2017 concert season

 

ITALIAN ROMANCE
BEETHOVEN & MENDELSSOHN

24 MARCH 2017
Melbourne Recital Centre

25 March 2017
City Recital Hall, Sydney

ARTISTS

Benjamin Bayl | guest conductor
Rachael Beesley | director & violin

PROGRAM

Ludwig van Beethoven  (1770-1827)
Coriolan Overture in C minor Op.62 (1807)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major Op. 50 (1798)

Ludwig van Beethoven
12 Contredanses for Orchestra WoO14 (1792-1802)

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Italian Serenade in G major for Strings (1887, strings version 1892)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
‘Italian’ Symphony in A major Op.90 (1833)

 

UNFINISHED ROMANCE
ROSSINI & SCHUBERT
 

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20 MAY 2017
City Recital Hall, Sydney

22 MAY 2017
Melbourne Recital Centre

ARTISTS

Jakob Lehmann | guest conductor
Fiona Campbell | mezzo soprano

PROGRAM

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
The Barber of Seville (1816)
Overture
Recit: Una voce poco fa; Aria: Io sono docile

Gioacchino Rossini
The Italian Girl in Algiers (1813)
Overture
Aria: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno!

Gioacchino Rossini
Cinderella (1816)
Recit: Nacqui all’affanno; Aria: Non piu mesta

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Overture in C minor D.8 for Strings (1811)

Franz Schubert
‘Unfinished’ Symphony No.8 in B minor D.759 (1822)

REVOLUTIONARY ROMANCE
SPOHR & MOZART

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16 SEPTEMBER 2017
Yabba Yabba Residence, Blackheath

17 SEPTEMBER 2017
City Recital Hall, Sydney

22 SEPTEMBER 2017
Melbourne Recital Centre

24 SEPTEMBER 2017
UKARIA Cultural Centre, Adelaide Hills

ARTISTS

ARCO Chamber Soloists
Nicole van Bruggen | basset clarinet
Rachael Beesley | violin
Anna McMichael | violin
Simon Oswell | viola
Jane Rogers | viola
Mime Yamahiro-Brinkmann | violoncello
Natasha Kraemer | violoncello

PROGRAM

Louis Spohr (1784-1859)
Allegro Moderato from String Sextet in C major Op.140 (1848)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)
Clarinet Quintet in A major K.581 (1791)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Grande Sestetto Concertante in E flat major K. 364 (1779)


2016 Concert Season

 

CHAMBER SOLOISTS

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9 JULY 2016
Sydney Grammar School

11 JULY 2016
Melbourne Recital Centre

17 JULY 2016
Noosa Music Society, Sunshine Coast

ARTISTS

Nicole van Bruggen | clarinet
Rachael Beesley | violin
Simon Oswell | viola
Michael Dahlenburg | violoncello

PROGRAM

Joseph Haydn
String Quartets arranged by Vincenzo Gambaro for Clarinet Quartet in B flat major

Franz Schubert
String Trio in B flat major, D.471

Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Clarinet Quartet in E flat major

 

NELSON MASS

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1 OCTOBER 2016
City Recital Hall

ARTISTS

Sydney Chamber Choir
Richard Gill AO | conductor

PROGRAM

Joseph Haydn
'Nelson' Mass

Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.104 'London'

Ross Edwards
Missa Alchera - Mass of the Dreaming


2015 concert season

 

SECOND WINTER FESTIVAL

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15 AUGUST 2015
Santa Sabina College

16 AUGUST 2015
Kincoppal Rose Bay

ARTISTS

Rachael Beesley | director
Emma Black | oboe

PROGRAM

Chamber Music Concert
Felix Mendelssohn
Sinfonia No.6 in E flat major

Anton Reicha
Octet in E flat major op.96

Talk
presented by Richard Gill OAM

Orchestral Concert
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No.17 in G major K 129

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Oboe Concerto in C major K 314

Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 62 in D major

 

CHAMBER SOLOISTS

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21 NOVEMBER 2015
Sydney Grammar School

22 NOVEMBER 2015
Knox Grammar School

ARTISTS

Kate Clark | flute
Nicole van Bruggen | clarinet
Darryl Poulsen | horn
Lisa Goldberg | bassoon
Jakob Lehmann | violin
Caroline Henbest | viola
Daniel Yeadon | violoncello
Maxime Bibeau | double bass

PROGRAM

Franz Lachner
Septet in E flat major

Ludwig van Beethoven
Septet in E flat major, op.20


2014 Concert Season

 

Winter Festival - HAYDN, MOZART and the CLASSICAL PIONEERS
 

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9 AUGUST 2014
Santa Sabina College, Strathfield

ARTISTS

Rachael Beesley | director & violin
Nicole van Bruggen | clarinet

PROGRAM

Chamber Soloists Concert
Peter Von Winter

Septet in E flat major

Talk
presented by Richard Gill OAM

Orchestral Concert
Franz Richter

Sinfonia a Quattro in B flat major

Johann Stamitz
Clarinet Concerto in B flat major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Divertimento in E flat major, K.113

Joseph Haydn
Violin Concerto in G major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Serenata Notturna No.6 in D major, K.239

 

AN EVENING with the VIENNESE TITANS
BEETHOVEN | MOZART | SCHUBERT

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22 NOVEMBER 2014
The New Hall, Sydney Grammar School

ARTISTS

Benjamin Bayl | guest conductor
Georgia Browne | flute

PROGRAM

Ludwig van Beethoven
'Prometheus' Overture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Flute Concerto in G major

Franz Schubert
Symphony in C major 'The Great'


2013 launch concert

 
 

MAKING MUSICAL HISTORY

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21 DECEMBER 2013
Sydney Grammar School

ARTISTS

Benjamin Bayl | guest conductor
Jacqui Dark | soprano
Rachael Beesley | violin

PROGRAM

Franz Schubert
Overture in B flat major, D.470

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
‘Ah! Chi mi dice mai’ from Don Giovanni, K.527

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
‘Voi che sapete,’ from Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492

Felix Mendelssohn
String Symphony No.10 in B minor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No.39 in E flat major, K.543