Omega Ensemble at the Mint | Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums presents Omega Ensemble at the Mint – a three part concert series performed by The Omega Ensemble to coincide with the Songs of Home exhibition now on at the Museum of Sydney. Spend your Sunday afternoons enjoying invigorating…

 
Zelman Symphony Orchestra with guest “BaRock” star Alexandre Da Costa, presented two sessions’ worth of Stradivarius Magic

First Session, Beethoven Violin Concerto, Op. 61 in 3 movements Alexandre Da Costa strode on stage and took up his position, with an understated Rockstar vibe, standing before the audience resplendent in a subtly sparkling black coat and tie. He…

 
ARCH Trio | Vienna & the Seasons

Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $25 In a program of Viennese and Seasonal gems this mellifluous ensemble performs well known songs, arias and solos inspired by Summer, Christmas, love and roses.  Music by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Grieg, Elgar, Gershwin and…

 
Zelman Symphony Orchestra | Stradivarius Magic

The Zelman Symphony Orchestra are honoured to be able to present one of the world’s leading violinists, the exciting Canadian superstar, Alexandre Da Costa to play the Beethoven Violin Concerto. Alexandre plays the 1701 Stradivarius “Deveault” the way a Strad…

 
Willoughby Symphony Choir presents: Ode To Joy

Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $30 | Children under 18 free entry with paying adult Willoughby Symphony Choir is teaming up with The Eastern Sydney Chamber Orchestra to present the celebrated Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. This is a magnificent composition, with…

 
Live at Lunch: Two French Flutes & A Festive Noël!

Tickets: Adult $33 | Concession $30 | Add lunch for $17.50 France leads the world in elegance & brilliance on this beautiful instrument. Accompanied by pianist Alan Hicks, join flautists Jane Rutter and Rosamund Plummer (ex-Principal Piccolo, SSO), as they…

 
Melbourne Musicians | Classical Masters

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $50 | Student $25 Relax with an evening of easy-to-enjoy music by four great Classical Masters, with three outstanding soloists and The Melbourne Musicians directed by Frank U. Pam. Anne Gilby plays the popular Cimarosa…

 
Selby & Friends’ all-Beethoven performance was superb and essentially flawless

This is an interesting report for me to write because I suspect many of you have heard some Beethoven before now, and probably also heard Kathryn Selby and her Selby & Friends tours. Furthermore if you’re reading this on classikON,…

 
The Willoughby Symphony and guest soloist Alexandre Da Costa ended their 2019 season with a bang

As a celebratory segue to the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven‘s birth in 2020, the final Willoughby Symphony Orchestra concert for 2019 began with the instantly recognisable Egmont Overture, Op. 84. Beethoven was commissioned to compose incidental music to Goethe’s heroic play,…

 
Sarah Grunstein’s programme was a fitting way to spend a Sunday twilight on Sydney Harbour

The Australian pianist Dr Sarah Grunstein has had an illustrious international career both as a performer and educator. She has two degrees from the Juilliard School in New York and held a teaching fellowship there for four years. We arrived…

 
Sarah Grunstein | Debussy, Beethoven, Chopin

Tickets (all seating is unreserved): Adult $80 | International & domestic full-time students $30 Performing Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy’s ‘Estampes’, internationally acclaimed pianist Sarah Grunstein returns by popular demand to the intimate Utzon Room. Praised by The New York Times…

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Titan

Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Family Pass $110 (Admits 2 adults + 2 children aged 5–15 years) | Youth/Student $23 (Age: 16–26 years) | Child: $15 (Age: 5–15 years) Finish the season with this monumental concert as Dr…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Titan

Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Family Pass $110 (Admits 2 adults + 2 children aged 5–15 years) | Youth/Student $23 (Age: 16–26 years) | Child: $15 (Age: 5–15 years) Finish the season with this monumental concert as Dr…

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back!

Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand.

 
Q&A with Selby & Friends’ Kathryn Selby ahead of Beethoven’s Back tour

Ahead of Selby and Friends’ 2019 season finale tour, Beethoven’s Back, classikON’s Phillipa spoke to Kathryn Selby about the enduring appeal of Beethoven, his compositional genius, and the tour’s special guests –  Sydney Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Andrew Haveron, and rising…

 
Sarah Grunstein’s intimate recital showcased her passionate playing

The Utzon Room was filled to capacity when Sarah Grunstein introduced the sonatas she would perform in her recital this warm Thursday evening. She explained how Beethoven’s Sonata No.15 in D Major, Op.28 was the last piano sonata he wrote using…

 
Omega Ensemble at the Mint | Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums presents Omega Ensemble at the Mint – a three part concert series performed by The Omega Ensemble to coincide with the Songs of Home exhibition now on at the Museum of Sydney. Spend your Sunday afternoons enjoying invigorating…

 
Spot On Children’s Festival | The Conductor & The Clown

Tickets: Single $22 | Family of 4 $82 Festival multi-pack tickets available. Riverside Theatres members receive ticket discount. Riverside presents THE CONDUCTOR AND THE CLOWN Written, directed and performed by George Washingmachine and George Ellis “Music and comedy; a magic…

 
Spot On Children’s Festival | The Conductor & The Clown

Tickets: Single $22 | Family of 4 $82 Festival multi-pack tickets available. Riverside Theatres members receive ticket discount. Riverside presents THE CONDUCTOR AND THE CLOWN Written, directed and performed by George Washingmachine and George Ellis “Music and comedy; a magic…

 
Sarah Grunstein | Passion & Intimacy – Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann’s Carnaval

Tickets (all seating is unreserved): Adult $80 | International & domestic full-time students $30 Performing Beethoven, Chopin, and Schumann’s Carnaval, internationally acclaimed pianist Sarah Grunstein returns by popular demand to the intimate Utzon Room. Praised by The New York Times…

 
Sophie Rowell & Kristian Chong’s immaculate Sydney Mozart Society performance was thoroughly enjoyable

A packed hall at Chatswood Concourse welcomed violinist Sophie Rowell and pianist Kristian Chong, who are no strangers to the Sydney Mozart Society. Sophie won the ABC Young Performers Award in 2000 which gave her the opportunity to play as…

 
Sydney Mozart Society: Sophie Rowell and Kristian Chong

Sophie Rowell is one of Australia’s foremost violinists. Kristian Chong is one of Australia’s leading pianists.

