Jul
26
to Aug 4

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

The 29th Australian Festival of Chamber Music will take place in tropical North Queensland from Friday 26th July to Sunday 4th August 2019. Our Artistic Director, Kathryn Stott, has confirmed a line-up of more than 30 musicians from all around the world will perform in Townsville over the 10 days, including several who have never performed in Australia before.

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Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

The Art of Fugue

In his ultimate, enigmatic masterpiece, J.S. Bach traverses the full spectrum of contrapuntal possibilities with endlessly astonishing inventiveness. This compelling new take on the Art of Fugue sees pianists Tomoe Kawabata and Aura Go move seamlessly between solo, four-hand and two-piano playing, in an exploration that reveals and highlights Bach’s scope for deep introspection and sublime joy.

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Oct
14
11:30 AM11:30

IN THE CHANGING LIGHT (PORT FAIRY)

Colours abound in this beautifully crafted recital from Aura Go. Introducing herself with The Fiddlers – a series of brief fantasias on old rustic folk dances by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara, notable for their neo-classical beauty, she will then launch us into Liza’s Lim’s Sema, inspired by ritualistic whirling Sufi dancesThe centrepiece is Ravel’s glorious and evocative musical descriptions of his colleagues from the avant-garde artist group ‘Les Apaches’ in his loved work Miroirs.

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Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Jezebel (Port Fairy)

In this concert of contrasts, two biblical women, Eve and Jezebel are given angelic voice by Australian soprano Jane Sheldon. Fauré’s luminous setting of Belgian poet Charles Van Lerberghe’s poems captures both ancient and modern worlds in its impressionistic evocation of anxious rapture. 

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Oct
10
1:30 PM13:30

KIAZMA on Tour (Mornington)

On its ANAM Artists tour, KIAZMA presents an unmissable four-hand program that showcases the unique subtlety and intimacy as well as the gripping dynamism and power of four-hand playing. The program pays tribute to Debussy in the 100th year after his death and culminates in Stravinsky’s electrifying Rite of Spring. 

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Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

KIAZMA on Tour (Barwon Heads)

On its ANAM Artists regional tour, KIAZMA presents an unmissable four-hand program that showcases the unique subtlety and intimacy as well as the gripping dynamism and power of four-hand playing. The program pays tribute to Debussy in the 100th year after his death and culminates in Stravinsky’s electrifying Rite of Spring. 

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Aug
7
to Aug 11

RAUMA FESTIVO

Rauma Festivo is a five day chamber music festival that takes place in the unique surroundings of Old Rauma, the largest wooden town centre in the Nordic countries. Solo, chamber and vocal works by Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Sallinen, Raitio, Saariaho, Boulanger and others. 

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Jun
1
2:00 AM02:00

Songs of Travel

Tales of travel and journeys - physical, metaphysical, psychological and emotional - are interwoven to explore some of the most profound aspects of human nature. The program features the Finnish premiere of Australian composer Andrew Ford's 'In Transit' for piano and speaker. 

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May
10
1:30 AM01:30

In White and Black

The first concert in the KIAZMA Piano Duo's 2018 Southbank Series at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Paying homage to Claude Debussy with his masterpiece for two pianos, In White and Black, Schubert's sublime F minor Fantasy and captivating works by Schumann and Stravinsky.

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