Maria Raspopova in Recital

TICKETS: Adult $99 | Conc. $69 | Under 30 $29 Omega Ensemble “…beautiful reading…a pianist who could play anything.” Limelight Magazine PERFORMER: Maria Raspopova (piano) PROGRAM: Piano favourites from Ballades to the Bourgeois Co-Artistic Director and pianist Maria Raspopova performs…

 
Momentum: Schubert and Mendelssohn

PERFORMERS: Omega Ensemble Co-Artistic Directors David Rowden and Maria Raspopova Guest Artist: Howard Penny – cello (Appearing courtesy of the Australian National Academy of Music) “…an impeccable sense of balance.” Limelight Magazine Three revolutionary quintets. Guest cellist Howard Penny joins…

 
Omega Ensemble: Vocalise – Rachmaninoff and Poulenc

“…only the combined forces of Lee Abrahmsen and the Omega Ensemble could present such an emotional rendering…” CutCommon Magazine Featured Artists Artistic Director: David Rowden (clarinet) with Lee Abrahmsen (soprano) and Maria Raspopova (piano) The beauty of the voice and…

 
Joy: Farrenc and Beethoven

PERFORMERS: Omega Ensemble David Rowden and Maria Raspopova: Co-Artistic Directors Veronique Serret: Featured Artist “…[Veronique] Serret’s playing is flawless.” Time Out Sydney Works of new beginnings. Acclaimed violinist Veronique Serret and Clemens Leske join forces for a powerful presentation of Beethoven’s ‘Spring’…

 
Newcastle Music Festival: Beyond Time

Evocative music of JS Bach and David Banney set the mood in this concert by Festival Artists-in-Residence, the highly acclaimed Omega Ensemble.

 
Love: Weber and Franck

Omega Ensemble Co-Artistic Directors David Rowden and Maria Raspopova Guest Artist: Lloyd Van’t Hoff – clarinet (Winner of the Young Performer of the Year Awards 2015) “…a smorgasbord of chamber music…played by first-rate musicians.” Sydney Arts Guide Music inspired by…

 
Omega Ensemble: Fairy Tales – Schumann, Bruch and Borodin

“…not a single foot wrong…distinguished playing throughout.” Limelight Magazine Artistic Director: David Rowden (clarinet) with Catalin Ungureanu (violin), Airena Nakamura (violin), Neil Thompson (viola), Paul Stender (cello), Maria Raspopova (piano), Samuel Hogarth (piano) Musical tales of old and new Enter…

 
Eternal Quartets

TICKETS: Premium $119 A reserve $99 B reserve $79 Concession $69/$59 Under 30 $29 Student $25 “…some of Australia’s finest string and wind players.” — Sydney Arts Guide PERFORMERS: Omega Ensemble Co-Artistic Directors David Rowden and Maria Raspopova Three quartets of…

 
Omega Ensemble: Summer Winds – From Beethoven to Ravel

Omega Ensemble “…eloquence and mastery…the tapestry of Australia’s concert life…” Sydney Arts Guide Artistic Director: David Rowden (clarinet) with Sally Walker (flute), Celia Craig (oboe), Ben Hoadley (bassoon) and Michael Dixon (horn) A musical voyage for winds with panoramic summer…

 
Omega Ensemble: Ravel Impressions

A playful program of intriguing works, dedications and intricate shadings of trios and quartets.

 
A Taste of Omega: The Cello

Get to know the performers and instruments of Omega Ensemble, in our captivating lunchtime series, A Taste of Omega. Take time out from your busy day with exquisite chamber music performed by some of the finest musicians in the country.…

 
A Taste of Omega: The Clarinet

Get to know the performers and instruments of Omega Ensemble, in our captivating lunchtime series, A Taste of Omega. Take time out from your busy day with exquisite chamber music performed by some of the finest musicians in the country.…

 
The Omega Ensemble: Beethoven’s Quintet

A concert of music celebrating the rich tapestry of the woodwind family.

 
Omega Ensemble: A Brahms Affair

A celebration of chemistry, romance and love that will engage your senses and leave you breathless.

 
A Taste of Omega: The Piano

Get to know the performers and instruments of Omega Ensemble, in our captivating lunchtime series, A Taste of Omega. Take time out from your busy day with exquisite chamber music performed by some of the finest musicians in the country.…

 
Omega Ensemble: Schubert’s Trout

Omega Ensemble: Perhaps no other piece in the chamber music repertoire has yet to surpass the popularity of Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, nicknamed The Trout.

 
Omega Ensemble: it is hard to imagine a better performance of the Haydn and Mozart pieces in a more beautiful venue

The Utzon Room with its sweeping harbour views behind the stage is always a favourite venue for its dreamy atmosphere. Having the Omega ensemble present this delightful program here was a treat.

 
Omega Ensemble’s debut recording on ABC Classics is interesting and polished

The famous and much-loved Clarinet Quintet of Mozart, and two contemporary pieces composed by fellow Australians, Ian Munro and George Palmer.

 
Omega Ensemble finished the year with an evening of superb music brilliantly played

A balmy evening at Angel Place was a great setting for an appealing programme given by the well-credentialled Omega ensemble and titled “Three Parts Mozart”.

 
Rowden & Raspopova performed with agility a lovely balance of well and lesser known works

Sparkling Sydney Harbour on a beautiful Spring afternoon was a most appropriate backdrop. My first Omega Ensemble concert, made a most favourable impression.

 
Omega Ensemble interplay was superb in a varied and engaging program

From the first chord Teije Hylkema held the audience’s attention with his commanding stage presence and sonorous and expressive performing.

 
Omega Ensemble’s Beethoven Seventh Symphony

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is immensely enduring and, as such, very popular. This was my first encounter with the group. It won’t be my last!

 
Omega Ensemble shined to a packed Utzon Room with a wonderful backdrop

Ben Hoadley’s “Four Preludes” based restful sojourns in New Zealand and Sydney’s North shore were satisfying, tranquil and well received.

 
Lee Abrahmsen shines with Omega Ensemble

Andrew Ford’s Contradance was composed for Omega – It was a lot of fun; congratulations to Ford and the ensemble. It deserves to be part of the repertoire,

 
Omega Ensemble gets Psycho!

The concert, which came about originally from Rowden’s desire to perform Herrmann’s Clarinet Quintet was highly varied and enjoyed by all

 
Omega Ensemble serenades the Sugar Plum Fairy

In a concert of serenades and seranatas, Omega Ensemble performs Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece superbly with Tarkmann’s intimate setting.

 
Review | Omega Ensemble: Beethoven’s Genius

Omega’s Artistic Director David Rowden created an afternoon of wonder and intensity in the selection of this program of two early 19th century works

 
Omega Ensemble: Stanhope, Isaacs and Mahler

The Omega Ensemble is impressive. I will always be happy to attend any of their concerts and to recommend you do so too.

 
Review | Omega Ensemble celebrates 10th anniversary with polished, thoughtful performance

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, this ensemble once again demonstrated a polished, thoughtful performance and I will be looking forward to the season to come.

 
Pondering: What influences our enjoyment of music performed live?

I recently found myself in a concert attending frenzy. In the midst of this I heard the same piece of music performed twice and Sophr, who I’ve not heard often, in two concerts. It caused me to ponder… What factors…

 
error: Alert: Content is protected. Contact classikON