The Idea of North ***CANCELLED***

Part of the Independent Theatre A Prelude in Tea Supper Series The Idea of North are entirely deserved of their reputation as Australia’s most awarded, best loved and longest running contemporary vocal group. This multi-ARIA Award-winning ensemble will astound and…

 
Whitwell and Withers | Outback Odyssey ***CANCELLED***

Part of Independent Theatre A Prelude in Tea Series | Cake from 2:30, Concert at 3:30. Touring their new ABC Classic album, Whitwell and Withers perform the very best of new Australian music for the piano and guitar. Featuring stunning…

 
The Seraphim Trio | In My Lady’s Chamber

Part of Independent Theatre A Prelude in Tea Series | Cake from 2:30, Concert at 3:30. Three very different piano trios speak to the private/public nature of chamber music. Clara Schumann’s piano trio is a consummate example of ‘chamber music,’…

 
The Marais Project | Two

Part of Independent Theatre A Cafe Culture Series ‘TWO’ celebrates the long-standing musical friendship of leading early musicians, lutenist Tommie Andersson and viola da gambist, Jenny Eriksson. In this truly special event each will play a solo bracket before joining…

 
The Enigma Quartet | Coffee and Romance

Part of the Independent Theatre A Cafe Culture Concert Enjoy an intimate afternoon of chamber music beneath the arches with the acclaimed Enigma Quartet. Mendelssohn’s elegiac second quartet and Smetana’s beloved quartet, ‘from my life’, will delight and transport with…

 
Spooky Men’s Chorale

Part of the Independent Theatre, A Prelude in Tea Supper Series Formed in the Blue Mountains in 2001 by Christchurch-born spookmeister Stephen Taberner, the Spooky Men rose to prominence at the 2004 National Folk Festival in Canberra with a judicious…

 
Tea with the Seraphim Trio – a perfect way to spend a winter’s afternoon

On a winter’s afternoon there is only one thing better than sitting by a sunny window with coffee and cake, anticipating a concert by the Seraphim Trio – the concert itself! Entitled Memories, the Prelude in Tea concert at the…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble with a French Twist

On Sunday June 2, the Australian Haydn Ensemble performed an interesting program with a “French Twist” at the Independent Theatre in North Sydney. This included works with a French connection by Mozart and Haydn, paired with works by little known…

 
Sonus Quartet, The Passionate

I’m starting to believe that Sunday afternoon is the perfect time for a chamber music concert, and if the classikON calendar is anything to go by, I’m not alone. Another trend I’m enjoying is the shorter concert. A concert that…