Free Lunchtime Concert – The Australia Ensemble@UNSW
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Free Lunchtime Concert – The Australia Ensemble@UNSW

The Australia Ensemble@UNSW presents a free lunchtime concert featuring the music of Amy Beach, America’s first successful female composer who wrote with the seasoned hand of the late Romantics. Her marvellous Flute quintet is the centrepiece for this intimate concert, with Poulenc’s quirky Sonata for clarinet and bassoon and Smetana’s Z Domoviny providing ideal bookends….

Australia Ensemble Goes Bohemian
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Australia Ensemble Goes Bohemian

Although folksong and dance are never far away from the sound palette of Czech composers, the sophistication of the music is indisputable – and in this territory Dvořák is the undisputed master. Of his Opus 87 Piano Quartet, Dvořák wrote that the “melodies came easily and just surged upon me”. Also written in record time, Janáček initially…

Collegium Musicum Choir And Orchestra – Vespers, a Mass and a Magnificat
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Collegium Musicum Choir And Orchestra – Vespers, a Mass and a Magnificat

In its inaugural concert of the 2015 season, the 80-voice Collegium Musicum Choir directed by Sonia Maddock and the collegium Musicum Orchestra led by Dene Olding present sacred choral music of the classical era. Opening the program is Schubert’s joyous setting of the Magnificat canticle, originally composed for Vespers at the Lichtental church where Schubert himself was…