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Wesley Music Centre - Music Event Calendar

22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603

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Wesley Music Centre Calendar

  • *Saturday 23 March 7.30pm Canberra Sinfonia, in collaboration with Luminescence Chamber Singers present Adam’s Lament by ArvoPärt and Last Verses by Dan Walker.

    *Saturday 23 March 7.30pm Canberra Sinfonia, in collaboration with Luminescence Chamber Singers present Adam’s Lament by ArvoPärt and Last Verses by Dan Walker.A $40; *Concession & FoWM $30. Tickets online at www.eventbrite.com.au/e/last-verses-canberra-sinfonia-and-luminescence-chamber-singers-tickets-57375225845

  • Wednesday 27 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts” series is delighted to welcome back the Royal Military College Band Brass Group in a heart-warming program that pays tribute to sacred music and with a focus on the music of the Salvation Army.

    Wednesday 27 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts” series is delighted to welcome back the Royal Military College Band Brass Group in a heart-warming program that pays tribute to sacred music and with a focus on the music of the Salvation Army. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments).Additional donations welcome.

  • Sunday 31 March 3pm. Art Song Season of Song Concert 2: LOVE AND LIFE. Rebecca Ryan (soprano) & Anthony Smith (piano).

    Sunday 31 March 3pm. Art Song Season of Song Concert 2: LOVE AND LIFE. Rebecca Ryan (soprano) & Anthony Smith (piano). Featuring the poignant, transcendental masterpiece Vier Letzte Lieder by Richard Strauss, this program explores the many facets of love and life. Encompassing the first spark of love through to the calm acceptance of death, Rebecca and Anthony also present Schumann’s Frauenliebe und Leben and songs by Duparc, Berlioz and Fauré. Admission to the concerts includes a complimentary program & light refreshments:  A $35; Sen, pnsr, Friends of ArtSound FM, *Friends of Wesley Music and Musica Viva subscribers $30; Art Song Canberra members $25; f/t student $15. www.artsongcanberra.org

  • Wednesday 3 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. The Chromatic Bach-Roland Peelman in recital. As Artistic Director of the Canberra International Music Festival, Roland decided to make the music of J.S. Bach (1685-1750) central to its 25th Annive

    Wednesday 3 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. The Chromatic Bach-Roland Peelman in recital. As Artistic Director of the Canberra International Music Festival, Roland decided to make the music of J.S. Bach (1685-1750) central to its 25th Anniversary edition. If the Festival were a fugue, this small recital forms the prelude. Roland explains the novelty of using all 12 chromatic steps within the octave and performs Bach’s two seminal keyboard works that lay the foundation for two hundred years of harmonic development in Western music: the Prelude and Fugue in B minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 869 and the Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903.Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • *Sunday 7 April 3pm “The Tasman Soloists” A sublime selection of music for Tenor Voice, French Horn & Piano. Kent McIntosh, tenor, Rob Johnson French Horn; Sharolyn Kimmorley AM piano

    *Sunday 7 April 3pm “The Tasman Soloists” A sublime selection of music for Tenor Voice, French Horn & Piano. The Tasman Soloists are: Kent McIntosh, tenor, Opera Australia (Canberra School of Music Alumnus); Rob Johnson (recently retired Principal Horn of the Sydney Symphony for 21 years); & Sharolyn Kimmorley AM (was Head of Music at Opera Australia, and is a renowned accompanist and vocal coach in demand throughout Australasia and Europe) Repertoire includes Britten’s famous masterwork, the Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings; Schubert’s sublime trio for voice, horn and piano, Auf dem Strom; Fantasie on themes from G. Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Franz Strauss; A selection of Gilbert and Sullivan and Operetta Arias; Some beautiful English Art Songs and the hilarious “Ill Wind”by Flanders and Swann.Tickets at www.trybooking.com/BBDYV   or at the door.*A$30, *C $25, f/t student $15, child U12 free. Enquiries: mcintoshkent1@gmail.com *FoWM /Friends of ArtsoundFM discount applies to this ticket.

  • Wednesday 10 April 7pm "The Genesis of Corelli" Baroque trio "Latitude 37" celebrates Corelli’s trio sonatas,

    Wednesday 10 April 7pm "The Genesis of Corelli" Baroque trio "Latitude 37" celebrates Corelli’s trio sonatas, which were works of unrivalled influence in the early Baroque era.  In this program, trio sonatas from the first opus of Corelli are set against a fascinating and beautiful backdrop of formative music from his years of study in Bologna. Including works by Corelli, Cazzati, Stradella, Perti, Bassani, Vitali and Laurenti.  Tickets are available online at www.trybooking.com/BADOR (year subscription - 3 concerts) www.trybooking.com/BACUN for10th April concert only or at the door. Tickets *A$39; C$29; child U12 free. *FoWM discount applies. 3-concert subscription A$99; C$72; *FoWM $84

  • Wednesday 10 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Callum Henshaw guitar.

