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Bridget O’Donnell & Friends

The concert will be this coming Tuesday the 21st of April and will be live-streamed in Australia at 9pm AEST and at 12noon in the UK BST. There will also be a delayed broadcast at 7pm BST. From the comfort of my lounge room I’ll be playing some gorgeous little tunes for violin and bass, some of the Prokofiev duo sonata for two violins and also some beautiful arrangements we’ve done for two violins, clarinet and bass! I’ve even delved into the world of improvising…

Tickets are available on the Tait Website and it’s definitely worth checking out some of the other gorgeous concerts lined up in the series. You can purchase these tickets in Australian dollars, so it is really easy to enjoy young Australian artists who are currently in London. You may like to purchase a ticket for a friend who is in self-isolation in UK as well!

To book a ticket for Bridget’s concert UK at 7pm BST

To book a ticket for Bridget’s concert at 9pm AEST

April 19th, 2020|Categories: Concerts|

KABARETT!

… Night is not only there for sleeping …

Brad Cooper tenor
Stefan Cassomenos piano

From the wartime hits of Coward and Novello
via Austria and America through to the irreverence of today,
KABARETT!
is a celebration of wild eclectic decadence
…and dangerously dark humour.


Tuesday 10 November 2015

7.00 pm Drinks ­ Concert starts 7.30 pm
Savage Club, 12-16 Bank Place, Melbourne
$70 per person including drinks & canapés

Bookings: www.trybooking.com/164251

November 30th, 2015|Categories: Concerts|

Australia Piano Quartet Strings

Chamber music soiree with the Australia Piano Quartet Strings

Australia Piano Quartet has been the inaugural Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Technology Sydney since 2011 and is being presented by the Sydney Opera House for a second season in 2015, alongside a series at Melbourne Recital Centre. In 2015 APQ embarks on its first European tour, debuting at London’s Barbican Centre and the Australian Embassy in Paris.

Beethoven: String Trio no. 1 in G Major Op. 9
                   Adagio – Allegro con brio

Duet for Two Obbligato Eyeglasses (Viola and Cello) WoO 32

                   Allegro
                   Minuetto

Jan Kral:    Reverie for viola d’amore

Stamitz:     Sonata for viola d’amore 

Ravel:       Sonata for violin and cello (1922) 

                   Lent.
                   Vif, avec entrain.

Frederick Septimus Kelly: String Trio in b minor (Double Bay NSW, 1911)
Allegro Appassionato

24 February 2015 at 7.00pm
Melbourne Savage Club,
12 Bank Place Melbourne.

Tickets available from Trybooking

July 30th, 2015|Categories: Concerts|

Bach Telemann & Baroque splendour

A journey through the early German 18th century solo flute as guided by the renowned Neil McLaren
Join Neil McLaren, hot on the heels of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment New York tour, as he takes us through the high notes of the early 18th century German flute repertoire.
Neil’s breadth of experience and stylistic versatility mark him among the best of today’s impressive array of flautists.

Tuesday 14 April 2015

7.00 pm Drinks – Concert starts 7.30 pm
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong
Sir Norman Brookes Room.
$65 per person including drinks & canapés
Bookings http://www.trybooking.com/128331

April 30th, 2015|Categories: Concerts|

Caroline Almonte

for an evening of  Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin
In memory of Pip Smibert (fellow Tait committee member) celebrating a life in
music & theatre.

Presented by Ross Campbell

Tuesday 15 July 2014
7.30 pm Drinks – Concert starts 8.00 pm
Savage Club, 12-16 Bank Place, Melbourne
$65 per person including drinks & canapés
Bookings click here or here

The Tait Performing Arts Association would like to thank the Savage Club and
Caroline Almonte for their support for this evening’s fund raising concert.

July 30th, 2014|Categories: Concerts|

Babar and Friends presented and narrated by John Amis

Tait Performing Arts Association presents

Babar and Friends presented and narrated by John Amis

Tuesday 16 October 2012

7.30 FOR 8.00 PM (drinks on arrival)

Savage Club, 12-16 Bank Place, Melbourne

Join renowned British broadcaster, writer and music critic, John Amis for this special 90th birthday event.

