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2020 CONCERTS & EVENTS

FRI 20 MARCH 2020 

SUN 22 MARCH 2020 

TUES 24 MARCH 2020 

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ELDER HALL LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS

YARRA RANGES - CLASSICAL TRACKS

KRISTIAN CHONG & FRIENDS

MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE

CONCERT ONE

MUSTONEN & BRAHMS

Daniel Dodds (violin)​

Kristian Chong (piano)

Olli MUSTONEN - Sonata for Violin & Piano (2012)

BRAHMS - Sonata for Violin & Piano No.3 Op.108 in D minor

ELDER HALL, University of ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - CANCELLED due to Covid 19

Daniel Dodds (violin)​

Kristian Chong (piano)

Olli MUSTONEN - Sonata for Violin & Piano (2012)

BRAHMS - Sonata for Violin & Piano No.3 Op.108 in D minor

The MEMO, Healsville, AUSTRALIA

CANCELLED due to Covid 19

Daniel Dodds (violin)​

Kristian Chong (piano)

Olli MUSTONEN - Sonata for Violin & Piano (2012)

BRAHMS - Sonata for Violin & Piano No.3 Op.108 in D minor

Melbourne Recital Centre, AUSTRALIA


CANCELLED due to Covid 19

MON 30 MARCH 2020

FRI 3 APRIL 2020 

SUN 26 APRIL 2020 

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URRBRAE HOUSE CONCERTS - Vivente Music

Recital with Mark Gaydon (bassoon) and Celia Craig (oboe)

Eugene BOURDEAU - Premier Solo

Gordon KERRY - On the Summer Map of Stars

POULENC - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon & Piano

KOECHLIN - Trois Pieces

von WEBER - Andante and Hungarian Rondo
 

URRBRAE HOUSE, Adelaide

CANCELLED due to Covid 19

MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

Solo Recital

BACH arr. BUSONI - Prelude in B minor

RACHMANIJNOFF Prelude in B minor Op.32/10

SCHUBERT - Sonata in B flat major D960
 

ATHANEAUM THEATRE, MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, online tickets only

MOONLIGHT and HAMMERKLAVIER

BEETHOVEN 250  - Solo Piano Recital 

 

BEETHOVEN - Sonata in C sharp minor Op.27 No.2 (Quasi una fantasia) (Moonlight)

BEETHOVEN - Sonata in B flat Major Op.106 (Hammerklavier

Tempo Rubato, Melbourne
 

CANCELLED due to Covid 19

FRI 8 MAY 2020 

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LYREBIRD MUSIC SOCIETY

with Cameron Roberts (piano) Piano Duet

SCHUBERT - Fantasie for 4 hands

RAVEL - Mother Goose Suite for four hands

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF - Vocalise (for 4 hands) (arr. Anderson and Roe)

Wyselaskie Auditorium, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

CANCELLED due to COVID19.
2021 date in discussion

SAT 7 JUNE 2020 

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FACES OF OUR ORCHESTRAS' FESTIVAL

MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

Sophie Rowell (violin)

 

STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne

BEETHOVEN Sonata for Piano and Violin Op.47 (Kreutzer)

 

Athenaeum Theatre - online audience only

SAT 2 MAY 2020 

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FACES OF OUR ORCHESTRAS' FESTIVAL

MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

Freya Franzen (Violin)
Saul Lewis (French Horn)

BRAHMS - Horn Trio Op.40

Athenaeum Theatre - online audience only

TUES 23 JUNE 2020 

SAT 27 JUNE 2020 

FRI 3 JULY 2020 

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KRISTIAN CHONG & FRIENDS

MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE - CONCERT TWO

THE QUINTETS OF BEETHOVEN AND MOZART

Shefali Pryor (Oboe) Philip Arkinstall (Clarinet) Jack Schiller (Bassoon) Ben Jacks (French Horn)

MOZART - Quintet for Piano and Winds K452

BEETHOVEN - Quintet for Piano and Winds Op.16

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Primrose Potter Salon, MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE, AUSTRALIA

CANCELLED due to COVID19

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AQUILINA GALA CONCERT 4

MOZART - Divertimento in B flat K137
MOZART - Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor K466 with string

quintet (Sophie Rowell, Matthew Tomkins, Christopher Moore, Rachael Tobin, Jill Griffiths)

MOZART - String Quintet in G minor K516 (Sophie Rowell, Matthew Tomkins, Chris Moore, Fiona Sargeant, Rachel Tobin)

Athenaeum Theatre -- MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA  unlimited online tickets and limited audience availability (35 tickets)

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MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

MESSIAEN – Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)

Kristian Chong - piano
Sophie Rowell - violin
Josephine Vains - cello
Philip Arkinstall - clarinet

 

MESSIAEN – Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)

Athenaeum Theatre - MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA unlimited online tickets and limited audience availability (35 tickets)

MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME

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MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

