Brunswick Beethoven Festival

Brunswick Beethoven Festival

Classical music performances.

The Brunswick Beethoven Festival brings together internationally acclaimed performers for a festival of the finest classical chamber music in Brunswick, inner Melbourne – and for the lowest prices so that everybody can afford to come and hear these exceptional artists playing the great classical composers – Beethoven, Brahms, Bach, Mozart, Handel, Piazolla, Paganini, Elgar, Albinez, Chopin, Debussy and more.

The Festival, now in its 12th year under the musical directorship of Sergio de Pieri, featuring the following internationally recognised artists, classical guitarist Massimo Scattolin, flautist Andrea Dainese, harpist Elisabetta Ghebbioni, mezzo-sopranos Sally-ann Russell and Anna Smith, violinists Sara and Monica Curro, Helen Ayres, Erika Kennedy, Andrew Sords and David Saffir, cellists Josephine Vains, Timothy Nankervis and Dan Curro, Cristofori Piano – Jacqueline Ogeil, pianists Anna Goldsworthy, David Selig, Elyane Laussade, John O’Donnell and Stewart Kelly, clarinetist Phillip Arkinstall and theorbist Samantha Cohen.

Program

CONCERT ONE

7.30 pm, Tuesday 6 February

Duo Leonardo Andrea Dainese - flute and Elisabetta Ghebbioni - harp Works by Anon, Handel, Rossini, Chopin, Albeniz, Naderman-Tulou, Bellini, Massenet, Ferroud and Ibert

CONCERT TWO

7.30 pm, Wednesday 7 February

Massimo Scattolin - classical guitar
Works by Scattolin, Villa-Lobos, Bacalov, Dyens, Morricone and Albeniz

CONCERT THREE

7.30 pm, Thursday 8 February

Sally-anne Russell - mezzo-soprano and Samantha Cohen - theorbo
Works by Purcell

CONCERT FOUR     

7.30 pm, Friday 9 February

The Curro Family in tribute to John Curro Monica Curro - violin, Sarah Curro - violin and Dan Curro - cello
Works by Mozart, Schubert, Paganini, de Wally, Massanet and Delibes

CONCERT FIVE

7.30 pm, Saturday 10 February

Jacqueline Ogeil - Cristofori piano
Works by Scarlatti (Sonatas K17 - 30 from the Essercizi)

~ 9 DAY BREAK ~

CONCERT SIX:           

7.30 pm, Monday 19 February Seraphim Trio Helen Ayres - violin, Anna Goldsworthy - piano and Timothy Nankervis - cello Works by Beethoven and Schubert  

CONCERT SEVEN

7.30 pm, Tuesday 20 February

Massimo Scattolin - classical guitar, Josephine Vains - cello and Erica Kennedy - violin Works by Scattolin, Paganini and Morricone

CONCERT EIGHT      

7.30 pm, Wednesday 21 February

David Selig - piano and David Saffir - violin
Works by Schubert, Poulenc and Brahms

CONCERT NINE    

7.30pm, Thursday 22 February

Josephine Vains - cello and John O'Donnell - piano
Performing the final two luminous Sonatas for cello and piano Works by Beethoven

CONCERT TEN       

7.30 pm, Friday 23 February

Andrew Sords - violin and Elyane Laussade - piano
Works by Brahms, Beethoven, Bloch and Franck

CONCERT ELEVEN

7.30 pm, Saturday 24 February

Anna Smith - mezzo-soprano and Stewart Kelly - piano
Works by Robert Schumann, Klara Schumann and Brahms

CONCERT TWELVE

8.30 pm, Sunday 25 February

Plexus Stefan Cassomenos - piano, Monica Curro - violin and Phillip Arkinstall - clarinet
Works by Beethoven and commissioned works by Christine McCombe, Robert Davidson, Nat Bartsch, Richard Grantham and Allan Zavod

Contact

Brunswick Beethoven Festival
Mark Higginbotham, President
Email: brunswickbeethovenfestival@gmail.com

Further information

Brunswick Beethoven Festival


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