Monday 8 May, 2017 - Saturday 27 May, 2017
Acclaimed as one of the world’s great pianists, everything about Angela Hewitt’s playing serves to highlight the innate beauty in each piece. Across two programs, Angela brings her emotional openness and faultless technique to masterworks by Bach, Beethoven, Chabrier, Ravel and Scarlatti.
Saturday 24 June, 2017 - Monday 26 June, 2017
Exhilarating, exuberant, virtuosic: the Pacifica Quartet has won hearts around the world for its passionate performances. Such intensity throws a brilliant light onto quartets by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Shostakovich, as well as the welcome return of Nigel Westlake’s second quartet.
Saturday 15 July, 2017 - Monday 24 July, 2017
Three young virtuosi with countless solo prizes and achievements to their names: together, the music-making of the Sitkovetsky Trio is little short of miraculous. In their hands the piano trio becomes a miniature orchestra. Their 2017 program progresses from darkness to light, in trios by Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn and Lachlan Skipworth.
Saturday 19 August, 2017 - Monday 28 August, 2017
The secret behind the love affair between this renowned ensemble and its Australian public is both the simplest and hardest thing about chamber music: the interplay between different creative personalities. Hear the Takács Quartet meld their sound into amazing unity in classics by Haydn, Beethoven and Dvořák, and a world premiere by Carl Vine.
Monday 11 September, 2017 - Saturday 16 September, 2017
Two brilliant adventurers set out across an enthralling musical landscape when Nicolas Altstaedt and Aleksandar Madžar step onto the stage. The programs chosen by this intrepid duo offers a delicious survey of Romantic and modern cello sonatas from Debussy, Britten, Shostakovich and many more.
Saturday 11 November, 2017 - Monday 13 November, 2017
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment makes its first, widely anticipated tour of Australia. Led by acclaimed violinist Rachel Podger and played on original instruments, enjoy symphonies by Haydn and JC Bach, as well as two violin concertos by Mozart.