C & C Rigg Bequest Classic Music in Historic Venues 2021

The next three recitals for 2021...

We continue our Rigg Bequest 2021 Chamber Music Series with more fantastic guest artists from the postponed 2020 series! Enjoy another three Sunday recitals from Glenfern, the National Trust's 19th century Gothic mansion in East St Kilda, each presented in a hybrid live-stream/in venue live-audience format, twice on the same day. Choose to attend the venue as part of a live in-venue audience or enjoy the recital as a live-stream via YouTube from the comfort of your own home! For information on refunds and exchanges from 2020 season bookings click here.

Program for August, September & October

GLENFERN 4
Masterworks from Great Traditions
Sunday August 22, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

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Katherine Taylor (violin), Gabrielle Halloran (viola), Rohan de Korte (cello), Darryl Coote (piano) in a program of masterworks from three great composers, who all settled in Vienna during the highpoint of their respective careers.

Beethoven - Sonata in G minor for cello & piano, Op 5 no 2
Brahms - Sonata in F minor for viola & piano Op 120 no 1
Mozart - Piano Quartet in G minor KV 478

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GLENFERN 5
From Bonn to Votkinsk
Sunday September 12, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Artists Image Glenfern 2021_09_12

Melbourne Capella Chamber Choir, conducted by Nicholas Cowall, with Rohan Murray (piano) perform a program that contrasts an evocative setting of Henry Newbolt's Songs of the Sea, the much-loved Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams with works by little known Soviet composer Georgi Sviridov (1915 – 1998), whose lyrical late-Romantic style finds immediate appeal with audiences.

Charles Stanford - Songs of the Sea
Vaughan Williams - Five Mystical Songs
Georgi Sviridov - a selection of works for voices and piano

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GLENFERN 6
A Musical Flower-Garden
Sunday October 24, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano)

A varied and highly contrasted program of chamber music, ranging from the Baroque conversational sensibility of J S Bach's Gamba Sonata in G, performed on modern instruments, through the Romantic exuberance of Bruch's pieces for clarinet, cello and piano, to the brooding passion and end-of-century energy of the little known Trio Op. 3 by Zemlinsky! Plus works by Australian composer Julian Yu and an amusing selection from Hindemith's Musikalisches Blumengartlein und Leyptziger Allerley for clarinet & cello.

Julian Yu - Prelude after J S Bach for Clarinet solo (2005)
J S Bach - Gamba Sonata in G Major, BWV 1027 (cello & piano)
Bruch - 8 Pieces Op 83 (clarinet, cello & piano), selection
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Hindemith - Musikalisches Blumengartlein und Leyptziger Allerley - (clarinet & cello), selection
Zemlinsky - Trio in D minor Op. 3 for clarinet, cello & piano

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Previous recitals this season...

GLENFERN 1
Bow. Reed & Hammer - Magnificent Mozart and twentieth-century brilliance
Sunday March 21, at 2.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Bow, Reed & Hammer. Live-streamed recital from Glenfern, March 2021
Bow, Reed & Hammer. Live-streamed recital from Glenfern, March 2021

Yi Wang (violin), Justin Beere (clarinet) and Darryl Coote (piano)
Mozart - Sonata for violin & piano in E minor KV 304
Saint-Säens - Clarinet Sonata Op 167
Milhaud - Trio for clarinet, violin & piano Op 157b
Ravel - Tzigane for violin & piano
Khatchaturian - Trio for clarinet, violin & piano
(Download the concert program here)

GLENFERN 2
Where the Wild Sings Are! Songs of Animals and Beasts
Sunday April 18, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Where the Wild Sings Are! Live-stream from Glenfern April 2021
Where the Wild Sings Are! Live-stream from Glenfern April 2021

Icon Trio - Justine Anderson (soprano), Vivien Hamilton (mezzo-soprano), Jeannie Marsh (alto) - with Robert Chamberlain (piano)

A concert of songs inspired by the world of animals, including unaccompanied madrigals, Australian rounds, comedic songs by Tom Lehrer, Flanders and Swann (such as Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud), delightful songs by Poulenc, Chabrier, Barber, Stravinsky, Richard Rodney Bennet and more. Plus keyboard works from the French Baroque, inspired by animals.  A vibrant ménagérie with the outstanding soloists of Icon Trio! Also includes the world premiere live performance of In the Dark Times by Becky Lewellyn, composed for Icon Trio during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.
(Download the concert program here)

GLENFERN 3
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Sunday May 16, at 3.00pm (audience in-venue attendance)
& at 6.30pm (audience in-venue attendance or live-stream online viewing)

Molly Kadarauch, Rohan Murray, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest
Molly Kadarauch, Rohan Murray, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Caroline Henbest (viola), Molly Kadarauch (cello), Rohan Murray (piano)
Mélanie Bonis - Piano Quartet in B flat major Op 69
Brahms - Piano Quartet in C minor Op 60
(Download the concert program here)

Refunds and Exchanges from 2020 Season Bookings

For patrons who hold an un-refunded booking from our 2020 season, we are pleased to offer exchange of your 2020 ticket purchase for any of the upcoming 2021 concerts. If you booked a ticket in for a concert in 2020, you can exchange that one-for-one for a live-audience attendance ticket in 2021 - subject to seat availability. Please note, that due to social distancing, density limits and our covid-safe plan, only a limited number of in-venue audience tickets are available for the 2021 concert sessions above.

Alternatively, we will exchange a live-audience attendance ticket from our 2020 season for two 2021 live-stream digital online viewing tickets.

Of course, you may still request a refund for your as-yet-unrefunded 2020 ticket purchase too.

To effect any of these exchanges, or to request a refund from your 2020 season purchase, please email our office with details of your 2020 purchase and your request for the 2021 concerts: kim@teamofpianists.com.au

...chamber music as it was intended...

Upcoming Events

2021 Rigg Bequest Classic Music at Glenfern - Concert 6

A Musical Flower-Garden for clarinet, cello & piano

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano), in a varied and highly contrasted program of chamber music, ranging from the Baroque conversational sensibility of J S Bach's Gamba Sonata in G, performed on modern instruments, through the Romantic exuberance of Bruch's pieces for clarinet, cello and piano, to the brooding passion and end-of-century energy of the little known Trio Op. 3 by Zemlinsky! Plus works by Australian composer Julian Yu and an amusing selection from Hindemith's Musikalisches Blumengartlein und Leyptziger Allerley for clarinet & cello.

With one performance of this program at 3.00pm and another at 6.30pm, you can choose to be part of a small socially-distanced in-venue audience at either performance, or enjoy the 6.30pm performance as a live-streamed recital from the comfort of your own home!

Date and Time

Due to Melbourne's lockdown,
this event is now postponed to a date in 2022 (tba)
3.00pm or 6.30pm (for audience in-venue attendance)
Glenfern, 417 Inkerman St, East St Kilda, VIC
or
6.30pm (for the Live-Stream via YouTube)

Book here for Audience In-Venue Attendance Book here for Digital Livestream Online Viewing (via YouTube)

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