The Great Southern Tour by the Sydney Conservatorium students

30th June 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Each year David Miller from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music takes a group of promising students on an annual Great Southern Tour of country areas of NSW. This year the concert will feature a saxophone quartet, a classical guitarist and a soprano. The music will be a potpourri – everything from Mozart to the theme music from the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean

Giiyong Writers' Forum

1st July to 2nd July 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

A two-day forum that celebrates Aboriginal literature will be held at Jigamy, a property just north of Eden, NSW owned by Twofold Aboriginal Corporation,1–2 July 2017. The Giiyong Writers Forum is one of three lead-up events to the Giiyong Festival in September 2018, which will be the first all-encompassing Aboriginal cultural festival for South East NSW. The festival is being produced by South East Arts, in collaboration with Twofold Aboriginal Corporation and Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council, and is made possible through funding from Create NSW.

Windsong Series #2

2nd July 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

A tale of shipwreck, heartbreak and redemption comes to the Windsong Pavilion.

Founder of Bell Shakespeare, John Bell, and internationally acclaimed pianist, Simon Tedeschi – two of Australia’s great storytellers – bring their unique performance of Enoch Arden to the Four Winds Windsong Pavilion, as part of James Crabb, Four Winds Artistic Director’s, Windsong Series.

This epic melodrama, composed by Richard Strauss to the words of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s 1864 poem ‘Enoch Arden’, will be performed in words and music. “A tragic, tempestuous, romantic tale accompanied by the music of a genius. Half chamber music, half theatre.” says Simon Tedeschi.

$80, 16yrs & under FREE

Creative Collaboration

6th July 12:00 am - 02:00 pm

Join Tathra-based artist Lindy Hume (Artistic Director, Opera Queensland) and Michael Brealey (CEO, Create NSW) for a discussion on the potential of creative collaboration and new directions in regional arts practice.

Andrew Gray (GM South East Arts) will then lead a panel discussion focusing on creative collaboration in the region with Iain Dawson (Director BVRG), David Francis (ED Four Winds), Shane O’Leary (GM Destination Southern NSW) and Sophia Zachariou (Director Sector Investment, Create NSW).

Radical Voice #4

6th July 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

The Four Winds Radical Voice Talk Series continues featuring leading producer and promoter of the arts and artists of Australia throughout the world, Dr Justin Macdonnell, presenting a talk and discussion on Chaos Theory & The Arts.

A Murder is Announced

2nd July to 22nd July 12:00 am - 12:00 am

What could be nicer on a winter’s day than a glass of sherry in the foyer and a good murder mystery. Tickets are now on sale for the Bay Theatre Players production of ‘A Murder is Announced’, based on the Agatha Christie murder mystery and featuring the inimitable Miss Marple.
Ten performances only, between 2nd and 22nd July. Tickets available from the lovely Sam at Bargain Box Batemans Bay, on 4472 5984.

Grigoryan Brothers - Songs Without Words (Merimbula)

3rd August 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm

For this performance The Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from their latest release, ‘Songs Without Words’ which sees a return to classical repertoire with songs by composers such as Bach, Elgar, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Faure, De Falla and Ponce.

The program will also include other works highlighting the Slava and Leonard’s diverse skills: their
deep appreciation of a broad spectrum of musical styles has resulted in many collaborations
involving music, both written and improvised. Combine this with their classical training and the
result is a unique sound incorporating all these influences. It is not classical, not jazz, not world
music….it is the Grigoryan Brothers.

Grigoryan Brothers - Songs Without Words - Broulee

4th August 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm

For this performance The Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from their latest release, ‘Songs Without Words’ which sees a return to classical repertoire with songs by composers such as Bach, Elgar, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Faure, De Falla and Ponce.

The program will also include other works highlighting the Slava and Leonard’s diverse skills: their deep appreciation of a broad spectrum of musical styles has resulted in many collaborations involving music, both written and improvised. Combine this with their classical training and the result is a unique sound incorporating all these influences. It is not classical, not jazz, not world music….it is the Grigoryan Brothers.

Grigoryan Brothers - Songs Without Words (Cooma)

6th August 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm

For this performance The Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from their latest release, ‘Songs Without Words’ which sees a return to classical repertoire with songs by composers such as Bach, Elgar, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Faure, De Falla and Ponce.

The program will also include other works highlighting the Slava and Leonard’s diverse skills: their
deep appreciation of a broad spectrum of musical styles has resulted in many collaborations
involving music, both written and improvised. Combine this with their classical training and the
result is a unique sound incorporating all these influences. It is not classical, not jazz, not world
music….it is the Grigoryan Brothers.

SOUTH COAST MUSIC SOCIETY PROGRAM 2017

1st January to 31st December 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Our program for all concerts at St Bernards Church, Batehaven at 3.00 pm is

SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY – LONDON KLEZMER QUARTET
SUNDAY 28 MAY – STREETON TRIO
SUNDAY 13 AUGUST – ANDREY GUGNIN, WINNER SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMP (2016)
SUNDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2017 – OPERA GALA

Membership ($25/$20) and Subscriptions ($125/$137) for 2017 available online at www.southcoastmusicsociety.com.
Online bookings for all concerts available or you can buy your ticket at the door. $35 adult, $30 member/pensioner.
In 2017, any adult bringing a child will be admitted free.