ANAM | Beethoven V ***CANCELLED***

THIS INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF BEETHOVEN’S LIFE AND MUSIC, DIRECTED BY RICHARD TOGNETTI, FEATURES MUSICIANS FROM ALL ACROSS THE GLOBE IN A TRUE CONCERT SPECTACULAR. The orchestra will include performers from ANAM’s partner institutions: the Orchestra Academy of Bayerisches Staatsorchester (Munich),…

 
ANAM | Diabelli Variations ***CANCELLED***

IN THIS INNOVATIVE PRESENTATION, ANAM’S HEAD OF PIANO, TIMOTHY YOUNG, WILL LEAD A TEAM OF ANAM PIANISTS IN A ROUND-ROBIN THROUGH BEETHOVEN’S MASTERWORK, AT TWO PIANOS. Along with Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Beethoven’s set of 33 variations on a theme by…

 
ANAM | The Seasons ***CANCELLED***

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…

 
ANAM | Here, Now, Always

IN HIS FIRST RESIDENCY AT ANAM, EXCEPTIONAL MUSICIAN AND OBOIST DAVID WALTER SHARES HIS KNOWLEDGE WITH ANAM MUSICIANS, LEADING THEM IN TWO PREMIERES. One of the world’s most significant oboe pedagogues, David Walter was only 29 when he was appointed…

 
ANAM | Dragons in the Sky

A COMPELLING EVENING OF MUSIC FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION DIRECTED BY TWO INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONIC LEADERS – THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION CYNTHIA YEH AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S PRINCIPAL HORN, ANDREW BAIN. This diverse program takes you from the…

 
ANAM | The Power of Eight

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.…

 
ANAM | Insiders’ Guide: Mother Tongue

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…

 
ANAM 2020 Opening Concert: Awakening

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…

 
Song Cycles with Sara Macliver – ANAM

Here is a sublime collaboration between one of Australia’s finest sopranos and the pianists of ANAM, in a program which includes two glorious 19th century song cycles. If you love Grieg’s music for Peer Gynt or his piano concerto, you…

 
Joy & Heartbreak – ANAM Orchestra

Like many wealthy young Europeans of his day, Mendelssohn travelled widely and found musical inspiration on many of his journeys (think of that expressive musical picture, The Hebrides). One country brought him particular pleasure: “This is Italy! And now has…

 
A Gateway to the Sublime – ANAM

In the history of music there can be few examples of a composer ‘exceeding the brief’ with results as astounding as Schubert in his Octet. It was commissioned by one of the composer’s patrons, Count Ferdinand von Troyer, a talented…

 
Bach B Minor Mass – ANAM

A comment under a YouTube video can speak more directly than an elegantly written program note. About Bach’s B minor Mass, one user has written: “Probably the best piece of music EVER written, and I’m not even exaggerating, I’m being…

 
Homage to Gideon Klein – ANAM

In 2019 the world of music celebrates the centenary of one of the most gifted composers to emerge from Czechoslovakia, Gideon Klein, whose career was tragically cut short by the Nazis. The music he produced in Theresienstadt concentration camp –…

 
Ten Thousand Birds – ANAM

“The birds were my teachers,” says composer John Luther Adams, whose music is a natural extension of his long-time environmental activism. Birds have inspired composers from Mozart to Messiaen; in Adams’ case, it was hearing the song of a wood…

 
ANAM Presents: Beethoven and Bruckner

One of the finest Australian conductors of his generation returns to ANAM to direct two symphonic masterpieces. It is hard not to listen in awe at the vast emotional range of Beethoven’s music, as he takes us from sorrow to…

 
Piano Pictures

TICKETS: Full $62 / Senior $48 / Concession* $35 / Under 30s* $25 Two modern American classics to open: John Adams’ jubilant Hallelujah Junction, inspired by the name of a truck stop near the California-Nevada border, and a seminal work of…