Transfigured | Selby & Friends

For the third instalment of the Selby & Friends program, the group performed in ascending order a piano trio, quartet, and quintet from a selection of composers. Beginning with something sweet and ending with a complex tang, the concert provided a variety of compositional flavours for savouring at home.

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New Constellations | Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

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With guest director Jakob Lehmann, the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra is undertaking its first national tour for their New Constellations concert. Combining the work of two Romantic composers, this program presents a joyful dynamic with some unusual classic instruments.

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Grandeur | Woollahra Philharmonic Orchestra with Bridget Bolliger and Dimitri Ashkenazy

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Image by Steve Lee

In Maestro Lee Bracegirdle’s inaugural program since being appointed Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Woollahra Philharmonic Orchestra, the spring program was a bold welcome to the new season with some beautiful classics played wonderfully by the full orchestra. Equally exciting was the accompaniment by two internationally renowned soloists to the concert’s proceedings.

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Midsummer Mendelssohn Gala | Flinders Quartet with Chris Moore

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To finish up their July 2018 program, Flinders Quartet and guest violist Chris Moore performed a lively concert mixing music and theatre. It’s a charming play with text to add narration to the Quartet’s performance and movement in time with the music. The three pieces comprising this concert were distinct but carried a thread of life and joy throughout.

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