2019 Concert Series

SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FELLOWS

SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FELLOWS
Saturday, 10th August 2019
7.30pm
Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd. Springwood 2777
Wood, Strings, Brass, Percussion Orchestra

Artistic Director: ROGER BENEDICT

"BOLD BEGINNINGS"

Now in its 18th year, the Sydney Symphony Fellowship is recognised as one of the world’s leading orchestral training programs, providing exceptional young musicians with an intensive year-long program of mentoring, performances, workshops, and immersion in the world of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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DIANA DOHERTY & FRIENDS

DIANA DOHERTY & FRIENDS
Sunday, 29th September 2019
2.30pm
Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd, Springwood 2777
Oboe, Cor Anglais, Piano

Diana Doherty is described by ABC Classic FM as an “Australian legend and by far and away one of this country's finest classical musicians.” Winner of the Young Performers Awards in 1985 and currently Principal Oboe with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Diana's career has included solo performances with all the major symphony orchestras in Australia and New Zealand.
Diana is joined by Alexandre Oguey, Principal Cor Anglais of the SSO and Bernadette Harvey on piano to present a delightful classical program for piano, oboe and cor anglais by J.S.Bach, E. Morricone and J Brahms.

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SYDNEY CHAMBER CHOIR

SYDNEY CHAMBER CHOIR
Saturday, 9th November 2019
7.30pm
Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd. Springwood 2777
Choral

Conducted by Sam Allchurch

Sydney Chamber Choir has forged a reputation as one of Australia’s leading choral ensembles. In 2019 they perform “Time and Place” - a journey around the world and across the centuries in a constellation of choral gems linking Canada, the US, Ireland, Latvia and Australia through rich singing traditions, passion, tenderness and beauty of the lush choral harmonies of composers Healey Willan, René Clausen, Morten Lauridson and Australian composers Paul Stanhope’s, Ella Macens and Clare Maclean. At the heart of the program, lies two powerful meditations on the inescapable truth of time: David Conte’s “Invocation and Dance” in a celebration of nature’s cycles of death and renewal, and Jonathan Dove’s exquisite song cycle “The Passing of the Year”.

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Previous concerts

SIMON TEDESCHI & ORAVA QUARTET

SIMON TEDESCHI & ORAVA QUARTET
Sunday, 16th June 2019
2.30pm
Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd, Springwood 2777
Piano & Strings Recital

Simon Tedeschi, often described as one of the world’s finest artists joins Orava Quartet, one of the most exciting string quartets of its generation. Together they present an engaging and thrilling piano and strings performance.

Programme
Simon Tedeschi solo - works to be announced from the stage
Haydn String Quartet Op. 76, No. 1 in G Major
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Brahms piano quintet in F minor, Op.34

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THE SYDNEY CONSORT

THE SYDNEY CONSORT
Sunday, 28th April 2019
2.30pm
Blue Mountains Theatre, 106 Macquarie Rd. Springwood 2777
Bach, Scots & Irish in Harmony

Music from the BACH father & son - Johann Sebastian and Wilhelm Friedemann and music by Turlough O’Carolan, Thomas Roseingrave, Burk Thumoth, James Oswald, Nathaniel Gow and William McGibbon in a programme that includes a rarely performed collection of baroque music from Ireland and Scotland. The rhythm of Irish jigs, sorrow and charismatic harmony performed on prominent period instruments – fiddle, flute and harpsichord.

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SPINA-BENIGNETTI Piano Duo

SPINA-BENIGNETTI Piano Duo
Saturday, 9th February 2019
7.30pm - Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd. Springwood 2777
4 Hands on a Grand - Piano Duo Recital

From the concert halls of Europe and London, this compelling and talented award-winning Italian piano duo will begin their 2019 Tour of Australia and New Zealand in the Blue Mountains. Presenting a fascinating and enthralling 4 Hands on a Grand piano recital with music from Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Schubert & Rachmaninov.

Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti are captivating and gifted young musicians that come from strong and varied backgrounds as soloists and chamber musicians. Their partnership as a piano duo began in 2013 and immediately received positive acclaim. They perform regularly throughout Europe and their works and recordings have been praised by audiences and critics alike.

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