PIANIST/doctor Robert Schmidli will be back at Wesley tomorrow to perform Beethoven’s Sonata no 5 op 10 no 1 in C minor and Kabalevsky’s Sonata no 3 op 46 in F Major (1946).
Schmidli has performed as soloist with orchestras in New Zealand and Australia, and with international artists including David Pereira, Jack Glatzer and George Zukerman. He appears regularly in Canberra as a soloist, accompanist and in chamber music ensembles.
A student with Alice Farquhar, Iola Shelley and Johannes Giessen in New Zealand, and later Steven MacIntyre and Jean Starling in Melbourne. During his medical studies in Dunedin he performed on national and local radio.
In his other life/career, life, Schmidli practises as a specialist in endocrinology and diabetes in Canberra and rural New South Wales.
Robert Schmidli piano, from 12.40 to 1.20pm, Wednesday, November 5 in the Wesley Music Centre’s Lunchtime Live series, Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest, Entry $5 minimum, concession $2. No bookings required. Tickets at the door.