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March 2020

Australian String Quartet | Project Ludwig

1 March 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ACDT
SAHMRI Auditorium, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12 – $55

Ludwig van Beethoven was born on 17 December, 1770. In 2020, the 250th anniversary of his birth, celebrate the great composer and his monumental opus 18 string quartets with the Australian String Quartet. Come on an interactive journey through Beethoven’s six opus 18 string quartets where you decide the program! Dive headfirst into Beethoven’s sound-world in this special choose-your-own-adventure style event, culminating in a new and unique Beethoven quartet experience every time, performed live by the Australian String Quartet. Project…

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Australian String Quartet | Project Ludwig

1 March 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ACDT
SAHMRI Auditorium, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12 – $55

Ludwig van Beethoven was born on 17 December,1770. In 2020, the 250th anniversary of his birth, celebrate the great composer and his monumental opus 18 string quartets with the Australian String Quartet. Come on an interactive journey through Beethoven’s six opus 18 string quartets where you decide the program! Dive headfirst into Beethoven’s sound-world in this special choose-your-own-adventure style event, culminating in a new and unique Beethoven quartet experience every time, performed live by the Australian String Quartet. Project Ludwig…

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Australian String Quartet | Project Ludwig

2 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ACDT
SAHMRI Auditorium, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12 – $55

Ludwig van Beethoven was born on 17 December,1770. In 2020, the 250th anniversary of his birth, celebrate the great composer and his monumental opus 18 string quartets with the Australian String Quartet. Come on an interactive journey through Beethoven’s six opus 18 string quartets where you decide the program! Dive headfirst into Beethoven’s sound-world in this special choose-your-own-adventure style event, culminating in a new and unique Beethoven quartet experience every time, performed live by the Australian String Quartet. Project Ludwig…

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ANAM 2020 Opening Concert: Awakening

7 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

A ‘WIDE AWAKE’ OPENING CONCERT SHOWCASING EACH INSTRUMENTAL FAMILY AT ANAM – STRINGS, WOODWIND, BRASS, PERCUSSION AND KEYBOARD. Scintillating arrangements of repertoire classics by Beethoven, Bizet and Stravinsky run shoulder to shoulder with amazing new discoveries Kecak is a modern classic, in which the percussionists vocalise while playing dazzlingly complex rhythmic patterns Lachenmann is one of the most distinctive, inventive and admired composers of our time, and he stunned the world with his musical joke Marche fatale in 2018. For…

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Ensemble Q Sunday Series | The Man Who Cried

8 March 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
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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Three Piece Suite | Beethoven and Beyond

15 March 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
$5 – $30

"Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life" wrote Ludwig van Beethoven. String trio, Three Piece Suite honours his 250th birthday with trios and duets by Beethoven, Haydn, Hoffmeister and Dohnanyi. Sublime, passionate and thought-provoking music will soothe your soul in a performance of just one hour. And of course there is afternoon tea to follow, thanks to St John's Anglican Church, Moruya. A third of the concert proceeds will go to WIRES Mid South Coast Branch.…

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September 2020

ANAM | Insiders’ Guide: Mother Tongue

3 September 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$20

TICKETS TO THIS EVENT CAN BE BOOKED FOR FREE WITH AN ANAMATES MEMBERSHIP. German violist Tabea Zimmermann is one of the world’s great ambassadors of her instrument. Her artistry has been documented on over fifty albums for EMI, Teldec, Harmonia Mundi and Deutsche Grammophone. She’s appeared as a soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic and London Symphony orchestras, and performed in chamber settings alongside Gidon Kremer and Steven Isserlis. Stefanie Farrands, who studied with Tabea at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns…

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ANAM | The Power of Eight

4 September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

LED BY TABEA ZIMMERMANN, THREE FASCINATING MUSICAL VOICES ARE UNITED IN THIS PROGRAM THAT CELEBRATES THE VIOLA. Londoner York Bowen, a viola player himself, was also a fine pianist, and often acted as accompanist to the legendary violist Lionel Tertis. It was for Tertis and his students that Bowen composed this rhapsodic Fantasia Paul Hindemith was another viola-playing composer, and his final chamber work, the zesty Octet, includes not one but two violas; the finale features a particularly virtuosic part…

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Ensemble Q Sunday Series | Grand Facade

27 September 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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October 2020

ANAM | The Seasons ***CANCELLED***

9 October 2020 @ 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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$48 – $75

LAWRENCE POWER, ONE OF THE GREATEST VIOLISTS, RETURNS AFTER A JOYOUS ANAM DEBUT IN 2017 FOR THIS MULTI-FACETED PROJECT, PLAYING VIOLIN AND VIOLA WITH EQUAL MASTERY. The concert begins with two 20th century landmarks: Berio’s meditation on Sicilian folk song for viola, percussion and tape, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s most celebrated work for violin and strings Hartmann’s Concerto funebre expresses his despair at the rise of Nazism, yet contains a powerful thread of optimism. As he put it: “The intellectual…

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