AMEB Centenary Concert: Celebrating 100 years

Australian Music Examinations Board

AMEB Centenary Concert: Celebrating 100 years

The Australian Music Examinations Board is celebrating 100 years of commitment to arts education with a Centenary Concert featuring magical performances from the world of music and drama.

Music Director George Ellis and compere Simone Whetton proudly present performances from outstanding up-and-coming young artists and AMEB graduates, through to seasoned world-class performers, including some by our very own examiners. With performances from soloists and ensembles of talented singers and actors, classical and contemporary musicians, and much more; immerse yourself in the scope of arts excellence that AMEB examinations produce.

Our performers will present works from contemporary Australian composers including Ross Edwards and Larry Sitsky as well as music legends such as Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn. You will hear performances arranged and composed by our own AMEB examiners and music from Handel to Bruno Mars.

Ticket prices include a commemorative program and the AMEB (NSW) History Booklet Past, Present and Future, one hundred years of AMEBNSW 1918 – 2018.

Robinson Procession for Brass
Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Robert & Richard Sherman Scales and Arpeggios from Aristocats (transcribed by Brendan Collins)
Mendelssohn Allegro Brillant Op.92
Piazolla Primavera Porteña
Glinka Trio Pathétique in D Minor (Third and Fourth Movements)
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
Sitsky Piano Sonata No 4 Sufi Path, Selection of movements
Roussel Sérénade for Flute, String Trio and Harp Op.30 (First Movement)


Brendan Collins Angel Trumpets
Ravel La Valse
Christopher Keane Immigrants at Central Station (based on the poem by Peter Skrzynecki OAM)
Hyde Scherzetto: for Saxophone and Piano
Denes Agay Tango, Bolero and Rumba from Five Dances
Bernstein 'Ohio' from Wonderful Town (lyrics B Comden and A Green)
Edwards Tyalgum Mantras (arranged by Jason Noble)
Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Philip Lawrence, Jeff Bhasker, Devon Gallaspy, Nicholaus Williams Uptown Funk 
(arranged by Paul Murtha and transcribed by George Ellis) 

Duration: 2 hours including interval

Ticket Info

Standard $60
Concession (Full-time student, pensioner) $40
Child 15 And Under $40

A booking fee per transaction applies for this event as follows: Internet $6.60, Phone $8.25.
There is no booking fee for tickets purchased in person at the City Recital Hall Box Office.

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Details are correct at time of publication.