Upcoming performances for our Artists in September 2017

September 1, 2017

Upcoming performances for our Artists in September 2017

Daniel Carter conducts the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Music on Sundays: Guy Noble’s Excellent Musical Quiz (with Guy Noble, Host). A fun packed morning of great classical music by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Sibelius, Rachmaninov, Mahler, Haydn, Handel, and many more, where it is up to you to uncover the mystery of each piece chosen in Guy Noble’s first ever Classical Music Quiz – you have to guess the whole program! Concert Hall, QPAC. 3 September at 11:30.
Genevieve Lacey curates and performs Towards Eternity: a musical meditation spanning a millennium: a soulful, joyful tracing of our most ineffable selves. The programme: Léonin/Pérotin arr Lacey Viderunt omnes: organum, Viderunt omnes: Nos 1 & 2 Notum fecit, De Rore Ancor che col partire (divisions by Bassano), Adès Arcadiana Op 12: VI O Albion, Vivaldi Recorder Concerto in C minor RV441, Beethoven Grosse Fuge Op 133, Edwards Tyalgum Mantras, Dunstaple arr Lacey Quam pulchra es, Sammartini Recorder Concerto in F, Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre on 3 September at 14:30, Deakin Edge, Federation Square on 8 September at 19:30, and at the Feast of Music, Daylesford at Daylesford Town Hall on 9 September at 14:30.
Richard Mills will deliver the prestigious Callaway Lecture in 2017, to celebrate West Australian Opera’s 50th anniversary, presented in partnership with their tertiary partners UWA School of Music. In this year’s lecture, Dr Mills will explore contemporary possibilities for the art form of opera, via an analysis of the origins of the art form and an inspection of a sequence of transformatory moments in its history. Callaway Music Auditorium, University of Western Australia, School of Music. 7 September at 18:00. 
Nicholas Carter conducts the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in association with State Theatre Company South Australia in “Did my heart love till now?”, a fantasy of words and music inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, featuring music by Prokofiev, Berlioz, Bernstein and Rota. Adelaide Town Hall. 7 and 8 September at 19:30.
Jeremy Kleeman performs Durufle Requiem with the Melbourne Bach Choir. St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, 8 September at 20:00, followed by a tour to Europe, visiting Salzburg (24 September), Graz (26 September), Leipzig (29 September), Eisenach (1 October) and Prague (4 October).
At the Tyalgum Music Festival:

  • On 9 September at 10:30 in the Tyalgum Community Hall, Andrew Goodwin and Daniel de Borah perform Russian Songs - program of romances by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Completing the program is Benjamin Britten’s haunting setting of verses by Pushkin, The Poet’s Echo
  • On 10 September at 14:30 in the Tyalgum Community Hall, Andrew Goodwin and Daniel de Borah perform Schubert Lieder in the Festival’s Closing Gala.

The Tyalgum Music Festival runs from 8 – 10 September.
Robert Macfarlane performs Graham Hair Lament for Hagia Sofia with Astra Chamber Music Society, as part of Now and Then, a mini-multi-celebration of voices and electronics from past and present. Church of All Nations, Melbourne. 10 September at 17:00.
Nicholas Carter conducts the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4  (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano) and Bruckner Symphony No 4 'Romantic’. Adelaide Town Hall. 16 September at 19:30.
Elizabeth Campbell performs Mendelssohn Elijah with the Adelaide Harmony Choir. Elder Hall, University of Adelaide. 17 September at 14:00.
Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets with Victorian Opera and Malthouse Theatre. Zoe Atkinson: Set and Costume Design. Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne. Opens 20 September, running until 8 October.
Ghosts with Belvoir St Theatre. Nick Schlieper: Lighting Designer. Upstairs Theatre, Belvoir St, Surry Hills, Sydney. Opens 20 September, running until 22 October.
Aida for Griffith Opera on the Beach with Opera Australia. Natalie Aroyan*: Aida, Michael Honeyman: Amonasro, Sian Pendry: Amneris. Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland. Opens 21 September, with further performances on 22, 23 28, 29 and 30 September. * 21, 23, 28, 30 September.  22, 29 September.
Christopher Richardson performs Brahms German Requiem with Perth Symphonic Chorus. Perth Concert Hall. 23 September at 19:30.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical with Michael Cassel Group. Trudy Dalgleish: Associate Lighting Designer. The Sydney Lyric, Pyrmont, Sydney. Opens 23 September, running until 23 December.
Graham Abbott conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for Ears Wide Open: Schubert Symphony No.9 "Great".  Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre. 25 September at 18:30.
Australia Piano Quartet performs Chance New Work (2017 APQ Commission), Kats-Chernin Winter and Vasks Piano Quartet. UTS Great Hall, Ultimo, Sydney. 26 September at 18:30.
Aldo Di Toro gives a recital of Neapolitan Love Songs with Tommaso Pollio (piano) for the Dawson Society. Callaway Auditorium, University of Western Australia. 26 September at 19:30.

