Subscribe to Recitals Australia mailing list

* indicates required

Past Virtuosi Series

 

Return to the 2017 Virtuosi Series events

 Past Virtuosi Series events in 2016

Michael Barenboim

Sunday 10 April at 2.30pm
Ngeringa Cultural Centre, Mt Barker

Join international violin sensation Michael Barenboim  for his SA exclusive debut. Entirely Solo Violin, the program includes works by Bach, Bartok  and, in memory of  the late Pierre Boulez, his Anthèmes 1.

“As exciting a first appearance by an instrumental soloist as I can recall in years…” – Andrew Patner, Chicago Sun Times

Duration 120 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Narek Hakhnazaryan & Anna Goldsworthy

Sunday 1 May at 2.30pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide

Sensational Armenian cellist and  Gold  Medal  winner of the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition. Narek Hakhnazaryan performs Ligeti’s Solo Cello Sonata and duo works  by Fauré, Debussy, Saint- Saëns, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky with renowned  Australian pianist Anna Goldsworthy.

“His command of the instrument is extraordinary.”
– Los Angeles Times

Presented by Rectials Australia with special thanks to the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Duration 110 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Shuan Hern Lee

Sunday 26 June at 2.30pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide

At just 13 years old, WA born Shuan Hern Lee has won many prestigious Australian piano Awards as well as prizes in the USA, Russia, Ukraine & Serbia. He performed at Carnegie Hall at age 7! Shuan’s recital includes Mozart Sonata K330, Chopin Ballad No. 2, Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1, Beethoven Sonata No 3, Debussy L’isle Joyeuse and Balakirev Islamey.

Presented by Recitals Australia as part of our commitment toemerging Australian artists.

Duration 100 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Owen Morris & Cameron Malouf

Sunday 7 August at 2.30pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra principals Owen Morris, trumpet (pictured) and Cameron Malouf, trombone, join forces for a unique recital of solo and duo works. Composers include Castérède’s Sonatina for Trombone and Piano, Rossini’s Overture from The Barber Of Seville and Robert Ericsson’s General Speech (of Macarthur).

Presented by Rectials Australia with special thanks to the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Duration100 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Rachel Johnston & Ashley Hribar

Sunday 18 September at 2.30pm
Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of SA, Adelaide

Rachel Johnston (cello) and Ashley Hribar (piano)combine forces to present “Bach and Beyond”, a program highlighting their unique approaches to their instruments and their breathtaking performance interaction. Featuring the Bach / Brahem Suite and Ashley Hribar’s own Journey to Damascus.

“…Johnston and Hribar were wonderfully empathetic, providing ample depth and meaning…” – The Advertiser

Duration 100 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Daniel de Borah

Sunday 6 November at 2.30pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide

Daniel de Borah was a major prize winner at the 2004 Sydney International Piano competition and has since appeared extensively overseas and in Australia to universal acclaim. Daniel’s program includes Schumann’s Ghost Variations and Fünf Albumblätter, Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Schumann, and Prokofiev’s 10 pieces for piano from Romeo and Juliet.

“…a display of sophisticated musical artistry, free from overly flashy interpretative arrogance or unnecessary physical hyperbole.”  – Limelight Magazine

Duration 120 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Past Virtuosi Series events in 2015

Download 2015 Virtuosi Series Brochure (PDF) or View it online

Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor

Sunday 8 November at 3.30PM
at Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is one of today’s most exceptional musicians, presented here in an intimate recital at Elder Hall. The program will feature Mendelssohn, Chopin, Ravel and Liszt. In association with ASO

Duration 110 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Chris Jarrett & Luca Ciarla

Chris Jarrett & Luca Ciarla

Thursday 5 March at 6.15pm
at Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

Exclusive Adelaide performance: Internationally acclaimed composer and pianist Chris Jarrett meets up with worldwide improviser and magician of the violin Luca Ciarla for a unique duo on the border between jazz and contemporary music.

 

Duration approx. 100 minutes (no interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Elizabeth Layton & Ian Munro

Elizabeth Layton & Ian Munro

Sunday 10 May at 3.30pm
at Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

Elizabeth Layton (violin) and Ian Munro (piano) in a program of classic duos by Mozart, Beethoven and Debussy, Ysaÿe Ballade OP 27 No 3 for solo violin and composer Ian Munro’s own Blue Rags.

Duration 110 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Brett Dean, Paul Dean, Lisa Moore

Brett Dean, Lisa Moore, Paul Dean

Friday 7 August at 8.00pm
at Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

Performers and brothers Brett Dean (viola) and Paul Dean (clarinet) combine talents with Lisa Moore (piano) in a virtuosic program of works by Mozart, Brett Dean, Martin Bresnick, Schumann, Paul Dean (world premiere) and György Kurtág.

Duration 120 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

Geoffrey Collins and Alice Giles

Monday 14 September at 7.30pm
at Elder Hall, University of Adelaide

Geoffrey Collins (flute) and Alice Giles (harp) are two of Australia’s most acclaimed instrumentalists. A rare chance to hear a up close recital including works by Takemitsu, Piazzolla and more. In association with the ASO.

Duration 100 minutes (including interval)

Purchase Tickets / More Information

 

The 2015 Virtuosi Series was supported by

virtuosi-sponsors