SONGS OF TRAVEL WITH TEDDY AND KRISTIAN

Teddy Tahu Rhodes - baritone

Sophie Rowell, Freya Franzen - violins

Blair Harris - cello
Lisa Grosman - viola

​BEETHOVEN - An die ferne Geliebte (To the distant beloved) Op.98

VAUGHAN - WILLIAMS - Songs of Travel

Anon – Celtic Songs (arr. for voice and string quartet)

Athenaeum Theatre - unlimited online tickets and limited audience availability (35 tickets)

CANCELLED due to Covid 19 border closure

SAT 1 AUGUST 2020 

SUN 2 AUGUST 2020 

MON 3 AUGUST 2020 

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AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

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AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

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AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

Governor's Gala - Ode to Joy Hosted by Petroc Trelawny

Other works in this concert include works by Yumi Kurosawa, Graham Fitkin, Debussy with performers including the Goldner String Quartet, Yumi Kurosawa (koto), Carolyn Sampson (voice) and Kathryn Stott (piano)

ERNEST von DOHNÁNYI - Sextet in C major Op.37
Tai Murray (violin), Lise Berthaud (viola), Blair Harris (cello), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Lloyd Van’t Hoff (clarinet), Kristian Chong (piano)

Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

White Nights - Hosted by Petroc Trelawny


SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Vocalise (for 4 hands) (arr. Anderson and Roe)
Kevin Chow, Kristian Chong (piano)

St James' Cathedral, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

WED 5 AUGUST 2020 

FRI 7 AUGUST 2020 

THURS 6 AUGUST 2020 

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Evening Series 3 - Metamorphosen - Hosted by Petroc Trelawny

FRANCIS POULENC - Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Diana Doherty (oboe), Mark Gaydon (bassoon), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

ANNE BOYD - Goldfish through summer rain
Adam Walker (flute), Kristian Chong (piano)

MICHIO MIYAGI - Haru no umi
Yumi Kurosawa (koto), Adam Walker (flute)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN/ARIBERT REIMANN - ‘…oder soll es Tod bedeuten?’ - Australian Premiere
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Tinalley String Quartet

GYÖRGY LIGETI - 6 Bagatelles for wind quintet
Adam Walker (flute), Diana Doherty (oboe), Lloyd Van’t Hoff (clarinet), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Mark Gaydon (bassoon)

RICHARD STRAUSS - Metamorphosen
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Amalia Hall (violins), Tobias Breider, Lise Berthaud (violas), Jan-Erik Gustafsson, Blair Harris (cellos), Kirsty McCahon (double bass)

Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

Sunset Series 5 - Magical Stories

DARON HAGEN - Concerto for Koto and String Quartet ‘Genji’ - Australian Premiere
Yumi Kurosawa (koto), Tinalley String Quartet

ROBERT SCHUMANN - Märchenerzählungen Op.132 (Fairy Tales)
Lloyd Van’t Hoff (Clarinet), Tobias Breider (viola), Marianna Shirinyan (piano)

PAUL DUKAS - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (arr. Iain Farrington)
Adam Walker (flute), Diana Doherty (oboe), Lloyd Van’t Hoff (clarinet), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Mark Gaydon (bassoon), Kristian Chong (piano)

Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

Concert Conversations 4 with Kathryn Stott

Kathryn Stott chats with Radovan Vlatkovic, Lise Berthaud, Paul Rissmann, Pavel Fischer, Kristian Chong

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano and Horn Op.17
Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Kristian Chong (piano)

Other works include Schubert and Beethoven in this concert.

The Ville Resort - Casino, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

14 - 16 AUGUST 2020 

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BANGALOW FESTIVAL

Southern Cross Soloists

Bangalow, Australia

POSTONED to 2021

MON 21 SEPTEMBER 2020 

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KRISTIAN CHONG & FRIENDS

CONCERT 3

QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME

Sophie Rowell (Violin), Philip Arkinstall (Clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Kristian Chong (piano)

 

MESSIAEN - From Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus) XV; The Kiss of the Infant  Jesus (Le baiser de l’Enfant-Jésus)

MESSIAEN - Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)

PRIMROSE POTTER SALON, MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE

RESCEHEDULED to 12 Oct 2021

MON 5 OCTOBER 2020 

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MELBA HALL LUNCH HOUR CONCERTS

Richard Narroway (cello)

Kristian Chong (piano)

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.102 No.1 in C

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.102 No.2 in D

MELBA HALL

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

RESCHEDULED for 2021

THURS 8 OCTOBER 2020 

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THE COMPLETE BEETHOVEN SONATAS FOR PIANO AND CELLO

Richard Narroway (cello)

Kristian Chong (piano)

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.5 No.1 in F

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.5 No.2 in g minor

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.69 in A

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.102 No.1 in C

BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano & Cello Op.102 No.2 in D

HANSON DYER HALL

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

RESCHEDULED for 2021

SUN 18 OCTOBER 2020 

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KETTERING CONCERTS

Philip Arkinstall (Clarinet)

