McAuley Hall, Sacred Heart College Geelong
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra with Sophie Rowell
For her first orchestral concert as MCO’s artistic director, Sophie Rowell invites you to revel in the power and possibilities of the string orchestra.
Friday 3 March 7.30pm
Marshall McGuire (harp) with Paula Rae (flute)
Marshall McGuire studied at the Victorian College of the Arts, the Paris Conservatoire and the London Royal College of Music. He has commissioned and premiered more than 100 new works for harp, and has been a member of the ELISION ensemble since 1988, with fellow musician Paula Rae (flute).
Friday 28 April 7.30pm
Flinders Quartet is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. A quartet for the twenty-first century approaching its third decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity. The group’s dynamic and stirring performances of a full spectrum of repertoire have audiences and critics articulating their esteem, and the quartet is a highly-respected force in Australian chamber music.
Friday 26 May 7.30pm
Sophie Rowell, Timothy Young & ANAM Musicians
The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to training the most exceptional young classical musicians from Australia and New Zealand. It is the only professional performance training institute of its kind in Australia, and one of few in the world.
Friday 11 August 7.30pm
One of Australia’s most distinguished and awarded musicians with a career that has taken him to thirty countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia. As a composer, Ian is the only Australian to have been awarded the Premier Grand Prix at the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Composers (2003) and was in 2011 the Featured Composer for Musica Viva Australia.
Friday 8 September 7.30pm