Alchemy is a concert that takes the audience on a musical tour of the world. First travel through France and Spain with music by some of history’s most celebrated composers: Jean-Philippe Rameau, Claude Debussy, Enrique Granados, Isaac Albeniz, Manuel de Falla. The second half opens with energetic Brazilian rhythms from Radamés Gnattali’s Suite Retratos. Following is the sound of Australia captured by the late Phillip Houghton in his Three Duets, which includes the explosive final movement Alchemy. The world tour is completed with a journey to Argentina with Astor Piazzolla's famous Tango Suite.
Single Tickets: Adult $49, Concession/Under 30 $32, Student $22, Child $17. Afternoon tea included.
Concession: 3 Concert Subscription: $87, 6 Concert Subscription: $165,12 Concert Subscription: $306
Adult: 3 Concert Subscription: $132, 6 Concert Subscription: $249, 12 Concert Subscription: $468
Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi have been playing as a guitar duo since 2014. They have been described as “two stunning young guitarists…virtuosic” (Sydney Arts Guide) and have been praised for their “dazzling guitar playing” (ArtsHub). Their performances have taken them around Eastern Australia, and they also collaborate with Australia’s celebrated baritone Josè Carbò in a group named The Josè Carbò Trio. In 2018, the duo performed at the Glebe Music Festival and the Newcastle Music Festival with acclaimed soprano Deborah Humble, played a live set on FINE Music FM and toured New Zealand.
A Prelude in Tea is a Sunday afternoon concert series featuring a scrumptious afternoon tea served from 2:30 followed by a 3:30 concert from some of Australia’s best and most exciting small ensembles. With the Streeton Trio, the Flinders Quartet, The Seraphim Trio and more, A Prelude in Tea concert is the perfect Sunday afternoon out.