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Melbourne Recital Centre's Great Performers concert series brings the world's best musicians into Australia's best place to hear, the intimacy and clarity of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, for nine brilliant recitals.
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Recital Centre today announced the premiere visit to Australia of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Regarded as one of the most artistically interesting and successful ensembles on the international classical music scene...
Mostly Mozart 2013
Melbourne Recital Centre, in collaboration with Orchestra Victoria and the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), presents Mostly Mozart, a series of four delightful matinee concerts. A unique opportunity for Melbourne audiences to experience a classical matinee concert & special music collaboration.
Now in its third year, Australian Voices explores works of some of the most celebrated Australian composers. This ground-breaking series brings the unique Australian voice to the national music landscape. The curated series is performed by members of the ANAM Faculty and special guests in partnership with ANAM musicians.
Luke Howard - Sun, Cloud
Whether he’s performing as part of a duo, trio or solo, contemporary Australian composer/pianist Luke Howard creates vivid, jazz-infused works that are described as “cinematic” (The Age). Following on from the successful album launch of A Dove, A Lion, A Coast, A Pirate with his Trio earlier this year, Luke Howard performs an intimate solo performance accompanied by a selection of guest musicians, who together, recreate vibrants works from Howard’s solo album Sun, Cloud.
Nick Tsiavos - One Hundred Months, Third of East
It was a comment by prolific Melbourne contrabassist and composer Nick Tsiavos’ youngest child that became the concept for his new album One Hundred Months, Third of East. The remark that infinity is actually one hundred months, third of east allowed Nick’s creative juices to flow which Robbie Buck from The Inside Sleeve on Radio National describes as a ‘beautifully meditative ode to the notion of infinity.’
Andrea Keller’s music has long attracted high acclaim in Australia, winning her three Aria Awards, three Australian Jazz ‘Bell’ Awards and more. Best known for leading the Andrea Keller Quartet and the Bartók Project, Andrea Keller has established herself as an important contributor to jazz and contemporary music.
Meet Your Local Heroes - May
Melbourne Recital Centre’s acclaimed Local Heroes program is the most accessible way to experience a world of music in Melbourne’s best place to hear. The one-hour twilight performances in the intimate Salon are priced from $35 and feature over 20 of Australia’s finest chamber music ensembles performing great classics and intriguing rarities in 65 concerts.