Team of Pianists

...Artists in residence at 'Glenfern'

for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

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Photograph by Chris Hopkins:

The Melbourne-based Team of Pianists has captivated audiences in Australia and overseas for more than twenty years. Acclaimed for artistry and professionalism in its many solo and chamber recitals, concerto performances, CDs and broadcasts, the Team is also committed to encouraging and promoting young musicians through masterclass programmes in metropolitan and regional areas alike. The four partners are Professor Max Cooke OAM, Robert Chamberlain, Darryl Coote and Rohan Murray.

The Team has produced nine CDs covering a wide range of music, including a number of exciting, yet rarely recorded works, as well as two innovative videos and various publications on the art of piano playing and musicianship.

The members of the Team are Artists-In-Residence for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) at Glenfern, the National Trust‘s Centre for the Arts and Culture, in East St Kilda. Here the Team has also established unique educational programmes including the annual Spring Piano School for primary and secondary school age students (since 2004), professional development events such as International Teachers‘ Seminars (2009 & 2010) and the Autumn Piano Weekend (2013), an annual Piano Marathon at Rippon Lea in late summer, as well as presenting masterclasses by Australian and overseas artists.

Our 2015 season - on sale now!
Image of Rippon Lea Pool and Terrace (middle image in top photo bar) courtesy of Peter Rowland Catering.

Upcoming Events

Rigg Bequest at the Tallis Pavilion - Mornington

Two Pianos and Tea

Robert Chamberlain (piano), Darryl Coote (piano)
Two-piano recital, on Stuart and Sons pianos, with works by Infante, Brahms, Milhaud, plus piano solos by Moszkowski, Ross Edwards, Jaya Suprana and Schubert. Complimentary afternoon tea in the Melba Room after the recital. Read more...

Date and Time

Saturday April 11, 1.15pm
(Audience meets at Peninsula Lifestyle Centre Car Park, Bungower Road, Mornington by 1.15pm, for short bus trip to the venue)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea - Concert 1

A Schubert Evening from Vienna

Timothy Reynolds (tenor), Darryl Coote (piano), Max Cooke (piano)
Schubert's Winterreise (Winter's Journey) song cycle plus the Fantasy in F minor for piano four hands opens the 2015 Rippon Lea Ballroom season. Don't miss out! Read more...

Date and Time

Sunday April 19, 6.30pm
192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Rigg Bequest at Glenfern

The Great B & B's

Holly Piccoli (violin), Paul Zabrowarny (cello), Rohan Murray (piano)
Program includes Beethoven Trio Op 1 no 3 and Brahms Trio in B major Op 8. Read more...

Date and Time

Saturday May 3, 3.00pm

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