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Australian Festival of Chamber Music
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Concert Schedule 2014
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July 2014
Australian Festival of Chamber Music
AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC 2014 in Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Thursday
31st July 2014 at 18:30
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia

Jupiters
Townsville
Venue: Jupiters, Townsville

Chefs in the North Dinner


Hosted by Maggie Beer and Damien Beaumont

AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Manuel Ponce - Estrellita
William Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane

Francesco Paolo Tosti - Ideale
Franz Lehár - You are my Heart’s Delight
Andrew Goodwin, Piers Lane

Giovanni Sollima - Lamentation
duoJalal
 
August 2014
Saturday
2nd August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 1


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews Tamara-Anna Cislowska, Genevieve Lacey, Kathryn Lockwood, Thomas Meglioranza and Yousif Sheronick.

Programme:
G.F. Handel - Sonata in C major HWV 365 for recorder and continuo
Peter Sculthorpe - Night Songs for violin (recorder), cello and piano (1995/2004) Genevieve Lacey, Neal Peres da Costa, Danny Yeadon

Peter Sculthorpe - Sonata for Viola and Percussion
duoJalal

Charles Ives - Down East, In the Alley, The Childrens’ Hour, The Circus Band
Mark Blitzstein - The New Suit (Zipperfly)
Thomas Meglioranza, Tamara-Anna Cislowska
Saturday
2nd August 2014 at 14:30
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Families' Concert - Cinderella
by Peter Maxwell Davies

AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Peter Maxwell Davies - Cinderella

Conducted by Dene Olding

Piers Lane, TheatreiNQ, Amadeus Singers,
Kirwan State High School
Sunday
3rd August 2014 at 11:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
St James' Cathedral
Venue: St James' Cathedral

In Memoriam

This concert is dedicated to the memory of the great Russian cellist Alexander Ivashkin (1948-2014), a much-loved and regular participant in the AFCM over many years.

AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Maurice Ravel arr. Trevor Wagler - Prelude, Forlane, Menuet, Rigaudon from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Tamara-Anna Cislowska, Helene Pohl, Rolf Gjelsten, Diana Doherty,
David Griffiths

Benjamin Britten - Who Are These Children?
Andrew Goodwin, Piers Lane

Richard Strauss - Metamorphosen

Dene Olding, Douglas Beilman, Irina Morozova, Kathryn Lockwood,
Julian Smiles, Alexander Baillie, Kees Boersma
Sunday
3rd August 2014 at 14:30
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
Townsville Civic Theatre
 
Interior
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Virginia Chadwick
Memorial Reef Talk


The Virginia Chadwick Memorial Reef Talk is a unique event and a Festival highlight. Science and music come together in a stimulating combination. Leading research scientists in the tropical and marine sciences present fascinating findings and recent advances in Great Barrier Reef research supported with film and images. Music programmed by Piers Lane and performed by Festival artists completes an intriguing, entertaining and informative session for all ages.

AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Maurice Ravel - Ondine from Gaspard de la Nuit
Pamela Page

Franz Schubert - Das Fischermädchen D.957 No.10,
Auf dem Wasser zu singen D.774,
Meeres-Stille D.216,
Der Schiffer D.536

Cole Porter - The Tale of the Oyster
Thomas Meglioranza, Piers Lane
Sunday
3rd August 2014 at 17:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Panufnik: His Quest for Peace

By Tama Matheson and Gary Thorpe in consultation with Lady Camilla Panufnik. Directed and Narrated by Tama Matheson.

The extraordinary and moving story of the effects of wartime and politics on one of Poland’s great composers.

AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Andrzej Panufnik - Concerto for Violin and Strings
Tasmin Little, Camerata of St John’s

Witold Lutoslawski - Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Piers Lane, Martin Roscoe
Monday
4th August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 2


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews Douglas Beilman, Andrew Goodwin, Tama Matheson and Helene Pohl.

