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November 2018

Flinders Quartet: Is it True? (Ist es wahr?)

8 November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Mendelssohn was fascinated by Beethoven as a teenager and his Op. 13 string quartet draws on inspiration from this great master, as well as his own song Frage which asks the question “Ist es wahr?”

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Double Bill: Andrey Gugnin and Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

11 November 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Yamaha Premium Piano Centre, 17B Market Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
$25 – $70

Sydney International Piano Competition welcomes back its 2016 first and second prize winners, Andrey Gugnin and Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, for an exclusive double bill concert. Gugnin was the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, taking home four additional prizes including the Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize and the Miriam Hyde Best 19th or 20th Century Concerto Prize. He has performed as a recitalist, chamber music partner and soloist with orchestras in over 20 countries and has played in…

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If Not In This World

11 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Church of All Nations, Carlton, 180 Palmerston St
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
$20 – $45

Fallen WW1 Soldier of Bendigo Honoured through Music World-class performers to feature at contemporary classical concerts in Bendigo and Melbourne, commemorating Armistice Day and the end of WW1. “Till we meet again, if not in this world, in the next.” These are the heartbreaking last words of a Bendigo boy in a final letter to his mum before the young soldier was killed in action on the Western Front in WWI. Private Leslie Robins’ poignant words formed the inspiration for…

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A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong with The Syncopators and Yvette Johansson

12 November 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm AEDT
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
$17 – $22

A rapturous homage to the king and queen of jazz. Beginning with jazz’s most powerful figure, Louis Armstrong, The Syncopators will take you back to the 1920s to explore his pioneering influence on the artform. Then moving forward to the big band era of the 1930s, with a joyous celebration of Satchmo’s famous vocal duets with America’s First Lady of Song: the unparalleled Ella Fitzgerald. Hardly strangers to Arts Centre Melbourne, The Syncopators have raised the roof of Hamer Hall with sell-out…

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Flinders Quartet: Is it True? (Ist es wahr?)

13 November 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEDT
Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne, Melbourne, 174 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Mendelssohn was fascinated by Beethoven as a teenager and his Op. 13 string quartet draws on inspiration from this great master, as well as his own song Frage which asks the question “Ist es wahr?”

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Song Company: One Equal Music

16 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, 1 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Memory eternal in music of our century from Russia, England, and Australia.

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Melbourne Musicians: Double Trouble with Grigoryan Brothers

18 November 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
St Johns Southgate, Southbank, 20 City Rd
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Music Director, Frank Pam said: "Nearly 30 years ago, a violinist in our orchestra suggested that I invite his son, a guitarist, to perform with us as a soloist. The son was only twelve years old... but after I heard him play, I was convinced. Some years later his little brother, also a guitarist, joined us as well. Of course, I'm talking about Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, who went on to worldwide success. I'm thrilled that they have made time…

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MCO: Bach Suites

22 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Corner Flinders and Swanston Streets
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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Full of jubilation and the sheer splendour of sound, Bach's suites are among his most uplifting music. This celebration of Bach includes the third and fourth suites, the much-loved double violin concerto, and a new concerto by national treasure RIchard Mills.

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Sephardic Soiree – Saray Iluminado

22 November 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
$39.00

This intimate musical ritual of folk songs and stories celebrates the ancient times and the arrival of Sephardic Jews to the Balkans. Drawing on mythology and folk tales, members of Saray Iluminado create an intricate emotional soundscape to transport its audience into the ancient lands of mermaids, unruly young lovers, and sorcerers. Journey through the taverns in which musicians, dancers and opium smokers sing and dance to songs of love and grief, hope and despair. PERFORMERS: Nela Trifkovic, lead vocals,…

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Melbourne Intervarsity Choir: Bach Suites

25 November 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Full of jubilation and the sheer splendour of sound, Bach's suites are among his most uplifting music. This celebration of Bach includes the third and fourth suites, the much-loved double violin concerto, and a new concerto by national treasure RIchard Mills.

