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Music

Date

FRI 23 JUN 8PM
Doors open 7PM

Venue

The Skylark Room at Burrinja

Tickets

Adult $20
Concession

Bookings essential
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The Lowdown Hokum Orchestra

at The Skylark Room

The fabulously uncategorizable Lowdown Hokum Orchestra is one of Australia's most electic musical collectives. Strikingly versatile and absurdly good, one reviewer aptly described them simply as "brilliant." The Lowdown Hokum Orchestra features Australia's premier jazz singer, Nichaud Fitzgibbon and blues maestro Doc White (guitars, mandolin, vocals) as well as Tony Martin (drums), Paul Williamson (saxes), Howard Cairns (double bass, concertina) and Andy Baylor (guitar, fiddle).


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Date

SUN 25 JUN 2PM   

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

Adult $26
Concession $22
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The Merry Widow

Singularity Choir

Set your dance card for Singularity Choir’s performance of The Merry Widow Operetta. 

The elegant romance of 1860 Art deco France comes to life through 40 voices of the Singularity choir on the Burrinja Stage. Be drawn into the playful drama of 19th century high society, a young widow, amorous encounters and opulent French passion.

The Merry Widow is a playful and light-hearted vision of high society romance in 19th century France. Follow the tale of a town’s quest to keep the heiress of their city's fortune in the region by finding her the right husband.

For this special concert of The Merry Widow at Burrinja, Singularity choir will be joined by Maria-Cristina Keightley and Nick Seidenman who have performed the leading roles in The Merry Widow in New York and with Melbourne Opera.

140 Minutes | Including 20 min Interval | Suitable all ages 

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Date

Last Fridays of the month

Time

10am

Venue

The Skylark Room at Burrinja

Book

FREE

Bookings essential
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Love all things creative and want to talk about it with like minded people?

Creative Catch Ups is totally your jam and croissant. Get it? Yeah we’re funny!
Join Growing Pains in the Skylark Room to discuss your personal creative endeavours and all things art.
Book now to guarantee your spot and get a sweet deal on a coffee and croissant!
Last Friday of every month, 10am in the Skylark Room

 

 



Dates

Sun 16 Jul, 2pm

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

$26 Full
$22 Concession
Buy one adult, get one U26 Free
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Melbourne Ensemble

Classical Tracks

The Melbourne Ensemble was formed in 2016 from members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with an enthusiasm for chamber music.

The ensemble’s makeup is taken from the tradition of wind and string writing in the 19th century; namely Schubert’s Octet and Beethoven’s Septet.

In the ensemble’s inaugural year, the group performed for enthusiastic audiences in the Lyrebird Music Society’s chamber music series, the Woodend Winter Arts Festival and the and in the Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

PROGRAM
Mozart-Horn Quintet in E-Flat major, K.407/386c
Poulenc-Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon, FP 32a
Francaix-Octet for clarinet, horn, bassoon & strings “A huit”

FULL CLASSICAL TRACKS PROGRAM ONLINE HERE


Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and The Melbourne Ensemble in association with Yarra Ranges Council and Burrinja

Curated by Melbourne Recital Centre, Classical Tracks is supported by RACV Music for Victoria, and the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria



 

 



Dates

Sun 10 Sept, 2pm

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

$26 Full
$22 Concession
Buy one adult, get one U26 Free
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Syzygy Ensemble

Classical Tracks

Syzygy Ensemble is an award-winning contemporary music group based in Melbourne. After just one year of performing together they were awarded first prize in the chamber music section of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition and, subsequently, were the only Australian group selected to perform at the 2011 Gaudeamus International Interpreter’s Award in Amsterdam. Since then, they have gained a reputation as one of Australia’a finest new music ensembles, lauded for their virtuoso precision, innovative programming, and ability to connect with their audiences. They were nominated for a Helpmann Award for a George Crumb tribute concert in 2012, and in 2014 were the recipient of the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Contemporary Masters Award. Last year they released their debut CD, ‘Making Signs’, containing specially commissioned works by some of Australia's finest composers.

As passionate musicians who delight in communicating with their audiences, Syzygy have designed an introductory program to inspire music lovers with a selection of future classics - from the thrilling virtuosity of Takuma Itoh’s “Parallel Divergence” to the ethereal effervescence of David Lang’s “Sweet Air” - reward your curiosity and experience these stunning works.

PROGRAM:
Gordon KERRY - Making Signs (10min)
Takuma ITOH - Parallel Divergence (6min)
Harry SDRAULIG - Prisms (12mins)
David LANG - Sweet Air (8min)
Brenton BROADSTOCK - Syzygy (15min)

PERFORMERS: Laila Engle, flutes Robin Henry, clarinets Leigh Harrold, piano Jenny Khafagi, violin Blair Harris, cello

FULL CLASSICAL TRACKS PROGRAM ONLINE HERE


Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre in association with Yarra Ranges Council and Burrinja

Curated by Melbourne Recital Centre, Classical Tracks is supported by RACV Music for Victoria, and the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria



 



Date

SAT 28 OCT, 8PM   

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

Adult $36
Concession $32
Members $30
26 & under $18
Group 6+ $28ea
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Ticket packages
5 -shows $140
3 -shows $90
 

Exposing Edith (Piaf)

by I’ll Wager productions`

“Exposing Edith can be summed up in one word - sensational. Fully deserved the standing ovation! ***** ” Southside Advertiser, Edinburgh

Fall for the beautiful and complex world of Edith Piaf, of one of greatest French singers of all time, with a stunning mix of authentic French chanson and contemporary sounds.

Direct from sell out seasons at the 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Auckland International cabaret Festival and winner Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016, this critically acclaimed show charts the tragic life of arguably the greatest French singer of all time. 

Explore the undertones of Piaf's vocals and lyrics  in this unique interpretation of her work though voice, acoustic guitar and the subtle layering of loop, delay and effect pedals. The songs are punctuated with a collection of extraordinary stories of Piaf’s life from the perspective of key characters, from Edith’s half-sister, her lovers and Edith Piaf herself.


70 mins | no interval | all ages

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Date

FRI 24 NOV, 8PM   

Venue

Burrinja Theatre

Tickets

All $38
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Lior

Live and intimate

“Lior is part of a rare breed of artists that has achieved success and critical acclaim, whilst maintaining an independence and individuality.” 

Share an evening with the acclaimed singer/songwriter Lior in an intimate ‘salon’ concert. Lior will be performing material from his back catalogue as well as works from his forthcoming new album.

Lior burst onto the Australian music scene in 2005 with his stunning debut album ‘Autumn Flow’. Spearheaded by This Old Love, Daniel and Autumn Flow, the album became one of the most successful independent debuts in Australian history. A swag of accolades and awards followed and a #2 on the Australian charts for his follow up album.

With support from Domini Forster.

30 min Domini, 75 min Lior | 20 min interval | all ages

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