; Whats on in Sydney and Melbourne at MiSociety MUSIC 20th anniversary of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) 2010 - Whats on in Sydney and Melbourne at MiSociety content="String_we_ask_for">

MUSIC 20th anniversary of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) 2010

July 30, 2010toAugust 7, 2010

*

The most prestigious international chamber music event in the Southern Hemisphere!

  • 30 July 2010 – 7 August 2010

The 20th anniversary of this spectacular winter festival will host World-class musicians taking to a tropical stage.

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM), recognised as the most prestigious international chamber music event in the Southern Hemisphere, is counting down to its most exciting and diverse programme to date in a special celebration of the Festival’s 20th anniversary.

Held in Townsville, North Queensland from 30 July – 7 August, the 2010 AFCM anniversary programme will see a mix of contemporary chamber music artists like Synergy Percussion and renowned didgeridoo artist and composer William Barton, with not-to-be-missed performances from long-time favourites, including the Australian String Quartet, the Goldner String Quartet and UK based cellist, Louise Hopkins.

“With an enviable global reputation for the quality of its distinguished artists, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music has become a happy meeting place for Australian and overseas visitors who enjoy the opportunity to hear and meet international musicians in a wonderfully inviting and unsurpassed winter beachside setting,” said AFCM Artistic Director Piers Lane

This years AFCM will host a range of international and local artists, including:

Piers Lane (Aus/UK), World Renowned Pianist and AFCM Artistic Director
Jack Liebeck (UK), Violinist and Winner of the 2010 Classical Brit Award for Young British Performer
Bernadene Blaha (USA/Canada), World Renowned Pianist
William Barton (Aus), Leading didgeridoo player and classical composer
Michael Collins (UK), Clarinettist and one of the world’s most sought after soloists.
and many more!

more info and full program

Share

Comments are closed.