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Canberra Sinfonia – Apcar’s Holland

Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest ACT
5pm, Sunday 19 June 2022
Featuring contemporary music specialist, pianist Ronan Apcar

The Canberra Sinfonia presents two world premieres and one Australian premiere at their next performance, Apcar’s Holland.

Lenny Weiss talks to Barbie about Apcar’s Holland
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Canberra Sinfonia – Mozart Concerto Gala

Wesley Music Centre Forrest ACT
3pm Saturday 2 April 2022
Soloists Lucy Macourt (violin), Alison Mountain (flute) and Rowan Phemister (harp)

This performance showcases two of Mozart’s dazzling yet lesser-played concerti, the  Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218 and the Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299 – Mozart’s only piece for the harp.

Lenny Weiss talks to Barbie about the Mozart Concerto Gala
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Diversity the focus for Music for Canberra’s new CEO and artistic convenor

The Chief Executive Officer of Music for Canberra. Helen Roben, says there are close parallels between her new role and that of her former job as general manager of the National Folk Festival.

And Music for Canberra is also a good fit for musician, conductor and educator Melinda Hole, who’s the organisation’s new artistic convenor for the classical music stream.

Richard spoke to Helen Roben and Melinda Hole at Music for Canberra
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Selby and Friends – Exotic Strudel

Tour one of the five- concert 2021 series
Llewelyn Hall, ANU School of Music
Monday 15 March 2021

Selby and Friends will present a year of piano trios in 2021. The first concert features Franz Schubert and three important 20th century composers:, Ernest Block, Joaquin Turina and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Barbie spoke with Kathryn Selby about Exotic Strudel
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