Melbourne Recital Centre has announced the 2020 program for its Great Performers concert series, with baritone Thomas Hampson, violinist Nicola Benedetti, pianist Ingrid Fliter and James Ehnes – doing a Beethoven violin sonata cycle – amongst the guest artists.
Nicola Benedetti. Photo © Simon Fowler
“In 2011 we launched a new series in our new space shining a light on great performers and performances from Australia and the world,” the series’ Director of Programming, harpist Marshall McGuire said. “And 10 years on we have established the Great Performers series as a place where audiences and performers come together to share great music in the intimacy of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.”
“Our line-up for 2020 welcomes back old friends and introduces you to new voices, I find each and every one of them exciting as artists, as musicians, as storytellers, and hope that the variety of music, of styles and of experience that we have programmed for you is a fitting way to celebrate the 10th season of this Great Performers series,” he said.
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