Please note, this event takes place at Abbotsford Convent.
Classical Music. Historic Spaces. New Perspectives.
See the Abbotsford Convent come to life with classical music thanks to Music in the Round.
Presented by the Abbotsford Convent Foundation with Artistic Director Chris Howlett, this year’s program delivers Australian and contemporary works alongside festival classics. See the return of preeminent musicians, including William Hennessy, Ian Munro and Arcadia Winds, alongside luminary musicians making their Music in the Round debut, including Sophie Rowell, Julian Smiles, Stefan Cassomenos and Anna Goldsworthy. From Mozart and Mendelssohn, to Brahms and Bach, curate your own concert experience.
Enjoy a complimentary treat on arrival thanks to award-winning Bursaria Fine Foods. Pre-purchase a hamper, or book a premium ticket to enjoy front row concert seating and a beautiful lunch by Bursaria.
Book by 31 July for the early bird special!
‘This concentrated chain of recitals featured gripping examples of music-making at every turn.’ Clive O’Connell, The Age
Presented by Abbotsford Convent Foundation
Echoes and Lines
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra with Louisa Breen
Piano Quartet No.2 in A, Op.26
Franz Liszt / Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92
Prelude and Fugue
Impromptus Op.90 No.2, 3 and 4
Franz Liszt / Giuseppe Verdi
Chris Howlett and Rhodri Clarke
Ian Munro and Sara Macliver
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn, Reynaldo Hahn, Henri Duparc
Georg Philipp Telemann
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Passacaglia after Biber
Sonata for Violoncello Solo, Op.25, No.3
Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Suite for Solo Cello No.1
Caleb Wong (MITR Young Performer)
Cello Suite No.4 in E-flat, BWV 1010
Solo Cello Suite
Jackie Wong (MITR Young Performer)
Solo Sonata in G minor, BWV 1001
Sonata for Solo Violin in D, Op.115
Stefan Cassomenos piano
Rhodri Clarke piano
Anna Goldsworthy piano
Chris Howlett cello
Ian Munro piano
Sara Macliver soprano
Sophie Rowell violin
Julian Smiles cello
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra with Louisa Breen:
William Hennessy violin
Stefanie Farrands viola
Michael Dahlenburg cello
Louisa Breen piano
Matthew Kneale bassoon
Kiran Phatak flute
David Reichelt oboe
Rachel Shaw french horn
Lloyd Van’t Hoff clarinet
MITR Young Performers:
Caleb Wong cello
Jackie Wong violin
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Sunday 24 September 2017 11am
Duration: 6 hours 45 mins (incl. interval)
Premium $150 (includes premium seating and luncheon)
Standard $89 ($70 Concession)
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