Songs From My Homeland

Markus and Stewart


Pianist Stewart Kelly is the choice partner of many of Australia’s finest instrumentalists and singers. Performing extensively in Australia and beyond, he collaborates with artists of the highest calibre to create unforgettable recitals that explore every corner of the human condition.

Joining Stewart to sing the finest songs from his mother country of Germany is international baritone Markus Matheis. Experience the breadth of the lied repertoire with the music of Brahms and Hans Eisler that will make you laugh and cry, coupled with Mahler’s masterpiece ‘Songs of a Wayfarer’ in its original setting for voice and piano, featuring texts written by the composer himself.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Stewart Kelly and Friends


Markus Matheis baritone
Stewart Kelly piano


Johannes Brahms
A selection of songs

Hans Eisler
A selection of songs

Gustav Mahler
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen


This production is part of the following series:

Local Heroes 2020

Now in its ninth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.