Ruth Roshan & Chamber Noir

Ruth Roshan

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Ruth Roshan


A unique blend of chamber orchestra.

Ruth Roshan is a classical mandolinist, composer and singer known for her European Tango inspired quintet, Ruth Roshan & Tango Noir. An engaging storyteller, Ruth transports listeners through moonlit scenes of waltzes on cobblestones and rain drenched embraces.

About the concert

Her performance in Primrose Potter Salon celebrates the release of a new album of original works. Featuring her unique chamber orchestra comprising of piano, strings, accordion, clarinet, oboe, vocals, and of course, classical mandolin.

Joined by an exceptional group of musicians including Stefan Cassomenos, Sarah Curro, Ben Opie, Phillip Arkinstall and more, their premiere performance promises to be a rare and memorable evening of exceptional chamber music.

Exclusive Merchandise

Audience members will have the opportunity to purchase copies of Ruth Roshan & Chamber Noir’s new album at the concert.

Praise for Ruth Roshan

‘Like watching Marlene Dietrich… it’s music that’s sort of underrepresented anywhere in the world. Ruth was just an engaging, storytelling front person. The audience loved it and the musicians were just so compatible.’ Billy Pinnell, PBS FM

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Ruth Roshan voice, mandolin
Phil Carroll accordion
Stefan Cassomenos piano
Sarah Curro violin
Rollin Zhao violin
William Clark viola
Nils Hobiger cello
Emma Sullivan double bass
Ben Opie oboe
Philip Arkinstall clarinet
Matthew Kneale bassoon


Jacob Gade
Tango Jalousie

Ruth Roshan
Suite Noir
La Malinconia
Darling… Keep it to Yourself

Astor Piazzolla
Vuelvo al Sur


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