Havasi: Havasi

Renowned globally for his contemporary approach to classical music, Havasi will take the Hamer Hall stage for the first time at Arts Centre Melbourne this … Read more

Coleman: Ives

FEELINGS OF SPIRITUAL FERVENCY Charles Ives’s Piano Sonata No.1 is the first half of the composer’s musical autobiography. Chockablock with hymn tunes, we imagine the early years … Read more

Nankervis: Prokofiev

Friends of Music favourite Christopher Nankervis returns with a rare treat: the virtuosic arrangements for solo piano by Prokofiev of movements from his wonderful Peter … Read more

de Jager

A virtuoso program by celebrated Australian pianist extraordinaire Peter de Jager. More info and bookings

Hooke: Mompou, Mozart & Schumann

Josh Hooke, a young pianist described by celebrated Paul Badura-Skoda as ‘one of the most gifted of his generation’ plays Mompou, Mozart and Schumann. The … Read more

Redd: Tozer & more

GEOFFREY TOZER 70TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE RECITAL The late iconic Geoffrey Tozer would have turned 70 on 5 November 2024. This recital will feature some of … Read more

Gataveckaite: Haydn, Scarlatti and Vine

MATTUTINO Gintaute Gataveckaite’s Mattutino program is a pianistic sonata odyssey, featuring four of her personal favourite and most highly celebrated sonatas in the piano repertoire. … Read more

Cassomenos

MUSIC AT MCCLELLAND Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos is one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians. He has been performing internationally since the age of … Read more

Leslie: Beethoven

FORTYFIVE DOWNSTAIRS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 10 After his sell-out, riveting performance of Bach’s Goldberg Variations at the fortyfivedownstairs Chamber Music Festival 2023, legendary Australian pianist Michael Leslie … Read more

Green: Strauss

FORTYFIVE DOWNSTAIRS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 4: “ENOCH ARDEN” Alfred Lord Tennyson’s epic 1864 poem tells the tragic story of shipwrecked Enoch Arden, who survives over … Read more

Rushford: Rühm, Miller & Rushford

FORTYFIVE DOWNSTAIRS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2 Celebrated composer-performer James Rushford presents a concert of rarely-heard contemporary keyboard and chamber music, focusing on unorthodox forms of … Read more

ANAM Musicians: Chopin

ANAM AT BELEURA HOUSE AND GARDEN 2 Beleura is a 19th century house on the Mornington peninsula, with spectacular gardens and a purpose-built performance space. In … Read more

Shamray: Debussy, Ravel & more

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS The brilliant Konstantin Shamray will sweep you off your feet with the music of Paris by moonlight from Debussy’s suite Bergamasque (Claire de … Read more

Lewis: Schubert

Illustrious English pianist Paul Lewis returns to the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall stage and transports audiences to the timeless world of Franz Schubert. Commencing the evening … Read more

ANAM Pianists: Cage

ANAM AT THE CONVENT: SONATAS AND INTERLUDES This concert celebrates a seminal work by one of the great radical voices in 20th century music, the … Read more

Kogosowski: Gershwin

All Gershwin concert. Three Preludes Piano Songbook Alan Kogosowski has been described by The Times of London as “a pianist of grand panache”, the Chicago … Read more

Sharman: Australian composers

THE AUSTRALIAN LULLABY Vanessa Sharman is an Australian classical pianist, who has an avid interest in contemporary music and forging creative relationships with composers. Most … Read more