The Idea of North

7pm 4 April 2019 Armidale Town Hall Emma Rule | soprano Naomi Crellin | alto Nick Begbie | tenor Luke Thompson | bass Kai Kitamura | vocal percussion The Idea of North has always been renowned for its exceptional ability to connect musically and emotionally with an audience. They take songs people know and songs they don’t …

Flinders Quartet

7pm 25 July 2019 Armidale Town Hall Flinders Quartet (FQ) is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. A quartet for the twenty-first century, FQ continues its second decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity. The group’s dynamic and stirring performances of a full spectrum of repertoire have audiences and critics …

John Bell & Simon Tedeschi

7pm 31 August 2019 Armidale Town Hall Australian theatre icon, John Bell AO OBE and internationally acclaimed pianist Simon Tedeschi renew their triumphant partnership with ‘Bright Star’, exploring the life, love and genius of two bright stars of the Romantic era – John Keats and Franz Schubert. Though they never met, these contemporaneous geniuses of literature and …

New England Ensemble

3pm 24 November 2019 Armidale Town Hall The  acclaimed New England Ensemble was established as Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of New England from 1975-1982. The Ensemble was the first full time professional chamber ensemble to be formed outside a capital city in Australia and it quickly achieved national and international recognition in Asia, Europe and America. Andrew …

Karin Schaupp and Umberto Clerici

7pm, Thursday 5 April [button link=”http://www.trybooking.com/TDGU” newwindow=”yes”] Buy Tickets[/button] Armidale Town Hall – 127 Rusden Street “… spellbinding …” Limelight Magazine, April 2016 Internationally renowned musicians Karin Schaupp and Umberto Clerici first shared a concert stage as part of the 2015 Musica Viva Festival, where the combination of guitar and cello proved a major hit. …

Richard Gill and Sydney Chamber Choir

[button link=”http://www.trybooking.com/TDGY” newwindow=”yes”] Buy Tickets[/button] 7pm, Thursday 3 May Lazenby Hall, University of New England, Armidale The Art of Choral Harmony Sacred and profane, ancient and modern, imported and homegrown: join Sydney Chamber Choir on a musical journey into the heart of beauty. The human voice is the most expressive of all instruments, and this …

Goldner Quartet

[button link=”http://www.trybooking.com/TDHC” newwindow=”yes”] Buy Tickets[/button] Dene Olding, violin Dimity Hall, violin Irina Morozova, viola Julian Smiles, cello Approaching their 25th anniversary in 2020, Australia’s premier string quartet remain in demand internationally as performers and recording artists. With no changes to their line-up since their inception in 1995, the Goldners bring unmatched musical intuition to every …

Kats-Chernin & Cislowska

7 pm, Thursday 2 March 2017 Armidale Town Hall – 127 Rusden St The New England Conservatorium in association with Musica Viva Armidale proudly present one of Australia’s great composers, Elena Kats-Chernin and pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska performing a thrilling, unique experience of creation, expression and adventure. Performing four hands at the piano and improvising live, second-to-second, …

Arcadia Winds

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ACO Collective

[button link=”www.trybooking.com/okaz” color=”green” newwindow=”yes”] Buy Tickets Now[/button] New England Conservatorium in association with Australian Chamber Orchestra present this stunning 17-piece string ensemble performance. Combining musicians of the ACO with Australia’s most talented young professional musicians at the outset of their careers, creating a combined ensemble with a fresh, energetic performance style. This concert features internationally …