Upcoming performances for our Artists in June 2017
Upcoming performances for our Artists in June 2017
Natalie Aroyan, José Carbó (baritone) and Siro Battaglin (piano) perform Armenian and Argentinian songs and duets in Opera Australia’s Studio Recitals. The Opera Centre, Surry Hills. 3 June at 14:30.
Penelope Mills performs Vine Wonders with Canberra Choral Society. Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University, Canberra. 3 June at 19:30.
The Nixon Tapes with Sydney Opera House and Opera Australia for Vivid LIVE. Christopher Tonkin: Chou En-Lai, Luke Gabbedy: Richard Nixon, and David Parkin: Henry Kissinger. Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House. 5 June at 19:30.
Graham Abbott conducts the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in three performances: Out of this World, Fortune’s Fool and Happy Town for their Festival of Learning and Participation. During the week-long festival, over 4,000 young people from kindergarten to tertiary level will share and make music with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
- Fortune’s Fool: Adelaide Town Hall on 6 June at 11:00 for students in years 8 - 10.
- Out of this World: Adelaide Town Hall on 7 June at 10:00 and 12:00 for students in years 4 – 7, and 18:30 for families.
- Happy Town: Adelaide Town Hall on 9 June at 10:00 and 12:00 for students in K – 3, and 10 June at 10:00.
The ASO’s Festival of Learning and Participation runs from 2-10 June.
Two Weddings, One Bride with Opera Australia. John Bolton Wood: Philippe. Playhouse, Sydney Opera House. Season 2 opens 7 June, running until 25 June, with Season 3 from 12 – 22 October. Performances Tuesday – Sunday each week, with two performances on Wednesdays.
Simon Kenway will be guest conductor at the 8th Melbourne International Singers Festival, where he will lead the Massed Festival Choir, Women’s Festival Choir for their performance in the Festival Finale Best of British. The 8th Melbourne International Singers Festival runs from 8-12 June. The Best of British performance is on 12 June at 14:30 at Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne.
Australia Piano Quartet perform Your Cruel Melodies – Symonds Your Cruel Melodies for Piano Quartet and Tenor (with Andrew Goodwin. This is the APQ’s 2017 APQ/UTS Commission) and Brahms Piano Quartet no. 2 in A major, Op. 26. UTS Chancellery, Ultimo, Sydney. 9 June at 18:00.
Macbeth with Melbourne Theatre Company. Nick Schlieper: Lighting Designer. The Sumner, Southbank Theatre. Opens 9 June, running until 15 July.
Sleeping Beauty with Victorian Opera for Dark MOFO. Jacqueline Porter: The Princess. Theatre Royal, Hobart. 10 June and 11 June.
Tobias Cole performs Bach Lobet den Herrn BWV 230, Komm, Jesu, komm BWV 229 and Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227 with the Song Company in their programme Forward and Bach which intersperses Bach and modern Australian works. Yellow House, Sydney on 10 June at 15:00 | Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne on 13 June at 19:30 | Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle on 15 June at 19:00 | Independent Theatre, North Sydney on 17 June at 19:30 | St James Church, King St, Sydney on 22 June at 19:30 | Wesley Uniting Church, Canberra on 23 June at 19:00.
Australia Piano Quartet perform Might and Majesty – Symonds Your Cruel Melodies for Piano Quartet and Tenor (with Andrew Goodwin. This is the APQ’s 2017 APQ/UTS Commission) and Brahms Piano Quartet no. 2 in A major, Op.26. Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House. 10 June at 15:00.
Penelope Mills, Sian Pendry and Michael Honeyman perform Mendelssohn Elijah for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ ChorusOz. Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House. 11 June at 17:00.
Siobhan Stagg performs Haydn Die Schöpfung with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne on 15 June at 20:00 and 17 June at 14:00, and Costa Hall Geelong on 16 June at 19:30.
Nicholas Carter conducts Brett Dean Amphitheatre, Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1 with Li-Wei Qin, and Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide Town Hall. 16 June at 20:00 and 17 June at 18:30.
Andrew Goodwin performs Strauss Die Nacht, Schubert Nacht und Träume, Winterreise: Gute Nacht, Nachtstück and Schubert arr Huber Der Erlkönig with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. Forge Theatre and Arts Hub, Bairnsdale, Victoria on 17 June at 14:00 | Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre on 18 June at 14:30 | Deakin Edge, Federation Square on 22 June at 19:30 | Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington, Victoria on 24 June at 19:30.
Li-Wei Qin, Natsuko Yoshimoto (violin) and Kristian Chong (piano) give a recital of Shostakovich Piano Trio No.2 Op.67 and Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor. UKARIA Cultural Centre, Mount Barker, South Australia. 18 June at 14:30.
The Cunning Little Vixen with Victorian Opera. Trudy Dalgleish: Lighting Design. Celeste Lazarenko: Vixen, Samuel Dundas: Harašta, Jeremy Kleeman: Badger/Parson. Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne. Opens 22 June, with further performances on 24, 27 and 29 June, and 1 July.
Graham Abbott conducts the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in Rossini Tancredi: Overture, Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann: Intermezzo & Barcarolle, Wagner Siegfried Idyll and Vivaldi Concerto for Strings RV 150, for the launch of Christine V. Courtney’s new book Venetian Voices. Grainger Studio, Adelaide. 24 June at 14:30.
