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...
The Music Performance Unit of the University of New South Wales is a small team responsible for the production of high quality classical music concerts on campus. A core of UNSW's cultural life, the Music Performance Unit manages several primary activities, including:
- Australia Ensemble UNSW, Australia's leading chamber music ensemble that presents an annual subscription season and free concert and workshop series;
- Collegium Musicum Choir, an 80-100 voice choir comprising mostly undergraduates but also staff and members of the general community. It presents an annual program of three concerts;
- Burgundian Consort, a chamber choir of advanced singers. It presents an annual evening recital as well as appearing at concerts of the Collegium Musicum and other special events;
- Large Instrumental Music Ensembles (LIME) comprising the UNSW Wind Symphony and UNSW Orchestra;
- Young Artists Concerts and special events.
The Music Performance Unit is in the portfolio of the Director of Wellbeing, Mr Neil Morris.
Experience well-known composers like Schubert, Rimsky-Korsakov and Dohnányi from the new and surprising perspective of their youthful works, as well as the...
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...
Introducing the Music Performance UNSW's newest team member, Annabel Lee!
In March, Music Performance UNSW undertook a major recording project with its community ensembles to bring to life several Willgoss Composition Prizes from the past...
Through a partnership with the International Alliance of Women in Music, UNSW presented an online concert for its 2022 conference, hosted in Oregon USA.