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

Concert 3 - Rage and Riches

A program of contrasts for clarinet and piano with David Griffiths (clarinet) and Rohan Murray (piano). Enjoy the Sonata by Stuart Greenbaum, Elena Kats-Chernin's Rag for clarinet & piano, Weiner Hungarian Dances and Gerschwin Three Preludes. .

Date and Time

Sunday June 16, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 4 - Rising Stars

Hear two rising stars of the piano world Kevin Suherman (solo piano) and Aura Go (solo piano), in a program featuring music by Brahms, Ravel, Bach/Busoni, Beethoven, Ades and JS Bach. .

Date and Time

Sunday July 21, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 5 - A Musical Flower-Garden for clarinet, cello & piano

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano), in a program of solos, duos and trios by JS Bach, Julian Yu, Zemlinsky, Hindemith, Bruch and including the trio for clarinet, cello and piano by famous film composer Nino Rota. .

Date and Time

Sunday August 18, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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