Lunchtime Concert Series No.1: Two for One

Lunchtime Concert Series No.1: Two for One

Wagga Wagga Baptist Church (map)

Two for One will take you on a trip through time of favourite piano duets from an eclectic range of genres performed by staff of the RCM Piano Department, led by RCM Piano Department Head Joanne Burrows.

FREE event. Everyone is welcome.

 

Lunchtime Concert Series No.2: Flute Duet

Lunchtime Concert Series No.2: Flute Duet

Wesley Uniting Church (map)

Come along & enjoy this wonderful performance by Fran & Keith Griffin who will be performing on concert flutes, baroque flutes and recorders in this wonderful eclectic concert. Featured composers will be Telemann, Kuhlau, Baldwine, Mattheson, Feld and Bennett.

FREE entry. Everyone is welcome.

Please note: This performance is replacing the Commodore’s Wind Ensembles, originally booked for this concert

Lunchtime Concert Series No.3: Xeros & Xeros

Lunchtime Concert Series No.3: Xeros & Xeros

St Johns Anglican Church (map)

Violinist Rhiannon Xeros and Pianist Geoffrey Xeros invite you to enter the rich sound world of the late Romantic and early Impressionist eras as they bring you a concert of French & Belgian works, centred on Cesar Franck’s pivotal Sonata in A.

FREE Entry. Everyone is welcome.

 

Slava & Sharon Grigoryan in Concert

Slava & Sharon Grigoryan in Concert

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery (map)

Slava & Sharon Grigoryan

This collaboration from two of Australia’s finest classical musicians, Slava and Sharon Grigoryan, combines their formidable talents to present a concert for guitar and cello with works by Vivaldi, Granados, Piazzolla and more.

Sunday May 20 2018 - 7:30pm
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

TICKETS:
www.trybooking.com/UUUO or RCM front office phone: 69253522
Adults $40 | Concession $35 | Student $25

Slava Grigoryan:

Regarded as a wizard of the guitar, Slava has forged a prolific reputation as a classical guitar virtuoso. Collaborations have played a huge part in Grigoryan’s career, most notable of these are in the trio with legendary USA guitarist Ralph Towner and Austrian guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel and the duo with brother Leonard Grigoryan. 
He has received 2 ARIA awards and an incredible 20 ARIA Award nominations.
He has been touring internationally since 2003, regularly performing throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA, as well as more exotic performances in Brazil, South Africa, India and the Middle East. 2018 sees Slava delivering his 5th Adelaide Guitar Festival as Artistic Director.


Sharon Grigoryan:

Sharon’s current position as cellist with the Australian String Quartet is the most recent appointment in a career spanning 15 years. From 2008 to 2012 Sharon was a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Since then she has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Spira Mirabilis Chamber Orchestra, as well as being a core member of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.
In 2015 Sharon performed as a guest with the Australia Ensemble and Australian World Orchestra. She is Artistic Director of the Barossa, Baroque and Beyond Music Festival.
 

Lunchtime Concert Series No.4: RCM Rising Stars

Lunchtime Concert Series No.4: RCM Rising Stars

Wagga Wagga Baptist Church (map)

The RCM’s finest students will be showcased in this lunchtime concert. Included in this performance will be 2018 Dr Ray King Scholarship Winner Brad Li and other current RCM scholarship students.

FREE Entry. Everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime Concert Series No.5: James Flores

Lunchtime Concert Series No.5: James Flores

St Johns Anglican Church (map)

James Flores is an accomplished organist based in Albury, NSW. James holds a Licentiate in organ performance from the St. Cecilia School of Music (SCSM), an A.Mus.A (AMEB) in piano and organ and the Archbishops' Award in Church Music (GCM). Currently he is serving as Organ Scholar for St Matthew's Church, Albury. James will be performing well-known works such as Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Walton's Crown Imperial and Widor's Toccata from Symphony No. 5.

FREE entry. Everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime Concert Series No.6: Meredith & The ConMen

Lunchtime Concert Series No.6: Meredith & The ConMen

The Grange Community Auditorium (map)

The RCM’s resident jazz band with vocalist Meredith Adams, keyboardist Lachlan Brown, bass player Jeff Donovan and drummer Wayne Pigram will perform an eclectic blend of jazz, contemporary songs and ballads.

FREE Entry. Everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime Concert Series No.7: Music of Brahms

Lunchtime Concert Series No.7: Music of Brahms

St Johns Anglican Church (map)

Lauren Davis (violin) and Hamish Tait (piano) will take the audience on a journey through the rich and spacious sounds of Brahms. They will be performing Brahms G Major Sonata featuring the Fantasien Op 116.