Franz Schumann - from Dichterliebe Op.48,
Im wunderschönen Monat Mai;
Wenn ich in deine Augen Seh;
Ich grolle nicht; Aus alten Märchen winkt es; Die alten, bösen Lieder
Andrew Goodwin, Piers Lane

Johannes Brahms - String Quartet in c minor Op.51 No.1
New Zealand String Quartet
Monday
4th August 2014 at 17:30
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Ray Golding Sunset Series - Belgian Chocolates


AFCM Festival page for this event
Programme:
Guillaume Lekeu - Piano Quartet in b minor (unfinished)
Dene Olding, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles, Piers Lane

Eugène Ysaӱe - Sonata No.3 for solo violin
Tasmin Little

César Franck - Sonata for violin (oboe) and piano in A major
Diana Doherty, Tamara-Anna Cislowska
Tuesday
5th August 2014 at 11:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia

Palm Island
Venue: Depart SeaLink Breakwater Ferry Terminal

Palm Island Concert

The AFCM in collaboration with SeaLink and the Palm Island Community are celebrating the new Palm Island jetty with a day trip that will feature a concert with AFCM artists and Palm Island primary school children.


AFCM Festival page for this event
The new jetty finally allows ferry services independent of tide restrictions and a leisurely day visit is now an option.

To celebrate we join the Palm Island community for a day of relaxed entertainment. Departing the Breakwater Ferry Terminal in Townsville at 11:00am, we cruise to Palm Island, hoping the whales will appear along the way.

Arriving at approximately 12:30pm we will be greeted and have lunch.

The concert will start at 3:00pm so there will be time for getting acquainted with the history and natural beauty of the island and its spectacular setting.

The concert will feature AFCM musicians the charismatic William Barton (didjeridu/guitar), the brilliant New York based Yousif Sheronick (percussion) and Brisbane’s energetic Camerata of St John’s. They will be joined by some talented locals!
Wednesday
6th August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 3


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews William Barton, Kees Boersma, Gillian Ansell and Rolf Gjelsten.

William Barton - Improvisation

Antonín Dvořák - String Quintet No.2 in G major Op.77 B49
New Zealand String Quartet, Kees Boersma
Thursday
7th August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 4


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews Daniel de Borah, David Griffiths, Sara Macliver and Emma Sholl

Richard Strauss - Ophelia-Lieder Op.6
Ständchen
Sara Macliver, Piers Lane

Albéric Magnard - Quintet for Piano and Winds in d minor Op.8
Emma Sholl, Diana Doherty, David Griffiths, Bram van Sambeek, Daniel de Borah
Thursday
7th August 2014 at 20:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Evening Series - A Shropshire Lad


AFCM Festival page for this event

Programme:
Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in C major Op.54 No.2
New Zealand String Quartet
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Piano Quintet
Helene Pohl, Gillian Ansell, Alexander Baillie, Kees Boersma, Martin Roscoe
INTERVAL
George Butterworth - Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Thomas Meglioranza, Piers Lane
Ludwig van Beethoven - String Trio in G major Op.9 No.1
Dene Olding, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles

Friday
8th August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 5


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews Alexander Baillie, Elena Kats-Chernin, Martin Roscoe and Bram van Sambeek.

Elena Kats-Chernin - Faded Curtains, Nonchalance
Bram van Sambeek, Elena Kats-Chernin

Richard Strauss - Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major Op.6
Alexander Baillie, Martin Roscoe
Friday
8th August 2014 at 20:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Evening Series - The Kreutzer


AFCM Festival page for this event

Programme:
Elena Kats-Chernin - String Quartet No.1 ‘Joyce’
New Zealand String Quartet
Franz Schubert - Nacht und Träume, An Silvia, An die Musik, Nachtstück,
Die Forelle, Du bist die Ruh
Andrew Goodwin, Daniel de Borah
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata No.9 in A major Op.47 ‘Kreutzer’
Tasmin Little, Martin Roscoe
INTERVAL
César Franck - Quintet in F minor for Piano and Strings
Goldner String Quartet, Piers Lane

Saturday
9th August 2014 at 10:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: C2, Townsville Civic Theatre

Concert Conversations with Piers Lane 6


AFCM Festival page for this event
Piers interviews Diana Doherty, Tasmin Little and Sandra Yates AO (new Chair AFCM).

