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March 2020

Opera Lecture Series | Puccini and his Contemporaries

26 March 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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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Claire Edwardes [ CANCELLED ]

27 March 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $40

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions BAMF 2020 will open with a recital by internationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning percussion 'superwoman' Claire Edwardes. Her dazzling performance will feature two World Premiere works, one by Sydney based composer Ella Macens and the other by our very own Southern Highlands local, Andrew Ford. Don't miss this unique chance to hear the wonderful spectrum of textures Edwardes can create on her marimba, waterphone, vibraphone and woodblocks. "Edwardes colours everything she plays with exuberance, intelligence…

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Lunchtime Concert – Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

27 March 2020 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

ELDER CONSERVATORIUM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Luke Dollman  conductor Philippa McAuliffe  harp* Glière Harp Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 74* Beethoven Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 The shimmering arpeggios of Glière’s harp concerto are the calm before the storm, prior to fate knocking at the door with the ominous first four notes of Beethoven’s fifth symphony. Tickets for this lunchtime concert are $14 and are available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts in the…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Emerging Artists [ CANCELLED ]

27 March 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $30

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Talented emerging artists Mikaela Sukkar, oboist with the Australian Youth Orchestra, and Hamish Wagstaff, Assistant Organist and Conductor at Christ Church St Lawrence. Their beautiful program includes music from the rarely hear 18th century German Princess Anna Amalia and a new composition, written especially for them by fellow Sydney Conservatorium of Music graduate Sarah Elise Thompson. Concert 2 // Emerging Artists // Organist Hamish Wagstaff and Oboist Mikaela Sukkar Program J.S. Bach -…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Aura Go and Acacia Quartet [ CANCELLED ]

27 March 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $45

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Amy Beach was one of the most celebrated composers of the 19th and 20th centuries, but have you heard of her? Like Fanny Mendelssohn, who was banned by her own father from publishing her compositions, and Clara Schumann who, due to social constraint believed 'a woman must not desire to compose', Amy Beach was told her flourishing concert career must stop once she wed her husband. In spite of these restrictions, these three…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | David Reccia Chynoweth [ CANCELLED ]

28 March 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $40

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Originally from Canberra, David received his first piano lessons at the age of six. He furthered his musical tuition in Organ Performance, Piano, Composition and Harpsichord in Europe and received a Diploma in Organ with distinction from the Conservatorium of Music in Frosinone in Italy. David then completed a Masters of Music majoring in Organ at the Universitat fur Musik in Vienna. Since 2011, he has been based in Italy and has performed…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Ensemble Offspring with the narrator Katia Molino [ CANCELLED ]

28 March 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $30

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions A special concert for children and the young at heart! Known as Australia's award-winning new music champions, Ensemble Offspring will be joined by the entertaining narrator Katia Molino (Theatre Kantanja / NORPA) for a humorous concert for children and the young at heart! Listen carefully to the interplay between instruments in Holly Harrison's whimsical 'Mad Hatter's Tea Party' and Ned McGowan's cheeky piece about a princess who is good every day, except on…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Aura Go [ CANCELLED ]

28 March 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $40

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Following post-graduate studies at the Yale School of Music, pianist Aura Gowa was based in Helsinki for seven years, where she completed her doctorate at the Sibelius Academy and became a sought-after performer of Finnish works. While living overseas, Aura made numerous recording for the Finnish Broadcasting Corporation and became a frequent performer across the Nordic region and at international music festivals. In Australia, Aura has performed at the Melbourne International Arts Festival,…

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Balmain Sinfonia [ POSTPONED ]

28 March 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
Congress Hall, 140 Elizabeth St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$30 – $35

Postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Balmain Sinfonia is a Sydney-based symphony orchestra. In 2020 they welcome a new conductor, Monica Buckland, who has recently arrived in Australia after forging a distinguished career as a conductor in Switzerland, Germany and the UK. Their esteemed conductor of the last 28 years, Gary Stavrou has retired and has taken up the position of the orchestra’s patron. Program Dvorak - 7th Symphony Mozart - Flute & Harp Concerto featuring Janet Webb (ex principal flute…

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Bowral Autumn Music Festival | Taryn Fiebig and Acacia Quartet [ CANCELLED ]

28 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEDT
St Jude’s, Bowral, 34 Bendooley Street
Bowral, NSW 2576 Australia
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$10 – $45

Cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19/Coronavirus precautions Helpmann Award-winning soprano, Taryn Fiebig, is one of Australia's most beloved leading ladies. Known for her incredible range of roles - Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Galatea (Acis and Galatea), The Woodbird (Der Ring des Nibelungen), Pamona (Die Zauberflöte), Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady) to name a few. Taryn steps away from the Opera House stage to sing an intimate recital with our festival favourites, the esteemed Acacia Quartet. This will be an…

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