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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 - Violin Masterclass with Stephen Rose

Sunday 25 Aug 2019 at 2:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Stephen Rose is Principal Second Violin of The Cleveland Orchestra, a position he has held since 2001. He joined the Orchestra in 1997 as a member of the first violin section and made his solo debut with the Orchestra in 2011. He again appeared as a ...

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...

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...

Bauhaus Now

Wednesday 21 Aug 2019 - Sunday 25 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...

Conyngham at 75

Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 at 8:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
A concert of works for chamber orchestra composed by the Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Professor Barry Conyngham AM, conducted by Richard Davis, and highlighting the performance staff of the Faculty. Barry CONYNGHAM To the Edge (20...

Mimir Festival - Chamber Masterclass Two

Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 at 10:00am
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
With Jun Iwasaki, Curt Thompson, Stephen Rose, Joan DerHovsepian, and Brant Taylor. Violinist Jun Iwasaki was appointed concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero at the beginning of the 2011/12 season. A graduate...

Mimir Festival - Concert One

Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 at 7:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) Piano Quartet in A minor Nicht zu schnell (not too fast) Stephen Rose, violin Joan DerHovsepian, viola Brant Taylor, cello John Novacek, piano Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) String Quartet in F Major, Op. 92 Alleg...