Celebrating Richard Gill

Monday 5 November 2018 | City Recital Hall 

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PROGRAM

Giovanni Gabrieli
Sonata à 22

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Clarinet Quintet in A major, K.581
I. Allegro & II. Larghetto

James MacMillan
Data Est Mihi Omnis Potestas

Dan Walker
Yúya Karrabúra

Ross Edwards
Ab Estatis Foribus

Edwin Castellanos
Tu Solo Tu

Carlos Villanueva
Kanaima

Conrado Garcia/Arturo Garrido
Takirari De Jaiña

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.1 in C major, Op.21
Adagio molto – Allegro con brio

David Hewitt
The Last Wave of the Golden Frog

Carl Orff
O Fortuna

ARTISTS

Leigh Sales | Journalist & Author – Master of Ceremonies

Sydney Brass
Paul Goodchild
| Director

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
featuring Nicole van Bruggen | Basset Clarinet

National Music Teacher Mentoring Program

Sydney Chamber Choir
Sam Allchurch
| Director

Tigramuna
Musica Viva in Schools
Carlos Villanueva
| Director

Young Mannheim Symphonists
Youth Orchestra presented by the
Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
Rachael Beesley | Director

Zeeko
Musica Viva in Schools
Jess Ciampa
| Director

The Arts Unit
NSW Government

Santa Sabina College Choir


2018 Concert Season

 

Pastoral Melodies
Idyllic & Tempestuous

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22 MARCH 2018
Melbourne Recital Centre

25 MARCH 2018
City Recital Hall, Sydney

ARTISTS

Richard Gill AO | conductor
Polyphonic Voices | guest choir for Melbourne concert
Sydney Chamber Choir | guest choir for Sydney concert

PROGRAM

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Hebrides Overture Op.26 ‘Fingal’s Cave ’ (1830)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Five Songs Op.104 (1888)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Spaur Messe KV.258 ‘Piccolomini’ (1776)

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No.6 Op.68 ‘Pastoral’ (1808)

Classical Melodies
Timeless & Thrilling

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12 MAY 2018
Yabba Yabba Residence, Blackheath

18 MAY 2018
City Recital Hall, Sydney

20 MAY 2018
South Coast Music Society 
& Eurobodalla River of Art Festival, Batehaven, NSW

21 MAY 2018
Melbourne Recital Centre

ARTISTS

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra Chamber Soloists

PROGRAM

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade No.13 in G major ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’ KV525 (1787)

Peter Von Winter (1754-1825)
Octet in E flat major for winds and strings (1812)

Vincenzo Gambaro (1746-c.1820)
Quartet in D minor No.2 Op.4 for flute, clarinet, horn & bassoon (1815)

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quintet in C major Op.29 ’Storm’ (1801)

Poetical Melodies
Elegiac & Daring

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19 AUGUST 2018
City Recital Hall, Sydney

22 AUGUST 2018
Melbourne Recital Centre

ARTISTS

Rachael Beesley | director

PROGRAM

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Symphony in B minor No.10 (1821-3)

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Elegiac Melodies Op.34 (1880)

Edvard Grieg
‘From Holberg’s Time’ Op.40 (1884)

Johannes Van Bree (1801-1857)
Allegro in D minor for Four String Quartets (1845)

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Crisantemi (1890)

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Serenade in E major for Strings Op.22 (1875)

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Richard Gill Presents - A Voyage of Musical Discovery

City Recital Hall, Sydney

27 MARCH 2018

Artists & Program

MOTIVIC DEVELOPMENT

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No.6 Op.68 ‘Pastoral’ (1808)

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The World According to James
James Greening, Mosman
Bernie McGann, Brownsville
Andrew Robson, Katoomba

15 MAY 2018

Artists & Program

TEXTURE & TIMBRE

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
Peter Von Winter (1754-1825)
Octet in E flat major for winds and strings (1812)

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Ensemble Offspring
Holly Harrison, Vibe Rant
Thomas Meadowcroft, Medieval Rococo
Bree van Reyk, Light for the First Time
Cassie To, Avialae

21 AUGUST 2018

Artists & Program

VOICES & INSTRUMENTS

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
Johannes Van Bree (1801-1857)
Allegro in D minor for Four String Quartets (1845)
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Elegiac Melodies Op.34 (1880)

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Camerata Antica
Claudio Monteverdi, ‘O come sei gentile’
Alice Chance, Ode to Melancholy
Elena Kats-Chernin, Black Tie


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