Unique in the musical landscape of Australia, Songmakers Australia brings together some of the country’s leading singers and instrumentalists in a diverse repertoire comprising some of the pinnacles of all chamber music.
Under the artistic patronage of Graham Johnson, founding director of the acclaimed London-based Songmakers Almanac, pianist Andrea Katz teams with soprano Merlyn Quaife, mezzosoprano Christina Wilson, tenor Brenton Spiteri and bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos in inspired programs featuring a dynamic interplay of song and chamber music.
Johanna Selleck The Prospect and Bower of Bliss
Richard Mills Here where life and death are met
Luke Severn Two Goethe Songs
Keith Humble Cabaret Songs
Their performance in Primrose Potter Salon celebrates fearless soprano Merlyn Quaife’s life, career and unwavering love and support of Australian Art Song. Featuring four stunning cycles by Johanna Selleck, Richard Mills, Luke Severn and Keith Humble, the performance represents aspects of her vast influence and commitment spanning three generations of composers.
Tuesday 19 July 2022 6pm; Primrose Potter Salon
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)