 
Omega Ensemble at the Mint | Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums presents Omega Ensemble at the Mint – a three part concert series performed by The Omega Ensemble to coincide with the Songs of Home exhibition now on at the Museum of Sydney. Spend your Sunday afternoons enjoying invigorating…

 
Virginia Black | From Bach to Beethoven

Tickets: Standard $80-90 | Pensioners/Seniors $70 | International & domestic full-time students $25 Internationally renowned English virtuoso pianist Virginia Black invites you to share an evening of power, passion, tenderness and wonderful imagination with Bach, Rameau and Beethoven. Having once…

 
Kenny Broberg showcased his virtuosity in a multifaceted, impactful recital

Kenny Broberg is rapidly becoming a notable figure in the piano world. In 2016, he was a Grand Finalist in the Sydney International Piano Competition. The following year, he won the Silver Medal at the Van Cliburn competition in Fort…

 
Kenny Broberg in recital

American pianist Kenny Broberg is set to return to Australia for a special recital, presented by the Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney). Broberg is an extraordinary young artist who, at the age of 25, already has an impressive number…

 
Australian Chamber Choir with Amy Johansen | Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination

FREE CONCERT The Australian Chamber Choir, directed by Douglas Lawrence, presents Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination. This concert is presented with Amy Johansen – organ , as part of the Sydney University Organ Recital Series. Great music for choir is…

 
Kenny Broberg in recital

American pianist Kenny Broberg is set to return to Australia for a special recital, presented by the Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney). Broberg is an extraordinary young artist who, at the age of 25, already has an impressive number…

 
Australian Chamber Choir | Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination

WORLD FIRST Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination Australian Chamber Choir, directed by Douglas Lawrence Great music for choir is matched by year with voyages in search of Terra Australis, the fabled Great Southern Land. The program includes music…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

Tickets: Adult $80 | Concession $70 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet…

 
Elder Conservatorium of Music Evening Concert | Fortepiano Recital

A rare opportunity to hear a fortepiano live! Its sound is gentler, drier, than the modern concert grand, and capable of great subtlety. Nicholas Mathew, specialist in early pianos, performs some of Beethoven’s early sonatas close to how they would…

 
Australian Chamber Choir | Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination

The Australian Chamber Choir, directed by Douglas Lawrence, presents Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination. Great music for choir is matched by year with voyages in search of Terra Australis, the fabled Great Southern Land. The program includes music by the…

 
18th Bangalow Music Festival | New Zealand Chamber Soloists

Single tickets: $62 | 9 Concert Subscription $399 New Zealand’s premiere chamber music ensemble, the NZ Chamber Soloists make their debut at the Bangalow Music Festival. Their feature concert opens with the legendary Ghost Piano Trio by Beethoven, followed by…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

Tickets: Adult $60 | Concession $50 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet…

 
Ironwood presented divine & distinctive string quartets in their program, “Prussian Frogs & Bohemian Princes”

The Paddington Uniting Church provided the beautiful venue for Ironwood’s concert Prussian Frogs and Bohemian Princes. It was a cold night, and after extensive warming up of their period instruments, the members of Ironwood performed Haydn’s String Quartet Opus 50…

 
Ironwood: Prussian Frogs & Bohemian Princes

Divine and distinctive string quartets by Haydn and Beethoven. Haydn’s opus 50 quartets were dedicated to the Prussian King Frederick William II, with number 6 nicknamed as ‘The Frog’ after a special ‘bariolage’ effect in its final movement. Beethoven’s opus…

 
Young Mannheim Symphonists 2019 Winter School Concert

Tickets: Adult $15 | Concession/Senior $10 | Student $5 The Young Mannheim Symphonists youth orchestra, presented by the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra gives young, emerging musicians the opportunity to discover for themselves the magic of approaching music with appropriate…

 
Austral Indigo: Threads Through Time

Tickets: Adult $45 | Concession $35 A complimentary glass of wine is included in your ticket price. Experience the premier talents of music group Austral Indigo and get in the mood for a great night out with sumptuous music and complimentary glass…

 
Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

Single tickets: Standard $85 | Concession $66 | Under 30 $30 A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Pastoral | Vivid Sydney

Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Youth (16-26 years) $23 | Child (5-15 years) $15 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $110 Join Willoughby Symphony Orchestra for an imaginative journey through time in PASTORAL. Beginning with Ravel’s charming…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Pastoral | Vivid Sydney

Tickets: Adult $51 | Concession $48 | Youth (16-26 years) $23 | Child (5-15 years) $15 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $110 Join Willoughby Symphony Orchestra for an imaginative journey through time in PASTORAL. Beginning with Ravel’s charming…

 
Australian String Quartet: Moore Beethoven Brahms

Single tickets: Standard $92 | Concession $72 | Under 30 $30 A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4…

 
Selby & Friends provided a vivid evening of Beethoven for the Sydney Mozart Society

The latest Sydney Mozart Society concert was cleverly timed to coincide with the opening of Vivid Chatswood but, fortunately, although the visual aspect was welcoming, we were insulated from the sound effects. On this occasion, Kathryn Selby continued her well-established…

 
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