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Matthew Fagan & Nicholas Young: España El Vito – The Spirit of Spain

30 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, 1 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Internationally acclaimed, Multiple Award winning, ‘Young Steinway Artist’, pianist Nicholas Young joins renowned 10-string Guitarist Matthew Fagan

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The Melbourne Sinfonia – Dvorak and Tchaikovsky

30 November 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
MLC: James Tatoulis Auditorium, Kew, 207 Barkers Rd
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia

TICKETS: Available at the door (cash only): Adult: $30; Student: $15; Child: free. Online ticket prices are: Adult: $26; Student (under 25 years): $13; Child (16 years & under): free. Join us for an evening of high quality music for a great cause. We donate all profits to the Royal Children’s Hospital ‘Gatehouse’ which provides crisis services and support to young people who have been sexually abused. Our final concert of the year will feature: * Dvorak – Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in…

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December 2018

A Baroque Christmas – The Australian Chamber Choir

1 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Church of the Resurrection, Macedon, Cnr Macedon Road and Honour Avenue
Macedon, Vic 3440 Australia
$20 – $80

In European countries across the centuries, Christmas has been marked by vibrant and joyous music-making. Serious composers would compete with each other to write music with the maximum popular appeal for adults and children alike. This program represents the “pick of the pops” from the late 1500s to the late 1700s. Includes works of Hammerschmidt, Schutz, JS Bach, Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt and more.

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End Games

1 December 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
Camberwell Grammar School Performing Arts Centre, 55 Mont Albert Road, Canterbury
Melbourne, Victoria 3126 Australia
$39

In our last concert for 2018, we feature the culmination of Germanic Classical and Romantic expression with Haydn’s and Brahms' last symphonies and Strauss' Four Last Songs, each one a masterwork in its own right. We are thrilled to present expatriate Australian soprano Miriam Gordon-Stewart, an acclaimed Strauss and Wagner interpreter. She has sung in major opera houses in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris and Sydney and at the Bayreuth Festival. Haydn’s final symphony, the London, was composed while he was living in the…

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Melbourne Bach Chamber Choir: Breath, Music for Choir, Brass & Winds

2 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Meat Market, North Melbourne, 5 Blackwood St
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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$20 – $45

The works in this concert revisit the ancient tradition of combining voices with brass and wind instruments. Anton Bruckner’s great Mass in e minor (1866, revised later), composed for 8-part choir, winds and brass, references Gregorian chant and Palestrina. Also included are Bach’s short funeral motet BWV 118, and Stravinsky’s Mass, scored for chorus and double wind quintet. Melbourne Bach Chamber Choir and Ensemble conducted by Rick Prakhoff

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A Baroque Christmas – The Australian Chamber Choir

2 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
St Mary of the Angels, Basilica, 135 Yarra Street
Geelong, Vic 3220 Australia
Free – $40

In European countries across the centuries, Christmas has been marked by vibrant and joyous music-making. Serious composers would compete with each other to write music with the maximum popular appeal for adults and children alike. This program represents the “pick of the pops” from the late 1500s to the late 1700s. Includes works of Hammerschmidt, Schutz, JS Bach, Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt and more.

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PLEXUS | Perpendicular

3 December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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PLEXUS brings together the talents of three of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians, violinist Monica Curro, clarinetist Philip Arkinstall and pianist Stefan Cassomenos, with the goal of commissioning and celebrating Australian and international composers.

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Christmas at the Piano

7 December 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
Black Hatt, 54 Little Myers Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220 Australia
$10

Geelong’s youngest and brightest musicians present their innovative take on the classic Australian Christmas carols show. Having grown up with carols events; these young people believe they have found the best way to celebrate Christmas and the start off the holiday season. No backing tracks, all new arrangements, and some of Geelong's best musical talent that should be celebrated at Christmas. Christmas at the Piano sees some of Geelong’s best young musicians and voices come together to celebrate Christmas with…

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A Baroque Christmas – The Australian Chamber Choir

8 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
St Andrew’s Brighton, Corner New and Church Streets
Brighton, Vic 3186 Australia
$20 – $80

In European countries across the centuries, Christmas has been marked by vibrant and joyous music-making. Serious composers would compete with each other to write music with the maximum popular appeal for adults and children alike. This program represents the “pick of the pops” from the late 1500s to the late 1700s. Includes works of Hammerschmidt, Schutz, JS Bach, Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt and more.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

9 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
$25 – $55

TICKETS: Standard $55 / $25 Student / Groups 10+ Standard $48.50* Join the renowned Ashton Smith Singers of Australia as they celebrate their 25th Anniversary of ‘Christmas With The Ashton Smith Singers’. Their vocal warmth and energy will uplift you and flood your spirit with the joy of the Christmas season. Joining them on stage is esteemed tenor Roy Best, highly acclaimed baritone Samuel Dundas and young violin virtuoso Leon Fei. They are joined by other beautiful soloists – Eleanor…

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A Baroque Christmas – The Australian Chamber Choir

9 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
$20 – $80

In European countries across the centuries, Christmas has been marked by vibrant and joyous music-making. Serious composers would compete with each other to write music with the maximum popular appeal for adults and children alike. This program represents the “pick of the pops” from the late 1500s to the late 1700s. Includes works of Hammerschmidt, Schutz, JS Bach, Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt and more.

