Simon Tedeschi’s presentation of “Gershwin & Me” celebrating LCM 70th Anniversary. Gershwin favourites including I Got Rhythm, Summertime, ‘S Wonderful, The Man I Love, Rhapsody in Blue and more from composers in the time of Gershwin including Rachmaninov, Debussy, Grainger and Fats Waller.
Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney presenting a comprehensive G & S programme. Accompanist Ron Sinclair, compere Belinda Delaney and choreographer Glenda Percival. Sopranos Sarah Arnold and Tessa Grey, mezzo soprano Ella Arundel, baritones Gordon Costello and Anthony Mason and tenor Dean Sinclair.
Trois: Jane Bishop (flute), Emma Hunt (clarinet), Amy Putt (piano). A trio formed in 2011 – graduate/postgraduate degree holders from Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Music by composers including Skipworth, Debussy, Fauré, Schubert, Saint-Saëns, Rossini.
“Rags & Irreverence.” John Martin (piano) with Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich (violin) – “Swing Songs.” Music from Scott Joplin’s era; Leroy Anderson’s The Waltzing Cat and John Martin’s fun Swing Song/Renegade Rag.
Alf & Pearl Pollard Memorial Awards for Performance Excellence held in association with Sydney Eisteddfod. Ten of the most outstanding instrumentalists aged 12-16 from the 2015 Eisteddfod. Performances are followed by an audience vote and the awarding of prizes.
The Sydney Male Choir with Musical Director Dr. Houston Dunleavy, Accompanist Dewi Liu and varied choral items including soloists from the choir – Wolf von Kehler singing O del mio amato ben by Stephano Donaudy and a presentation from Tom Coughlan of Bring Him Home from the musical Les Misérables.