Concert Diary

Jun
24
Sun
2018
BRISBANE – Ensemble Q @ Conservatorium Theatre
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm

 
Janacek – Mladi
William Jeffery – String Quartet No.1
Schumann – Kinderszenen, Op.15
Mahler – Symphony No.1 (arr Farrington)

Ensemble Q with Jack Liebeck, violin

Jul
7
Sat
2018
ADELAIDE – Schubertiade with Andrew Goodwin @ Elder Hall
Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm

 
Schubert – Die schöne Müllerin, D.795 (abridged)
Schubert – Impromptus D.935 No.1 in F minor and No.2 in A flat major
Schumann – Liederkreis, Op.39

with Andrew Goodwin, tenor

Jul
28
Sat
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ The Ville Resort
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am

 
Mozart – Kegelstatt Trio, K498
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Tobias Breider(viola), Timothy Young (piano)

Clare Johnston – Behind Blue Eyes
Claire Edwardes (vibraphone)

Dame Ethel Smythe – Sonata for Cello and Piano Op.5
Guy Johnston (cello), Daniel de Borah (piano)

TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm

 
Julian Yu – Passacaglia after Biber
Grace Clifford (violin)

Ravel – Rhapsodie Espagnole for piano four hands
Timothy Young (piano), Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Vaughan Williams – Songs of Travel
Roderick Williams (baritone), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Tchaikovsky – Souvenir de Florence Op.70
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Karen Gomyo (violin), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Tobias Breider (viola), István Várdai (cello), Guy Johnston (cello)

Jul
29
Sun
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ The Ville Resort
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm

 
Ravel – Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2
Karen Gomyo (violin), Timothy Young (piano)

Kapustin – Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano Op.86
Prudence Davis (flute), Guy Johnston (cello), Daniel de Borah (piano)

JP Jofre
Hard Tango *
Primavera *
Manifesto *
Tango movements *
Universe *
* Australian premieres
JP Jofre (Bandoneon), Karen Gomyo (violin), Guy Johnston (cello), Kees Boersma (double bass), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Gershwin – Lullaby for String Quartet
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Grace Clifford (violin), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Howard Penny (cello)

Gershwin – Embraceable You (arr. Earl Wild)
Kathryn Stott (piano)

Gershwin – Someone To Watch Over Me (arr. Joseph Turrin)
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Gershwin – Three Preludes (arr. James Cohn)
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Gershwin – They Can’t Take That Away From Me *
I’ve Got Rhythm
S’Wonderful
Summertime *
Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
Siobhan Stagg (soprano) Kathryn Stott (piano)
* arranged by Steve Lodder

Jul
30
Mon
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ The Ville Resort
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

 
Julian Yu – Sonata for Flute and Piano
Prudence Davis (flute), Timothy Young (piano)

Fauré – Dolly Suite Op.56
Kathryn Stott (piano), Daniel de Borah (piano) (4 hands)

Robert Keane (70th Birthday) – Sonata for Trumpet and Piano
Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Elgar – Salut D’Amour Op.12
Monti – Czárdás
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Kathryn Stott (piano)

TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm

 
Beethoven – Sonata Op.27 No.2 ‘Moonlight’
Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Zhao Jiping – Moon Over Guan Mountain (Australian premiere)
Wu Tong (Sheng), Claire Edwardes (percussion), Karin Schaupp (guitar), István Várdai (cello)

Shostakovich – Sonata for Viola and Piano Op.147
Tobias Breider (viola), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Aug
1
Wed
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm

 
Music by and attributed to JS Bach

Jessica Duchen (narrator), Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Daniel de Borah (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone), Guy Johnston (cello), Goldner String Quartet, Kees Boersma (double bass), Pavel Fischer (violin) and Winter-school strings

Aug
2
Thu
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ The Ville Resort
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am

 
Lili Boulanger – Nocturne
Prudence Davis (flute), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Nadia Boulanger – Trois Pieces
István Várdai (cello), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Astor Piazzolla – Étude No.3
Karen Gomyo (violin)

JP Jofre – Rabbit (Australian premiere)
Karen Gomyo (violin), JP Jofre (bandoneon)

Jean Francaix – Theme and Variations
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Debussy – Sonata for Violin and Piano
Grace Clifford (violin), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Aug
3
Fri
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm

 
Dvorak – Miniatures Op.75a (Four Romantic Pieces)
Pavel Fischer (violin), Grace Clifford (violin), Tobias Breider (viola)