Kristian Chong (Piano)

BRAHMS - Sonata for Clarinet & Piano Op.120 No.1 in F minor

BRAHMS - Sonata for Clarinet & Piano Op.120 No.2 in E flat major

Kettering Music Hall, HOBART, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED for a later date

SAT 24 OCTOBER 2020 

WED 4 NOVEMBER 2020 

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Evening Series 2 - Song and Dance - Hosted by Petroc Trelawny

FRANZ SCHUBERT - Auf dem Strom
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), Kristian Chong (piano)

LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN - Variations in F major Op.66
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Kristian Chong (piano)

Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

FRI 24 JULY 2020

SAT 25 JULY 2020 

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MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

THREE CHAMBER MASTERWORKS

Tair Khisambeev (violin)
Fiona Sargeant (viola)
Elina Faskhi
(cello)

Wendy Clarke (flute)

HAYDN – Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, Hob. XV/25
MOZART – Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K285
SCHUMANN – Piano Quartet Op.47 in E flat major

Athenaeum Theatre - unlimited online tickets

SAT 1 AUGUST 2020 

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AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC

Concert Conversations 1 with Kathryn Stott

BRUCH  - Romantic pieces Op. 83 No 5 and 7 (Tobias Breider - Viola and Lloyd Van’t Hoff - Clarinet)

WOLF - 4 Songs

1. Fussreise: 2. Verborgenheit 3. Der Feuerreiter 4. Gesang Weylas

Peter Coleman-Wright - voice
 

The Ville Resort - Casino, Townsville, AUSTRALIA

POSTPONED to 2021 due to Covid 19

WED 12 AUGUST 2020 

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CHAMBER MUSIC WITH ALEXANDER SITKOVETSKY

Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin)

Simon Oswell (viola)

Simon Cobcroft (cello)

DVORAK - Sonatina in G major for violin and piano Op. 100

BRAHMS - Piano Quartet in G minor Op.25

Tempo Rubato, Melbourne

CANCELLED due to COVID19

SUN  13 SEPTEMBER 2020 

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MACEDON MUSIC

Sophie Rowell (Violin), Philip Arkinstall (Clarinet), Josephine Vains (Cello), Kristian Chong (Piano)
 

MESSIAEN - From Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus) XV; The Kiss of the Infant  Jesus (Le baiser de l’Enfant-Jésus)

FINZI - 5 Bagatelles for Clarinet and Piano
MESSIAEN - Quartet for the End of Time

MACEDON MUSIC, Macedon, Australia

CANCELLED due to COVID19

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Wenhong Luo (Viola)

Kristian Chong (Piano)

BRAHMS - Sonata for Viola & Piano Op.120 No.1 in F minor

work tbc

BRAHMS - Sonata for Viola & Piano Op.120 No.2 in E flat major

HANSON DYER HALL

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

RESCHEDULED for 2021

BRAHMS – Ballade Op. 10 No. 1 in D minor

 

BACH – Chromatic Fantasie and Fugue in D minor BWV 930

 

Calvin BOWMAN – Don Grant’s Dragonfly

 

RACHMANINOFF – Preludes Op. 23 No. 4,  Op.32 No. 5 and 12

 

CHOPIN – Nocturne Op. 55 No.1 in F minor

 

SCHUBERT – Impromptu D935 No. 1 in F minor

Athenaeum Theatre, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Online tickets here

THE BRAHMS SONATAS FOR VIOLA and PIANO

SAT 7 NOVEMBER 2020, 730pm

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MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL

GREAT PIANO QUINTETS; SCHUMANN & BRAHMS

Tair Khisambeev (violin)

Matthew Tomkins (violin)

Rachael Tobin (cello)

Christopher Moore (viola)

Kristian Chong (piano)

SCHUMANN - Piano Quintet in E flat Op.44

BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34

Athenaeum Theatre, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Online tickets available HERE

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Sophie Rowell (Violin)

Kristian Chong (Piano)

MELBOURNE DIGITAL CONCERT HALL
MOZART, MYTHS and MANTRAS

MOZART - Sonata for Piano & Violin K454

Calvin BOWMAN – 3 Songs for voice and piano (arr. violin & piano)
Now Touch the Air Softly
The Early Morning
The Night

SZYMANOWSKI - Three Mythes for violin and Piano

HAMER HALL, AUSTRALIA Online TICKETS HERE!

THURS 26 NOVEMBER 2020 

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SUN 22 NOVEMBER 2020 

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RECITALS AUSTRALIA

Ike See (Violin)

Kristian Chong (Piano)

DVORAK Sonata for Violin & Piano in F op.57 

BARTOK Sonata for Violin & Piano No. 1

 

PROKOFIEV Sonata for Violin & Piano No. 2 in D major Op.94a

CORIGLIANO Sonata for Violin & Piano

UKARIA, ADELAIDE

RESCHEDULED for a later date