Audrey Powne & Strings – From the Fire

Audrey Powne

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Audrey Powne & Strings


Concert Cancelled: Audrey Powne & Strings

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Audrey Powne & Strings on Thursday 16 November has been cancelled. Ticket holders are entitled to a full refund via their original point of purchase.

Event details

Witness Audrey Powne transition seamlessly from dexterous vocals to soaring trumpet solos. Multi-talented Melbourne artist, Audrey Powne, is set to ignite the Primrose Potter Salon with her new album From the Fire, in an intimate and unforgettable evening of genre-defying music. Powne showcases her unparalleled talent as a trumpeter, vocalist, pianist, composer, and producer, combining elements of jazz, RnB, classical impressionism, and pop songwriting into a singular musical vision.

About the concert

Joined by a string quartet, Audrey will perform From the Fire in its entirety, debuting nine original compositions that will sweep audiences away with the beauty and emotion of her music. Having collaborated with acclaimed artists including Maceo Parker, Midnight Oil and Jimmy Barnes, Powne returns from a tour of Europe and America with Grammy-nominated act, The Teskey Brothers, in an exclusive performance not to be missed.

COVID Safety

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Artists & Program


Audrey Powne rhodes, piano, voice, trumpet
James Bowers rhodes, piano
Madeleine Jevons violin
Anthony Chataway viola


Audrey Powne
Feed the Fire
Interlude 1
Interlude 2
From the Fire
Souled Out
Bed I Made


‘While Powne’s immense skills as a performer are unquestionable, her latest work shows that her confidence as a composer and front person is in full blossom..’ – EARMILK

‘Silky smooth new-school jazz from a firm favourite, Melbourne’s Audrey Powne.’ – Boiler Room

‘Solo trumpet is an instrument that doesn’t get as much play in soul music as it should; Bed I Made proves how effective it can be when placed in the right hands.’ – BANDCAMP DAILY

‘…Have a listen to this. What a song and what a voice. I love it.’ – BBC Radio London

‘… The Very Brilliant Audrey Powne’ – Gilles Peterson, Worldwide FM, BBC Radio 6