Johann Christoph Bach - Selections from the Flute Sonatas
Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata BWV82 “Ich habe genug”: Schlummert Ein
Felix Mendelssohn - Songs Without Words Op.53 no.3 in G Minor
Fanny Mendelssohn - Bergelust, Nach Süden, Vorlauf
Robert Schumann - Romanze #2
Clara Schumann - Warum willst du and're fragen
Leopold Mozart - From Nannerl’s Notebook
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Il re pastore K. 208, L’Amero saro costante
Miriam Allan been fortunate to work with the Monteverdi Choir (John Eliot Gardiner), Les Violons du Roy (Trevor Pinnock), Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Concerto Copenhagen (Lars Ulrik Mortensen), Auckland Philharmonic (Roy Goodman), Bach Collegium Japan (Masaaki Suzuki) and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Bernard Labadie) have seen her in concerts of Mozart, Monteverdi, Rameau, Bach, Handel and Haydn to mention but a few. Miriam has appeared in productions for Opéra Comique, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Pinchgut Opera and Les Arts Florissants featuring Purcell, Cavalli, Handel, Vivaldi and Rameau. In 2018 she returned to Pinchgut Opera to sing Josabeth in Athalia. Recently Miriam made her debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Sir Roger Norrington). 2019 sees her return to sing with the Dunedin Consort for concerts of Bach.
Sally Walker is Lecturer in Classical Performance (Woodwind) at the Australian National University, Principal Flute of the Omega Ensmeble, regular Guest Principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Artistic Director of Twilight Musical Dialogues.. She was a grand-finalist in the Leonardo de Lorenzo International Flute Competition (Italy) and second prize winner in the Friedrich Kuhlau International Flute Competition (Germany). She has toured with the Berlin Philharmonic and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestras, was Principal Flute of the Deutsche Kammmerakademie Neuss, a member of Kölner Kammerorchester and has performed as Guest Principal with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Kammerakademie Potsdam and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. This year, she appears in the Canberra International Music Festival, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and the Newcastle Music Festival.
Christopher Allan has enjoyed performing with others throughout his professional life. As a pianist he has collaborated with singers presenting vocal recitals including Lieder, Art Song and Opera and has acted as repetitur for singers and vocal ensembles and chamber accompanist to instrumentalists. He recently retired as Senior Lecturer in Voice at the University of Newcastle and is well known as a baritone soloist with many choral institutions such as Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Newcastle University Choir and has appeared as guest artist with The Song Company for many years, Opera Australia and Pinchgut Opera. He also toured extensively for Musica Viva with The Song Company and the early music ensemble Sounds Baroque. Chris enjoys ensemble singing and performs regularly with the professional chamber choir Cantillation.
FEATURED YOUNG ARTIST
Lucy Norcross is an 18-year-old pianist from Newcastle. Lucy completed her HSC in 2018 and plans to commence a Bachelor of Music (Performance) at Sydney Conservatorium in 2020. Meanwhile, under the tutelage of Andrew Chubb, Lucy is preparing to sit her LMusA.
Lucy has played piano since the age of seven. She spent most of her school years in Narrabri NSW where she learnt piano under Judy Watson. During this time Lucy also learnt the alto saxophone and was a regular competitor at local eisteddfods in both instruments. Lucy continues to play the saxophone and is a member of the Newcastle Wind Orchestra.
Lucy moved to Newcastle in 2017 to start Year 11 at Hunter School of Performing Arts. HSPA offered Lucy many opportunities such as playing piano in the school musical and accompanying HSC music students. For HSC Music Extension (Performance) Lucy achieved a perfect score.
With the move to Newcastle Lucy started studying piano with Andrew Chubb and completed the AMusA performance component in 2018. In Newcastle Lucy has participated in local competitions and eisteddfods, and has been fortunate to take part in piano masterclasses including those run by MTA Newcastle with Anna Goldsworthy, Simon Tedeschi and Gilbert De Greeve.