Vespers by Monteverdi – Pinchgut Opera

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Pinchgut Opera, in their first visit to Newcastle, present Orchestra of the Antipodes and Cantillation with director Erin Helyard in the great work, Monteverdi's Vespers.

“Prelude and Food”

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Enjoy a hearty Viennese lunch before the concert talk, available from 12 noon. Enjoy your meal in the Cathedral if it is cold or wet, but don't be tardy - we always sell out! Bratwurst + crusty bread roll Smokey tomato relish - homemade German Potato Soup + slice of grain sour dough $8.50 each

Beautiful Bruch

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Max Bruch’s Double Concerto Opus 88 is performed by two great Australian performers, Susan Collins (violin) and Patricia Pollett (viola).

Susan Collins Plays Bach

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Susan Collins performs solo Bach on violin in the hushed darkness of the Cathedral.

Blues in the Night

Adamstown Arts - Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW

Dungeon Big Band with Heather Price, and special guest Peter Guy.  7.30pm. 

The Kreutzer – Susan Collins in Recital

Adamstown Arts - Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW

Beethoven’s magnificent Kreutzer Sonata will be performed by Susan Collins (violin) and Erin Sweetman (piano).

MTA Scholarships Competition

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Young musicians vie for scholarships in violin, cello and piano in the Music Teachers' Association Newcastle Branch Scholarships Competition. 

Free

Flamenco

Adamstown Arts - Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW

Flamenco - the Andalusian Guitar - SOLD OUT Paco Lara and Carlito Akan (guitars) Byron Mark (piano and percussion) and Deya Miranda (flamenco dancer) will set your heart racing and toes tapping.

Festival Choir – Fauré’s Requiem

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

The Festival Choir reforms for 2022, performing Fauré’s sublime Requiem, and the world premiere of David Banney’s Mass for Peace.

“Toasting Mother Earth”

Adamstown Arts - Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW

Anna Fraser (soprano) and Jack Symonds (piano) perform art songs and piano works ranging across 1000 years of composition, and present the world premiere of Ross Fiddes’ new work, Toasting Mother Earth, to words by Derek Dowding.

Rachmaninov with a Cello

Adamstown Arts - Adamstown Uniting Church 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW

Teije Hylkema (cello) and Grace Kim (piano) perform music of Rachmaninov, J.S. Bach, and Ross Fiddes.

Grace Knight in Concert

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Grace Knight comes to Newcastle with a concert of evergreen jazz favourites, supported by keyboards, bass and the Christ Church Camerata Quartet.

Festival Finale – Concierto de Aranjuez

Christ Church Cathedral 52 Church St, Newcastle, NSW

Andrew Blanch plays Rodrigo’s sublime Concierto de Aranjuez, with the Christ Church Camerata, under the direction of David Banney.