Music Event Calendar
Music Event Calendar
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Wesley Music Centre

22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603

Wesley Music Foundation

Cancelled: Saturday 2 February 2019 2.30pm "Sharing Music" Recital. Alexander Penca (piano), Elsa Huber (violin),performing favourites including Romantic gems and new works. Entry by donation. Enquiries: elsaerminia@gmail.com

Saturday 2 Feb 7.30pm. “Alchemy” - Well known to Canberra audiences, classical guitarists Andrew Blanch & Ariel Nurhadi have been playing as a duo since 2014. Their current duo project entitled ‘Alchemy’, is named after the very first piece they learnt together, written by the late, great Australian guitarist and composer Phillip Houghton. Alchemy is something of a ‘world-tour’, featuring some of the duo's favourite music written/arranged for guitar duet, with masterpieces from France, Germany, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, USA, and Australia, including Houghton’s acclaimed ‘Three Duets’ that encapsulates 'Alchemy’. Tickets A$35; C$25; f/t student $15; u/12 $5; Family $75. at www.trybooking.com/BADZM or at the door. More info: Dan Sloss - 0403 640 669 or email canberraguitar@gmail.com

*Sunday 3 February 2pm "The Romance of the Flute and Piano" Concert. Sarah Nielsen (flute) & Emily Leong (piano)perform a selection of their favourite Romantic (and beyond!) repertoire both as soloists and together. Tickets at: tinyurl.com/fluteandpiano  or at the door. *A $20; C$15; f/t student & U/12 $10. * FoWM discount applies to this ticket price.

Wednesday 13 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Spina & Benignetti Piano duo. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome

*Sunday 17 February 3pm. Art Song Season of Song Concert 1: THE SWEET COUNTRY AIR. Michael Lampard and Alan Hicks.  From the Severn’s banks to the streets of the city, we take you on a sightseeing tour through English song. Through the works of Finzi, W.C Denis Browne, the living composer Ian Venables, and some of Benjamin Britten’s folksong arrangements, this recital will catch the eye and ear of any passer-by. 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 20 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Jonathan Lee and Friends. Organ and violin. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Wednesday 27 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Hilda Visser-Scott piano students. Entry $10 (includes program and refreshments).Additional donations welcome.

Sunday 31st 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