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January 2019

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

31 January @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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February 2019

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

3 February @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

3 February @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Evergreen Ensemble: Flying Dutchman Sessions

18 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 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

19 February @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
The Monastry, 45 Tanner Street
Breakwater, VIC 3219 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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Flinders Quartet 2019 Concert Season Subscription

24 February @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AEDT

For 2019, Flinders Quartet has curated a season program that takes musical risks, adds lashes of quartet favourites and continues to push the creative boundaries

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Flinders Quartet: Quartet

26 February @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne, Melbourne, 174 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Impressed by his unique and engaging concept of sound and gift of musical architecture, Flinders asked Matthew to choose which works best pair with his compositional voice.

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Selby & Friends: Root Position

27 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
MLC: James Tatoulis Auditorium, Kew, 207 Barkers Rd
Kew, VIC 3101 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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Flinders Quartet: Quartet

28 February @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Impressed by his unique and engaging concept of sound and gift of musical architecture, Flinders asked Matthew to choose which works best pair with his compositional voice.

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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra | Jovian Worlds

28 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
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One event on 3 March 2019 at 2:30pm

Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
$40 – $133

Laureate of the Paganini Competition and former first violin of the famed Brodsky Quartet, Sydney Symphony concertmaster Andrew Haveron is one of the most accomplished and sought after violinists on the planet. A masterpiece even among Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces, the Violin Concerto in D is the ideal vehicle for a violinist so utterly at home in Romantic repertoire. Offering both pyrotechnic virtuosity and melting beauty, don’t miss this intimate and fiery journey into the Russian soul. What could compliment such astonishing…

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March 2019

ANAM Opening Concert

2 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia

TICKETS: Full $62 / Senior $48 / Concession* $35 / Under 30s* $25 This festive opening concert to the 2019 ANAM Season begins with not one but two fanfares: Richard Strauss’, created for the inaugural Vienna Philharmonic Ball in 1924, and the equally spectacular one from Wagner’s opera Lohengrin. The festivities then move from multiple brass to multiple pianos for British composer Graham Fitkin’s funky Flak, which has a neat trick up its sleeve – it only uses the pianos’ white notes. But there’s…

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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra | Jovian Worlds

3 March @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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One event on 3 March 2019 at 2:30pm

Melbourne Recital Centre, Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
$40 – $133

Laureate of the Paganini Competition and former first violin of the famed Brodsky Quartet, Sydney Symphony concertmaster Andrew Haveron is one of the most accomplished and sought after violinists on the planet. A masterpiece even among Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces, the Violin Concerto in D is the ideal vehicle for a violinist so utterly at home in Romantic repertoire. Offering both pyrotechnic virtuosity and melting beauty, don’t miss this intimate and fiery journey into the Russian soul. What could compliment such astonishing…

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20th Century Masters – ANAM

8 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia

TICKETS: Full $62 / Senior $48 / Concession* $35 / Under 30s* $25 This brass-centred showcase focuses on music by four 20th century masters, including rarely-played music by Ravel’s contemporary Albert Roussel. You’ll also experience four ages of Stravinsky; his 1950s Septet, which marked a bold change in his compositional priorities; one of his happiest works of the 1920s, his Octet; his gentle, youthful Pastorale and his Symphonies of Wind Instruments. Hindemith’s Konzertmusik is a piano concerto in all but name, in…

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Women in Music Festival

9 March
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 10 March 2019

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Building 16, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

The inaugural Women In Music Festival 2019 is a celebration of women composing for Indigenous, Games, Classical, Film and Jazz music. ​Come along to our weekend of fabulous Festival events and hear all about the beauty and strength of music written by women. ​On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of March, from 12pm to 4pm, there will be free events and experiences including market stalls, buskers, lectures, fresh cold-pressed juices, an exhibition... and then to top off both days, from 7pm to 9pm,…

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Women in Music Festival

9 March @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until 10 March 2019

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Building 16, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
$25 – $30

From 12-4pm, our fabulous Festival market stalls will offer gorgeous hand-made cupcakes, vegan body scrubs, hand-painted cards, pottery and much more, all for sale. The stalls will be complemented by a free chocolate fountain, free professional photographic head shots, free live music and two magnificent free lectures by composers Cat Hope and Jessica Wells. The evening concerts  - curated by Artistic Director Monica Curro - will feature World Premiere compositions by Jessica Wells,  Maize Wallin and Anne Cawrse and magnificent…

