Concerts & Events

The Music Performance Unit produces a variety of concerts and events throughout the year, including Australia Ensemble UNSWCollegium Musicum ChoirUNSW Wind SymphonyBurgundian ConsortUNSW OrchestraComposer Conversations and Cushion concerts.

Keep checking throughout the year as new events are added!

 

 

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Date: Saturday, 27 August 2022 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Four pieces from four centuries apart that contrast and connect from an elegant Bach Sonata, through a seemingly effortless Mendelssohn String Quartet and Hindemith’s urbane Kleine Kammermusic to the premiere of the fascinating Speak, by gifted Australian composer Harry Sdraulig.


J.S. BACH | Flute Sonata in E minor BWV1034 (1717-23)

Harry SDRAULIG | Speak (2018, rev.2020)

Paul HINDEMITH | Kleine Kammermusik Op.24 no.2 (1922)

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Date: Saturday, 24 September 2022 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Experience well-known composers like Schubert, Rimsky-Korsakov and Dohnányi from the new and surprising perspective of their youthful works, as well as the world premiere of the exciting and accomplished Slipstream by rising Australian star, Holly Harrison. 


Franz SCHUBERT | Sonatensatz D28 (1812)

Holly HARRISON | Slipstream (2020)

Ernö DOHNÁNYI | Serenade in C Op.10 (1902)

Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV | Quintet in B flat (1876) for piano and winds

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Date: Saturday, 22 October 2022 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Complete the season with the rich and refined Romantic textures of Brahms’s Third Piano Quartet and Amy Beach’s Romance, the sparkle of Mozart at the height of his career, and spicy jazz-influenced dance music of Martinů’s La Revue de Cuisine.


Wolfgang MOZART | Piano Trio in B flat K502 (1786)

Johannes BRAHMS | Clarinet Sonata Op.120 no.2 (1894)

Amy BEACH | Romance Op.23 (1893)

Bohuslav MARTINŮ | La Revue de Cuisine (1927)