    Wednesday 10 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Callum Henshaw guitar. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • *Sunday 14 April 5pm “Mozart and Birds” Jane Rayner flute & Kylie Loveland piano, perform works by Mozart, Vasks, Dutilleux and Prokofiev.

    *Sunday 14 April 5pm “Mozart and Birds” Jane Rayner flute & Kylie Loveland piano, perform works by Mozart, Vasks, Dutilleux and Prokofiev. Tickets are available online at www.trybooking.com/BBMOM or at the door. Admission to the concert includes a complimentary program & light refreshments *A$25; C$20; f/t student $10; child U12 free. *FoWM discount applies.

  • Wednesday 17 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Marie Cull studio, piano.

    Wednesday 17 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Marie Cull studio, piano. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 24 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Owen Elliott & friends, guitar.

    Wednesday 24 April 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Owen Elliott & friends, guitar. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 1 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Anton Wurzer & Ariana Odermatt, akkordion & harpsicord.

    Wednesday 1 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Anton Wurzer & Ariana Odermatt, akkordion & harpsicord. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 8 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Sarahlouise Owens & Katherine Day, soprano & piano.

    Wednesday 8 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Sarahlouise Owens & Katherine Day, soprano & piano. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 15 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Hilda Visser-Scott. Mozart Trio for Clarinet, Viola & Piano - Hilda Visser-Scott (piano), Peter Scott (clarinet) with visiting viola player, Robyn Botha from the Metropolitan Orchestra

    Wednesday 15 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Hilda Visser-Scott. Mozart Trio for Clarinet, Viola & Piano - Hilda Visser-Scott (piano), Peter Scott (clarinet) with visiting viola player, Robyn Botha from the Metropolitan Orchestra. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 22 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Stuart Long piano.

    Wednesday 22 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Stuart Long piano. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 29 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Robert Harris celebrates World Music Day, viola & piano.

    Wednesday 29 May 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Robert Harris celebrates World Music Day, viola & piano. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Sunday 2 June 2pm "Schubert's Winterreise" Soprano Susannah Lawergren &guest pianist Vatche Jambazian perform together one of the greatest song cycles of all.

    Sunday 2 June 2pm "Schubert's Winterreise" Soprano Susannah Lawergren & guest pianist Vatche Jambazian perform together one of the greatest song cycles of all. This new intimate mini-series, SongCo Solo, gives you the chance to hear individual singers from The Song Company as soloists. For each concert, one or two of them will curate a programme of their favourite art songs or chamber music, guiding you through their own personal vocal journey, and partnering with some world-class guest artists. A$50; C$40; f/t student $30; child U/12 $20. www.song.company/winterreise

  • Wednesday 5 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. ANU Open School

    Wednesday 5 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. ANU Open School various. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Wednesday 12 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Alina Zamfir & Julia Janiszewski, viola & cello.

    Wednesday 12 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Alina Zamfir & Julia Janiszewski, viola & cello. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Sunday 16 June 11am “Nancy’s AMusA piano recital”, performing works by Clementi, Tchaikovsky, Debussy & more.

    Sunday 16 June 11am “Nancy’s AMusA piano recital”, performing works by Clementi, Tchaikovsky, Debussy & more. Tickets are available at the door. A $15; C$10; f/student & child free. Enquiries: nma97804@gmail.com

  • Wednesday 19 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Gospel Folk & Alchemy Chorus.

    Wednesday 19 June 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Gospel Folk & Alchemy Chorus. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

  • Thursday 20 June 5.30pm Concert presented by students of the ACT Organ School. Come and support these dynamic young players as they perform works prepared under the expert guidance of their teacher Christopher Wrench.

    Thursday 20 June 5.30pm Concert presented by students of the ACT Organ School. Come and support these dynamic young players as they perform works prepared under the expert guidance of their teacher Christopher Wrench. Admission free; duration approximately 1 hour. Bookings not required.  Enquiries: 6232 7248. Venue: Wesley Uniting Church.

(*) Friends of Wesley Music Concession event giving a $5 discount off ticket prices.  If you wish to join our email distribution list please click here. A form to join the 'Friends of Wesley Music' is available on the website. 'Friends of Wesley Music' is an activity of the Wesley Music Foundation, a charity which finances and operates the Wesley Music Centre. The WMF can receive tax deductible donations of $2 or more and welcomes bequests to ensure the long-term future of its programs to promote music and music education throughout the community. Our concerts are often recorded by ArtSound FM (www.artsound.com.au). Always check the latest calendar or our website (wesleycanberra.org.au/music) for any changes in performance details, dates and times.