

9 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical (1750-1810) and Romantic (1810-1910) eras.

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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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Joy & Heartbreak – ANAM Orchestra

10 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
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Like many wealthy young Europeans of his day, Mendelssohn travelled widely and found musical inspiration on many of his journeys (think of that expressive musical picture, The Hebrides). One country brought him particular pleasure: “This is Italy! And now has begun what I have always thought... to be the supreme joy in life.” Inspired by his sojourn there, the Italian Symphony is sunshine and Chianti in music. Mendelssohn is one of the most frequently performed classical composers of them all, whereas Gideon…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

11 August @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $80 | Concession $70 | 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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IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Semi-Finals Concert

11 August @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 269 Miller Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia
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$20 – $30

This is your chance to hear Australia’s finest young operatic talent as they compete for the coveted Marianne Mathy Scholarship. Who will rise to the occasion? Who will transport you with their voice? Who will be a Finalist? Be in the audience to find out. Each singer will perform one lied and one classical item accompanied by world-renowned pianist and vocal coach, David Harper. The programme will take you from Baroque to Britten with a special guest artist to entertain…

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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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Live at Lunch: The Grigoryan Brothers

14 August @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
The Concourse: Concert Hall, Chatswood, 409 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $33 | Concession $30 | Add Lunch $17.50 The sensational ARIA Award winning guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan return to Live at Lunch performing gorgeous classical and contemporary works. With a guest appearance from flutist Jane Rutter, the concert features works from their best-selling albums and concert tours. This is the fifth of seven concerts in the Live at Lunch 2019 series.

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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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Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: New Constellations

16 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre, 43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior/concession $55 | Student $25 Berlin-based violinist Jakob Lehmann leads an ensemble of specialist local and international chamber musicians through the expansive sounds and pioneering ideas of New Constellations. The Octet for Strings was written when Mendelssohn was just 16, and illustrates the transformation of performance techniques in the chamber music of the early-Romantic period. Brahms destroyed the nonet version of his Serenade, but based on archives and written accounts, Alan Boustead has brought this original…

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Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: New Constellations

17 August @ 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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ARCO-2019-New-Constellations

Tickets: Adult $65 | Concession $55 | Student $25 Berlin-based violinist Jakob Lehmann leads an ensemble of specialist local and international chamber musicians through the expansive sounds and pioneering ideas of New Constellations. The Octet for Strings was written when Mendelssohn was just 16, and illustrates the transformation of performance techniques in the chamber music of the early-Romantic period. Brahms destroyed the nonet version of his Serenade, but based on archives and written accounts, Alan Boustead has brought this original…

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Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: New Constellations

18 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: $25-$95 Berlin-based violinist Jakob Lehmann leads an ensemble of specialist local and international chamber musicians through the expansive sounds and pioneering ideas of New Constellations. The Octet for Strings was written when Mendelssohn was just 16, and illustrates the transformation of performance techniques in the chamber music of the early-Romantic period. Brahms destroyed the nonet version of his Serenade, but based on archives and written accounts, Alan Boustead has brought this original chamber version back to life. “This was…

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Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: New Constellations

22 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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ARCO-2019-New-Constellations

Tickets: Premium $95 | A Reserve $75 | A Reserve Concession $65 | Student $30 Berlin-based violinist Jakob Lehmann leads an ensemble of specialist local and international chamber musicians through the expansive sounds and pioneering ideas of New Constellations. The Octet for Strings was written when Mendelssohn was just 16, and illustrates the transformation of performance techniques in the chamber music of the early-Romantic period. Brahms destroyed the nonet version of his Serenade, but based on archives and written accounts,…

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September 2019

ANAM Presents: Petrushka

7 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes changed the history of ballet and the history of music too. Stravinsky composed all of his early landmark ballet scores for Diaghilev’s company, including Petrushka. It’s all energy, lyricism, playfulness and pathos, wrapped up in kaleidoscopic orchestral colours; it doesn’t take much imagination to see Petrushka and the Ballerina in their fairground tale of love and jealousy. Romantic pursuit lies at the heart of de Falla’s El sombrero de tres picos also: the miller’s attractive young wife is being…

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Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic Orchestra: Elgar’s Enigma

8 September @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
St Ives Uniting Church, St Ives, Cnr Douglas Street & Mona Vale Rd,
St Ives, NSW 2075 Australia
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Tickets: Adults $40 | Pensioner $30 | Student/junior $12 Come to a magnificent and inspiring concert to hear the Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic Orchestra perform Elgar’s masterpiece 'The Enigma Variations' partnered with Elena Kats-Chernin’s orchestral picture, ‘Heaven is Closed’, and Mozart’s engaging Sinfonia Concertante for solo violin and viola. KPO are delighted to welcome back Colin Piper to conduct this concert. Marina and Justine Marsden, sisters in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, join together to be vibrant soloists in this remarkable work of…

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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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Song Company: Tallis, Hope and Crown

20 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, 2 St Mary's Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Song Company Bach, Sorrow and Joy

A celebration of the Vernal Equinox in much-cherished choral treasures of the English Renaissance

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