Sally Beamish – Four Songs from Hafez (Australian Premiere)
Roderick Williams (baritone), Daniel de Borah (piano)

Grieg – Haugtussa Op.67
Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet), Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Traditional Chinese folk Song arr. Wu Tong – Wine Madness
Wu Tong (sheng), Karin Schaupp (guitar), Pavel Fischer (violin), Guy Johnston (cello)

TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm

Fauré – La Bonne Chanson Op.61
Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Paul Wright (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), István Várdai (cello), Kees Boersma (double bass) Daniel de Borah (piano)

Astor Piazzola – Five Tango Sensations- Nos, 2, 3 and 5 Loving, Anxiety and Fear
JP Jofre (bandoneon), Karen Gomyo (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Tobias Breider(viola), Guy Johnston (cello)

Kreisler – Liebesleid and Liebesfreud
Grace Clifford (violin), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Wagner – Prelude ‘Tristan and Isolde’ (arranged for Cello Octet by Richard Birchall)
Cello octet: Howard Penny, Guy Johnston, Eliza Sdraulig, Julian Smiles, István Várdai, Caleb Wong, Vicky Zhang, Liam Meany

Janacek – String Quartet No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’
Goldner String Quartet

Aug
4
Sat
2018
TOWNSVILLE – Australian Festival of Chamber Music @ Townsville Civic Theatre
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm

 
Carl Vine – String Quartet No.3
Goldner String Quartet

Dutilleux – Sonatine
Prudence Davis (flute), Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Gershwin – Porgy and Bess (arr. Percy GRAINGER)
Kathryn Stott (piano) Daniel de Borah (piano)

Julian Yu – The Lamentation of Micius
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Paul Wright (violin), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Guy Johnston (cello)

Ravel – Piano Trio in A minor
Katya Apekisheva (piano), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), István Várdai (cello)

Wu Tong – Faraway Mountain (Australian premiere)
Wu Tong (sheng), Kathryn Stott (piano)

Paquito D’Rivera – Cape Cod Files ‘Benny @100’ (Australian premiere)
Julian Bliss (clarinet), Timothy Young (piano)

JP Jofre – Como El Agua (Australian premiere)
JP Jofre (bandoneon), Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)

Aleksey Igudesman – Traditional Song Arrangements
Violinists: Paul Wright, Pavel Fischer, Dimity Hall, Karen Gomyo, Grace Clifford
Violists: Lars Anders Tomter and Tobias Breider

Monty Norman – 007 arranged for Cello Octet by Richard Birchall
Cello octet: István Várdai, Guy Johnston, Caleb Wong, Eliza Sdraulig, Howard Penny, Vicky Zhang, Liam Meany, Julian Smiles

Mozart – Magic Flute Medley (arr. Roderick Williams)
Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone), AFCM Festival Orchestra

Dvorak – ‘Going Home’ (arr. Roderick Williams)
All Festival Artists

Aug
29
Wed
2018
BRISBANE – Recital with Meta Weiss @ Queensland Conservatorium
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm

 
Brahms – Sonata for Piano and Cello in D major, Op.78 (after Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major)
Franck – Sonata for Cello and Piano in A (1886)

Sep
17
Mon
2018
BRISBANE – Recital with Dale Barltrop @ Queensland Conservatorium
Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm

 
Beethoven – Sonata for Piano and Violin in C minor, Op.30 No.2
Prokofiev – Sonata for Violin and Piano in F minor, Op.80

Sep
30
Sun
2018
BRISBANE – Mozart Piano Concerto K.491 with Ensemble Q @ Conservatorium Theatre
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm

 
Mozart – Piano Concerto No.24 in C Minor, K.491 (arr Dean)
Andrew Batt-Rawden “27 and 29” for String Quartet
Brahms – String Quintet No 2 In G major Op 111

Ensemble Q with Kristian Winther, violin

Oct
6
Sat
2018
NEWCASTLE – Recital with Umberto Clerici @ Newcastle Art Gallery
Oct 6 all-day

 
Duo and solo works for Cello and Piano by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

Oct
7
Sun
2018
COFFS HARBOUR – Recital with Umberto Clerici @ Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm

 
Duo and solo works for Cello and Piano by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

Nov
4
Sun
2018
BRISBANE – Ensemble Q @ Conservatorium Theatre
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm

 
Gruber – Frankenstein
Harry Sdraulig – New work (Composer mentorship program)
Brahms – Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.25

Ensemble Q with Andrew Haveron, violin and featuring Jason Barry Smith, baritone