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University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide

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North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia

August 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – Quintessential Cole Porter

24 August @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

James Muller  Guitar with leading jazz students from the Elder Conservatorium Join jazz guitar lecturer James Muller and top jazz students from the Elder Conservatorium ­as they put a delicious modern spin on some of the most delightful works of Cole Porter. Featuring the conservatorium’s best jazz vocal talent, and including the songs Night and Day, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Begin the Beguine and Just One of Those Things. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Violin Recital

31 August @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$12

Elizabeth Layton  Violin Roy Howat*  Piano Debussy  Sonata for Violin and Piano Ravel  Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré Ravel  Pièce en forme de habanera Fauré  Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13 Be entranced by the slow, mysterious melodies of Ravel’s Pièce en forme de habanera, performed by Elder Conservatorium Head of Strings Elizabeth Layton and distinguished pianist and scholar Roy Howat. A selection of works from prominent late romantics Debussy and Fauré round out this…

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September 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra

7 September @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

ELDER CONSERVATORIUM WIND ORCHESTRA PERFORMERS: Luke Dollman  Conductor Nikolai Leske  New Work (World Premiere) PROGRAM: Gustav Holst  Hammersmith Morten Lauridsen  O Magnum Mysterium Adam Gorb  Dances from Crete The flowing beauty of a London river sets the backdrop for Holst’s Hammersmith, followed by a premiere from Elder Conservatorium composition student Nikolai Leske. The moving O Magnum Mysterium and the lively and spirited Dances from Crete will enthral both the mind and the body.

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Evening Concert Series: Requiem

8 September @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

The Elder Conservatorium Chorale joins with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra in what promises to be a captivating evening of French music. Honours student Madeleine Stewart is set to dazzle in Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute. The concert culminates in a performance of Fauré’s serene Requiem, conducted by Carl Crossin OAM. Artists Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra Luke Dollman - Conductor Madeleine Stewart - Flute Elder Conservatorium - Chorale Carl Crossin - Conductor Program Dukas - Fanfare to La Peri Chaminade -…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Australian String Quartet

14 September @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

PROGRAM: Schubert  String Quartet No. 13 in A minor ‘Rosamunde’ The internationally renowned Australian String Quartet once again grace the Elder Hall stage with their magnificently rich sound performing the lyrical and mournful sentiments of Schubert. His captivating thirteenth string quartet takes its name from an unpublished play which tells of the sufferings of the cursed Cyprian princess Rosamunde.

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Percussion Concert

21 September @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Elder Conservatorium Percussion Students Guided by Head of Percussion Amanda Grigg, the talented percussion students of the Conservatorium present a selection of their favourite works.

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Evening Concert Series: Melba Quartet

22 September @ 6:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

Elgar’s expressive quintet, full of nuance and passion, is brought to life by Lucinda Collins, Head of Keyboard at the Elder Conservatorium, and the Melba Quartet. Beethoven’s thirteenth string quartet is bold and unpredictable, and performed here as originally intended – with the magnificent Grosse Fuge as the final movement. Artists Lucinda Collins - Piano Program Elgar - Quintet in A minor for Piano and String Quartet, Op. 84 Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13 in B flat Major, Op.…

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October 2018

Lunchtime Concert Series – The Adelaide Connection

5 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

Join the Adelaide Connection, Australia’s first jazz choir, and their new director Anita Wardell, for an afternoon of jazz standards, contemporary jazz, and a touch of bebop. Anita Wardell, a member of one of the first incarnations of the Adelaide Connection, has recently returned from London to teach in the Elder Conservatorium’s jazz program following her celebrated career as one of the UK’s premier jazz vocalists. PERFORMERS: THE ADELAIDE CONNECTION Anita Wardell  Vocals/Director Entry to this lunchtime concert is available…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Traveller’s Tales

12 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

TRAVELLER’S TALES… Baroque duo Dual Aura, comprising violinist Ben Dollman and Danish recorder player Monica Schmidt Andersen, invite the audience on an exciting journey exploring Celtic and Danish traditional folk music, as well as works by Telemann and Ross Edwards. PERFORMERS: Dual Aura Ben Dollman  Baroque Violin Monica Schmidt Andersen  Recorder Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could save up to 30% by purchasing…

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Evening Concert Series: The Spanish Tinge

13 October @ 6:30 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19.50 – $30

Join the Elder Conservatorium’s large ensembles, jazz staff and special guest Fabian Hevia as they celebrate the Spanish tinge in jazz. Fabian Hevia is one of Australia’s most celebrated Latin and jazz percussionists, having played with leading Latin and Latin jazz groups. Repertoire will include works by W.C. Handy, Jelly Roll Morton, Juan Tizol, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria and Chick Corea. Artists University of Adelaide Big Band, Latin Ensemble and Jazz Staff with special guest Fabian Hevia on…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

19 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

PERFORMERS: ELDER CONSERVATORIUM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Luke Dollman  Conductor Elizabeth Layton  Violin PROGRAM: Mendelssohn  Violin Concerto Wagner  Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde The lyrical melodies of Mendelssohn’s masterful violin concerto will ring through Elder Hall, as the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Luke Dollman, perform with Head of Strings Elizabeth Layton. Then, let the dramatic sounds of Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde enchant you. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at…

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Lunchtime Concert Series – Top Class

26 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
$12

TOP CLASS Experience the youthful energy and abundant talent of the next generation of Australian classical music as the top performing students of the Elder Conservatorium showcase the highlights of their year. Entry to this lunchtime concert is available at the door from 12:30pm. If you plan on attending most of the concerts, you could save up to 30% by purchasing a Gold Pass subscription!

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Evening Concert Series: Guitarissimo

27 October @ 6:30 pm ACDT
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$15 – $22

Guitarissimo has become an important and much treasured event for Adelaide’s music lovers and guitar aficionados. Elder Conservatorium of Music’s classical guitar students and the Elder Conservatorium Guitar Ensemble present a stylistically diverse programme of solo and chamber music ranging from gems of the Renaissance and Baroque to more recent repertoire favourites. Artists Elder Conservatorium of Music Guitar Ensemble and Classical Guitar Students Oliver Fartach-Naini - Director

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