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Wesley Music Centre

  • Phoenix Collective
    Phoenix Collective
    Fri, 14 June
    14 June 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    14 June 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Phoenix Collective String Quartet return to Wesley to perform an exciting program of works by MENDELSSOHN - GINASTERA - PINK FLOYD
  • Kotaro Nagano: An Afternoon of Baroque with Historical Instruments
    Kotaro Nagano: An Afternoon of Baroque with Historical Instruments
    Sat, 15 June
    15 June 2024, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    15 June 2024, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Kotaro Nagano will give a concert where he will revive the music of the time by playing instruments of different eras. The Clavicytherium is a particularly rare instrument, and Kotaro is excited to perform with it, treating the audience to a rare opportunity hearing this unique instrument.
  • Passion and Poetry
    Passion and Poetry
    Sun, 16 June
    16 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    16 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Experience a captivating afternoon of dance and lyricism as cellist James Monro and pianist Edward Neeman present a dynamic concert program. Join us for this fundraising event to support James as he embarks on his study journey in Europe next semester!
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Wesley Music Scholars
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Wesley Music Scholars
    Wed, 19 June
    19 June 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    19 June 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    Join us for a lunchtime of youthful exuberance with the Wesley Music Scholars! With music for strings and voices, featuring favourite composers such as Mozart, Kodaly, Handel and Holly Harrison.
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Mozart in Winter
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Mozart in Winter
    Wed, 26 June
    26 June 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    26 June 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    The Wesley Music Centre Wednesday Lunchtime series presents soprano Madeline Anderson and pianist Hilda Visser-Scott. The performers seek to bring some lightness to the cold and slack of winter in their program dedicated to Mozart.
  • Elegance
    Elegance
    Wed, 26 June
    26 June 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    26 June 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Canberran artists Xanthe Allen (mezzo-soprano) and Michael Anthrak (pianist) are gracing the Wesley Mansfield Room stage for the very first time. The duo are delighted to perform what will be a beautiful program to remember.
  • Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven's Fifth
    Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven's Fifth
    Thu, 27 June
    27 June 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    27 June 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    AHE present their third concert in this year's 2024 season 'Beethoven's Fifth'. Arguably saving the best ‘til last, AHE offers you the chance to get up close and personal with Beethoven’s mighty C minor, reduced down to septet, but if anything intensifying its fiery flavour in the process.
  • The Song Company: The Stars Turn
    The Song Company: The Stars Turn
    Sun, 30 June
    30 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    30 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Celebrating the wealth of Australian music commissioned and performed by The Song Company over its illustrious 40-year history.
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Paradigm Shift
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Paradigm Shift
    Wed, 03 July
    03 July 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    03 July 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    The Wesley Music Centre Wednesday Lunchtime series welcomes back the innovative and talented double bassist, Kyle Ramsay-Daniel, performing works by Giovanni Bottesini. Kyle will be accompanied on the piano by Ella Luhtasaari.
  • Guitar Trek Concert
    Guitar Trek Concert
    Sat, 06 July
    06 July 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    06 July 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Australia's great guitar quartet play a wildly eclectic selection of pieces from all corners of their repertoire. Don't miss it!
  • Requiem
    Requiem
    Sun, 14 July
    14 July 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    14 July 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Featuring an Australian premiere performance and a world premiere performance, and culminating in Fauré’s ethereal Requiem, Coro’s winter concert promises an afternoon of inspiration and solace that is not to be missed!
  • Variations
    Variations
    Sun, 21 July
    21 July 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    21 July 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Accomplished Canberra pianist Stuart Long presents four wonderful works for solo piano by Haydn, Longo, Rachmaninov and Muczynski.
  • Art Song Canberra: Airs and Graces
    Art Song Canberra: Airs and Graces
    Sun, 01 Sept
    01 Sept 2024, 3:00 pm
    01 Sept 2024, 3:00 pm
    In this recital, young counter-tenor Michael Burden presents some of the vocal gems that were heard outside the opera houses of the day in Paris, London, Venice and Rome. Michael Burden (countertenor), Liam Green (harpsichord) and Ruby Brallier (cello, viola da gamba)
  • John Granger Fisher Piano Recital
    John Granger Fisher Piano Recital
    Fri, 20 Sept
    20 Sept 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    20 Sept 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Fisher is a winner of international, Australian, US and UK competitions and music awards. He has performed around the world at prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall, London and Carnegie Hall, New York. Join us at 7pm on September 20th for an evening of musical brilliance.
  • Australian Haydn Ensemble: Mozart's Horn
    Australian Haydn Ensemble: Mozart's Horn
    Thu, 26 Sept
    26 Sept 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    26 Sept 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    AHE presents their fourth concert in this year's 2024 season 'Mozart's Horn'. Carla Blackwood and the AHE invite you to explore both sides of Mozart’s mercurial nature, and to marvel that a device designed to frighten wolves creates such mellifluous and glowing music.
  • Jeonghwan Kim Piano Concert
    Jeonghwan Kim Piano Concert
    Fri, 11 Oct
    11 Oct 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    11 Oct 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Jeonghwan Kim is an astonishingly powerful and sensitive young artist now set to take the world by storm. At just 23 years of age, he is the winner of both the First Prize and Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition 2023.
  • Art Song Canberra: Orphic Hymns
    Art Song Canberra: Orphic Hymns
    Sun, 20 Oct
    20 Oct 2024, 3:00 pm
    20 Oct 2024, 3:00 pm
    Jane Sheldon comes to Canberra performing songs from her upcoming album, part of a growing body of work based on the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.
  • Phoenix Collective
    Phoenix Collective
    Fri, 15 Nov
    15 Nov 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    15 Nov 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Phoenix Collective String Quartet return for the second time this year, performing works by BEETHOVEN - VASKS - DAFT PUNK
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