Die Zauberflöte with Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Siobhan Stagg: Pamina (mainstage debut). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK. Opens 12 September, with further performances on 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23 and 26 September.

Katya Kabanova with New Zealand Opera. Angus Wood: Boris. Opens 16 September at the ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland, with further performances on 19, 21 and 23 September, before a season at St James Theatre, Wellington, opening on 7 October, with further performances on 10, 12 and 14 October.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Bernstein Symphony no. 2 “The Age of Anxiety” with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta, Georgia, USA on 21 and 23 September at 20:00, and 24 September at 15:00 at the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, USA.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Gershwin Concerto in F with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 29 September at 20:00 and 30 September at 19:00.
Die Zauberflöte with Deutsche Oper Berlin. Siobhan Stagg: Pamina. Deutsche Oper Berlin, Germany. 30 September and 28 November at 19:30.

Looking ahead to the first week of October 2017
Der Spieler with Wiener Staatsoper. Simone Young: Conductor. Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria. Opens 4 October, with further performances on 7, 10, 14, 17 and 20 October.
Don Pasquale with State Opera of South Australia and Elder Conservatorium. Andrew Collis: Don Pasquale. The Opera Studio, State Opera of South Australia, Netley, SA. Opens 5 October, with further performances on 6 and 7 October.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Liszt Piano Concerto no. 2 with the San Diego Symphony. Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California, USA. 6 and 7 October at 20:00.

Roland Peelman conducts the Sydney Chamber Choir in Dido and Aeneas – a program of Monteverdi Lamento d’Arianna, Litany of the Blessed Virgin, Lamento della Ninfa, Gesualdo Madrigals and Purcell Dido and Aeneas. Great Hall, The University of Sydney. 7 October at 19:30.

Sally-Anne Russell performs Brahms Alto Rhapsody, and Sally-Anne Russell, Robert Macfarlane and Christopher Tonkin perform Haydn Nelson Mass with the Victoria Choral, Ballarat Choral Society and Art of Sound Orchestra. St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne on 7 October at 19:30, and St Patrick’s College Chapel, Ballarat on 8 October at 14:30.

For Victorian Opera’s 2017 Regional Victoria Tour:

  • Heroes and Villains. Richard Mills: Conductor. Olivia Cranwell. Heroes and Villains is features some of opera’s most recognisable, loved and loathed characters, including music from Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, The Magic Flute, Rigoletto, La bohème and Carmen. Mildura Arts Centre on 7 October at 19:30 | The Capital, Bendigo on 14 October at 19:30 | ESSO BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre (The Wedge), Sale on 28 October at 19:30.
  • Hansel and Gretel. Richard Mills: Conductor. Olivia Cranwell: Mother/Angel/Child. Mildura Arts Centre on 9 October at 10:30 and 13:00 | The Capital, Bendigo on 13 October at 10:30 and 13:30 | ESSO BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre (The Wedge), Sale on 28 October at 10:30 and 13:00 (Schools performances only).

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