Cancelled: Classical Delights



Concert Cancellation Notification

We regret to advise Classical Delights on Monday 10 August has been cancelled.

Melbourne Recital Centre cares deeply about the health and safety of its audiences, artists and staff. We acknowledge that the suspension of normal operations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a difficult but essential action for the health of the Victorian public. We are committed to supporting our staff during this time and difficult circumstances. We thank our community for its support during this challenging time.

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Event details

The Muses’ Delight is quickly establishing itself as a key period instrument ensemble in Australia.

Sharing the ensemble’s love for uncovering lost musical treasures of the past with skill, sensitivity and creative flair, The Muses’ Delight is joined by Donald Nicolson on fortepiano in a selection of exquisite Classical gems.

Discover the fascinating musical colours and styles that flourished throughout Europe during the tumultuous revolutionary era. The program begins in Vienna in a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, then explores François Devienne’s revolutionary Paris, the expressiveness of C.P.E. Bach’s Hamburg and finally fashionable London with music by Ferdinand Ries.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and The Muses’ Delight


C.P.E. Bach
Quartet in A minor, H.537

Ludwig van Beethoven
Notturno in D, Op.42

Ferdinand Ries
Piano Trio, Op.63

François Devienne
Quartet in F


The Muses’ Delight
Meredith Beardmore flute
Katie Yap viola
Lucy Price cello
Donald Nicolson fortepiano (guest artist)