The festival is comprised of four concerts across two days, Saturday 27th of May, and Sunday 28th of May.
These festival performances will showcases virtuosic pianists, opening on Saturday with Elena Kats-Chernin and Tamara-Anna Cislowska performing an intimate selection of Elena’s works on two Shigeru Kawai grand pianos.
Sunday begins with the master and the protégé, Stephen McIntyre and Stefan Cassomenos, as they combine for a must-see concert including music by Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Debussy.
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra then returns with Aura Go for the Mozart Piano Concerto K414, before Hoang Pham brings the weekend to a sparkling close with Beethoven, Liszt, Schubert and a composition of his own.
First Concert: Elena Kats-Chernin & Tamara-Anna Cislowska
Saturday, May 27, 2023, 7:30PM (AEST)
Elena Kats-Chernin – Piano
Tamara-Anna Cislowska – Piano
Selected works by Elena Kats-Chernin
Second Concert: Stephen McIntyre & Stefan Cassomenos
Sunday, May 28, 2023, 12PM (AEST)
Stephen McIntyre – Piano
Stefan Cassomenos – Piano
Works by Ravel, Rachmaninoff & Debussy
Third Concert: Melbourne Chamber Orchestra – ‘Transformations’
Sunday, May 28, 2023, 2:30PM (AEST)
Sophie Rowell – Director & Violin
Aura Go – Piano
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
Works by Tchaikovsky & Mozart
Fourth Concert: Hoang Pham
Sunday, May 28, 2023, 5PM (AEST)
Hoang Pham – Piano
Works by Schubert, Pham, Beethoven & Liszt
Prepared by Hugh Raine.