Nexas Quartet | The Ashes

Utterly startling…adrenaline fuelled. 4.5 stars.” – Limelight Magazine. ‘The Ashes’, a special Lunch Hour concert in Phillips Hall is part of the Blackheath Chamber Music Festival. As a leader at the forefront of chamber music, Nexas Quartet promotes vibrant existing repertoire for the saxophone…

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra | Evoke – Blackheath

The early years of the nineteenth century saw a surge in popularity for works composed for larger chamber ensembles of winds and strings. Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, Op. 20, was considered the very peak of the genre: so successful…

 
Tinalley String Quartet | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

ADDICTIVE SOUND:  Internationally acclaimed for its intuitive music-making and technical virtuosity, the Tinalley String Quartet has established itself as one of Australia’s finest string quartets and most awarded classical music exports.  The Quartet has performed in concert halls throughout Australia,…

 
Arcadia Winds | The Air I Breathe

CAPTIVATING FAMILY FUN:  ‘The Air I Breathe’ is a delightful performance for children from kindergarten through to year-8, and it will charm adults of all ages. With a clarinet, a bassoon and flute, Arcadia Winds magically conjure up a rainy day in…

 
Tinalley String Quartet + John Bell | Beethoven’s Letters

SELL-OUT’ MUSICAL NARRATIVE:  In addition to performing the great masterpieces of the quartet repertory, the Tinalley String Quartet has a passion for collaborating with artists outside of the classical sphere. Such projects include ‘Beethoven’s Letters’, that interweaves the quartets of Beethoven…

 
Arcadia Winds | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

JOYFULLY CREATIVE:  “As Arcadia Winds took to the stage…I realised I was about to become part of something very special.” – CutCommon. Arcadia Winds, the country’s finest young wind ensemble, is in its element making its mark on Australia’s musical…

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra | Masterclass

THIS IS UNMISSABLE…and fascinating for any audience to observe.  But it’s especially appropriate for young musicians (and their parents) to help formulate the “what’s next?” in their musical journeys. The Young Mannheim Symphonists youth orchestra program is unique and exciting.  The audience will follow…

 
Goldner String Quartet | @ Blackheath Chamber Music Festival

The Goldner String Quartet has widespread recognition as not only Australia’s pre-eminent string quartet, but as an ensemble of international significance—their performances are acclaimed throughout Australia, the UK, Europe, USA, the Asia-Pacific, and New Zealand.  They appear regularly at major festivals at…

 
FØNIX | Stahmer, Stormer and a Sonata

FØNIX:  A Talented Young Trio Emerges, comprising James Fortune, who has played the flute and piccolo for Opera Australia Orchestra for over 20 years, Tommasso Girotto, an exciting young guitarist, and Margie Iddison, a cellist, formerly with Opera Australia Orchestra.  (Simon Harker is…

 
Blackheath Chamber Music Festival Launches ANZAC Day Weekend 2021

April 23 to 26, 2021 Featuring performances by inspiring distinguished Australian ensembles, two world premiere compositions and amazing young local talent it’s a great opportunity to spend 4 autumn days and evenings in the upper Blue Mountains enjoying concerts and…