Art of Nature
10, 11 February 2016
Bach’s deathbed masterworks with exquisite and arresting images from nature by photographer Gary Heery.
BACH The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
HAYDN String Quartet op. 76/4 Sunrise
PUCCINI Elegy Chrysanthemums
MILHAUD String Quartet Op. 5
Jesus is Coming
11 May 2016
Recorder virtuoso Alicia Crossley, joyous baroque and a taste of JacobTV that is so much more than simply avant garde.
BEETHOVEN String Quartet Op 18/1
TELEMANN Recorder Concerto TWV 51:C1
KATS CHERNIN Reinventions
JACOB TV Jesus is Coming
15, 16 June 2016
Sumptuous cinema music & tongue-in-cheek concert cliches counterpoint electric shock treatment and audience sabotage. Prepare to kill your darlings. Michaela Davies, cross-discipline artist.
HAYDN Quartet Op 20/2 in C
BORODIN Quartet No.2 in D
DAVIES/SANNA Cyborg Quartet
PACHELBEL Canon in D Sabotaged
Butt Naked Salon
3, 4, 5 August 2016
Life drawing, absurdist dance and one of Australia’s most loved painters combine to create a risqué experimental art salon. BYO art materials & photo ID. With Wendy Sharpe (Artist), Andrew Batt-Rawden (Composer & Life Model) & Clementine Robertson, Multi-disciplinary Artist.
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 3
RAVEL String Quartet in F Major
ROBERTSON Beetroot Dionysos
ELGAR Chanson de Matin & Nuit Op. 15
Sex and Death
14, 15 September 2016
The AAQ continues its extraordinary debut season in a collaboration with Australia's leading vocal group The Song Company and one of the more interesting people on the planet - Mr Lyle Chan, composer and speaker.
GESUALDO Madrigals 1611
SCHUBERT Quartet Death & The Maiden
CHAN AIDS Memoir Quartet
VERDI String Quartet in E minor
Scent of Memory
9, 10 November 2016
The AAQ completes 2016 in a stunning collaboration with the distinguished international fragrance designer, architect & historian Carlos Huber. Join us for a fascinating experiment in scent, sound and imagination.
TCHAIKOWSKY String Quartet Op70/1
ARVO PÄRT Fratres
MOUNTFORT Boat of Faith
The Flower Whsiperer
29, 30, 31 March 2017
Saskia Havekes does not arrange flowers, she curates them. And drama and scale are her signatures. When she joins forces with Australia’s premier event, theatre and party director you know you are going to an AAQ concert unlike anything you have ever experienced.
STEPHAN KONCZA New Satiesfaction
ARVO PÄRT Spiegel im Spiegel
ARVO PÄRT Für Alina
DEBUSSY Quartet in g minor Op. 10
17 May 2017
Steve Reich's masterpiece with video installation and a world premier work feature in this exploration of space and sound.
REICH Different Trains with video installation by Gabriela Sá and Mariana Garcia*
BATT-RAWDEN 30/31 (world premier)
MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY String Quartet no.2 op.13 in A minor
*Commissioned by Rodrigo Bustamante/Quarteto Libertas – Belo Horizonte/Brazil
When We Were Young
8, 10, 11 August 2017
Taryn Fiebig – opera and musical theatre star
Royalty, audiences and critics agree - she is magnificent. Do not miss seeing this incredible artist in concert with the AAQ in the intimate surroundings of the Yellow House.
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Merciless Beauty
SCHUMANN 6 Songs Op 107
KATS CHERNIN Eliza Aria
MOZART Quartet KV 80
SCULTHORPE Maranoa Lullaby
GRANDAGE The Owl and the Pussy Cat
Flesh & Bone
18, 19, 20 October 2017
The highly acclaimed KAGE joins the SAQ in a dreamlike exploration of gender. Flesh & Bone is a lullaby, a parable and a song about what it means not to be man or woman, but to be human. Darlings of international arts festivals, this is an incredible chance to experience KAGE at point blank range.
Butt Naked Salon II
29, 30 November, 1 December 2017
The outrageous concert of 2016 returns in an evocation of a bohemian art salon that merges music life & live drawing. Bring your own art materials and join in, or simply immerse yourself in the exquisite ambience. It is assured you will be dining out on this experience for years.
FRANZ SCHUBERT Quartet No. 13 in A minor - Rosamunde
PETER SCULTHORPE String Quartet No. 11 - Jabiru Dreaming
GERALD FINZI Romance Opus 11
THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
7, 8, 9 March 2018
with LAURA JADE, creator of 'Brainlight'
Want to see how music makes you feel? Can you turn sound into brainwaves & light? This multi-sensory experience vividly demonstrates the powerful effects sound has on our mind. Come hear, feel and see.
BACH Art of Fugue
DVORAK Quartet #12 ‘American’
HAYDN Quartet op. 76/5 in D major
TOOL Forty Six & 2
BEETHOVEN Quartet op. 18/4 in C minor
13, 14, 15 June 2018
with MCLEAN EDWARDS, painter
Classical music fuses with psychological portraiture. Sink deep into rich and stormy music while McLean depicts it all in his darkly humorous style. Your own sketch kit is welcome to add to the drama.
MENDELSSOHN Quartet No.6 Op.80
WEBERN Langsame Satz
SHOSTAKOVICH Quartet No. 7 Op.108
WORDS ARE WEAPONS
28, 29, 31 August 2018
with DAVID WENHAM, actor
Every string, every sound, every voice, every word. Come and experience great literature combined with the music that inspired it. You’ll discover how incisive and seductive music and words can be together.
CHARPENTIER Concert pour 4 parties de violes H.545
RAVEL Quartet in F Major Allegro moderato
HAYDYN String Quartet Op. 20/6 Allegro di molto e scherzando
SCHUBERT Quartet Nr. 12 in C D703 Quartettsatz
JANÁČEK String Quartet No. 1 Kreutzer Sonata
10, 11, 12 October 2018
with ERIN HELYARD, harpsichord & fortepiano
Inspired by Mozart’s famous party tricks, experience how much your senses are heightened when you switch one off. Featuring the Helpmann Award winning Erin Helyard performing both concertos on both harpsichord and fortepiano in the same concert.... Your ears will see it all.
WA MOZART Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major, K 449
JS BACH Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052
EF DALL'ABACO Concerto a Piu Instrumenti, Op 6/4