Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Songmakers Australia
The vast influence and commitment of Merlyn Quaife.
About Songmakers Australia
Unique in the musical landscape of Australia, Songmakers Australia brings together some of the country’s leading singers and instrumentalists in a diverse repertoire comprising some of the pinnacles of all chamber music.
Under the artistic patronage of Graham Johnson, founding director of the acclaimed London-based Songmakers Almanac, pianist Andrea Katz teams with soprano Merlyn Quaife, mezzosoprano Christina Wilson, tenor Brenton Spiteri and bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos in inspired programs featuring a dynamic interplay of song and chamber music.
About the concert
Their performance in Primrose Potter Salon celebrates fearless soprano Merlyn Quaife’s life, career and unwavering love and support of Australian Art Song. Featuring four stunning cycles by Johanna Selleck, Richard Mills, Luke Severn and Keith Humble, the performance represents aspects of her vast influence and commitment spanning three generations of composers.
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Merlyn Quaife AM soprano
Andrea Katz piano
The Prospect and Bower of Bliss
Here where life and death are met
Two Goethe Songs
This production is part of the following series:
Celebrate the best local and international music at the award-winning venue where live music lives.
Tuesday 19 July 2022 6pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $37 ($30 Concession)
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