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, 14 March 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

This is your chance to hear all about writing chamber music, straight from the composers themselves.

Australia Ensemble Artistic Chair, Paul Stanhope hosts the 2020 series of Composer Conversations, to which he has invited featured Australian composers in for a chat. These intimate and engaging discussions are free and open to all, with time for questions. This is an opportunity to learn more about being a composer and about a particular work before you hear it live in concert!

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Date: Saturday, 14 March 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Friday, 20 March 2020 - 10:00am
Location: G14, Robert Webster Building

In 2020, we offer the opportunity for soloists to audition for a performance opportunity in Term 2 and 3 with the UNSW Orchestra.

All are welcome to apply, from within and outside the UNSW Orchestra. Preference is given to current UNSW students. 

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Date: Sunday, 5 April 2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Collegium Musicum Choir

Burgundian Consort

Sonia Maddock, conductor

 

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Date: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 - 1:10pm
Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

 

MUCZYNSKI Duets for flute and clarinet Op.34b

ROSSINI Sins of Old Age arr. Ian Munro

BRAHMS Clarinet Sonata no. 2

 

Geoff Collins, flute; David Griffiths, clarinet; and Ian Munro, piano

 

Free, all welcome

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Date: Saturday, 18 April 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

This is your chance to hear all about writing chamber music, straight from the composers themselves.

Australia Ensemble Artistic Chair, Paul Stanhope hosts the 2020 series of Composer Conversations, to which he has invited featured Australian composers in for a chat. These intimate and engaging discussions are free and open to all, with time for questions. This is an opportunity to learn more about being a composer and about a particular work before you hear it live in concert!

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Date: Saturday, 18 April 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Tuesday, 21 April 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

UNSW Orchestra

Steven Hillinger, conductor

BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture
MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain   
BIZET L’Arlessienne Suite 1
Prelude           
Adagietto
Carillon
BIZET L’Arlessienne Suite  2
Intermezzo
Farandole

 

UNSW Wind Symphony

Paul Vickers, conductor

BARNES Third Symphony Op 89 (1997)
Lento
Scherzo
Mesto (For Natalie)
Finale

Combined UNSW Orchestra and UNSW Wind Symphony Concert.

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Date: Saturday, 30 May 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 1:10pm
Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

 

Program to be advised

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Date: Friday, 31 July 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

 

Program to be confirmed

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Date: Tuesday, 4 August 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

 

Program to be confirmed

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Date: Sunday, 9 August 2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Collegium Musicum Choir

Collegium Musicum Orchestra

Sonia Maddock, conductor

 

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Date: Tuesday, 11 August 2020 - 1:10pm
Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

 

DUTILLEUX Sonatine for flute and piano

LOVREGLIO La Traviata Fantasy

DEBUSSY Six Epigraphes antiques arr. Ian Munro

 

Geoffrey Collins, flute; David Griffiths, clarinet; Ian Munro, piano

 

Free, all welcome

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Date: Saturday, 15 August 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

This is your chance to hear all about writing chamber music, straight from the composers themselves.

Australia Ensemble Artistic Chair, Paul Stanhope hosts the 2020 series of Composer Conversations, to which he has invited featured Australian composers in for a chat. These intimate and engaging discussions are free and open to all, with time for questions. This is an opportunity to learn more about being a composer and about a particular work before you hear it live in concert!

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Date: Saturday, 15 August 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 1:00pm
Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

 

GRAINGER Molly on the Shore arr. David Griffiths

PUTS Four Airs: No. 2 for cello and piano

HINDSON 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

BRUCH Eight Pieces: 1-4

 

David Griffiths, clarinet; Dimity Hall, violin; Irina Morozova, viola; Ian Munro, piano; Julian Smiles, cello

 

Free, all welcome

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Date: Saturday, 26 September 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Friday, 2 October 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: TBC

 

Program to include Britten, Duruflé, Josquin, Pärt and the winner of the 2020 Willgoss Choral Composition Prize.

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Date: Saturday, 24 October 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

This is your chance to hear all about writing chamber music, straight from the composers themselves.

Australia Ensemble Artistic Chair, Paul Stanhope hosts the 2020 series of Composer Conversations, to which he has invited featured Australian composers in for a chat. These intimate and engaging discussions are free and open to all, with time for questions. This is an opportunity to learn more about being a composer and about a particular work before you hear it live in concert!

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Date: Saturday, 24 October 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium


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Date: Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - 1:10pm
Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building

 

Program to be advised

 

Goldner String Quartet: Dene Olding, violin; Dimity Hall, violin; Irina Morozova, viola; Julian Smiles, cello

 

Free, all welcome

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Date: Friday, 13 November 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

 

Program to be announced.

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Date: Tuesday, 17 November 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

 

Program to be announced.

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Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium

Collegium Musicum Choir

Burgundian Consort