Canberra classical concert performances
The best of Canberra performances of all forms of classical music performed by local and international solo instruments, voices, ensembles, orchestras, and choirs at such venues as the ANU School of Music, the Wesley Music Centre, the National Gallery, the National Library, and local churches.
6th Reimaginings — the local string group Musica da Camera conducted by Leonard Weiss with soloist Helena Popovic plays music of Anton Arensky, Katia Beaugeais and Max Richter at the Holy Covenant Church, Cook. Then pianist Robert Schmidli give a mini-Chopin concert at the Wesley Music Centre.
13th Our Songs, Our Stories, Our History — the Woden Valley Youth choir celebrates its 50th anniversary at Llewellyn Hall. Then the Canberra Strings led by Barbara Jane Gilby perform Beethoven’s String Quintet in C at the Wesley Music Centre.
20th A Violin and Piano Concert — Kristian Winther and Edward Neeman explore repertoire from Mozart to recent times at the Wesley Music Centre.
27th Beethoven by Ballot — Selby & Friends delight us with sonatas and piano trios by this year’s birthday boy in a 2018 concert recorded at the Fairfax Theatre in the National Gallery of Australia.
4th Argentina Magica — a 2018 piano recital by Marcela Fiorillo at the Wesley Music Centre. Then the Grevillea Quartet play Haydn’s String Quartet in E flat major, part of a concert they gave at the Chapel of the Canberra Girls Grammar School.
11th New Life, New Hope: Music to Awaken and to Heal — composer, conductor and music educator Judith Clingan inspires this celebration by combined choristers at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture. Then the Grevillea Quartet plays Tchaikovsky in the second part of their concert at the Girls Grammar Chapel.
18th The Romance of the Flute and Piano — Sarah Nielsen and Emily Leong in concert at the Wesley Music Centre. The A Walk in Rio with guitarist Campbell Diamond at the same venue.
25th Love’s Joy, Love’s Sadness — baritone David Greco and pianist John Martin perform English art songs and selections from Schubert’s Winterreise (an Art Song Canberra concert at the Wesley Music Centre in 2018).