Heinz Holliger - Sonata for solo oboe
Diana Doherty

Richard Strauss - Sonata for violin and piano
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane
Saturday
9th August 2014 at 20:00
TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
 
Townsville Civic Theatre
Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Festival Farewell - Keep the Home Fires Burning


AFCM Festival page for this event

Programme:
Jacob van Eyck Engels - Nachtegaeltje
Genevieve Lacey
Christoph Willibald von Gluck arr. Sgambati - Mélodie
Daniel de Borah
David Popper - Hungarian Fantasy
Alexander Baillie, Piers Lane
Robert Schumann - Quintet for Piano and Strings Op.44
New Zealand String Quartet, Martin Roscoe
INTERVAL
Francis Poulenc - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and piano
Diana Doherty, Bram van Sambeek, Piers Lane
Maurice Ravel - Tzigane
Tasmin Little
George Gershwin arr. Graham - Hair Bidin’ My Time
Goldner String Quartet, Kees Boersma
Enzo Rao - A Different World
duoJalal
Rudolph Sieczinsky - Vienna, My City of Dreams
Irving Berlin - Stay down there where you belong
Roy Atwell - Some Little Bug is Going to Find You
Carrie Jacobs-Bond - A Perfect Day
Ivor Novello - Keep the Home Fires Burning
Thomas Meglioranza, Piers Lane
Keep the Home Fires Burning arr. Tim Murray
Tutti

Saturday
16th August at 13:30
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
Venue: Olin Hall, Bard College, Campus Road, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Further information from Fisher Centre
(BOX OFFICE)


Hudson Sounds website
Piers is hosting a Schubertiade, playing:

The Music of Friendship

Joseph Lanner: Wiener-Quodlibet mit Motiven aus Paganini's erstem Concerto
Robert Schumann: Thema in Eb
Clara Schumann: Impromptu in E
Mendelssohn: Song without Words in b minor Op 30 No 4
Schumann/Liszt: Widmung

and, with Andrew Garland singing, three songs by Schubert::
Abschied von der Erde
Grablied
Selige Welt

Sunday
17th August at 13:30
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
Venue: Olin Hall, Bard College, Campus Road, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Further information from Fisher Centre
(BOX OFFICE)


Hudson Sounds website
The Final Month

Piers is playing:
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D959

 

 
September 2014
Friday - Sunday
12th - 14th September
POLKOBIN, NSW, Australia

First Creek Winery, Polkobin
Venue: First Creek Winery, Polkobin, NSW

Read the PDF leaflet about this Festival here
Music in the Hunter

with the Goldner Quartet

Programme:
TBC, included will be:
Schubert: Sonata in A, D959 and
Franck and Korngold Piano Quintets
Saturday
27th September 2014 at 20:00
BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

QPAC Concert Hall
Venue: QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane, Qld

More information / Booking on QSO website

Piers Lane, Schwarz and Schwarz

with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz

Piers plays: Busoni: Piano Concerto

Programme:
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Busoni: Piano Concerto

Tuesday
30th September 2014 at 19:30
ADELAIDE, South Australia

The Space, Adelaide
Venue: Space Theatre - Adelaide Festival Centre
King William Rd, Adelaide, SA 5000


Website of the International Piano Series

Adelaide International Piano Series

Piers plays:
Rachmaninoff; a selection of Preludes from Op 23
George Antheil: Sonate Sauvage
INTERVAL
Schubert: Sonata in A major D 959

 
October 2014
Sunday
5th October 2014 at TBC
TOORAK, Victoria, Australia
Venue: at the home of Lino and Di Bresciani in Toorak.

A fundraising recital for the Youth Music Foundation

Programme:
to include Schubert and
Rachamaninoff

Wednesday
8th October 2014 at TBC
ADELAIDE, South Australia
Venue: Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide
Piers holds a Masterclass and Talk for students
Friday
10th October 2014 at 20:00
ADELAIDE, South Australia

Festival Theatre,, Adelaide
Venue: Festival Theatre,, Adelaide


ASO Website Link and Box Office
VIVA ESPANA - MASTERS 8

Piers plays:
De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra / Enrique Diemecke
Saturday
101h October 2014 at 18:30
ADELAIDE, South Australia

Festival Theatre,, Adelaide
Venue: Festival Theatre,, Adelaide


ASO Website Link and Box Office
VIVA ESPANA - MASTERS 8

Piers plays:
De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra / Enrique Diemecke
Sunday
111h October 2014 at TBC
ADELAIDE, South Australia

Festival Theatre,, Adelaide
Venue: Festival Theatre,, Adelaide


VIVA ESPANA - MASTERS 8

Piers plays:
De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra / Enrique Diemecke
     
 
... more to follow
 
 
 
 
 

Australian Festival of Chamber Music