An afternoon of opera, Filipino folk-song, and golden age musical theatre, hosted by bass-baritone Eddie Muliaumaseali'i, and featuring Samantha Hargreaves (soprano), Coady Green (pianist), Bernardo Soler (guitarist), and Amanda Hargreaves (soprano).
The Institute of Enquiring Minds presents this recital by legendary Australian pianist Michael Leslie, who will perform Bach's beloved Goldberg Variations.
Following the success of the inaugural Chamber Music Festival in March 2023, renowned pianist Coady Green has again curated a diverse program of 14 events, including multiple Australian premieres, collaborations with Lyric Opera and the Wilin Centre, and performances from an incredible lineup of artists such as pianist Michael Leslie, soprano Antoinette Halloran, actors Helen Morse and Paul English, and ensembles Songmakers Australia and the Divisi Chamber Singers.
With a program of works by J. S. Bach, Pärt, Edwards, Abbott, Ravenscroft, Leek, and Cossom (performed by renowned Melbourne musicians - violinist Rachael Beesley, cellist Josephine Vains, and percussionist Robert Cossom), this concert is full of nocturnal echoes and colourful imaginings.
The award-winning Divisi Chamber Choir - one of Australia's most exciting and vibrant chamber choirs - performs a program of Australian works by Meta Cohen, Robert McIntyre, Juliana Kay, and more, plus the Melbourne premiere of Joe Twist's exciting new 'Australian Song Cycle.'
Lyric Opera presents the opening event for their 2023 season – a concert of three major song cycles by three renowned Australian composers Linda Kouvaras, Jane Hammond, and Anne Cawrse, featuring three of Melbourne's exciting vocal stars - Linda Barcan singing Kouvaras' Art and Life, Bailey Montgomerie performing Hammond's Sea Voyage, and Samantha Hargreaves in Cawrse's This Too Shall Pass.
This concert features Linda Kouvaras’ 'Herring Island Piano Sonata', Jane Hammond’s 'Songs of the Helmeted Honeyeater', and a special world premiere preview of excerpts from Kouvaras’ new work – the 'Buluwirri Bugaja Piano Suite' for piano, with text by Tiriki Onus and sound by Roger Alsop.
Following their sell-out, virtuosic 2021 events showcasing rarely heard works with eight hands on one piano, Tristan Lee, Gintaute Gataveckaite, Coady Green, and Georgina Lewis present truly dazzling works that are rarely heard on the concert platform. Featuring works by Liszt, Levinac, Mazzoli, Rachmaninoff, Kouvaras, Brahms, and more.
As the revolution continues in Iran, and fury and frustration grows, young Iranian composers channel their rage in this transformative music. Performed by Khashayar “Kaya” Amri (piano) and Billie Tumarkin (voice), this program showcases works by Iranian composers whose voices rise against oppression.
Internationally award-winning pianist Coady Green presents a kaleidoscopic program of left-handed works by Brahms, Wagner, Yoshimatsu, Blumenfeld, Saint-Saëns, Hyde, and more.
Songmakers Australia Artistic Director and pianist Andrea Katz goes back to her homeland Argentina in a soul-searching voyage to the music that shaped her youth, as Nicholas Dinopoulos sings songs and tangos by Gardel, Mores, Piazzolla, and Ziegler, threaded together with some of the most iconic Argentinian piano pieces.
A virtuosic recital of Romantic piano masterpieces performed by pianist Tristan Lee.
A recital program of classical and contemporary music featuring acclaimed dramatic contralto Liane Keegan, mezzo soprano Juel Riggall, soprano Naomi Summers and pianist Issac Mouskovias.
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.
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.
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
Collide will share with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit, with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud
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.
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.