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Co-Artistic Directors Kathryn Selby AM and City Recital Hall

Longing to spend your lunch hour device-free and served with a slice of serenity?

Drop in for City Recital Hall’s long running series of lunchtime concerts, A Little Lunch Music. Each concert is an hour of musical escapism performed by some of Australia’s best artists and acclaimed international musicians. Take your pick from one (or all!) of 12 events in 2019, and return to the rest of your day feeling uplifted and inspired.

Duration: all concerts are approximately one hour, no interval

Ticket pricing

All single tickets $15
Twelve Concert Package $156
Eight Concert Package $108
Five Concert Package $70

Orava Quartet With Kathryn Selby AM

Wed 30 January 12.30pm, 2019

The Orava Quartet, hailed by Limelight magazine as “the most exciting young quartet on the block”, bring their breathtaking intensity to string quartet classics along with pianist Kathryn Selby.

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Clancy Newman

​Thu 28 February 12.30pm, 2019

American-Australian Cellist Clancy Newman performs pieces from his “Pop- Unpopped” project, where he reimagines hit pop songs as virtuosic solo cello pieces.

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Taryn Fiebig

Thu 28 March 12.30pm, 2019

One of Australia’s most popular opera artists, Helpmann Award-winning soprano Taryn Fiebig, performs a program of English-language songs accompanied by pianist Scott Davie.

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Russell Torrance In Conversation

Tue 9 April 12.30pm, 2019

The adored ABC Classic FM presenter, also known as 'the Scotsman with the loud laugh and the big tuba', shares the music that has inspired him most in his life.

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Beethoven’s Triple

Thu 23 May 12.30pm, 2019

Explore Beethoven’s Triple Concerto in this extraordinary arrangement for piano trio performed by pianist Kathryn Selby, violinist Andrew Haveron and cellist Timo- Veikko Valve.

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Zane And Jy-Perry Banks

Thu 27 June 12.30pm, 2019

Multi-instrumental virtuosos and brothers Dr Zane Banks and Jy-Perry Banks explore the tradition of stringed 20th century American folk music.

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Dr V’s Swing Thing

Tue 16 July 12.30pm, 2019

Back by popular demand, renowned Sydney-based big-band, Dr V’s Swing Thing, take audiences through a journey of jazz masterpieces with Sydney jazz vocalist Jo Fabro.

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Jayson Gillham

Tue 6 August 12.30pm, 2019

Australian-British pianist Jayson Gillham has emerged as one of the finest pianists of his generation, internationally praised for his compelling performances.

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Maggie Ferguson Tango & Friends

Tue 10 September 12.30pm, 2019

Maggie Ferguson Tango & Friends quintet present a musical tango journey through the golden age of the 1930s to 1950s onward to the sophisticated Tango Nuevo.

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Emily Sun

Tue 29 October 12.30pm, 2019

Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as a rising soloist following a slew of recent awards including the 2018 ABC Australian Young Performer of the Year.

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Alexandre Da Costa

Mon 25 November 12.30pm, 2019

Canadian-Spanish violinist Alexandre Da Costa, a Sony Classical artist, counts many accolades to his name including the prestigious Virginia-Parker Prize, one of Canada’s highest cultural distinctions.

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Bandaluzia Flamenco

Thu 12 December 12.30pm, 2019

Bandaluzia is an acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble led by ARIA-nominated guitarist Damian Wright, highly revered for their ability to mix elements of other genres into their performances.

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Details are correct at time of publication