Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2021

Sydney Festival has revealed the artists in its Salon Series, which returns in 2021 with seven days of chamber music at Vaucluse House and Sydney Town Hall.

Composer Daniel Rojas Composer and pianist Daniel Rojas. Photo courtesy of Sydney Festival

The series will open on 8 and 9 January with Mambo Influenciado, which will see pianist and composer Daniel Rojas reimagining some of Latin America’s best loved tunes and tango with strings from Sydney’s Ensemble Apex at Vaucluse House. The recitals follow Rojas and Ensemble Apex’s performance for streaming platform Melbourne Digital Concert Hall in October this year.

The Orava Quartetwill also be performing at Vaucluse House, on 10 January, before the Salon Series continues in the Sydney Town Hall Vestibule, where the quartet plays on 11 January.  The Oravas will play the First String Quartets of Mozart and Erwin Schulhoff, alongside Shostakovich’s Eighth...