This year 42 musicians from all around the world will perform at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, in Townsville from 26th July to 3rd August, and Cairns on 4th and 5th of August.
Popular artists such as Michael Collins, Atle Sponberg, and Zuill Bailey are returning and first-timers such as rising stars violinist Giovanni Guzzo and accordionist Ksenija Siderova make their debut. UK oboist and conductor Nicholas Daniel described as ‘a formidable virtuoso’ in The Guardian come together with colleagues like cellist Li-Wei Qin, baritone Marcus Farnsworth, the Goldner String Quartet, the Australian String Quartet, the Australian Brass Quintet and many others in a brilliant programme of over 30 concerts and special events.
Highlights this year include Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black’s Explorations on the lawns of Jupiters, Baroque music, a Schubertiade full of favourites and the stunning Music in Paradise beach concert on Magnetic Island.
AFCM CELEBRATES THIRD LIMELIGHT AWARD! Click here to read more. We also won Best Event/Festival at the 2013 North Queensland Arts Awards!