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.
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).
1st Portrait in French Music— Japanese harpsichordist and pianist Kotaro Nagano explores the French repertoire from the 17th to the 20th century at the Wesley Music Centre Then join Linus Lee for a short organ recital from the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Cook.
8th Venite, Venite! — an enticing post-COVID live concert for voices and guitars presented by three singers from Luminescence with Minh Le Hoang and Benjamin Grace.at Gorman House Gallery. Then a short recital, Mozart and Birds, with flautist Jane Rayner and pianist Kylie Loveland at the Wesley Music Centre.
15th Girls Wearing the Trousers — soprano Sarahlouise Owens and pianist Natalia Tkachenko perform songs of Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Shostakovich and more in an Art Song Canberra concert at the Wesley Music Centre.
22nd Ye Olde England — violinist Dan Russell of the Phoenix Collective and pianist Edward Neeman choose restful works by Delius, Vaughan Williams and Elgar to evoke scenes of lush green pastures and Mother England. Then join mezzo Hannah Fraser and pianist Alessio Nelli for the first half of Opera with a Twist. Both concerts were at the Wesley Music Centre.
29th Romantic and Neo-Romantic Gems performed by violinist Monica Curry and pianist Stefan Cassomenos at the Greenway Studio. Then the second half of Opera with a Twist from mezzo Hannah Fraser and pianist Alessio Nelli.
6th Kalahari Carols — the Strange Weather Gospel Choir and the ANU Choral Society join forces to celebrate Christmas at the Botswanan High Commission. Then Ian Kummerow and Hildegarde Palafox play Music for Advent and Christmas on the organ of St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reid.
13th Christmas Treasures — musical delights for solo voices, strings and organ by Charpentier, Schutz, Stradella and more, performed by Peter Young’s Adhoc Baroque in the Chapel of Canberra Girls Grammar School.
20th Christmas with Luminescence— the Chamber Singers and the Children’s Choir delight the audience with a variety of carols and other Christmas music at All Saints Church, Ainslie. Then the Limestone Consort plays baroque music for string trio and harpsichord at the same venue.
27th Robert Schmidli in Concert — he plays works of Schubert, Scarlatti, Beethoven and Khachaturian at the Wesley Music Centre. Then the Limestone Consort presents music of Stradella and Corelli in the rest of their concert from All Saints Church, Ainslie.