Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre
A commanding, trailblazing oboist at the top of her musical game.
Oboist Diana Doherty is a commanding trailblazer, transporting audiences through time and space with her innate musical sensibility and internationally acclaimed artistry. Principal Oboe of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra since 1997, Doherty is in global demand as a soloist, performing with the New York, Liverpool and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestras, Ensemble Kanazawa in Japan, major Australian and New Zealand orchestras, festivals and more. A champion of new music, she has premiered works by notable Australian composers including Graeme Koehne, Ross Edwards and Carl Vine.
Bernadette Harvey is a solo pianist and master teacher whose performances and recordings have received outstanding praise throughout her varied career. A Senior Lecturer in Piano at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Harvey is a fellow champion of Australian composition and the recipient of the Centenary Medal for her contribution to Australian music.
In this concert, Diana unites with pianist Bernadette Harvey to perform an expansive program that traverses the balanced Baroque of Telemann to Berio’s thrilling Sequenza VII. Together they display a captivating mastery of chamber music, leaving audiences enlivened and energised.
Praise for the Artists
‘Gorgeous sound and incredible breath control combined with vivacity, beautiful phrasing – it doesn’t get any better than this.’ The Advertiser
‘Gifted with a rare physical control of the instrument and intellectual and interpretative qualities to match.’ West Australian
Thanks to our partners
Digital Series Partner: Australian Digital Concert Hall
Program Partner: The Langham Melbourne
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Diana Doherty oboe
Bernadette Harvey piano
Duo Concertante for Oboe and Piano
Georg Philipp Telemann
Fantasia No.3 in B minor
In the Spirit House
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A
This production is part of the following series:
Melbourne Recital Centre’s favourite program series, Great Performers, returns in 2022.
Tuesday 28 June 2022 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
A Reserve $99 ($87 Concession)
B Reserve $85 ($67 Concession)
C Reserve $64
D Reserve $49
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