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Melbourne Recital Centre: Decisive Moments

Melbourne Recital Centre Melbourne
Whether ephemeral and spontaneous or painstakingly considered, solitary decisions can change the world. Beethoven did just that when he uprooted to Vienna to write piano trios that would ultimately revolutionise classical music. Likewise, in the realm of sport, Australian cricketer Richie Benaud’s cool captaincy and decision-making led to one of…

Melbourne Recital Centre: Decisive Moments

Melbourne Recital Centre Melbourne
Whether ephemeral and spontaneous or painstakingly considered, solitary decisions can change the world. Beethoven did just that when he uprooted to Vienna to write piano trios that would ultimately revolutionise classical music. Likewise, in the realm of sport, Australian cricketer Richie Benaud’s cool captaincy and decision-making led to one of…

Icarus Chamber Project: Emergence

Wesley Uniting Church on the Mall 116 Crown Street, Wollongong
Join the exciting upcoming chamber ensemble, Icarus Chamber Project as they return to present their new 2021 season launch concert 'Emergence,' featuring Franz Schubert’s monumental 'Octet', complimented with works by Mozart and Lauritsen. General Admission: $20 Concession: $10 Program: W. A. Mozart - Divertimento No. 1 J. Lauritsen - Three…

Australian Festival of Chamber Music: Festival Overture: Elysium

Online
Virtual Event
Elemental, human, touching and timeless, all the hallmarks of a Schubert recital await you in this beautiful program performed by consummate artist soprano Carolyn Sampson and pianist Joseph Middleton. From the passion and doubt of Die junge Nonne (The Young Nun) to the beautiful and touching Du bist die Ruh…

Australian Chamber Choir: Fauré Requiem

Scots' Church Corner of Collins and Russell Sts, Melbourne
Fauré’s Requiem, composed ‘for the pleasure of it’, is imbued with warmth and optimism. The Australian Chamber Choir renowned for its performances in the Romantic style shares with the audience the purity of the celebrated Pie Jesu soprano solo and the memorable In Paradisum, with its magical harp accompaniment. Enjoy…

Australian Festival of Chamber Music: Festival Overture: Romantic Dedications

Online
Virtual Event
This final concert in the Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s online festival features popular AFCM guest artist Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin) and his wife Wu Qian (piano). Streaming from London, the two perform three works from Schnittke, Tchaikovsky and Franck. The Franck Sonata is a work that the two have played…

Luminescence Chamber Singers: The Little Match Girl Passion

All Saints Anglican Church, Ainslie 9-15 Cowper St, Ainslie ACT 2602, Canberra
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's 1845 tale, The Little Match Girl Passion tells the sad story of a girl who freezes to death, selling matches on the street on a cold winter's night. David Lang's musical realisation of this classic fable is a groundbreaking, genre-defining and Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Modelled…

City Recital Hall: A Little Lunch Music: Carnival of the Animals

City Recital Hall Sydney
Experience the wonder and whimsy of Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals in this brand new interpretation. Performed as a piano duet by Tamara-Anna Cislowska and Bernadette Harvey, you'll be taken on a whirlwind escapade to march with lions, hop with kangaroos, and glide with swans. With brand new narration written…

Melbourne Recital Centre: Haydn & Brahms

Melbourne Recital Centre Melbourne
Seraphim Trio performs two classical favourites. Joseph Haydn’s Piano Trio No.27 displays the unconstrained joy of a composer at the height of his mature powers. Composed for the virtuoso pianist Therese Bartolozzi during Haydn’s London years, it stretched the possibilities of the form. Almost a century separates this Trio from…

Melbourne Recital Centre: Lost Dances

Melbourne Recital Centre Melbourne
After Chopin’s death, most of his possessions went to his family in Warsaw, including numerous unpublished musical manuscripts. Chopin’s sister Ludwika dutifully catalogued them, including the first bars of music from each one. Tragically, in 1863, all the manuscripts were destroyed by a fire. Suddenly Ludwika’s catalogue of incipits was…

Luminescence Chamber Singers: The Little Match Girl Passion

Hume Conservatorium 160 Bourke St, Goulburn NSW 2580, Goulburn
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's 1845 tale, The Little Match Girl Passion tells the sad story of a girl who freezes to death, selling matches on the street on a cold winter's night. David Lang's musical realisation of this classic fable is a groundbreaking, genre-defining and Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Modelled…