Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio
Sat 6 March 2pm, Mon 8 March 7pm, 2021
Oboist Diana Doherty is acclaimed worldwide for her mastery of this challenging, beautiful instrument. Her friends, the award-winning Streeton Trio, share her delightful, eyes-alight style of performance in this ravishing program of masterworks and rarities for piano trio and oboe quartet.
Konstantin Shamray & ANAM Orchestra
Sat 1 May 2pm, Mon 10 May 7pm, 2021
The Australian National Academy of Music Orchestra’s wonderful strings, led by the dynamic Sophie Rowell, collaborate with brilliant pianist Konstantin Shamray for this beautiful and emotionally intense program: a new arrangement of Mahler’s Piano Quartet; a heartfelt work by Mihkel Kerem; Schnittke’s serious, deeply moving Concerto, and Tchaikovsky’s sunny Serenade.
Nicolas Fleury, Emily Sun & Amir Farid
Sat 19 June 2pm, Mon 21 June 7pm, 2021
Two legendary works for French horn and one thoroughly engaging new violin sonata are brought to life by three wonderful musicians. With exceptional individual artistic voices, yet alike in their sensitive virtuosity, Nicolas Fleury, Emily Sun and Amir Farid together create the true magic of chamber music.
Genevieve Lacey & Marshall McGuire
Sat 17 July 2pm, Mon 19 July 7pm, 2021
Bower was conceived by phenomenal musician Genevieve Lacey as a recording project for herself and renowned harpist Marshall McGuire and is reimagined here for live audiences. She describes Bower as ‘a nest, woven with memories, heart, hope. Musical treasures found, borrowed and made, lovingly fashioned into a sanctuary.’
Sat 14 August 2pm, Mon 23 August 7pm, 2021
Ensemble Q is a sharp-shooting group of celebrated soloists, brought together out of the desire to create a collection of ‘exceptional players and wonderful people’. Their program is a snapshot of virtuosic wind writing, with the contrasting warmth of solo cello.
Goldner String Quartet & Piers Lane
Mon 27 September 7pm, Sat 9 October 2pm, 2021
These are concerts of masterpieces, glowing with warmth and melody, performed by masterly artists the equal of any in the world. Beloved pianist Piers Lane joins his dear friends the Goldner String Quartet to celebrate the Quartet’s quarter-century of sustained musical brilliance.
Chopin's Piano with Aura Go
Mon 15 November 7pm, Sat 20 November 2pm, 2021
Drawing on an inspiring cast of real-life historical characters set amongst a complete performance of the Preludes, and other works, this dramatic mix of words and music is adapted from Paul Kildea’s book Chopin’s Piano – and underlines the sheer originality and enduring power of this most adored composer.