Featuring Melbourne jazz veterans Ronny Ferella (drums), Tamara Murphy (bass), Robbie Melville (guitar), Gideon Brazil (tenor saxophone, alto flute) and Flora Carbo (alto saxophone/bass clarinet), and classical cellist Zoe Knighton, the smallCHESTRA creates a spectacular range of dynamic and timbral possibilities in a relatively small package, and blurs the barriers between contemporary folk, jazz and classical.
Songmakers Australia - soprano Merlyn Quaife AM, bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos and pianist Andrea Katz - perform a program of stunning French repertoire by Debussy, Fauré, Duparc, Chausson and Poulenc.
The world premiere of Linda Kouvaras' new work, the Herring Island Sonata for Piano and Narrator, performed by pianist Coady Green and narrator Tiriki Onus.
Pianist Coady Green and mezzo-soprano Linda Barcan perform two major song cycles by Melbourne-based composers Linda Kouvaras and Katy Abbott.
Fellow violists Wenhong Huo and William Vyvyan Murray present an exciting program of viola duets.
LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME The world premiere of Jane Hammond's homage to the Helmeted Honeyeater; and a new arrangement of Ross Edwards’ vibrant saxophone concerto
LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME Created using journal entries, letters and articles from Berlioz’s life, combined with a selection of his songs, and transcriptions of his orchestral works
LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME Kavisha Mazzella returns briefly to Melbourne for an intimate concert at fortyfivedownstairs with guitarist Irine Vela
Luke Severn and Elyane Laussade will make their triumphant return to performing as a duo with a concert of some of their favourite works for cello and piano.
The first complete Australian performance of this dazzlingly virtuosic set of pieces, known for their fiendish technical demands
A lush and gritty program inspired by a palette of shifting drones, acid house, electronics, Dada and silk scarves
Kyla Matsuura-Miller, Madeleine Jevons, Molly Collier O’Boyle & Harry Ward are joined by virtuoso pianist Tamara Smolyar for one of Shostakovich’s best known chamber works, the G minor Piano Quintet.
Collide will share with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit, with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud
What a way to welcome live performance back to the venue! A stunning program, performed by Coady Green and Justin Kenealy, featuring new commissions, Australian premieres and a sneak preview of a special new work.