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Music entertains, uplifts and inspires us. We need it now more than ever. So while our doors may be closed, the music continues online – all for FREE.
What’s On This Fortnight: Saturday 9 May – 23 May
Females to the Front – Classical and Contemporary Explorations
Escape the news, take a break from online meetings or simply sit back and enjoy this fortnight’s concert recordings from the best place to hear. Explore the artistry of brilliant female composers and performers spanning genres, geographies and generations including Liza Lim, Unsuk Chin, Missy Mazzoli, Kate Moore.
Inventi Plays Haydn: Sunday 10 May 2pm
Sunday Afternoon Listening | In their usual style, Inventi mixes it up with music old and new, with a world premiere performance from Melody Eotvos.
Lisa Moore performs The Commuter Variations: Wednesday 13 May 7pm
Provocative Piano | A dramatic multi-media concert blending animation, piano keys, film, words and theatrics featuring one of our 10 commissions in our 10th anniversary year – from Kate Neal and Sal Cooper – performed by one of the world’s great contemporary pianists. This program is full of variety, with, charm and wistfulness.
ELISION performs If the Gods came down to earth dressed as cowboys: Saturday 16 May 2pm
Artistry in the Afternoon | An epic program from our 2018 Metropolis Festival, with a work from our featured composer Unsuk Chin. As well as a vibrant and original work from the great Liza Lim.
Strelitzia Piano Trio performs This Mirror Has Three Faces: Tuesday 19 May 12pm
Lunchtime Listening | This young piano trio is making waves, and created a beautiful space for the mysterious and compelling score by Russian-American composer-pianist Lera Auerbach
Six Degrees Ensemble performs Generations: Saturday 23 May 1pm
Afternoon Listening | One of our leading new music ensembles, always energetic and passionate, in a program entirely devoted to female composers. From our Metropolis Festival 2019.
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