Our popular Talk of the Town series is back in 2018, with three intimate chats in the serene setting of Gorman Arts Centre, as well as a special masterclass at the ANU School of Music! Ask that burning musical question. Hear the story that drives exceptional artists to pursue a path less travelled. Listen to world-class musicians as they demonstrate their craft.
FRIDAY 27 April, 2:00pm | Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre
Meet two major protagonists of the violin: New York based Tim Fain of Philip Glass fame and Cecilia Bernardini, Dutch-Italian specialist of baroque and classical violin. A discussion on versatility, virtual reality and the rewards and challenges of classical music in the digital age.
MONDAY 30 April, 4:00pm | Larry Sitsky Room, ANU School of Music
Be a fly on the wall at this Roger Woodward masterclass and gain a rare insight into the working methods of a master pianist. With young pianists Rachael Shipard and Aaron Chew.
TUESDAY 1 May, 2:00pm | Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre
Two home grown Australian quartets: Orava Quartet reflecting on their first ten years share stories with the freshly-minted Pietra Quartet.
THURSDAY 3 May, 2:00pm | Main Hall, Gorman Arts Centre
Four international festival artists call Amsterdam home: celebrated fortepiano specialist Keiko Shichijo, flautist and composer Ned McGowan along with Adrian Brown and Susanna Borsch from Dapper’s Delight. All four have carved out a unique creative pathway in a very competitive environment.
Tickets for all three events just $10.00. Light refreshments and a short performance included in the ticket price for the three Gorman House events. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us online at www.cimf.org.au