EPSOM HOUSE CONCERTS 2019
Saturday 25 May
“Viva Italia” Flautist Jane Rutter and guitarist Guiseppe Zangari return with an all-Italian program – songs from Ave Maria to “Funiculi Funicula” and composers from Vivaldi and Corelli to Paganini
Friday 27 September
“La Dolce Guitar” From Rome to the Ballroom at Epsom: Italian guitarist Gian Marco Ciampa performs an international program of works by Regondi, Takemitsu and Leo Brouwer, including Tarrega’s Fantasy on the themes of La Traviata
Thursday 31 October
Melbourne pianist Stefan Cassomenos returns with another of the dazzling Lizst arrangements of Beethoven’s symphonies – this time the 6th- “Pastoral”. (before interval!) The second half of the program comprises Liszt arrangements of Wagner’s Tannhauser Overture and the Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, finishing with Alkan’s Symphony for Solo Piano
Friday 15 November
“Night Club, New York” Opera Australia mezzo Jill Sullivan returns with some of the greatest works from the American Songbook- songs by Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter and Kurt Weill. “Summertime”, “Night and Day”, “Lullaby of Broadway”, “All the Things you are”, “The Man I Love”… you will love them all!
2020 is the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Beethoven and our Festival will celebrate the work of the genius who took “Classical” music to its peak and foresaw Romanticism. The program will feature many of the string quartets, arguably the greatest collective opus of classical music.
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