Concert Season 2018

The Team of Pianists is thrilled to announce our 2018 concert season and invite you to be a part of this by purchasing tickets to our events. This year, we will take our audiences on a musical journey through France, Spain, Russia as well as the magic of the great Viennese and Germanic classics, with an exciting array of performers in unique historic venues! Explore our 2018 Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea series (major sponsor the C & C Rigg Bequest), the Classic Music in Historic Venues (major sponsor C & C Rigg Bequest) plus the annual Dollars for Dili Charity Event at Glenfern!

Join us for our 22nd Concert Season at the stunning Rippon Lea Ballroom and at our other intimate heritage venues!

2018 Special Offer for Brochure Sales: 6+ Ticket Offer

Purchase 6 or more tickets in one transaction by post, using the 2018 Season Brochure and receive one free ticket to any concert of your choice. Applies to any concert and any ticket price - for sales by post using the brochure only (not available for online bookings).

2018 Special Offer for Online Sales: 7 for the Price of 6 Offer

Purchase 6 full-price tickets to one concert (in one transaction) and receive a free 7th ticket to the same concert! (Online bookings only - a small Trybooking fee applies)

Book for a Concert

A Gala Fund-Raising Concert for the National Trust - Friday February 23, 2018, Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

Victor Hu (piano) and Tony Fenelon (organ) perform Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 (first movement) and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no 2 in C minor Op 18 to help raise funds for the Rippon Lea Ballroom. Two performances on this day - one at 1.00pm, the other with light refreshments from 7.30pm, ticket price includes drinks, canapes and a program.

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Post-Concert Dinners

Audience members are welcome to join the artists for a light dinner at Silky Apple Chinese restaurant, following the recitals at Glenfern and Rippon Lea. Cost is very reasonable, drinks are extra – bookings can be made at the ticket desk, prior to the beginning of each recital. Silky Apple is situated at 969 - 975 High Street Armadale (near corner of High Street and Kooyong Road – Melway 59 A7), Tel. 9824 7710.

"....chamber music as it was intended...."

Upcoming Events

2018 Piano Marathon at Rippon Lea

To celebrate the Australia Day holiday at Rippon Lea Estate up to 100 pianists, young and old, will perform by invitation in the Ballroom at Rippon Lea, on a fine Bernstein piano from Bernies Music Land. Bring a picnic, enjoy the music, the gardens and this wonderful heritage site during this fundraising event for the National Trust! To apply to play or for more information download the information and invitation letter. Applications close Friday January 12, 2018.

Date and Time

Friday January 26, 10am to 5.00pm
Rippon Lea, 192 Hotham St, Elsternwick

Rippon Lea Ballroom

A Gala Fund-Raising Concert for the National Trust

Victor Hu (piano), Tony Fenelon (organ) perform Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 (first movement) and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no 2 in C minor Op 18 plus entertaining solos for each instrument. Your choice of performance time - one at 1.00pm, the other commencing with light refreshments at 7.30pm, ticket price includes drinks, canapes and a program.

Date and Time

Friday February 23, 2018 at 1.00pm or 7.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 1 - Russian Passion

Melbourne Cappalla conducted by Nicholas Cowall with Rohan Murray at the piano. Passionate and moving works by Arensky, Dargomyzhsky, Arensky - Nightaneyev, Napravnik and Glinka.

Date and Time

Sunday April 15, 2018 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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