Song of the Earth

Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Road, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Thursday August 8, 7.30pm
Brilliant singers Iain Henderson (tenor) and Genevieve Dickson (soprano) combine with Jonathan Wilson on piano to open the August Festival series of concerts with Mahler's profound work, "Song of the Earth".

$49

Fanfare – Organ and Trumpet

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Distinguished organist David Drury and the exceptionally talented Andy Fiddes on trumpet combine in a lunchtime concert. Friday August 9, 1.00pm

$49

Opera Cocktails

Stanley Park 77 Fullerton Cove Road, Fullerton Cove, NSW, Australia

Friday August 9, 5.30pm
Our annual favourite Opera Cocktails takes place in "The Barn" at beautiful Stanley Park, with wonderful artists from Opera Australia and the marvellous Claire Howard Race on piano.

$75

A Saxophone in Paris

Harold Lobb Concert Hall Cnr Laman Street and Auckland Streets, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Nexas Quartet are a trailblazing saxophone ensemble known for redefining the boundaries of chamber music. Saturday August 10, 2.30pm

$49

Ben Mingay and Friends

Harold Lobb Concert Hall Cnr Laman Street and Auckland Streets, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Saturday August 10, 7.30pm
Star of opera, stage and screen, Newcastle's own Ben Mingay joins with Heather Price and Sue Carson for a delightful evening of song and fun.

$69

Festival Choir in Concert

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

The Festival Choir forms again in 2024 under the baton of Christopher Allan, with associate artists Erin Sweetman and Peter Guy. Sunday August 11, 2.30pm

$49

Rising Stars Recital

Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Road, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Young performers from the area audition to perform in the Rising Stars Recital. Sunday August 11, 5.30pm

$30

Destination Swing

Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Road, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Dungeon Big Band with Heather Price celebrate their favourite cities of jazz. Thursday August 15, 7.30pm

$40 – $45

Gershwin and More

Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Road, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Illustrious pianist Simon Tedeschi performs with jazz violinist supremo George Washingmachine at Newcastle's home of jazz, Adamstown Uniting Church. Friday August 16, 7.30pm

$49

Consolation and Exultation: Festival Chamber Choir

Harold Lobb Concert Hall Cnr Laman Street and Auckland Streets, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

The superb Festival Chamber Choir performs choral works under the baton of Christopher Allan. Saturday August 17, 2.30pm

$49

Kaleidoscope

Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Road, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Exceptional talents together - Cedar Rose Newman on violin, and pianist Simon Tedeschi. Saturday August 17, 7.30pm

$49

Rachmaninoff meets Paganini

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Sunday August 18, 2.30pm. The Festival Finale concert, with Christ Church Camerata led by David Banney with pianist Erin Sweetman, highlighting Rachmaninoff's wonderful "Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini".

$45

Roderick Williams – Masterclass

Harold Lobb Concert Hall Cnr Laman Street and Auckland Streets, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

A rare opportunity for singers and audience alike, to observe a master at work - Roderick Williams in Masterclass. Friday August 23, 2.30pm

$30

Roderick Williams in Recital

Harold Lobb Concert Hall Cnr Laman Street and Auckland Streets, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Internationally renowned baritone Roderick Williams gives a Festival Encore performance in his only NSW appearance. Friday August 23, 7.30pm

$69
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