Rohan Murray - piano
Rohan Murray - piano

ROHAN MURRAY completed the Master of Music Performance degree at the Victorian College of the Arts with First Class Honours. He is a member of the Golden Key Honour Society, and was a grand finalist and prize-winner at the 2000 Australian Piano Award. Rohan has performed as soloist with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne University Choral Society, Monash Sinfonia and the New Monash Orchestra and has been the recipient of a number of awards and prizes. At the end of his Masters studies in 2002, he received an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship to undertake a PhD at the Victorian College of the Arts, and subsequently became the VCA's first PhD candidate. He has performed in the Rigg Estate Recital Series, the National Trust's Twilight Concert Series at Rippon Lea, Labassa and Como as well as being frequent performer in the Melbourne International Festival over recent years. Rohan has also performed in Europe and Asia. He is a partner in the Team of Pianists and his performances have been the subject of broadcasts on ABC Classic FM as well as on the Team of Pianists' most recent CD release, 'Schimmel Artists' Series'.

Upcoming Events

2021 Rigg Bequest Classic Music at Glenfern - Concert 2

Where the Wild Sings Are! Songs of Animals and Beasts

Icon Trio - Justine Anderson (soprano), Vivien Hamilton (mezzo-soprano), Jeannie Marsh (alto) - with Robert Chamberlain (piano) in a concert of music inspired by the world of animals. Unaccompanied madrigals, Australian rounds, comedic songs by Tom Lehrer, Flanders and Swann, delightful songs by Poulenc, Chabrier, Barber, Stravinsky, Richard Rodney Bennet, plus some animal-inspired keyboard solos from the French Baroque. Icon Trio will also live-premiere a new work by Becky Lewellyn, In the Dark Times, composed during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. Be part of a small socially-distanced in-venue audience at the 3.00pm or the 6.30pm performance. Alternatively, for only $25, enjoy the 6.30pm performance as a live-streamed recital from the comfort of your own home! Download the flyer or read more here...

Date and Time

Sunday April 18, 2021
3.00pm or 6.30pm (for audience in-venue attendance)
Glenfern, 417 Inkerman St, East St Kilda, VIC
or
6.30pm (for the Live-Stream via YouTube)

Book here for Audience In-Venue Attendance Book here for Digital Livestream Online Viewing (via YouTube)

2021 Rigg Bequest Classic Music at Glenfern - Concert 3

The Sorrows of Young Werther

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Caroline Henbest (viola), Molly Kadarauch (cello), Rohan Murray (piano) in a program with the Piano Quartet in B flat major Op 69 by Mélanie Bonis and the Piano Quartet in in C minor Op 60 by Brahms. With one performance of this program at 3.00pm and another at 6.30pm, you can choose to be part of a small socially-distanced in-venue audience at either performance, or enjoy the 6.30pm performance as a live-streamed recital from the comfort of your own home!

Date and Time

Sunday May 16, 2021
3.00pm or 6.30pm (for audience in-venue attendance)
Glenfern, 417 Inkerman St, East St Kilda, VIC
or
6.30pm (for the Live-Stream via YouTube)

Book here for Audience In-Venue Attendance Book here for Digital Livestream Online Viewing (via YouTube)

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Read about the other partners in the Team of Pianists

Max Cooke
Robert Chamberlain
Darryl Coote - piano
Darryl Coote - piano

For many years, MAX COOKE has been a leading figure in music performance and education, and he has taught some very talented students some of whom are Professors of Music in Germany, Scotland and in Australia. His own performances have brought him together with famous musicians and conductors.

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ROBERT CHAMBERLAIN is a versatile and accomplished pianist, with interests ranging from period performance to contemporary music and with specialisations including chamber and ensemble music. He studied for Bachelors and Masters degrees in Australia under Max Cooke, in Vienna as a winner of the Apex/Robert Stolz Scholarship, and also at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.

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Australian-Irish pianist DARRYL COOTE is a partner of the Team of Pianists, Artists-in-Residence at Glenfern for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). His professional life encompasses activity as solo pianist, chamber musician, concerto soloist, teacher, adjudicator and administrator.

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