FREE entry. Everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime Concert Series No.9: Riverina Brass Group

Lunchtime Concert Series No.9: Riverina Brass Group

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery (map)

The Riverina Conservatorium of Music has a strong history of quality brass instrument teaching and this brass ensemble can draw the line from old to new.  Consisting of experienced teachers, musicians and students, the performance repertoire ranges from film scores, contemporary and classical brass chamber music, jazz, Latin and pop masterpieces, hymns and chorales.  We invite you to experience this fine music in the wonderful surrounds of the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.

FREE Entry. Everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime Concert Series No.10: RCM Saxophone Ensemble

Lunchtime Concert Series No.10: RCM Saxophone Ensemble

Wagga Wagga Baptist Church (map)

This RCM Saxophone Ensemble is one of the Conservatorium’s premiere ensembles. It is an innovative and progressive ensemble, comprising members of staff and advanced saxophone students. The ensemble performs a large range of challenging and eclectic repertoire, led by their director, Jenny Binovec.

This concert promises to entertain and inspire encompassing a program of various works from across the world, some written for the saxophone and others specially arranged for the group. Enter the unique sound of blended saxophones with styles from the frivolous and tongue in cheek to some toe tapping classics through to the sublime.

FREE entry. Everyone is welcome.

RCM Concert Series No.#5: Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro

RCM Concert Series No.#5: Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

Filipino-American pianist Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro has developed an international reputation as a soloist, collaborator, pedagogue, speaker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Jovanni-Rey will present an evening of riveting piano works, the recital will feature sonatas by Haydn and Rachmaninoff, a world premiere of a new work by Christopher Norton, pieces by RCM piano faculty member and composer Joanne Burrows, and selections from his recently released CD, Tributo a Ginastera

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the night of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

RCM Concert Series No.#6: Guitariffic!

RCM Concert Series No.#6: Guitariffic!

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery (map)

Guitariffic! presents this unique instrument in many of its diverse personas. Join Jeff Donovan and Rob Shannon and friends as they take you on a tour through the worlds of classical, Latin & jazz guitar.

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the night of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

 

 

RCM Concert Series No.#7: Sixes & Sevens

RCM Concert Series No.#7: Sixes & Sevens

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

This concert will feature the combined skills of Claire Phillips, Lauren Davis, Tamaris Pfeiffer, Hamish Tait and guest artists Kyle Ramsay-Daniel (double bass) and Justin Lingard (trumpet). The program will include music of Glinka’s Sextet and Saint-Saen’s Septet, scored for piano quintet with the addition of double bass and trumpet.

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the afternoon of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

RCM Concert Series No.#8: Orpheus Piano Trio

RCM Concert Series No.#8: Orpheus Piano Trio

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

The Orpheus Piano Trio will present a program centered on two rarely performed works, namely Arensky’s Piano Trio in D Minor and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite.  Russian composer Arensky (1861 – 1906) was an integral part of the Russian musical world of his day. Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor Op.32 is one of his most successful works, and was dedicated to the memory of the legendary Russian cellist, Karl Davidoff.  The trio are joined by a narrator for Ravel's Mother Goose Suite which was originally composed for four hands on piano, and later transcribed for piano trio by Australian composer Ben Martin. 

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the afternoon of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

RCM Concert Series No.#9: A Tribute to Mezzo-Sopranos

RCM Concert Series No.#9: A Tribute to Mezzo-Sopranos

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

Marie-Cecile Henderson will team up with pianist Geoffrey Xeros to present this tribute to the ‘voice of riches and warmth’. This performance will feature Respighi’s Il Tramonto (The Sunset), as well as Lieder and art songs of the great mezzo-sopranos including Janet Baker, Kathleen Ferrier and Christa Ludwig.

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the afternoon of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

 

 

RCM Concert Series No.#10: The New England Ensemble

RCM Concert Series No.#10: The New England Ensemble

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

Celebrated for many years as one of Australia’s leading chamber ensembles, The New England Ensemble has recently re-formed. Their program for their reunion concert will include two masterworks from the piano quartet repertoire – Mozart’s dramatic Piano Quartet in G minor, K 478 and Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in D major Op 23 – a work of great freshness and charm.

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the evening of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au

RCM Concert Series No.#11: Chamber Music with Oboe

RCM Concert Series No.#11: Chamber Music with Oboe

Riverina Conservatorium of Music (map)

Canberra oboist Megan Pampling will join violinist Lauren Davis and pianist Hamish Tait in this wonderful recital that will present Hugo Kauder’ Trio for Oboe and Robert Kahn’s Serenade as well as other works. An intimate and lyrical program for everyone to enjoy.

Tickets $27 adults, $17 concession/student, $10 RCM student.

Tickets are available through the RCM Office or can be purchased at the door the evening of the concert.

Phone: 02 69253522     www.rivconmusic.org.au