Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Top Class

In what has become an annual tradition we bring you the next generation of classical music talent. Top performing students of the Elder Conservatorium make their mark on the Elder Hall stage in our final concert of the year. Season…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Evolving Spirits

Chopin’s Second Concerto is the work of a young, yet profound, artistic spirit reaching deeply into his own soul, finding moments of poetic lyricism contrasted with rapturous passages of transcendental virtuosity. In many ways, Lutoslawski’s Fourth Symphony is his swan…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Dedication

Many will know the name Kreutzer from the dedication of Beethoven’s prodigious violin sonata. One of the finest violinists of his day, Kreutzer was also a prolific composer who wrote over 40 operas. Here, his La Molinara variations feature alongside…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Of Mythic Proportions

Mozart’s extroverted K380 Sonata provides a delightful example of the composer’s mature large scale works for chamber formations in which the role of both piano and violin are completely developed into equal parts. Melbourne composer Calvin Bowman’s Fantasia super ‘Christ…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Celebration

Join the Adelaide Connection, Australia’s first jazz choir, and its acclaimed director Luke Thompson, for a celebration of vocal jazz. Featuring songs made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Jazzmeia Horn, Gretchen Parlato, Cécile McLorin and more. ARTISTS…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Australian String Quartet

Program to be announced The acclaimed performances of the Australian String Quartet are an everlasting highlight of the lunchtime concert series in Elder Hall. Join us for another eagerly anticipated appearance by the highly regarded ASQ. Season Two Lunchtime Gold…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Transcendent Beauty

Fanny Hensel has found a place alongside the nineteenth century’s most innovative and relevant lieder composers, side-by-side with giants such as Robert Schumann and her own brother Felix Mendelssohn. These musical settings of colossal figures of German romantic poetry like…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Violin Duo

Featuring the music of Beethoven and his circle, together with extraordinary new music from Australia and the US. ARTISTS Rob Bairn – bass Heidi von Bernewitz – viola   Season Two Lunchtime Gold Passes on sale now. Elder Hall is…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | American Flair

A staple of the twentieth-century piccolo repertoire, Lowell Liebermann’s entry into the genre is an exquisite piece of modern music with a wide array of influences and an accessible harmonic style. Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story synthesise…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Mercurial Spirit

A short, transparent work, almost Haydenesque in character, Shostakovich’s Ninth sits lightly between such giants as his tragic Eighth and Tenth Symphonies. Schumann’s cello concerto has recently become a staple piece of the romantic cello repertoire after a century of…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Irving Berlin!

Irving Berlin wrote some of the greatest works in the American Song Book including ‘Blue Skies, ‘Cheek to Cheek, ‘Putting on the Ritz and ‘How Deep is the Ocean?’. Join jazz guitar lecturer James Muller and the Honours Ensemble from…

 
Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | She Gave Him Oleander

An evocative mixture of words and music encompassing jazz, folk and traditional songs in a contemporary setting. Experience the poetry of Robert Burns and A.E. Housman imbued with musical life by four of Adelaide’s most cherished jazz musicians. ARTISTS Lauren…