The Australian Piano Duo Festival at Theme & Variations Brisbane

The inaugural Australian Piano Duo Festival will present a week of exciting concerts and Masterclasses across four venues in Brisbane during August, 2012.

 

The inaugural Australian Piano Duo Festival concert program encompasses music from all periods and styles, including some of the great romantic and contemporary works, premier performances of new compositions by Australian composers, and improvised jazz and tango concerts.

 

Two concerts during the Festival will be held at Theme & Variations Piano Services in Brisbane:

 

Saturday 18th August 2012, 4 – 6pm

 

Venue: Theme and Variations, 60 Commercial Road, Newstead

Baroque to Latin Jazz

J.S. Bach, Goldberg Variations (arr. S. Emmerson) for two pianos
Stephen Emmerson & Sonya Lifschitz

Samuel Barber, Souveniers for one piano, four hands
Jenni Flemming & Brachi Tilles

Michel Camilo, “Caribe” for two pianos
Jenni Flemming & Gayle Pryce-Davies

Please click the following link for information on how to buy tickets.

 

Saturday 25 August 2012, 4 – 6pm

 

Venue: Theme and Variations, 60 Commercial Road, Newstead

Presentation to the best Student Duos

Mahler, Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” – 3rd movement for two pianos, eight hands
Stephen Emmerson, Jenni Flemming, Angela Turner & Brieley Cutting

Stravinsky, Petrushka (excerpt) for one piano, four hands
Liam Viney & Anna Grinberg

Piazzolla, Milonga / Fuga Y Misterio for two pianos
Brachi Tilles and Jenni Flemming

Lutoslawski Variations on a theme of Paganini for two pianos
Pamela Page and Max Olding

 

Please click the following link for information on how to buy tickets.

 

Please visit the website for complete information about the Festival.

 

The Artistic Director for the inaugural Australian Piano Duo Festival is Jenni Flemming.

The Patrons of the festival are Max Olding and Pamela Page.

 

Launch Concert – International Gala Recital Silver/Garburg Duo

Feature Concert 1 – From Bach to Latin Jazz

Feature Concert 2 – Romantic and 20th Century Masterpieces

Feature Concert 3 – Two play Jazz – The meeting of two minds

Feature Concert 4 – Eclectic Energy

Lunchtime Concert 1 – Emerging Artists from UQ and Conservatorium

Lunchtime Concert 2 – Russian Virtuosity at UQ

Festival Finale – Grand Finale for Young and Old

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