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Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne

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210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

September 2020

ANAM | Insiders’ Guide: Mother Tongue

3 September 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$20

TICKETS TO THIS EVENT CAN BE BOOKED FOR FREE WITH AN ANAMATES MEMBERSHIP. German violist Tabea Zimmermann is one of the world’s great ambassadors of her instrument. Her artistry has been documented on over fifty albums for EMI, Teldec, Harmonia Mundi and Deutsche Grammophone. She’s appeared as a soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic and London Symphony orchestras, and performed in chamber settings alongside Gidon Kremer and Steven Isserlis. Stefanie Farrands, who studied with Tabea at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns…

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ANAM | The Power of Eight

4 September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

LED BY TABEA ZIMMERMANN, THREE FASCINATING MUSICAL VOICES ARE UNITED IN THIS PROGRAM THAT CELEBRATES THE VIOLA. Londoner York Bowen, a viola player himself, was also a fine pianist, and often acted as accompanist to the legendary violist Lionel Tertis. It was for Tertis and his students that Bowen composed this rhapsodic Fantasia Paul Hindemith was another viola-playing composer, and his final chamber work, the zesty Octet, includes not one but two violas; the finale features a particularly virtuosic part…

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ANAM | Dragons in the Sky

12 September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

A COMPELLING EVENING OF MUSIC FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION DIRECTED BY TWO INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONIC LEADERS – THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION CYNTHIA YEH AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S PRINCIPAL HORN, ANDREW BAIN. This diverse program takes you from the Venetian Renaissance, and the antiphonal music of Gabrieli, to music receiving its world premiere, a major new work commissioned by ANAM from Australian composer Gerard Brophy Morten Lauridsen’s contemporary classic – his choral setting of O Magnum Mysterium – shines…

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ANAM | Here, Now, Always

18 September 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $35

IN HIS FIRST RESIDENCY AT ANAM, EXCEPTIONAL MUSICIAN AND OBOIST DAVID WALTER SHARES HIS KNOWLEDGE WITH ANAM MUSICIANS, LEADING THEM IN TWO PREMIERES. One of the world’s most significant oboe pedagogues, David Walter was only 29 when he was appointed the youngest-ever oboe and chamber music professor at the Paris Conservatoire. He is also a conductor, composer, an active commissioner of new music and a tireless transcriber; in the interests of expanding the oboe repertoire, he has made more than…

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October 2020

ANAM | Diabelli Variations

22 October 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $35

IN THIS INNOVATIVE PRESENTATION, ANAM’S HEAD OF PIANO, TIMOTHY YOUNG, WILL LEAD A TEAM OF ANAM PIANISTS IN A ROUND-ROBIN THROUGH BEETHOVEN’S MASTERWORK, AT TWO PIANOS. Along with Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Beethoven’s set of 33 variations on a theme by his contemporary Anton Diabelli is considered a pinnacle of the keyboard repertoire Beethoven takes Diabelli’s simple waltz melody and transforms into myriad expressive shapes, in an epic work that, over the course of an hour or so, reaches deeply into…

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