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October 2019

ANAM Presents: Hardenberger’s Brass Explorations

5 October 2019 @ 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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One of the greatest instrumentalists of our time, Håkan Hardenberger is renowned for his performance of the classics of the trumpet repertoire, and as a pioneer of significant new music. In this compelling exploration of showpieces for brass, Hardenberger will both perform alongside and direct ANAM musicians in a program which will encompass a landmark work for brass and percussion, the Symphony by American composer and conductor Gunther Schuller and a work Hardenberger himself premiered, Confrontation by Swedish composer Benjamin Staern. Program…

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Australia Ensemble: Guilty Pleasures

12 October 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington, High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia
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Australia Ensemble performs a favourite commission, Guilty Pleasures by John Peterson.

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Halcyon | In Nature

12 October 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
Summer Hill Church, 2 Henson St
Summer Hill, New South Wales 2130 Australia
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Halcyon has been performing stellar programs for twenty one years, full of rare and eclectic works from Australia and around the globe. They have commissioned, premiered and presented more than 250 works from over 15 countries, developed long relationships with composers and institutions both here and abroad and featured ever-changing combinations of more than a hundred seasoned and emerging chamber music performers in intimate settings. While every concert is a fresh experience, the consistent craftsmanship and careful curation of each…

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Taikoz | Seven Flowers

18 October 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
City Recital Hall, Sydney, 2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$55 – $99

Taikoz presents the world premiere of their latest work, Seven Flowers - a truly unique combination of spectacular taiko drumming, beautiful song, dynamic movement and stunning stage design – at the City Recital Hall on 18 October. Seven Flowers is a brand-new work based on the words of 15th century Japanese playwright and theoretician, Zeami Motokiyo. In his work Fushikaden, Zeami describes the seven periods of an artist’s life, beginning at the tender age of seven. In Seven Flowers, Taikoz…

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Elysian Fields: Baroque Plus!

19 October 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
All Saints Church, Canowindra, Belmore St
Canowindra, NSW 2804 Australia
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Tickets: Concession $60 | Concession $50 Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba ensemble, was formed by Jenny Eriksson, Matt Keegan and Matt McMahon in 2015, Keegan and McMahon being two of Australia’s most outstanding jazz musicians and composers. Jenny’s aim was to move beyond just playing baroque music and to explore jazz and improvised music in context where each musician was free to bring to the table the full range of their interests and talents. In 2018 the…

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BackStage Music | Forbidden Things

24 October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
The Newsagency, Annandale, 74-76 Pyrmont Bridge Road
Annandale, New South Wales 2038 Australia
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Tickets: General admission $35 | Concession $20 Tickets are available online through and at the door (subject to availability). Improvisation, at its best, is a living experience; a timbrel, textural, visceral approach to music making. With one foot in the past, and one foot in the future, the players give and take in equal measure, building a collective response to moment. This evening of ‘in-the-moment’ collaborations explores a global history of art music, folk music’s, and western classical music. Featuring…

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Backstage Music | William Barton + Veronique Serret

31 October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
The Newsagency, Annandale, 74-76 Pyrmont Bridge Road
Annandale, New South Wales 2038 Australia
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Tickets: General admission $35 | Concession $20 Tickets are available online through and at the door (subject to availability). A fusion of musical landscapes encapsulating the very essence of art culture and history. Two instruments - the didgeridoo and the violin - hand-crafted from the trees of the earth that together transcend upon a common musical ground creating a tonal and melodically grounding journey of rhythmic energy. Like the river flow of life the bird calls of ancient whispers call…

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November 2019

ANAM Presents: Beethoven, Haydn & Schubert

15 November 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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Gábor Takács-Nagy is the complete musician; a founding member of the Takács Quartet, he has gone on to become an inspirational conductor and teacher of chamber music performance. In this sumptuous concert, he directs ANAM musicians in a banquet of music from one of the golden ages of music in Vienna. Mozart composed his miraculous Symphony no. 25 when he was just 17; Haydn’s jubilant Symphony no. 90 on the other hand, is a product of the composer’s rich maturity,…

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