Winter Words with Pacific Opera Young Artists and Simon Kenway (piano). The Pacific Opera Young Artists will perform Schubert Winterreise. Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House. 25 June at 15:00.
Stuart Skelton performs Mahler Das Lied von der Erde with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne on 29 June at 20:00 and 1 July at 14:00, and Costa Hall, Geelong on 30 June at 19:30.
Bennelong with Bangarra. Nick Schlieper: Lighting Design. Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from 29 June - 22 July | Canberra Theatre, Canberra Theatre Centre from 3-5 August | Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane from 25 August - 2 September | Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne from 7 - 16 September.
Emma Matthews and Andrew Goodwin, along with Peter Coleman-Wright, Anna Dowsley, Dominica Matthews, Warwick Fyfe and Pacific Opera Young Artists, perform some of their favourite arias in a fundraising dinner and recital for Pacific Opera. The Victoria Room, The Royal Automobile Club of Australia, Sydney. 30 June at 19:30.
Carmen with New Zealand Opera. Lindy Hume: Director. Emma Pearson: Micaëla, Wade Kernot: Zuniga. St James Theatre, Wellington: Opens 1 June, with further performances on 3, 6, 8 and 10 June | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland: Opens 22 June, with further performances on 24, 27 29 June and 1 July | Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch: Opens 13 July, with further performances on 15, 18, 20 and 22 July.
Anna Leese performs Nielsen Symphony No. 3 ‘Sinfonia espansiva’ with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand. 1 June at 20:00.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 with Opéra de Nice. Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur, Nice, France. 2 June at 20:00 and 3 June at 18:00.
Stuart Skelton performs Mahler Das Lied von der Erde with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA. 3 June at 15:00.
Bernhard Lang after Wagner Mondparsifal Alpha 1-8 with Wiener Festwochen. Simone Young: Conductor. Theater an der Wien, Vienna, Austria. Opens 4 June, with further performances on 6 and 8 June.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague, Czech Republic. 7, 8 and 9 June at 19:30.
Stuart Skelton performs Wagner Act 1 of Die Walküre with Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa. Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao, Spain. 8 and 9 June at 19:30.
Dean Hamlet with Glyndebourne Festival. James Crabb will perform an onstage role written for him by Brett Dean. Glyndebourne, Lewes, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Opens 11 June, with further performances on 13, 17, 21, 24, 27 and 30 June, and 6 July.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Liszt Piano Concerto no. 2 with Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin. Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany. 14 June at 20:00.
Aldo Di Toro performs some of his favourite arias in A Night at the Opera with Hamoniemusik Balzers. Gutenberg Castle, Liechtenstein. Balzers, Liechtenstein. 16 June at 20:30 and 17 June at 20:00.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Members of the Wiener Symphoniker perform Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor, Ravel Piano Trio in A minor and Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat major. Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria. 18 June at 19:30.
Leonore with Dresden Festival. Peter Rose: Rocco. Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden, Germany. 18 June at 20:00.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Beethoven Choral Fantasy with Wiener Symphoniker. Musikverein, Vienna, Austria. 21 June at 19:30.
Seven Deadly Sins and Pagliacci with Festival Opera. Hadleigh Adams: Brother, Silvio. Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, USA. 24 June at 20:00 and 25 June at 14:00.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin and Piano Concerto in G with Orchestre éphémère des Climats de Bourgogne. Chateau du Clos Vougeot, Vougeot, France. 25 June at 18:30.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Gershwin Piano Concerto in F with Orchester der Schlossfestspiele. Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Ludwigsburg, Germany. 29 June at 20:00.
Die Fledermaus with Santa Fe Opera. Nicholas Carter: Conductor. The Crosby Theatre, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Opens 30 June, with further performances on 5, 8, 14 July, 1, 7, 14, 19, 26 August.
Looking ahead to the first week of July 2017
The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Australia Regional Touring. Simon Kenway: Conductor. Olivia Cranwell: Countess / Bridesmaid, Suzanne Shakespeare: Susanna / Barbarina. The tour opens on 8 July at 19:30 at The Playhouse Theatre, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Geelong, Victoria, before touring to: Pilbeam Theatre, Rockhampton, Queensland on 12 July at 19:30 | Townsville Civic Centre, Townsville, Queensland on 14 and 15 July at 19:30 | Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, Queensland on 18 July at 19:30 | The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Queensland on 20 and 21 July at 19:30 and 22 July at 13:30 | Noosa Leisure Centre, Noosa, Queensland on 25 July at 19:30 | Munro Martin Parklands, Cairns, Queensland on 29 July at 19:00 | St Joseph’s Catholic College, Katherine, Northern Territory on 1 August at 19:00 | Tennant Creek Civic Hall, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory on 3 August at 19:30 | Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory on 5 August at 19:30 | Darwin Entertainment Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory on 10 August at 11:00 and 11 August, at 19:30 | Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, Western Australia on 15 August at 19:30 |Stage One Theatre, Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, Bunbury, Western Australia on 17 August at 19:30 | Boardwalk Theatre, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah, Western Australia on 19 August at 19:30 | Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton, Western Australia on 22 August at 19:30.