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Women in Music Festival

10 March
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 10 March 2019

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Building 16, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

The inaugural Women In Music Festival 2019 is a celebration of women composing for Indigenous, Games, Classical, Film and Jazz music. ​Come along to our weekend of fabulous Festival events and hear all about the beauty and strength of music written by women. ​On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of March, from 12pm to 4pm, there will be free events and experiences including market stalls, buskers, lectures, fresh cold-pressed juices, an exhibition... and then to top off both days, from 7pm to 9pm,…

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Women in Music Festival

10 March @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until 10 March 2019

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Building 16, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
$25 – $30

From 12-4pm, our fabulous Festival market stalls will offer gorgeous hand-made cupcakes, vegan body scrubs, hand-painted cards, pottery and much more, all for sale. The stalls will be complemented by a free chocolate fountain, free professional photographic head shots, free live music and two magnificent free lectures by composers Cat Hope and Jessica Wells. The evening concerts  - curated by Artistic Director Monica Curro - will feature World Premiere compositions by Jessica Wells,  Maize Wallin and Anne Cawrse and magnificent…

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Van Diemen’s Band: Breathtaking

13 March @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
University of Melbourne: Trinity College Chapel, Parkville, Royal Parade
Parkville, VIC 3052 Australia
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Appearing with the acclaimed early music ensemble are cornetto superstar Bruce Dickey and dazzling Czech soprano Hana Blazikova.

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Van Diemen’s Band presents Breathtaking

13 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
University of Melbourne: Trinity College Chapel, Parkville, Royal Parade
Parkville, VIC 3052 Australia
$40 – $50

For a night of Baroque splendour, don’t miss Breathtaking with Van Diemen’s Band. Appearing with the acclaimed early music ensemble are cornetto superstar Bruce Dickey and dazzling Czech soprano Hana Blazikova. Together, they breathe life into 17th-century music of rare and exquisite beauty. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the cornetto was fabled for its ability to imitate the human voice. This encompassed not only its clear and bright sound, but also its agility, range, dynamic flexibility, and articulation, making…

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Time Travelling for Winds and Brass – ANAM

14 March @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
South Melbourne Town Hall, ANAM, South Melbourne, 210 Bank Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia

TICKETS: Full $35 / Senior $35 / Concession* $35 / Under 30s* $25 Under the direction of Stefan Dohr, Principal Horn of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, this program takes us on a journey from Mozart’s Vienna to 21st-century Paris; for, as Romantic as they are, the works by the young Richard Strauss, and Liszt’s pupil Joachim Raff, are infused with the spirit of Mozart’s wind music. Berio’s piece is a set of fractured fairy tales for speaker and wind quintet:…

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Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Band ‘Three Letters from Sarajevo’

14 March @ 8:30 pm - 10:35 pm AEDT
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
$79 – $160

Goran Bregovic returns to Australia to continue the Balkan party, so grab your dancing shoes and get ready to go crazy! Goran Bregovic has done it all. A rock star in the former Yugoslavia, he went on to write film scores and ride the fashion for brassy Balkan Gypsy music, selling over 6m albums and collaborating with everyone from Iggy Pop to the Gipsy Kings. Anyone who has experienced a concert by the Balkan virtuoso knows that they are triumphant…

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Musica Borealis/Australis : Nordic Baroque and Folk

16 March @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Church of All Nations, Carlton, 180 Palmerston St
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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TICKETS: Available online or at the door - $25 / $15, children under 12 free Musica Borealis/Australis will take audiences on a celestial journey through time and place, exploring the baroque and traditional folk music of the Nordic countries. The north wind has blown our special guest violist Krishna Nagaraja (Italy/Finland) to this side of the globe, and together with The Muses’ Delight, will explore a colourful program combining well known and rarely heard baroque composers, as well as Krishna’s…

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Zelman Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius and Elgar

16 March @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre, Xavier College, Kew, 135 Barkers Road
Kew, VIC 3101 Australia

In this concert, we feature two works from the turn of the 20th century. Sibelius’s only concerto will be performed by violinist Ji Won Kim who received the ABC Young Performers Award in 2009, playing this very concerto. Ji Won has performed extensively in Australia, Asia and Europe and we welcome her back after fabulous concerts with us in 2013 and 2014. Enigma Variations established Elgar’s international reputation. It is a unique work where each variation reflects the character of…

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