C & C Rigg Bequest Classic Music in Historic Venues 2021

The first three Intimate Chamber Recitals for 2021

While our 2020 series had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in 2021 we are now planning how and where we will present as many of the 2020 series recitals as possible! We start in March, April and May, with three contrasting recitals at Glenfern, the National Trust's 19th century Gothic mansion in East St Kilda, each presented in a hybrid live-stream and/or small socially-distanced live-audience format, twice on the same day. Choose to attend the venue as part of a small socially-distanced audience or enjoy the recital as a live-stream via YouTube from the comfort of your own home!

As more venues become accessible and hopefully covid restrictions can be eased towards the second half of 2021, we look forward to presenting more of the 2020 recital programs with our wonderful guest artists.

2021 Program to date

GLENFERN 1
Bow. Reed & Hammer - Magnificent Mozart and twentieth-century brilliance
Sunday March 21, at 2.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Yi Wang (violin), Darryl Coote (piano), Justin Beere (clarinet); live-streamed recital from Glenfern, March 2021
Yi Wang (violin), Darryl Coote (piano), Justin Beere (clarinet); live-streamed recital from Glenfern, March 2021

Yi Wang (violin), Justin Beere (clarinet) and Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart - Sonata for violin & piano in E minor KV 304
Saint-Säens - Clarinet Sonata Op 167
Milhaud - Trio for clarinet, violin & piano Op 157b
Ravel - Tzigane for violin & piano
Khatchaturian - Trio for clarinet, violin & piano

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GLENFERN 2
Where the Wild Sings Are! Songs of Animals and Beasts
Sunday April 18, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Where the Wild Sings Are! Live-stream from Glenfern April 2021
Where the Wild Sings Are! Live-stream from Glenfern April 2021

Icon Trio - Justine Anderson (soprano), Vivien Hamilton (mezzo-soprano), Jeannie Marsh (alto) - with Robert Chamberlain (piano)

A concert of songs inspired by the world of animals, including unaccompanied madrigals, Australian rounds, comedic songs by Tom Lehrer, Flanders and Swann (such as Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud), delightful songs by Poulenc, Chabrier, Barber, Stravinsky, Richard Rodney Bennet and more. Plus keyboard works from the French Baroque, inspired by animals.  A vibrant ménagérie with the outstanding soloists of Icon Trio! Also includes the world premiere live performance of In the Dark Times by Becky Lewellyn, composed for Icon Trio during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.

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GLENFERN 3
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Sunday May 16, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Molly Kadarauch, Rohan Murray, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest
Molly Kadarauch, Rohan Murray, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Caroline Henbest (viola), Molly Kadarauch (cello), Rohan Murray (piano)
Mélanie Bonis - Piano Quartet in B flat major Op 69
Brahms - Piano Quartet in C minor Op 60

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Refunds and Exchanges from 2020 Season Bookings

For patrons who hold an un-refunded booking from our 2020 season, we are pleased to offer exchange of your 2020 ticket purchase for any of the 2021 concerts, including the first three above. If you booked a ticket in for a concert in 2020, you can exchange that one-for-one for a live-audience attendance ticket in 2021 - subject to seat availability. Please note, that due to social distancing, density limits and our covid-safe plan, only a limited number of in-venue audience tickets are available for the 2021 concert sessions above.

Alternatively, we will exchange a live-audience attendance ticket from our 2020 season for two 2021 live-stream digital online viewing tickets.

Of course, you may still request a refund for your as-yet-unrefunded 2020 ticket purchase too.

To effect any of these exchanges, or to request a refund from your 2020 season purchase, please email our office with details of your 2020 purchase and your request for the 2021 concerts: kim@teamofpianists.com.au

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

Upcoming Events

2021 Rigg Bequest Classic Music at Glenfern

August, September & October, 2021

Our Rigg Bequest Classic Music in Historic Venues Series 2021 will continue in a few months time, with three more hybrid live-audience/live streamed recitals from Glenfern, scheduled for August, September and October 2021.

Dates, programs, artists, full information coming soon!

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