Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea - major sponsor C & C Rigg Bequest - 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. Join us for Russian Passion, More than Opera hits Rippon Lea, The Two Roberts and much, much more!

"...chamber music as it was intended..."
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2018 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 15, 2018 at 6.30pm
Russian Passion

Melbourne Capella conducted by Nicholas Cowall, Rohan Murray (piano)
Arensky - The Singer
Dargomyzhsky - At the Wild North
Arensky - Nightaneyev - Nocturne
Napravnik - Venice at Night
Glinka - Crusader’s Romance

Sunday May 20, 2018 at 6.30pm
A French Connection

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Rohan Murray (piano)
Beethoven - Sonata in A major Op 30 no 1
Faure - Sonata in A major Op 13 no 1
Catoire - Elegie for violin & piano Op 26
Debussy - Beau Soir (arr. for violin & piano)
Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (arr. for violin & piano)

Sunday June 24, 2018 at 6.30pm
Breath-taking and Four Hands

Anne Gilby (oboe), Darryl Coote (piano), Darryl Coote & Max Cooke (piano four-hands)
Poulenc – Sonata for oboe and piano
Mozart – Sonata in B-flat major for piano four-hands KV 358
Arnold - Sonatina for oboe and piano
Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe for oboe and piano
Mozart – Andante & Variations in G major for piano four-hands KV 501
Schumann – Three Romances Op 94 for oboe and piano
Morris – A Day in the Brindabellas for oboe and piano
Martin – In a Native Garden for oboe and piano
Sutherland - Sonatina for oboe and piano

Sunday July 15, 2018 at 6.30pm
Viennese Magic

Kathryn Taylor (violin), Christopher Cartlidge (viola), Rohan de Korte (cello), Stuart Riley (double-bass), Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart – Quartet for piano & strings in E-flat major KV 493
Schubert – Quintet for piano & strings in A major (The Trout) D 667

Sunday August 19, 2018 at 6.30pm
Music from Russia, France and Spain - with two Roberts

Robert Ekselman (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano)
François Couperin - Five Pieces en Concert (arr. Paul Bazelaire)
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole (arr. for cello & piano)
Debussy - Sonata for cello & piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Sonata for cello & piano Op 19

Sunday September 16, 2018 at 6.30pm
More than Opera Hits Rippon Lea - Soprano Arias and Duets

Rebecca Rashleigh (soprano), Victoria Lambourn (mezzo-soprano), Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart - Zeffiretti Lusinghieri (Ideomeneo) - soprano
Dvorak - Song to the Moon (Rusalka) - soprano
Floyd - Ain't it a Pretty Night (Susannah) - soprano
Puccini - Tu che di gel sei cinta (Turandot) - soprano
Offenbach - Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffman) - duet
Puccini – Flower duet (Madam Butterfly) - duet
Tchaikovsky - Uzh Vecher (Queen of Spades) - duet
Mozart - Come ti piace imponi (La Clemenza di Tito) - duet
Humperdinck - Evening Prayer (Hansel & Gretel) - duet
Rossini - Ciel! Qual destin terribile (Bianca e Falliero) - duet
Rossini - Cruda sorte! (L’Italiana in Algeri) – mezzo-soprano
Rossini - Canzonetta spagunola – mezzo-soprano
Rossini - Beltà crudele – mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky - Akh, Tanya, Tanya... Ja nye sposobna k grusti tomnoy (Eugene Onegin) – mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky – None but the lonely heart – mezzo-soprano
Bizet – Seguidilla (Carmen) – mezzo-soprano

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 5 - Music from Russia, France and Spain, with two Roberts

Robert Ekselman (cello) and Robert Chamberlain (piano) make a musical journey through Europe with François Couperin's Five Pieces en Concert (arr. Paul Bazelaire), de Falla's captivating Suite Populaire Espagnole, Debussy's mercurial Sonata for cello & piano and the passionate Sonata for cello & piano Op 19 by Rachmaninoff. Download the flyer here.

Date and Time

Sunday August 19, 2018 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 6 - More than Opera hits Rippon Lea

Glorious soprano arias and duets with Rebecca Rashleigh (soprano), Victoria Lambourn (mezzo-soprano) and Darryl Coote (piano). Composers include Mozart, Dvorak, Puccini, Rossini, Tchaikovsky and more!

Date and Time

Sunday September 16, 2018 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Spring Piano School 2018

for school-aged pianists at Glenfern

Junior Program for primary school students, plus Years 7s at music exam Grade 4 or lower, Senior Program for secondary school students, plus Observer Places for piano teacher professional development or for parents.
Two 2-day workshops of piano classes and individual lessons with Max Cooke, Darryl Coote, Robert Chamberlain and special guest teacher from the University of Melbourne, Dr Elizabeth Mitchell. Read more... or view the flyer.

Date and Time

Junior Program - Tuesday Sept 25 & Wednesday Sept 26, 9.30am - 5.00pm
Senior Program - Thursday Sept 27 & Friday Sept 28, 9.30am - 5.00pm
192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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