Sunday 25 October
Cake from 2:30, Concert at 3:30.
Whitwell & Withers
A Prelude in Tea Concert
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the difficult decision has been made by the artists to cancel this event.
All ticketholders are offered the option of either receiving a full refund, or donating their ticket price to support the artists through this difficult period in the performing arts sector.
If you are a ticket holder please contact the Independent Theatre at to let us know your preference.
We will continue to work alongside the event organisers to reschedule these performances and notify patrons of new information once this critical period has passed. Details will also be posted on the Independent Theatre website as they come to hand. We greatly appreciate your understanding and support through this challenging period.
Multi-ARIA Award winning musician Sally Whitwell maintains a busy freelance career as a pianist, performer, conductor, composer and educator. She has toured America, China, Hong Kong and Inner Mongolia. Her work has been performed and recorded by the likes of Gondwana Voices, Ensemble Offspring, Acacia Quartet and many more. Sally’s recordings have received ARIA Awards for Best Classical Album, enjoyed multiple weeks in the top ten ARIA Core Classical Charts and are regularly heard on ABC Classic. Matt Withers is an ambassador for Australian music, a well-established classical guitar pedagogue, performer and role model for musicians across the country. His career has seen him collaborate with highly esteemed artists, many national orchestras as well as maintaining strong commitments in the leading chamber music group Guitar Trek alongside Timothy Kain. With solo and chamber studio albums released on Naxos, ABC Classics and Soundset Recordings (USA), he thrives on taking this music to wider audiences, broadening and expanding their musical horizons. Together, Whitwell & Withers are passionate about new Australian music and enjoy the unique blend the piano and guitar can create when combined.
Join us on the last Sunday of the month for the popular Prelude in Tea Sunday concert series, famously featuring a luscious afternoon tea served from 2:30, followed by a 3:30 concert from some of Australia’s best and most exciting small ensembles. Cake from 2:30, Concert at 3:30. A Prelude in Tea concert is the perfect Sunday afternoon out.