Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Join us in 2019 for the 25th Anniversary Season of Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea (major sponsor the Colin & cicely Rigg Bequest administered by Equity Trustees), since 1994 one of Melbourne's longest running and most loved chamber music series. Six wonderful Sunday concerts in the glorious ballroom, from April to September, at 6.30pm.

"...chamber music as it was intended..."
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2019 Program

192 HOTHAM STREET, ELSTERNWICK

Parking in the grounds (Melway 67 E2)
All concerts start at 6:30pm (no entry after 6:45pm).

Sunday April 28, 2019 at 6.30pm
Gypsies and Autumnal Beauty

Kathryn Taylor (violin), Chris Cartlidge (viola), Rohan de Korte (cello), Darryl Coote (piano)
Haydn – Piano trio in G major, XV/25 (Gypsy rondo)
Clarke – Sonata for viola and piano
Brahms – Piano quartet in G minor, Op 25

Sunday May 19, 2019 at 6.30pm
Janet and Gerald: A Partnership in Song

Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo-soprano), Darryl Coote (piano)
A tribute to mezzo-soprano Janet Baker and her associate artist Gerald Moore, featuring some of their favourite Lieder from Schubert and Richard Strauss, divine French chansons of Fauré, along with a smattering of English folk songs - a unique and exquisite recreation of the salon atmosphere for which these songs were composed

Sunday June 16, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rags and Riches

David Griffiths (clarinet), Rohan Murray (piano)
Greenbaum – Sonata
Kats-Chernin – Rag for clarinet and piano
Weiner – Hungarian Dance for clarinet and piano
Gershwin – Three Preludes (arr. clarinet and piano)
Lutoslawski – Dance Preludes for clarinet and piano

Sunday July 21, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rising Stars

Kevin Suherman (solo piano), Aura Go (solo piano)
Brahms - Two Rhapsodies, Op 79
Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Bach/Busoni - Chaconne
Beethoven - Sonata Op. 31 No. 2 (Tempest)
Àdes - Darknesse Visible
J.S. Bach - Toccata in D major, BWV 912

Sunday August 18, 2019 at 6.30pm
A Musical Flower-Garden for Clarinet, Cello and Piano

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano)
Julian Yu - Prelude for clarinet solo (2005)
J.S. Bach - Gamba sonata in G Major, BWV 1027 (cello & piano)
Zemlinsky - Trio in D minor for clarinet, cello & piano, Op 3
Julian Yu - ‘Fugue’ for clarinet solo (2005)
Hindemith – Musikalisches Blumengärtlein und Leyptziger Allerley (clarinet & cello), selection
Bruch - Eight Pieces, Op 83 (clarinet, cello & piano), selection
Nino Rota - Trio for clarinet cello and piano (1973)

Sunday September 15, 2019 at 6.30pm
And Five Makes One

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Lara Mladjen (violin), Lisa Grosman (viola), Svetlana Bogosavljevic ( cello), Rohan Murray (piano)
Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat minor, Op 44
Howell – Piano quintet
Dvorak – Piano quintet No 2, in A major, Op 81

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea
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Upcoming Events

2019 Bernstein Piano Marathon at Rippon Lea

To celebrate the public 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, gardens and 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 11, 2019.

Date and Time

Saturday January 26 2019, 10.00am to 5.00pm
Rippon Lea, 192 Hotham St, Elsternwick

Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 1 - Gypsies and Autumnal Beauty

Kathryn Taylor (violin), Chris Cartlidge (viola), Rohan de Korte (cello) and Darryl Coote (piano) present Haydn Piano trio in G major, XV/25 (Gypsy rondo), Clarke Sonata for viola & piano plus Brahms Piano quartet in G minor, Op 25.

Date and Time

Sunday April 28, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Rigg Bequest Classic Music at Barwon Park

And Five Makes One

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Lara Mladjen (violin), Lisa Grosman (viola), Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello), Rohan Murray (piano) perform a program of piano quintets by Schumann, Howell and Dvorak.

Date and Time

Sunday May 5, 2019 at 2.00pm
Barwon Park, 105 Inverleigh Road, Winchelsea, VIC (Melway X911 B8)

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