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Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank

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31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia

February 2020

Song Company | Cries Of Justice

18 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$60

Ancient songs from the heart in the Book of Psalms sound out across the centuries against oppression and injustice 3000 years ago, 150 songs were gathered together to become the Hebrew Bible’s Tehillim, the Tanakh or Old Testament’s Book of Psalms. These Jewish Psalms have been a daily source of personal solace and the inspiration for composers from the Renaissance until today. We sing settings from Josquin des Prez and Robert Parsons to Benjamin Britten and beyond in this intimate…

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April 2020

ANAM | Dvorák and Schubert

24 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

THE ANAM ORCHESTRA AND FACULTY TAKE 'SELF-DRIVE' TO LOFTY HEIGHTS IN THESE TWO SYMPHONIC MASTERWORKS, WHICH WILL BE PERFORMED WITHOUT A CONDUCTOR. The Eighth is one of the sunniest and most pure of Dvořák’s symphonies. It is packed with good cheer and lilting melodies When Robert Schumann discovered the score of Schubert’s Great C Major Symphony in 1838 – ten years after Schubert’s death – he also found a profoundly beautiful symphonic epic, a work which had a far-reaching effect…

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August 2020

ANAM | Pastoral Symphony

28 August 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

TABEA ZIMMERMANN LEADS THE ANAM MUSICIANS IN MUSIC REDOLENT WITH THE BEAUTY OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS. Veress was a disciple of fellow Hungarian composer Béla Bartók, and his four dances, written in the late 1940s, are a potent meditation on time and place Brahms’ bucolic serenade shines with a deep, golden orchestral colouring, partly because Brahms’ instrumentation gives the violas the top line; the scoring does not feature violins No journey to the countryside is more glorious than Beethoven’s. Whether…

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October 2020

ANAM | The Seasons

9 October 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

LAWRENCE POWER, ONE OF THE GREATEST VIOLISTS, RETURNS AFTER A JOYOUS ANAM DEBUT IN 2017 FOR THIS MULTI-FACETED PROJECT, PLAYING VIOLIN AND VIOLA WITH EQUAL MASTERY. The concert begins with two 20th century landmarks: Berio’s meditation on Sicilian folk song for viola, percussion and tape, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s most celebrated work for violin and strings Hartmann’s Concerto funebre expresses his despair at the rise of Nazism, yet contains a powerful thread of optimism. As he put it: “The intellectual…

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November 2020

ANAM | Beethoven V

24 November 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

THIS INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF BEETHOVEN’S LIFE AND MUSIC, DIRECTED BY RICHARD TOGNETTI, FEATURES MUSICIANS FROM ALL ACROSS THE GLOBE IN A TRUE CONCERT SPECTACULAR. The orchestra will include performers from ANAM’s partner institutions: the Orchestra Academy of Bayerisches Staatsorchester (Munich), Colburn School (Los Angeles), Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London), Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin) and the Sibelius Academy (Helsinki) In keeping with the festive spirit of the occasion, this unique celebration will include one of Beethoven’s…

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