Music - What's On
Nicholas Chamber Orchestra
“This was the most memorable piece of music I have ever heard-it will stay with me for the rest of my life”. - San Jose Villages resident
Discover an intimate journey of inspiration and musical artistry told through classical music, storytelling and breathtaking imagery.
Experience the sublime music and sensational visuals of this timeless story of creative awakening, as we follow a young musician’s journey from inspiration to artistry.
Anna’s Promise is a breathtaking multi-media production for solo bass, narration, chamber orchestra and visuals exploring "Why we make music”.
60 minutes| No interval | All ages
SUN 7 May, 2PM
3 -shows $90
From Downtown to Broadway to Burirnja
Be enraptured with the music and stories of the legendary Petula Clark. Experience her songs, live and intimate through the talent and passion of Hiliary Henshaw and Will Conyers.
Celebrate the extraordinary depth and sensational breadth of Clark’s seven decades of music, with timeless hits including Sign of the Times, The Other Man’s Grass, This Is My Song and … Downtown, as well as references from her film and stage offerings including Finian’s Rainbow and Goodbye Mr. Chips.
Be there to track Clarke’s career from her humble beginnings as a World War II entertainer, to Sixties icon and now world class concert performer.
70 mins | no interval | all Ages
‘Kate Ceberano; Chanteuse, Icon, Goddess … She not only rocks our world, she also fills it with glorious colours.’ – Sam Neill
Join Kate Ceberano, veteran performer and high priestess of Australian pop as she reunites with prolific composer and jazz pianist Paul Grabowsky for an unforgettable evening of song.
Casual listeners, popular music fans and jazz aficionados alike will delight in this warm and engaging collaboration from two of Australia’s most distinguished performing artists.
90 mins | no interval | suitable all ages
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.
140 Minutes | Including 20 min Interval | Suitable all ages
SAT 28 OCT, 8PM
3 -shows $90
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
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