CONCERTS

We have a spectacular lineup of artists this year for our five main concerts.  Buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.


Youth and Exuberance

Presented by Camp Creative in memory of Peter Nance

AcaciaBYO500x300Bellingen Youth Orchestra and the Acacia Quartet

A magical night of music, including premieres of a commissioned work by Sally Whitwell performed by the Bellingen Youth Orchestra and student compositions performed by the Acacia Quartet.

 

Friday 22 September
7:30 – 9:30 pm
Bellingen Memorial Hall

Program TBA

 

Adults: $35 Students: $15

Ticketed concert … buy tickets in advance or at door


A Touch of Paradise

Presented by TBA

Michelle der Kinderen  and Leanne Swanson

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Strelitzia Piano Trio

Strelitzia has been widely praised for their innovative programs which typically feature the great masterpieces of the Classical, Romantic and Twentieth Century chamber music repertoire alongside lesser known gems from around the world, as well as fresh new contemporary works with influences ranging from world music to Jazz to modern dance music.

Saturday 23 September
2:30 – 4:30 pm
Bellingen Memorial Hall

Program TBA

Adults: $35 Students: $15

Ticketed concert … buy tickets in advance or at door


Keyboard Extravaganza

Presented in association with Musica Viva Australia

The Academy EnsembleThe Academy

The Academy is a chamber music program for talented music students in the greater Coffs Harbour region. This unique concept allows higher level instrumental students to experience chamber music and performance techniques that would otherwise only be available to them during tertiary music studies.

 

Tamara-Anna CislowslaTamara-Anna Cislowska

Tamara has graced the great concert halls of the world, shared her innate sensitivity and interpretive powers with the finest orchestras and received critical acclaim for her numerous musical recordings. She is one of Australia’s foremost pianists, winner of many awards both here and overseas including the 2015 ARIA Award for ‘Best Classical Album’.

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Elena Kats-CherninElena Kats-Chernin

Well known for here ballet Wild Swans, Elena is widely acknowledged and awarded around the world as one of Australia’s foremost contemporary composers. She has created works in nearly every genre, from orchestral compositions to chamber music and opera, from ballet to string trio and intimate compositions for piano and from rags to  music for robots.

 

Saturday 23 September
7:30 – 9:30 pm
Bellingen Memorial Hall

Program TBA

Adults: $35 Students: $15

Ticketed concert … buy tickets in advance or at door


No Boundaries

Presented in association with Musica Viva Australia

Duo HistoireNick Russoniello and Marilo Tanouye

A unique combination of classical guitar and saxophone features award-winning musicians Murilo Tanouye and Nick Russoniello.  One of Sydney’s finest emerging classical duos, they always deliver fresh performances in a variety of musical styles. Their broad repertoire ranges from Argentinian tango to Spanish romantic music, from Bossa Nova standards to Classical repertoire.

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Zoe Chindamo and Zoe BlackJoe Chindamo and Zoë Black

Zoë Black and Joe Chindamo are the new kids on the classical block and are routinely described as edgy and a welcome new and unique voice to Australian Chamber music. Their commitment to new music displays a daring disregard for boundaries.

 

Sunday 24 September
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bellingen Memorial Hall

Program TBA

Adults: $35 Students: $15

Ticketed concert … buy tickets in advance or at door


Exotica Musica

Presented by TBA

Tek TekTEK TEK Ensemble

The unique TEK TEK Ensemble from Melbourne performs virtuosic and original music inspired by tropical jungles, late night Balkan weddings, 1960s chic, and shamanistic desert rituals.The band, which includes Bellingen grown Esther Henderson, captivates audiences with exclamatory trumpet, hedonistic violins and organ, deeply pulsating drums and bass, wild psychedelic electric guitar, and a rich smearing of harmonized singing (and wailing) thrown on top.

Sunday 24 September
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Bellingen Memorial Hall

Program TBA

Adults: $35 Students: $15

Ticketed concert … buy tickets in advance or at door

 

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