This autumn, enjoy the ultimate Macedon Garden Party, with beautiful music, fine food and quality local wines, and the generous hospitality of the gorgeous Dale and Jonathan. Who’s playing? Moses Carr (accordion): influences from Balkan to Brazilian and jazz fusion; amazing rhythmic detail and skill in improvisation. Aife Larkin (guitar) and Isobel D’Cruz
On Saturday 18 November, a unique event! In conjunction with the Victorian Goldfields Railway we are very excited to present a first for the goldfields region. A music-filled ride on the beautiful old Goldfields steam train from Castlemaine to Maldon, followed by dinner and a concert at the Maldon Progress Hall.
On Sunday 19 November, thanks to Melbourne Recital Centre, the wonderful Fire Bird Piano Trio at the Castlemaine Town Hall, playing Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E Flat and the premiere of a new work by Firebird’s amazing pianist and composer Benjamin Martin. And after interval, Smetana’s spectacular piano trio.
On the afternoon of Sunday 8 October we return to Daylesford. In conjunction with Melbourne Recital Centre, we bring the Flinders String Quartet to the Town Hall for a program of Richard Mills’ String Quartet no 4: Glimpses from my Book of Dada, and Schubert: Die Winterreise and Death and the Maiden.
Our final performance for 2016 will be held in Dale and Jon’s home and beautiful garden at 3 Church Street, Macedon on Sunday October 23rd at 1.30 pm. We thought music in a spring garden in country Victoria would be a lovely way to complete our program for 2016. We suggest
The Arcadia Quintet was formed in 2013 by five young Australian musicians who shared a love of playing together and a passion for wind chamber music. Kiran Phatak, David Reichelt, Lloyd Van’t Hoff, Matthew Kneale and Rachel Shaw came together at the Australian National Academy of Music, where they embarked
The New: the premiere performance of Sinfonia Concertante for five guitars and orchestra. The Romantic: Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. The Classic: Joseph Haydn’s timeless masterpiece The Creation.
Kreuzer Triangle. Beethoven – Tolstoy – Janacek. Saturday evening’s concert features Amir Farid (piano) and Elizabeth Sellars (violin) playing Beethoven’s most famous sonata, the Kreutzer Sonata. Actor John Flaus will give his personal account of Tolstoy’s tragic novella, Kreutzer Sonata. The Spring Music Quartet perform Czech composer Leos Janacek’s dramatic string