February 20, 2019

Jane Rutter’s Live at Lunch series announces its 2018 season

The Live at Lunch series at Chatswood’s The Concourse has announced its 2018 season, featuring Australian performers including ARIA Award-winning pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska, renowned composer Elena Kats-Chernin, Sydney Symphony principal violist Roger Benedict and pianist Simon Tedeschi, among others. The series, which is curated by Australian flautist Jane Rutter – who was awarded the prestigious medal Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Government last year – is now in its sixth season and in 2018 will feature music from the likes of Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Bach, Korngold, Satie and Weill. Kicking off with Yo Sebastian! in April – a tribute to JS Bach for which Rutter will be joined by soloists from the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra – the season will see Rutter joined by a series of collaborators, including composer John Huie and chamber group POSH, who will present Third Culture in May. The concert will combine Indian, Arabic and Chinese-inspired music with Australian world music for flute, guitar, cello, double bass, Chinese banjo and Indian percussion. Also joining Rutter in the concert series are Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi and Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Violist Roger Benedict for The Great Romantics, which features Schubert’s…

February 5, 2019
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Roland Peelman: Rediscovering Bach

The Brodsky Quartet, Ntaria Choir and Bach for breakfast are all on the menu at the Canberra International Music Festival this year. We talk to the Artistic Director about his plans.

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