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What's On at the
Wesley Music Centre

  • New Steel City Strings - Cellissimo Quartet
    New Steel City Strings - Cellissimo Quartet
    Sat, 24 Feb
    24 Feb 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    24 Feb 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    The Cellists of Steel City Strings will tantalise your musical tastebuds with a rich platter of musical morsels presented in three courses. You will be transported on a delectable journey from the jewels of the Baroque all the way to Metallica and beyond.
  • Art Song Canberra: Tribute to Oliver
    Art Song Canberra: Tribute to Oliver
    Sun, 25 Feb
    25 Feb 2024, 3:00 pm
    25 Feb 2024, 3:00 pm
    Art Song Canberra pays tribute to the driving force behind the organisation for almost three decades: Oliver Raymond OAM
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Linus Lee
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Linus Lee
    Wed, 28 Feb
    28 Feb 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    28 Feb 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    One Instrument/Many Voices: Linus Lee performing on the fabulous Wesley organ well-known classical compositions including Haydn. Offenbach and Rossini.
  • Superbloom
    Superbloom
    Sun, 03 Mar
    03 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    03 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Immerse yourself in this magical and musical "Superbloom" - a program of rare works for unaccompanied voices that draws parallels between the stark beauty of the arid desert and the lush abundance brought by the wet season.
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Jennifer Hou
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: Jennifer Hou
    Wed, 06 Mar
    06 Mar 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    06 Mar 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    The Piano Sings: pianist Jennifer Hou performing three works by Ross Edwards, Alexander Scriabin and César Franck.
  • Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: La Cappella Galante
    Wednesday Lunchtime Concert: La Cappella Galante
    Wed, 13 Mar
    13 Mar 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    13 Mar 2024, 12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
    Music for Mandolins, Strings, Harpsichord and Soprano with Craig Greening (mandolin), John Ma (violin), Tanya Boag (violin), Gabriel Fromyhr (cello), Ariana Odermatt (harpsichord), Kelly O'Hara (soprano) and Larry Mays (mandolin).
  • Keys to the Quest: A Journey Through Video Game Soundscapes
    Keys to the Quest: A Journey Through Video Game Soundscapes
    Sat, 23 Mar
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
    🎮🎹 Embark on a musical odyssey on Saturday 23rd March as Aaron Chew takes the audience on an epic adventure through the realms of gaming nostalgia at the first-ever solo piano concert in Canberra dedicated exclusively to video game music. 🎹🎮
  • Luminescence Chamber Choir: Glass Heart
    Luminescence Chamber Choir: Glass Heart
    Sun, 24 Mar
    24 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    24 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Luminescence Chamber Singers delve into 500 years of love songs and break-up anthems. From Monteverdi’s monumental “Sestina” to music by Sting and the Wailin’ Jennys, Glass Heart explores the fragility of life and love, and the shattering pain of heartbreak.
  • Reuben Tsang - Rising Australian Piano Star
    Reuben Tsang - Rising Australian Piano Star
    Mon, 25 Mar
    25 Mar 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    25 Mar 2024, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Experience the awe-inspiring talent of Rueben Tsang, Queensland-born piano prodigy and winner of the Nancy Weir Best Australian Prize, proudly supported by YMFA at the 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition. Witness his passionate performance of Scarlatti, Fauré, Brahms, and Mozart masterpieces
  • Art Song Canberra: Romantic Masters
    Art Song Canberra: Romantic Masters
    Sun, 07 Apr
    07 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm
    07 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm
    Australia’s most beautifully accomplished tenor returns to Canberra with one of the finest and joyfully poetic moments in the entire art song repertoire: Schumann’s Dichterliebe. Andrew Goodwin (tenor) and Roland Peelman (piano)
  • Art Song Canberra: Dolcissimo
    Art Song Canberra: Dolcissimo
    Sun, 19 May
    19 May 2024, 3:00 pm
    19 May 2024, 3:00 pm
    This most delicate program of early Italian baroque, accompanied on a historic 17th century harp, celebrates the seductive sweetness of the female voice. Anna Fraser (soprano) and Hanna Lane (Ialian triple harp)
  • 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)
  • 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.
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