Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea - major sponsor C & C Rigg Bequest - since 1994 one of Melbourne's longest running and most loved chamber music series. Six wonderful Sunday concerts in the glorious ballroom, from April to September, at 6.30pm. Join us for Russian Passion, More than Opera hits Rippon Lea, The Two Roberts and much, much more!

"...chamber music as it was intended..."
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2018 Program

192 HOTHAM STREET, ELSTERNWICK

Parking in the grounds (Melway 67 E2)
All concerts start at 6:30pm (no entry after 6:45pm).

Sunday April 15, 2018 at 6.30pm
Russian Passion

Melbourne Capella conducted by Nicholas Cowall, Rohan Murray (piano)
Arensky - The Singer
Dargomyzhsky - At the Wild North
Arensky - Nightaneyev - Nocturne
Napravnik - Venice at Night
Glinka - Crusader’s Romance

Sunday May 20, 2018 at 6.30pm
A French Connection

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Rohan Murray (piano)
Beethoven - Sonata in A major Op 30 no 1
Faure - Sonata in A major Op 13 no 1
Catoire - Elegie for violin & piano Op 26
Debussy - Beau Soir (arr. for violin & piano)
Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (arr. for violin & piano)

Sunday June 24, 2018 at 6.30pm
Breath-taking and Four Hands

Anne Gilby (oboe), Darryl Coote (piano), Darryl Coote & Max Cooke (piano four-hands)
Poulenc – Sonata for oboe and piano
Mozart – Sonata in B-flat major for piano four-hands KV 358
Arnold - Sonatina for oboe and piano
Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe for oboe and piano
Mozart – Andante & Variations in G major for piano four-hands KV 501
Schumann – Three Romances Op 94 for oboe and piano
Morris – A Day in the Brindabellas for oboe and piano
Martin – In a Native Garden for oboe and piano
Sutherland - Sonatina for oboe and piano

Sunday July 15, 2018 at 6.30pm
Viennese Magic

Kathryn Taylor (violin), Christopher Cartlidge (viola), Rohan de Korte (cello), Ben Hanlon (double-bass), Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart – Quartet for piano & strings in E-flat major KV 493
Schubert – Quintet for piano & strings in A major (The Trout) D 667

Sunday August 19, 2018 at 6.30pm
The Two Roberts - Music from Russia, France and Spain

Robert Ekselman (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano)
François Couperin - Five Pieces en Concert (arr. Paul Bazelaire)
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole (arr. for cello & piano)
Debussy - Sonata for cello & piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Sonata for cello & piano Op 19

Sunday September 16, 2018 at 6.30pm
More than Opera Hits Rippon Lea - Soprano Arias and Duets

Rebecca Rashleigh (soprano), Victoria Lambourn (mezzo-soprano), Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart - Zeffiretti Lusinghieri (Ideomeneo) - soprano
Dvorak - Song to the Moon (Rusalka) - soprano
Floyd - Ain't it a Pretty Night (Susannah) - soprano
Puccini - Tu che di gel sei cinta (Turandot) - soprano
Offenbach - Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffman) - duet
Puccini – Flower duet (Madam Butterfly) - duet
Tchaikovsky - Uzh Vecher (Queen of Spades) - duet
Mozart - Come ti piace imponi (La Clemenza di Tito) - duet
Humperdinck - Evening Prayer (Hansel & Gretel) - duet
Rossini - Ciel! Qual destin terribile (Bianca e Falliero) - duet
Rossini - Cruda sorte! (L’Italiana in Algeri) – mezzo-soprano
Rossini - Canzonetta spagunola – mezzo-soprano
Rossini - Beltà crudele – mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky - Akh, Tanya, Tanya... Ja nye sposobna k grusti tomnoy (Eugene Onegin) – mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky – None but the lonely heart – mezzo-soprano
Bizet – Seguidilla (Carmen) – mezzo-soprano

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Upcoming Events

Barwon Park

The Fours B’s - Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Bernstein

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello) and Robert Chamberlain (piano) reprise this popular program of duos and trios by composers whose names start with B! Enjoy Bach’s Gamba Sonata in D BWV 1028, Beethoven’s energetic Gassenhauer Trio Op 11, the Brahms Trio for clarinet, cello & piano in A minor Op 114 and Bernstein’s Variations on an Octatonic Scale arranged for clarinet and cello.

Date and Time

Sunday May 6, 2018 at 2.00pm
Barwon Park, 105 Inverleigh Road, Winchelsea, VIC (Melway X911 B8)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 2 - A French Connection

Elizabeth Sellars (violin) with Rohan Murray (piano). Major sonatas in A by Beethoven (Op 30 no 1) and Faure, plus charming works by Debussy and the rarely heard Elegie Op 26 by Catoire.

Date and Time

Sunday May 20, 2018 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 3 - Breath-taking and Four Hands

Anne Gilby (oboe), Darryl Coote (piano), Darryl Coote & Max Cooke (piano four-hands). Works for oboe and piano by Poulenc, Arnold, Morricone, Schumann, Sutherland and others, plus piano duets by Mozart.

Date and Time

Sunday June 24, 2018 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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