Ironwood: Prussian Frogs & Bohemian Princes

Divine and distinctive string quartets by Haydn and Beethoven. Haydn’s opus 50 quartets were dedicated to the Prussian King Frederick William II, with number 6 nicknamed as ‘The Frog’ after a special ‘bariolage’ effect in its final movement. Beethoven’s opus…

 
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…

 
ARCO: Mannheim Rocket

Mannheim Rocket transports listeners back to the explosive birth of the modern symphonic style of Mannheim in the late 18th-century.

 
ARCO: Mannheim Rocket

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $55 | Concession $55 | Full time student $25 | Mother’s Day Adult (1 Adult & 1 Mum) $100 | Mother’s Day Student (1 full time student and 1 Mum) Mannheim Rocket transports listeners back…

 
ARCO: Madness & Confrontation

ARCO features an impressive line-up of Australian and international soloists possessing technical virtuosity and deep commitment to the music.

 
ARCO: Madness & Confrontation

Tickets: $25-$95 Madness & Confrontation recounts the story of Richard Gill AO conducting Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (based on the original play Day of Madness) who, with concertmaster Rachael Beesley and principal clarinettist Nicole van Bruggen, had the idea…

 
Ironwood: Classical Lyricism & Fervour

Juan Arriaga y Balzola was known as the ‘Spanish Mozart’- not just because he was born exactly fifty years after Mozart, but because he was also considered to be a prodigy composer from an early age.

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra | Poetical Melodies

The sublime string section of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra takes centre stage in this program from the Romantic period

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra | Poetical Melodies

The sublime string section of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra takes centre stage in this program

 
Ironwood: Legends & Memories – Australian old and new

In Season 1 Ironwood Ensemble into three unique soundscapes by Australian composers: opening with the second string quartet of seventeen by composer and violinist, Alfred Hill.

 
ARCO | Classical Melodies: Timeless & Thrilling

Spotlighting the Classical wind and string instruments, this concert allows us to step back in time to experience the depth and breadth of tonal colour

 
ARCO | Classical Memories: Timeless & Thrilling

The ARCO Chamber Soloists bring the world’s leading specialists in historically informed performance to the stage in a spectacular program

 
ARCO | Classical Memories: Timeless & Thrilling

The ARCO Chamber Soloists bring the world’s leading specialists in historically informed performance to the stage in a spectacular program

 
ARCO | Classical Memories: Timeless & Thrilling

The ARCO Chamber Soloists bring the world’s leading specialists in historically informed performance to the stage in a spectacular program

 
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…

 
Ironwood: A Perfect Combination

Tickets: $45 Adult | $30 Concessions | $10 Students Season 3 explores the world of the revered Classical-era string quartet offering Australian audiences a unique opportunity to hear such works played on gut strings with keen awareness of period performing…

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: Revolutionary Romance [ sold out ]

Tickets: $45 | $40 concession Romance and the Revolution – Mozart’s beloved Clarinet Quintet and exquisite Sinfonia Concertante Our Revolutionary Romance concert will feature the beautiful rich sounds and textures of Classical period strings performing the most sublime works by…

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: Revolutionary Romance

Single Tickets: Adult $75/$95 | Concession $65 | Student $30 | Group 10+ $67.50 Subscription Tickets: 3 Concerts Premium $256.50 | 3 Concerts A Reserve Adult $202.50 | Concession $175.50 Romance and the Revolution – Mozart’s beloved Clarinet Quintet and…

 
Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra: Revolutionary Romance

Single Tickets: Adult $75/$95 | Concession $65/$60 | Student $30/$25 | Under 30 $35/$30 | Group 10+ $67.50/$58.50 Subscription Tickets: 3 Concerts Premium $256.50 | 3 Concerts A Reserve Adult $202.50, Concession $175.50 | 3 Concerts B Reserve Adult $175.50,…

 
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: Revolutionary Romance

Tickets: $75 Adult | $65 Concession Romance and the Revolution – Mozart’s beloved Clarinet Quintet and exquisite Sinfonia Concertante Our Revolutionary Romance concert will feature the beautiful rich sounds and textures of Classical period strings performing the most sublime works…

 
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…

 
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