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.
1st 2019 Fine Music Young Virtuoso National Final— two pianists, a cellist, a saxophonist and a violinist vie for this prestigious award at St John’s Church in Adelaide.
8th The Apotheosis of Corelli— the baroque trio Latitude 37 performs some of Corelli’s seminal works and music by composers who were profoundly influenced by him; then Harpsichord Masters, a short recital from Ariana Odermatt. Both concerts from the Wesley Music Centre. https://www.latitude37baroque.com/copy-of-about-us
15th Goldberg Variations/Variations — the American jazz pianist Dan Tepfer plays fifteen of Bach’s variations and improvises on them at the Fitters’ Workshop. Concert 20 from the 2019 Canberra International Music Festival. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53bce839e4b018d9b48163e8/t/5cce7e4771c10b7dac2b677c/1557036743595/CIMF+2019+Program+Final+LR.pdf
22nd Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto — soloist Eloise Fisher joins the National Capital Orchestra in a concert at the Q. Also on the program are Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Antar Symphony.
29th The Degenerate and the Fop — a recital by soprano Sarahlouise Owens and pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard. An Art Song Canberra recital at the Wesley Music Centre.
5th Autumn Landscapes — a seasonal selection of unaccompanied music performed by the chamber choir Oriana Chorale in the Fitters’ Workshop. Then A Winter Romance for baritone and piano, a short recital from the Wesley Music Centre.
12th St John Passion — a performance by the Bach Akademie Australia directed by Korneel Bernolet in the Fitters’ Workshop. Concert 10 from the 2019 Canberra International Music Festival. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53bce839e4b018d9b48163e8/t/5cce7e4771c10b7dac2b677c/1557036743595/CIMF+2019+Program+Final+LR.pdf
19th Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and Haydn’s Cello Concerto —Chris Pidcock is the soloist with the Canberra Sinfonia at the Wesley Music Centre. https://www.sydneysymphony.com/about-us/meet-the-musicians/strings/christopher-pidcock
26th A New Day — the Z.o.o. Guitar Duo, Peter Constant and Marion Schaap in concert at the Wesley Music Centre. Then Mozart & Friends, a Wesley lunchtime concert for piano, clarinet, viola, violin and cello.