Program: Poulenc’s Babar the Elephant. Jean de Brunhoff famous tale with Caroline Almonte piano

Ferdinand the Bull. Mungo Leaf’s well known story with Alan Ridout’s violin music performed by Elizabeth Sellars violin

Tickets: $65 (including drinks and refreshments) – proceeds support the Tait Performing Arts Association.

The Tait Performing Arts Association is a not for profit organisation that raises funds to support emerging Australian performing artists wishing to study overseas. Sir Frank and Viola Tait, and the Tait brothers played an important part in the establishment of theatre and the performing arts in Australia.

The Tait Performing Arts Association acknowledges the generous support of John Amis, Caroline Almonte, Elizabeth Sellars and the Savage Club

October 30th, 2012|Categories: Concerts|

Rosemary Tuck

John Amis introduces

ROSEMARY TUCK

Chopinesque: The Piano Music of William Vincent Wallace

Tuesday 30 October 2012

7.30 for 8.00PM (drinks and canapés on arrival)

Savage Club, 12-16 Bank Place, Melbourne

Adventurer, composer and heart breaker, William Vincent Wallace, was the first great musician to visit Australia. He founded a Music Academy and the first Australian Music festival in 1835 before conquering the world with his opera Maritana, which began life on the verandah of the Bush Inn in Norfolk, Tasmania. His piano works are dazzling in their variety, invention, wit, humour and charm with UK-based Australian pianist Rosemary Tuck celebrating Wallace’s bicentenary and launching her new CD on Naxos.

October 30th, 2012|Categories: Concerts|

Stefan Cassomenos plays Beethoven

Tait Performing Arts Association presents Stefan Cassomenos plays Beethoven

Monday 3 September 2012

7.30 FOR 8.00 PM (drinks on arrival)

Savage Club, 12-16 Bank Place, Melbourne

Stage II finalist from the Sydney International Piano Competition 2012

Stefan’s playing is something else: alive, passionate, dramatic – that was as near technically perfect as dammit. John Amis

If you missed Stefan’s virtuoso Liszt for John Amis last year at the Savage Club make sure you see this talented young composer, conductor and pianist perform:

VINE Toccatissimo (2012)

HAYDN Sonata Hob XVI/32 in b minor

BEETHOVEN Sonata No 31 Op 110 in A Flat Major

CHOPIN Berceuse, Op 57

LISZT-SCHUBERT Soirées de Vienne Valse caprice No 6

LISZT-VERDI Rigoletto Paraphrase

Tickets: $65 (including drinks and refreshments) – proceeds support the Tait Performing Arts Association.

Bookings: www.tait.org.au – Stefan Cassomenos @ Savage Club RSVP 29 August 2012

The Tait Performing Arts Association is a not for profit organisation that raises funds to support emerging Australian performing artists wishing to study overseas. Sir Frank and Viola Tait, and the Tait brothers played an important part in the establishment of theatre and the performing arts in Australia.

The Tait Performing Arts Association acknowledges the generous support of Stefan Cassomenos and the Savage Club

September 30th, 2012|Categories: Concerts|

Sharolyn Kimmorley

In October of this year Sydney will be presenting a concert featuring pianist Sharolyn Kimmorley accompanying Australian soprano Valda Wilson.  Further details soon.

October 30th, 2011|Categories: Concerts|

Inaugural Concert

In September 2011, the Sydney chapter of TPAA presented their inaugural concert at the historic Womens Club in Elizabeth Street.  The audience was delighted to be entertained by the inimitable and delightful John Amis who presented  ‘John Amis meets Percy Grainger’.  John  was accompanied by Pianist, Ambre Hammond during his talk entitled ‘Percyvering with Percy’.  This was a most enjoyable and  successful introduction to our Sydney TPAA supporters.

September 30th, 2011|Categories: Concerts|
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