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Townsville, Queensland.
29 July to 07 August 2022
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Festival Program

Festival Program

Wednesday 3 August 2022

10:00 am The Pavilion, The Ville Resort-Casino

Concert Conversations

CONCERT CONVERSATIONS NUMBER THREE

These highly entertaining morning concerts begin with Artistic Director Jack Liebeck chatting to visiting Festival musicians about all sorts of fascinating personal and professional aspects of their lives. This is followed by a 45-minute performance. Includes light refreshments beforehand.

Jack Liebeck and Damien Beaumont interview Daniel Grimwood, Brigid Coleridge, David Mitchell and Charlotte Bonneton.

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Prices

AFCM FRIENDS $73

ADULTS $81

CONCESSION $77


Concessions valid for aged or disability pension card holders (seniors card not accepted). 

Companion cards accepted.  Call 1800 44 99 77 for assistance.

Concert Details

INTERVIEW
Interview Guests
Brigid Coleridge, David Mitchell, Daniel Grimwood, Benjamin Roskams

TRADITIONAL
Guilty Pleasure - The Cat's Scratch Reel
Brigid Coleridge

Ben Roskams Talks about collecting instrument bows
Benjamin Roskams

TIMOTHY CONSTABLE
Fantasy on a Theme by Iannis Xenakis
Timothy Constable, Timothy Constable

MATTHEW HINDSON
Guilty Pleasure - Love Serenade
David Mitchell, Daniel de Borah

HERBERT HOWELLS
Fantasy String Quartet Op.25
Goldner String Quartet

1:00 pm The Pavilion, The Ville Resort-Casino

Advanced Winterschool

FREE MASTERCLASS

Watch as acclaimed national and international artists coach emerging young musicians in free hour-long public masterclasses

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FREE EVENT

Concert Details

5:00 pm Townsville Civic Theatre

Sunset Series

LOVING DEDICATIONS

Named after the founder of the Festival, these one-hour concerts are a terrific starting point for newcomers as well as a chance for those who know their music well to hear favourite works. Enjoy music by Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi and more, including premiere works from composer-in residence Paul Dean.

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Prices

AFCM FRIENDS $51

ADULTS $56

CONCESSION $54


Concessions valid for aged or disability pension card holders (seniors card not accepted). 

Companion cards accepted.  Call 1800 44 99 77 for assistance.

Concert Details

LUCIANO BERIO
Folk Songs arranged for Mezzo-soprano, Winds, Strings, Harp and Percussion
Paul Dean, Lotte Betts-Dean, Alice Giles, Alison Mitchell, Trish Dean, Jacob Enoka, Timothy Constable, Benjamin Roskams

PAUL DEAN
Cello Concerto
David Mitchell, Paul Dean, Emmanuel Cassimatis, Alison Mitchell, Peter Luff, Trish Dean

8:00 pm Townsville Civic Theatre

Evening Series

SEASONS WITH A TWIST

These full-length evening concerts present a wonderful range of repertoire from classic favourites to lesser known works and exciting new commissions. Immerse yourself in the sound of music almost each night of the Festival.

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Prices

AFCM FRIENDS $62

ADULTS $69

CONCESSION $65 


Concessions valid for aged or disability pension card holders (seniors card not accepted). 

Companion cards accepted.  Call 1800 44 99 77 for assistance.

Concert Details

BACH
Concerto in D minor for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1052
Kirsty McCahon, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Jamal Aliyev, Corey Cerovsek, Donald Nicolson, Benjamin Roskams

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Concerto Grosso in G major, Op.6 No.1
Simon Oswell, Elina Faskhi, Elizabeth Layton, Phoebe Russell, Brigid Coleridge, Dene Olding, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles, Donald Nicolson

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Lascia ch'io pianga fr. Rinaldo
Lotte Betts-Dean, Simon Oswell, Phoebe Russell, Elizabeth Layton, Elina Faskhi, Brigid Coleridge, Donald Nicolson

ANTONIO VIVALDI
Concerto in E major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 269, Op. 8, No. 1, “Spring” from The Four Seasons
Jack Liebeck, Brigid Coleridge, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Imants Larsens, Kirsty McCahon, Donald Nicolson, Trish Dean

WILLIAM BARTON
Improvisation
William Barton

ANTONIO VIVALDI
Concerto in G minor for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 315, Op. 8, No. 2, “Summer” from The Four Seasons
Jack Liebeck, Brigid Coleridge, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Imants Larsens, Kirsty McCahon, Donald Nicolson, Trish Dean

WILLIAM BARTON
Improvisation
William Barton

ANTONIO VIVALDI
Concerto in F major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 293, Op. 8, No. 3, “Autumn” from The Four Seasons
Jack Liebeck, Brigid Coleridge, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Imants Larsens, Kirsty McCahon, Donald Nicolson, Trish Dean

WILLIAM BARTON
Improvisation
William Barton

ANTONIO VIVALDI
Concerto in F minor for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 297, Op. 8, No. 4, “Winter” from The Four Seasons
Jack Liebeck, Brigid Coleridge, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Imants Larsens, Kirsty McCahon, Donald Nicolson, Trish Dean

WILLIAM BARTON
Improvisation
William Barton