Upcoming recitals

A Spring Rain by Tate Hamilton


Are we getting sick of the rain yet? Well it is only a few weeks to go till Spring arrives. We have two recitals coming up in September. On the 5th of September Ian Sykes, Georgina Price and Claire Howard Race will be performing at St Stephen’s Uniting Church Friday Lunchtime Series. And then on 21st of September we are holding a Meet the Composer Concert – an informal performance and discussion with two Sydney composers.


1. Lunchtime Concert – Friday 5 September
At: St Stephen’s Church, 197 Macquarie St
Time: 1.10-1.50 pm
Performers: Ian Sykes (clarinet), Georgina Price (viola) and Claire Howard Race (piano)
Program: Saint-Saëns Clarinet Sonata Op.167; Mozart “Kegelstatt” Trio for clarinet, viola and piano.
Free entry, donations are welcome.


2. Meet the Composer Concert – Sunday 21 September
Sirius Chamber Ensemble will perform music by local composers Christine Draeger and Paul Smith at Glebe Justice Centre. We have invited both composers to speak about their works in-between performances. Through an informal discussion you will be able to hear about their compositional influences, writing style and have your questions to the composers answered.

At: Glebe Justice Centre (formerly Glebe Café Church), 37-47 St Johns Rd, Glebe
Time: 1.30pm
Performers: Melissa Coleman (flute), Ian Sykes (clarinet), Alison Evans (bassoon), Julia Zeltzer (french horn), Claire Howard Race (piano).

Program: Christine Draeger’s Wind Quintet and Paul Smith’s new work based on Norse mythology, The Death of Baldr for flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, cello and piano. The program also includes recent music by our featured composers.

Tickets are available at classikon.com or at the door.

Visit our Facebook page for more concert information closer to the date.


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