Music Event Calendar

Wesley Music Centre

22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603

Music Event Calendar

Sunday 2 February 4pm “Fragrance in the Air…” Artsong from Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov. Andrew Goodwin, tenor & Daniel de Borah, pianoTwo outstanding musicians perform a truly enchanting program of songs from some of the best composers of the form.  The program includes Dichterliebe, Op.48 (“A Poet’s Love”), Robert Schumann’s (1810-1856) best known song-cycle as well as two of Tchaikovsky Romances from his Opus 6.  Tickets: A $35.00; C $30; F/T student $20; child U/12 $free www.trybooking.com/BHNPR  & at the door.

Sunday 9 February 3pm The Sydney Consort.  For its very last concert ….The Sydney Consort will perform music by JS Bach, Handel, Castello, Vivaldi, Royer for its wonderful Canberra audience.  Tickets: A $35; C: $25 (FoW Music concessions) at www.trybooking.com/BGZXR & at the door. Further information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday 12 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Celebrating Chopin’s Birthday! Enter our 2020 season with a concert to celebrate Chopin’s birthday (1st March 1810). Outstanding pianist Mark Jurkiewicz returns in a performance of Chopin’s four Mazurkas op.6, the Scherzo in B minor op. 20 and three Waltzes op. 34. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Thursday 13 February 7pm The Song Company - Cries Of Justice. Ancient songs from the ehart in the Book of Psalms sound out across the centuries against oppression & injustice.  Psalm settings by William Byrd, Nicolas Gombert, Robert White and more.  Tickets:  A $45.00; C $36.00; U/30 $27.00 at the door or at https://the.song.company Wesley Uniting Church. 

Wednesday 19 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. A Feast of Favourites: Opera, Operetta & Musical Theatre.  Sarahlouise Owens, Eleanor Greenwood, Colin Milner & Colleen Rae-Gerrard. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

 

Sunday 23 February 3pm Phoenix Collective: Concert 1 - Intricate Machines. A concert inspired by mechanics, wheels, cogs, precision, construction and repetition. An ode to the industrial revolution, the hum of a busy city and drive of a locomotive.  Steve Reich, Different Trains; Arvo Pärt, Fratres; J.S Bach, Art of Fugue; Dvořák String Quartet No.12 Op.96, American.  Tickets:  A: $35; C: $28; Child (U/17): $15; Family (2+2): $86 at door and at phoenixcollective.com.au/ 

 

Wednesday 26 February 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Canberra Strings in a performance of Beethoven’s String Quintet in C Major Op 29. This performance by Canberra Strings will feature Barbara Jane Gilby, former concertmaster of both the Tasmanian and Canberra Symphony Orchestras, as first violinist together with CSO members Pip Thompson on violin, Lucy Carrigy-Ryan & Jack Chenoweth on viola, & Samuel Payne on cello. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Friday 28 February 7.30pm. “A walk in Rio” Music from Brazil, Italy, Germany and more. Campbell Diamond (guitar). A $30; C $25; CCGS Members $20; f/t student $15; child U12 free. eventbrite.com.au/e/82882382437

Wednesday 4 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Hilda Visser-Scott pianoTBC Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Wednesday 11 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Ariana Odermatt harpsichord. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Sunday 15 March 2020 3pm In their first concert of 2020, Coro returns with Haydn’s dark masterpiece ‘Nelson’ mass, and ‘Magnificat’, CPE Bach’s first large-scale choral work. Tickets available online from www.corocanberra.com or at the door. A $50 C $30 Student $10 Enquiries This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday 18 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. Robert Schmidli, piano. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Wednesday 25 March 12.40pm “Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts”. “Classic Humour” Roland Peelman, piano. Entry $10 (includes program & refreshments). Additional donations welcome.

Sunday 29 March 3pm Sarahlou & Pip Candy Australian Art Song –Featuring modern and neglected composers. Australian Art Song – Performing a newly commissioned song cycle by Michael Dooley. First known performances of works by Linda Phillipa, Phyllis Batchelor & songs by Horace Keats. Voice and piano recital.