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Bauhaus Now

Wednesday 14 Aug 2019 - Sunday 18 Aug 2019
Buxton Contemporary
Guest curated by Ann Stephen In the year of its centenary the Bauhaus returns to haunt our museums. How do contemporary artists re-imagine a relationship to this legendary school? Are they scavengers raiding the ruins of modernism, appropriators o...

The University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 18 Aug 2019 at 5:00pm
Melbourne Recital Centre
It took Brahms 21 years (from its first sketches to completion) to write his first symphony. 'How can I possibly write a symphony when Beethoven is looking over my shoulder?’ he famously remarked. Brahms quotes themes and motifs from Beethoven’s 5...

Trombone and Organ Recital

Monday 19 Aug 2019 at 1:00pm
Royal Parade
A concert of music for trombone and organ with international soloists Peter Steiner and organist Constanze Anna Magdalena.

Creative Spaces for Wellbeing: Imagination, Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

Monday 19 Aug 2019 at 4:30pm
Arts West
How do creativity, actual/virtual space, technology and wellbeing relate to one another? And how can different creative enterprises help us construct spaces for wellbeing in 21st century Australia? This panel discussion, co-hosted by the Creativity a...

Steinway D Launch Series: Jerry Wong

Wednesday 21 Aug 2019 at 6:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
George Rochberg Four Short Sonatas Franz Liszt Chapelle de Guillaume Tell Franz Liszt Les cloches de Genève Richard Wagner/Franz Liszt Isolde’s Liebestod Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata Op. 111 The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in...

Grant!

Thursday 22 Aug 2019 at 7:00pm
Grant Street
Jazz sessions and art transmissions curated by students from the Conservatorium’s Jazz & Improvisation program. Featuring special guest performers each week: some old, some borrowed, some outright stolen, and some kind of blue. This program is ge...

Sir John Barbirolli in Australia

Friday 23 Aug 2019 at 1:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Professor Raymond Holden AM, Professor of Public Engagement at the Royal Academy of Music, London, presents a lecture focusing on Sir John Barbirolli’s two visits to Australia.

WTF is Lecture Performance?

Friday 23 Aug 2019 at 10:30am
Buxton Contemporary - Education Gallery
The lecture, by its very nature, is performative. At first glance it would seem that Lecture Performance is a tautology: an over qualification of an established mode of knowledge delivery that has been employed within the Academy for centuries. Yet P...

Mimir Festival - Chamber Music Masterclass One

Saturday 24 Aug 2019 at 10:00am
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Violist Joan DerHovsepian holds the position of Associate Principal Viola of the Houston Symphony Orchestra. She joined the viola section of the Houston Symphony in 1999, hired by Christoph Eschenbach, and began her current position with the HS in th...

Majlis Travelling Scholarship Exhibition

Tuesday 20 Aug 2019 - Saturday 24 Aug 2019
40 Dodds Street
The Majlis Travelling Scholarship is open to third (final) year undergraduate students at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, School of Art. A travelling scholarship of $10,000 is awarded to a third year student that will allow them to travel oversea...

Mimir Festival - Cello Masterclass with Brant Taylor

Sunday 25 Aug 2019 at 2:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Brant Taylor was appointed to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra by Daniel Barenboim in 1998. He was previously cellist of the Everest Quartet, prize winners at the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Fischoff Chamber Music Competitio...

Mimir Festival - Viola Masterclass with Joan DerHovsepian

Sunday 25 Aug 2019 at 2:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Violist Joan DerHovsepian holds the position of Associate Principal Viola of the Houston Symphony Orchestra. She joined the viola section of the Houston Symphony in 1999, hired by Christoph Eschenbach, and began her current position with the HS in th...