Bach Akademie Australia didn’t disappoint with Bach’s magical concerti

If there was a star-spangled concert in Sydney’s Early Music scene, this would be it. Madeleine Easton, Neal Peres da Costa, Mikaela Oberg, Alicia Crossley and Aaron Reichelt represented the best in their chosen instruments and they didn’t disappoint. What…

 
Bach Akademie Australia | Bach’s Concertos

Tickets: Adult $50-$70 | Concession $45-$65 | Student $45-65 Come and discover the magic of Johann Sebastian Bach’s wonderful instrumental concertos. Out of all of J.S. Bach’s works, as few as 28 were classed as concertos, and every one of…

 
Bach Akademie Australia | Bach’s Concertos

Tickets: Adult $55-$90 | Concession $35-$70 Come and discover the magic of Johann Sebastian Bach’s wonderful instrumental concertos. Out of all of J.S. Bach’s works, as few as 28 were classed as concertos, and every one of them, a gem…

 
The inaugural Eastside Sydney Music Festival finale was an all-Baroque “Stravaganza!”

The final concert of the inaugural week-long Eastside Sydney Music Festival (ESMF), curated by Professor Neal Pere da Costa and supported by Sydney University, was an all-Baroque affair held at the Paddington Town Hall. It featured musicians from three groups…

 
Eastside Sydney Music Festival | Ironwood: Lost Pages from the Book of Memory & Forgetting

Tickets: Adult $40 | Concession $20 Ironwood presents Tim Dargaville’s The Book of Memory and Forgetting. Lost Pages from the Book of Memory and Forgetting is an evocative remembrance ritual inspired by Dargaville’s mother’s journey with dementia. Come support this…

 
Eastside Sydney Music Festival | Flowers, Dreams & Fairy-tales

Tickets: Adult $20 | Concession $10 In this lunch hour concert, tenor Koen van Stade and pianist Neal Peres Da Costa present Schumann’s best-known song cycle Dichterliebe (Poet’s Love) offering music of intensely Romantic themes and affections. Come and experience…

 
Eastside Sydney Music Festival | Ironwood

Tickets: Adult $40 | Concession $20 In this opening concert of the inaugural Eastside Sydney Music Festival, Ironwood presents Saint-Säens’ magnificent Piano Quintet together with stunningly crafted string quartet works by Haydn and Jadin. Come and revel in the delightful…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present a Scottish Music Workshop

Tickets: $35 You may participate in the workshop at a discounted rate if you will also purchase a ticket to the 2pm concert at the church. (Tickets purchased seperately) | $20.00 Come & explore the unique sound world of 18th…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $30 Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney,…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Child under 15 – free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars…

 
Evergreen Ensemble performs at The Early Dance Consort’s Scottish Baroque Winter Ball Dance

Tickets: Adults $20 | Children $5 (no additional charge for students currently enrolled in the term) The Early Dance Consort are thrilled to announce that the Scottish Baroque Winter Ball 2019 will be joined by a fabulous ensemble of musicians…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $20 | Child under 15 – free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Child under 15 – free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars…

 
Evergreen Ensemble’s Curious Caledonians transports to a different time & place in Australian history

Highland ceilidh, Regency quadrilles and Victorian parlour songs, the Evergreen Ensemble and partners’ programme, Curious Caledonians, draws on the collections of songbooks and sheet music housed in the Sydney Living Museums and the State Library of NSW. They were handwritten…

 
Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

Tickets: Adult $85 | Concession $75 | Member $65 Refreshments included; Doors open from 6.30pm. Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings…

 
Ironwood: Trésors des Pianistes

After a rapturous reception for Ironwood’s performance of Saint-Saëns piano quintet last year they continue their exploration of French Romantic piano music with a beautiful work by Louise Farrenc. A professor of piano for over thirty years at the Paris…

 
Ironwood: Romantic Dreaminess & Turbulence

In November, Ironwood returns for Season 4 – the final program of 2018 – with the highly contrapuntal Piano Quintet in F minor by Cesar Franck.

 
Ironwood: Viennese Treats

Ironwood continues its exploration of the piano music of Anton Eberl by opening Season 2 with his Piano Quartet in G minor.

 
Bach Akademie Australia: The sacred music of J.S Bach

Bach Akademie presents the sacred music of J.S Bach

 
Ironwood: Early Romantic Gems

Tickets: $45 Adult | $30 Concessions | $10 Students In Season 4 we celebrate the advent of Romantic style with Cambini’s String Quartets Op. 21 nos 1 and 3, unusually scored for violin, 2 violas and cello. Eberl studied with…

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven’s Emperor

Acclaimed historical keyboardist, Dr. Neal Peres Da Costa, joins AHE to complete their cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos in chamber format

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven’s Emperor

Acclaimed historical keyboardist, Dr. Neal Peres Da Costa, joins AHE to complete their cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos in chamber format

 
Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven’s Emperor

Acclaimed historical keyboardist, Dr. Neal Peres Da Costa, joins AHE to complete their cycle of Beethoven’s piano concertos in chamber format

 
Ironwood’s Old Masters, New Sounds

The recital opened with an elucidating lecture on the rationale for the performance style of this Brahm’s Piano Quartet and was well received by the attentive audience. I’ve always considered the term ‘Historically Informed Performance’ rather awkward; its opposite would…

 
Book Launch: Off the Record by Dr Neal Peres da Costa

On Tuesday 3rd July, on behalf of ClassikON, I attended the launch of Dr Neal Peres da Costa’s new book at the Conservatorium of Music Sydney. Neal Peres da Costa is an accomplished man: he is a great performer, a…

 
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