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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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Caro String Quartet performs Tchaikovsky [ CANCELLED ]

5 April 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Glebe Town Hall, Glebe, 160 St Johns Rd
Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia
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Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Caro String Quartet is composed of artists from the Opera Australia Orchestra which plays all the Opera House performances. For this concert Caro String Quartet performers Catalin Ungureanu (first violin), Airena Nakamura (second violin), Neil Thompson (viola) and Kenichi Mizushima (cello) will play two works by Tchaikovsky: String Quartet no. 2, and 'Souvenir de Florence'. They will be joined by guest artists Paul Ghica on cello and Sophie Nickel. This is the concert…

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Ensemble Q Sunday Series | When the World Was at War

19 April 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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Elder Conservatorium Lunchtime Concert – Australian String Quartet

24 April 2020 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

Australian String Quartet Dale Barltrop violin Francesca Hiew violin Stephen King viola Sharon Grigoryan cello Beethoven String Quartet in G major, Op. 18 No. 2 Beethoven String Quartet in F major, Op. 18 No. 1 In the year of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary the Australian String Quartet look back to the composer’s early works. The string quartets of opus 18 provide a taste of the romanticism that would follow, as the young composer deftly builds on the foundations of his forebears.…

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ANAM | Dvorák and Schubert

24 April 2020 @ 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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$48 – $75

THE ANAM ORCHESTRA AND FACULTY TAKE 'SELF-DRIVE' TO LOFTY HEIGHTS IN THESE TWO SYMPHONIC MASTERWORKS, WHICH WILL BE PERFORMED WITHOUT A CONDUCTOR. The Eighth is one of the sunniest and most pure of Dvořák’s symphonies. It is packed with good cheer and lilting melodies When Robert Schumann discovered the score of Schubert’s Great C Major Symphony in 1838 – ten years after Schubert’s death – he also found a profoundly beautiful symphonic epic, a work which had a far-reaching effect…

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Opera Lecture Series | Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos

30 April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 July 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.  Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos From best friends to feisty heroines, femme-fatales to goddesses,…

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May 2020

Music At Manly: Catherine Bouchier

1 May 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Cardinal Ceretti Chapel, St Patrick’s Estate, Manly, 151 Darley Rd
Manly, NSW 2095 Australia
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$21.50 – $37.50

Catherine Bouchier, soprano For her recital at Music at Manly, Catherine will present a programme of songs and operatic arias by Beethoven, Bellini, Puccini, Charpentier and Canteloube together with pianist, Bradley Gilchrist.

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Opera Lecture Series | Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos

7 May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 July 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.  Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos From best friends to feisty heroines, femme-fatales to goddesses,…

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Mother’s Day Opera High Tea at The Castlereagh [ CANCELLED ]

10 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Cello’s Restaurant, 169 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$105

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Celebrate with Mum in style!  Discover a stunning hidden-Sydney venue and indulge in some of the opera world's most beautiful music.  Opera Bites has once again partnered with The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel to bring you a sublime afternoon of the world's best loved opera complete with a decadent sparkling high tea.  As you step through the doors of this breath-taking heritage listed ballroom you'll find yourself immersed in the world of operatic splendour. …

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Opera Lecture Series | Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos

14 May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 2 July 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.  Great Operatic Mezzo-Sopranos From best friends to feisty heroines, femme-fatales to goddesses,…

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